MUSIC: “Festival of the Lessons and Carols” @ Christ Church, Ballston Spa: The intimate annual holiday concert by candlelight features John Kirk and Trish Miller with Linda Schrade, Field Horne and Theresa Bruno. (Also on Tuesday) 7:30pm. Free.
WORKSHOP: “Tricks of the Trade: Branding For Artists” @ Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, Mass.: Yes, artists need publicity and promotion, too. Kevin Sprague – photographer, graphic designer and owner of Studio Two – will share his insights, experience and suggestions. 6:30-8pm. FREE, but registration required, call 413.663.5253.
MUSIC: “Ukulele Night” @ Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady: My. Dog. Has. Fleas. Yes, tune up your uke and head out for M&R’s monthly “Ukulele Night” hosted by uke-master Ron Gordon. Showcase your latest tune. Join in the group uke-alongs. Or just sit and listen. 7pm. Free.