The Women's Club of Powell will host the 2011 Candy Cane Gala on Monday, Dec. 12 at the Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center, 10561 Sawmill Parkway.

The Women’s Club of Powell will host the 2011 Candy Cane Gala on Monday, Dec. 12 at the Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center, 10561 Sawmill Parkway.

Social time begins at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the Times Past Vintage Dancers, who will wear period costumes as they perform Civil War-era dances as they were performed at holiday parties in the 19th century. Door prize drawings will be held throughout the evening.

Tickets, available in advance, are $25 for members and $30 for others. For tickets or for more information, call Lori Falk at (740) 417-3403.

The Olentangy Men’s Chorus will present its annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at All Shepherds Lutheran Church, 6580 U.S. Route 23.

The Olentangy Men’s Chorus was formed 25 years ago to perform four-part gospel songs. Today the group’s repertoire includes sacred music of varied styles and periods, pop and show tunes, folk songs and patriotic numbers.

This year’s concert, “OMC and Friends,” will feature guest performances by three varied guests: traditional piano-voice duo Side By Side; 60s-style folk band Murphy’s Law; and contemporary Christian group 3:6west.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call (740) 666-3107.