The holiday music in downtown Geneva will be top notch on Dec. 7 and 8.
Friday, Dec. 7
St. Pat’s Cornerstone Choir begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7.
Caroling at the Christmas Walk for more than 10 years, Fox Valley Presbyterian Church choir will delight the crowds at 5:45 p.m. on the Third Street stage. With ages ranging from 10 to 80, their melodic voices welcome Santa Lucia and Santa Claus with appropriately titled songs; Santa Lucia and Here Comes Santa Claus.
Dressed in period clothing, The Merry Carolers music includes traditional carols, romantic favorite and jazzy fun songs. Always a treat, hear them from 5:30 – 9 p.m. starting at The Great Tree on the courthouse lawn and strolling through the downtown on Friday. They're back on Saturday from 3-5 p.m. as well.
The Great Tree, lit by Santa and city of Geneva Mayor Burns, will illuminate the talents of Salvation Army band all evening.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Returning for their second time at Geneva’s Christmas Walk is The Local Vocals, originally formed to give the students who wanted to perform, the opportunity as the school does not have a choral program. Sixth- and seventh-grade girls from St. Peter Catholic School will entertain with their singing and dancing from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., beginning on South Third at Geneva Spice House.
Parlez-vous français? Whether your answer is yes or no, listen to favorite carols sung in French by Les Chanteurs Francais de Geneva High School from 1-2 p.m. Saturday along Third and State.
The Geneva History Center is the starting point for Olde Towne Carolers. Made up of families from Geneva churches, the group has been caroling for four years. Performing from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; 6 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 8 p.m., enjoy Silent Night, Joy to the World, The First Noel and Jingle Bells, among others.
More information on the Geneva Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk can be found a www.genevachamber.com or by calling 630.232.6060. A video of last year’s magic can be found at http://youtu.be/NcQ73Tuaous