The week ahead

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Con­cert: Tonight, 7 p.m., at First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Newark, 292 W. Main St. The Ch­e­sa­peake Sil­ver Cor­net Brass Band will per­form Christ­mas clas­sics. Free. Chapel Street Play­ers: Tonight and Satur­day at 8 p.m.,

at Chapel Street Play­house, 27 N. Chapel St. With charm, wit and heart, “You’re a Good Man, Char­lie Brown” ex­plores life through the eyes of iconic anti-hero Char­lie Brown along with his friends from the Peanuts gang and his ever-faith­ful dog Snoopy. Tick­ets $5-$20. Call 302-368-2248. Wreaths Across Amer­ica: Satur­day, 10 a.m. at Pen­cader His­tory Mu­seum, 2029 Sun­set Lake Road. Cer­e­mony will honor the sol­diers who died at the Bat­tle of Cooch’s Bridge. Free and open to the pub­lic. The Nutcracker: Satur­day, 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.; Sun­day, 2 p.m., at UD’s Mitchell Hall. The Mid-At­lantic Bal­let will per­form the Christ­mas fa­vorite. $12-$26. For tick­ets, visit www. mi­dat­lanticbal­ or call 302-266-6362. Con­cert: Satur­day, 3 p.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church,

701 S. Col­lege Ave. The New Ark Chorale will per­form Con­rad Susa’s “Car­ols and Lul­la­bies, Christ­mas in the South­west” as well as car­ols by Dan For­rest, Michael Larkin, Matthew Cul­lo­ton and oth­ers. Adults $15; those un­der age 18 will be ad­mit­ted free. Christ­mas car­ol­ing: Sun­day, 4 p.m., at St. Ni­cholas Epis­co­pal Church of Newark, 10 Old Newark Road. Par­tic­i­pants will go car­ol­ing in nearby neigh­bor­hoods and then meet back at the church for co­coa and cook­ies. All are wel­come. Sign up by con­tact­ing Fran Tac­cone at fran­tac­ or call 302-438-3359. Con­cert: Sun­day, 6:30 p.m., at Ogle­town Bap­tist Church, 316 Red Mill Road. The church’s choir will per­form a Christ­mas con­cert. Free. Bike Newark com­mu­nity night: Wed­nes­day, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Newark Bike Project, 136 S. Main St. Bike Newark will hold an open house in­tended to show peo­ple the work the group has been do­ing and how they can get in­volved. Win­ter sol­stice cel­e­bra­tion: Thurs­day, 7:30 p.m., at the Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist Fel­low­ship of Newark, 420 Willa Road. Par­tic­i­pants will en­joy a quiet, con­tem­pla­tive ser­vice hon­or­ing the win­ter sol­stice – the short­est day and long­est night of the year. The church will light can­dles and sing songs and honor the per­spec­tive to be gained from ex­pe­ri­enc­ing dark­ness. Free and open to the pub­lic.

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