Festival of Trees, 'Million Dollar Quartet' part of Best Bets

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Carroll County Festival of Trees

Synopsis: The silent auction of lit trees features themes ranging from "Maryland, My Maryland" to "Doggy in the Window." Proceeds benefit The Shepherd's Staff.

When: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 8. Exhibit opens Friday.

Where: TownMall of Westminster's Belk Court, 400 N. Center St., Westminster

Admission: Free admission. Trees go to the highest bidder at the end of the event.

Information: 410-857-5944 or

15th annual Festival of Wreaths

Synopsis: The annual Carroll County Arts Council fundraiser features more than 220 decorated theme wreaths.

When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday through Dec. 1

Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster

Admission: Free

Information: 410-848-7272 or

Home for the Holidays

Synopsis: The Carroll Singers, directed by Beverly Mauck, present their annual holiday concert featuring several popular holiday carols.

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

Where: Westminster High School, 1225 Washington Road, Westminster

Admission: $5-$10. Tickets available in advance at Stu's Music Shop, Coffey Music, Carroll County Arts Council and from Carroll Singers members

Information: 410-848-7272

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Million Dollar Quartet

Synopsis: The hit Broadway musical is inspired by the true story of a recording session that united Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins nearly 60 years ago.

When: 8 p.m. today and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore

Admission: $30-$85

Information: 800-343-3103 or