The Upper Alton Christian Ringers Handbell Choir will present its annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 12.  The group will be joined by the Riverbend Children's Choir at 7pm that evening at the Evangelical United Church of Christ on West Homer Adams Parkway.

Handbell Choir Director Irwin Ballard tells The Big Z the show will include many Christmas favorites done in the unique handbell fashion.

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Riverbend Children's Choir Director Barb McHugh tells The Big Z it is a rare opportunity to perform with the Handbell Choir.

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Admission to the concert is free, but a free-will offering will be taken.  A second concert will be held the following afternoon at Hatheway Hall at 3pm as part of the Alton / Godfrey Rotary Club's 4th annual Christmas Concert.  That will be a ticketed event.


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