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Day 13: Festival Finale!

On Christmas Eve, December 24, the festival culminates in a combined reprise of all 12 episodes in a special, multi-genre holiday program.

Day 12: Taylor Sherry and Andrew Blendermann

The Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival features two solo performers, singer Taylor Sherry and pianist Andrew Blendermann. Taylor sings “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” and Andrew plays a medley of Christmas TV themes.

Day 11: Mike and Julie Popplewell and Scott Stevenson

The Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival welcomes a trio of talented local musicians who are affiliated with the St. Charles Singers – Mike and Julie Popplewell and Scott Stevenson.

Day 8: Dori Erwin Collins

Singer and actress Dori Collins joins the Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival in a performance of Christmas songs and poetry.

Day 7: Dennis O’Brien Trio

Local singer and guitarist Dennis O’Brien and his longtime performing partner, keyboardist John Paruolo, are joined by talented multi-intrumentalist Glen West in an exclusive performance of customized holiday favorites for the Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival.

Day 6: Fox Valley Concert Band Brass Quintet

The Fox Valley Concert Band’s Brass Quintet joins the Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival with a performance of holiday favorites.

Day 4: Tessera Winds and Vivace Trio

The Baker’s Dozen Holiday festival features two local chamber music ensembles, Tessera Winds and Vivace Trio, in arrangements of popular Christmas music.

Day 2: Shout Section Big Band

The Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival welcomes the Shout Section Big Band, directed by Brett Dean.

Day 1: Mayor Raymond Rogina

Starting December 12 and daily through December 23, the Norris Cultural Arts Center will present a 13-day online holiday festival, “A Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival,” featuring local singers, actors, dancers and instrumentalists in a variety of 5-minute performances, culminating in an hour-long program December 24 featuring all 12 performances.

Norris Plans Online Holiday Festival

With opportunities to present live events limited this year by the public health emergency, the Norris Cultural Arts Center is…

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