SUNDAY, DEC. 14
CELEBRATE THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS WITH THE BENNETT FAMILY. 4 p.m. Family of 11 from Cheshire will present a program of music celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Familiar Christmas carols on a myriad of instruments. Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed in the church parlor from 3 to 4 p.m. First Baptist Church of Southington, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. Free-will offering. Light refreshments. All are invited.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17
ASKING ALEXANDRIA, UPON A BURNING BODY, BLESSTHEFALL, CHELSEA GRIN, AND THE FAMILY RUIN. Webster Theater, Webster Square, Hartford.
THURSDAY, DEC. 18
JAMES MONTGOMERY BAND. With special guests Cliff Goodwin and Grace Kelly. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25, $35. 41BridgeStreet.com.
FRIDAY, DEC. 19
SPIRIT SHAKER. 8 p.m. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain.
KARAOKE. Every Friday and Saturday night, 9 p.m. to close. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.
KARAOKE. Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (18 and up to sing), Fridays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up), Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up). All genres of music, full service bar/ restaurant. Karaoke Lounge, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott. (203) 879-4785.
KARAOKE. 8 to 11 p.m. Music and sound provided by Thunder and Lighting Productions. All ages. Proper ID to buy alcohol. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $5. (860) 306-4584.