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Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Dec. 21

A rainy week for Sacramento

Monday looks rainy, as do Tuesday, Thursday and perhaps Christmas day. But Wednesday is expected to be sunny, a good day for some last-minute shopping. The high on Monday is expected to reach 56 degrees, and wind gusts up to 30 mph could sweep through Sacramento.

Holiday concert at the Capitol

Free holiday concerts continue at the state Capitol with an 11 a.m. performance by the Folsom Lake Youth Choir, followed by the Avalon Strings at noon and the Davis Chorale and Children’s Chorus at 1 p.m. The concerts are held in the Capitol rotunda and run through Wednesday.

More information about the concerts can be found at www.parks.ca.gov/Events/Details/6692.

Jazz, alternative rock, world music fill Sacramento airport

The holiday tunes continue as well at Sacramento International Airport in the baggage claim areas of terminals A and B. In Terminal A, harpist Pamela Pamperin plays at 11 a.m., and the jazz group the Vivian Lee Quartet comes on at 6 p.m. At Terminal B, Sambandha – Music of the World plays at 11 a.m., and alternative rock musician Hans Eberbach starts at 6 p.m.

More information can be found at www.sacramento.aero/scas/about/news_and_events/holiday_performance_series_kicks_off_tuesday_nov._24_continues_till_christm.

‘Sing We Now of Christmas’

Sacramento Master Singers will finish its holiday program “Sing We Now of Christmas” at 7 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 1066 26th St. in Sacramento. The song list includes the Yoruban chant piece “Ogo Ni Fun Oluwa” and a special arrangement of “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.”

Tickets cost $22 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. Call 916-788-7464 for more information.

Macy’s Theatre of Lights

A free sound-and-light show will fill Old Sacramento at 6:15 and 7:45 p.m. as part of the Macy’s Theatre of Lights, held at 1002 Second St. Visual and sound effects will accompany a reading of the poem “The Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore.

The nightly performances run through Saturday. More information can be found at http://oldsacramento.com/special-events/theatre-of-lights.

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