Christmas in the Village is presented by Genisys Credit Union.

The Christmas carol “Silent Night” was performed for the first time on December 24, 1818 at St. Nicholas’ Church near Salzburg, Austria. In 2018, we celebrate the song’s 200th anniversary with a three-part holiday concert series, featuring Christmas carols performed by incredibly talented local musicians. Performances last approximately one hour and are held inside heated (and decorated!) Old Troy Church. Purchase tickets in advance at 248-524-3570.

 

Silent Night Concert #1: Oakland County Brassworks

Wednesday November 28, 7:00 pm, Price: $7/THS Member; $8/Non-Member

Oakland County Brassworks is a brass quintet made up of some of the finest musicians in Metro Detroit.  They perform music from a wide variety of genres, and have a particular interest in making live instrumental music accessible and engaging to everyone.  On November 28, OCB will delight Troy Historic Village guests with traditional holiday favorites, both sacred and secular.

 

Silent Night Concert #2: The Macombers Expressions and Velvet Carolers

Saturday December 1, 2:00 pm, Price: $7/THS Member; $8/Non-Member

Two concerts in one! First up, Macomb Community College’s elite a cappella group, Expressions, will sing classic carols. Next, dressed in festive Dickens-style attire, Velvet Carolers, a Detroit-area professional trio of female vocalists perform a wide range of a cappella Christmas music, from traditional to contemporary. December 1 concert includes complimentary holiday beverages provided courtesy of Troy Garden Club.

 

Silent Night Concert #3: Golden Griffon Stringtet

Wednesday December 5, 7:00 pm, Price: $7/THS Member; $8/Non-Member

Jim and Loretta McKinney will present an hour of instrumental holiday music on hammered dulcimer, fiddle and guitar. Jim and Loretta have been performing at concerts and dances as part of The Golden Griffon Stringtet since 1992. Join them here at the Troy Historic Village on December 5.

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