Music: The Gryphon Carolers
Saturday night (Dec. 17) at 8 p.m., the Gryphon Carolers perform their annual eclectic holiday concert, with international and original songs. Irish, Brazilian, American Southern and other styles will flavor the concert. The performance is at Spangenberg Theatre at Gunn High School, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto. Tickets are $10-$20. Go to gryphoncarollers.com.
Music: 'Sweet Joy'
The Peninsula Women's Chorus performs a program called "Sweet Joy" at 2:30 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 17) in St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto. Music includes a trio of "Ave Marias" by Poulenc, Biebl and MacIntyre; and medieval and Renaissance music from the Iberian Peninsula. Sing-along and refreshments follow. Tickets are $10-$30. Go to pwchorus.org.
Art: Outdoor sculpture tours
A free tour of outdoor sculptures at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center starts at 11:30 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 18) in front of the museum. It will cover works by Auguste Rodin, Mark di Suvero and others. Various tours are offered regularly; go to events.stanford.edu.