The Presto, Vivace and Bravo choirs of ABC Bel Canto, directed by Sue Fay Allen, will join the Buffalo State Chamber Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Victoria Furby, and the Buffalo State Chorale, directed by John Fleischman, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Rockwell Hall Performing Arts Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Tickets are $10; student tickets are free. For information, call 759-6428.


Kick off the holiday season at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, with events including crafts, noon to 4 p.m. Friday; tour, 1 p.m. Friday and Sunday; lunch with Santa, 11 a.m. Saturday; Santa on the Carrousel, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday; and a Victorian Ornament Workshop, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more info, call 693-1885 or visit


The Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, will continue its “Train Day” tradition from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday. The event will include a tour of the 1900s replica model trains, face painting, crafts and scavenger hunts. The Rail Barons Band will provide live entertainment. Cost is $2.50-$7; free for children 6 and younger. For information, call 873-9644, Ext. 301.


Akron High School Senior Leah Bisson has been selected to perform with the New York State School Music Association’s Conference All-State Chorus. Following several days of rehearsals, Leah will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 with the Women’s Chorus at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester.

Leah’s grandfather, Keith Klotzbach, a 1947 Akron High graduate, was selected to perform with the Conference All-State Chorus in 1946.

For more information about NYSSMA’s programs or to buy tickets to the All-State concert, visit