RAISE YOUR VOICE
The nonprofit Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation hosts its annual fundraiser concert this Saturday, November 7, at the Marjorie Luke Theatre (721 E. Cota St.) at 7:30 p.m. Ticket sales benefit the 10-year-old organization’s continued efforts to bring jazz education to area schools. For info, call 729-2627 or visit sbvocaljazz.org.
HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS
The Downtown Organization currently is hosting an art competition for six- to 10-year-olds interested in starring as the prince and fairy in this year’s Santa Barbara Holiday Parade. For rules and entry forms, visit santabarbaradowntown.com/doevents.asp.
Westmont’s orchestra celebrates its 200th year this Friday, November 6, at 8 p.m. with its season-opening Fall Orchestra Concert at First Presbyterian Church (21 E. Constance Ave.). A matinee performance will be held Sunday, November 8, at 3 p.m. Visit westmont.edu for details.