All Things Bright and Beautiful — The Boulder Chorale performs "All Things Bright and Beautiful," a Boulder tradition that features 200 singers in six choirs, with percussion, bass, viola, flute, harp, and a special guest appearance by vocalist Sheryl Renee; 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder; $5-25, free for children under 6; boulderchorale.org.
Two New Exhibitions at Naropa University — Two new exhibitions at Naropa University feature work by artists Michael A. Franklin and David Alcantar; 10 a.m., Naropa University Nalanda, 2130 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; free.
Stand Up for Truth and Reality — Taking seriously the imminent threat that "post-truth" and "alternative reality" pose to our democracy, a series of four presentations with discussion will be given by Rev. Keith Thompson. Four handouts, one for each session, can be found on the church website one week prior to each session; noon, First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder; free; 303-442-3770, fumcboulder.org.
Carmen Sandim Septet — Brazilian Award-winning pianist and composer Carmen Sandim and her septet will perform her latest set of works. Her bandmates are Shane Endsley (trumpet), Bruce Williamson (reeds), Alex Heitlinger (trombone), Khabu Carter (guitar), Bill McCrossen (bass), and Dru Heller (drums); 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 1001 13th St., Boulder; $15; eventbrite.com.
Inspired Western Landscape Fine Art Show — The art of Helen Howe Braider asks the viewer to explore the present and then look beyond. Laura Brenton's art brings out the vibrant colors of the natural beauty surrounding us; 9 a.m., Monday, Ace Self Storage, 4635 Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-444-7870, acestorageboulder.com/ace-community-art-gallery.
Volunteer Kettle Drive — The Boulder Salvation Army is looking for volunteer bell ringers for our annual Kettle Drive. This is a fun, relaxed way to spend time with friends or family, meet the community, and help those in need. Everyone is welcome. Money raised supports local services, like emergency rent and utility assistance in Boulder; 11 a.m., Monday, Various Boulder locations, Boulder, Boulder; free; 720-534-6750.
Napoleonic and Restoration Romanticism in France — Flatirons Terrace will welcome Marilyn Brown for her art lecture "Introduction to Napoleonic and Restoration Romanticism in France"; 4 p.m., Monday, Flatirons Terrace, 930 28th St., Boulder; free; 303-939-0594.
Live Music with Kristine Wriding — Join Kristine Wriding, Emily Drew and Alex Maes as they share their original songs and the stories behind these songs. Be transported into the artist's minds as they share what inspired each song and then play that song for you; 8 p.m., Monday, The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St., Boulder; $5-$15; thelaughinggoat.com/events/ and kristinewriding.com.
Visual Arts Bookfair at Barnes & Noble — A book fair fundraiser to benefit the Dairy Arts Center is planned; 9 a.m., Tuesday, Barnes & Noble, 2999 Pearl St., Boulder; free; 303-440-7826, thedairy.org.
Theater: Every Christmas Story Ever Told — A flurry of Christmas characters will grace the stage in BETC's version of the satirical yet celebratory holiday tale, "Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some!)" The play presents three characters that simply can't suffer through another performance of A Christmas Carol and set out to explore the world of holiday stories; 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; betc.org/event/xmas.