Calendar of events

Dec. 9 — Two special performances of "Savior of the World" for the deaf and blind and their families will be presented at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Conference Center; tickets can be obtained over the Internet or by calling 801-570-0080 (locally) or toll-free 1-866-537-8457 (1-866-LDS-TIKS) beginning at 10 a.m. Based on availability, tickets can be obtained in person at the ticket office located at door 4 of the Conference Center; tickets are $5.

Dec. 14, 15 ,16 and 17 — The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square will perform their traditional Christmas concerts in the Conference Center on Thursday, December 14 (preview performance) at 8 p.m.; on Friday, December 15, and Saturday, December 16, both at 7:30 p.m.; and on Sunday, December 17, at 9:30 a.m. The Sunday morning concert will begin with the weekly half-hour CBS broadcast of Music and the Spoken Word followed by additional music from the concert program. Tickets are out of supply; standby lines will be formed at the Temple Square north gate. For more information visit, call (801) 570-0080 (locally) or toll-free 1(866) 537-8457.

Through Dec. 22 — Family History Library Celebrates Holiday Traditions, cultural classes about different holiday traditions taught by members of the community, library employees, or missionaries from their respective countries. The classes will be different each evening and will last about 30 to 45 minutes. For additional information go to (801)240-4184 or (801)240-4741.

Through Dec. 23 — Temple Square Performances: Christmas on Temple Square, presenting music concerts of about 40 minutes: Assembly Hall (Tuesdays-Sundays) 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 p.m.; South Visitors Center (Tuesdays-Sundays), 6, 7, and 8 p.m.; Joseph Smith Memorial Building (Mondays-Sundays), 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 p.m. (801) 240-3323 or