Alexandria and Arlington religion notes

Friday, Nov. 30

Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan and Evening Prayer service, featuring a bagpiper and Scottish music. 7:30-9 p.m., St. Andrew & St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Catholic Church, 402 E. Monroe Ave., Alexandria. 703-683-3343 or www.standrewandstmargaret.org.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Advent service and wreath-laying ceremony, led by a reverend from the Old Presbyterian and a chaplain of the St. Andrew’s Society. 9 a.m., Old Presbyterian Meeting House, 321 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria. Free. 703-549-0111 or www.scottishchristmaswalk.com.

“Messiah” singalong, with The Metropolitan Chorus. 5:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington. Free. 703-527-4766.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Alternative Christmas Fair, featuring vendors selling crafts to benefit nonprofit projects. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington. 703-527-4766 or www.fpcarlington.org.

Advent wreath workshop, make wreaths from boxwood, pine and evergreens led by Holly Ferry. 10:15-11 a.m., Historic Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-549-1450, www.historicchristchurch.org or hdunton2000@yahoo.com.

Nine Lessons & Carols, worship service with Bible readings, Christmas carols, hymns and choir music. 5 p.m., Historic Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 703-549-1450, Ext. 104, or www.historicchristchurch.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Middle school visiting day, prospective students shadow current students for a half-day class. 8 a.m.-noon, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, 4401 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. Free, reservations necessary. 703-212-2706, www.sssas.org/admission or kcarbo@sssas.org.

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes tours, group tours for parents of prospective junior kindergarteners and kindergarteners. 8:30 to 11 a.m., St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, Lower School, 400 Fontaine St., Alexandria. Reservations necessary. 703-212-2705, www.sssas.org/admission or kleleszi@sssas.org.

Christ Church Taize Service, a meditative, candlelight service with songs, readings, prayers and silence. 7-7:30 p.m., Historic Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-549-1450 or www.historicchristchurch.org/.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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