HANDEL'S MESSIAH (Parts 2 and 3): 7 p.m. Freewill offering. Performed by the West Virginia Symphony Chorus. Christ Church United Methodist, 1300 Quarrier St. Call 304-586-4837.
WEST VIRGINIA YOUTH SYMPHONY: 3 p.m. Tickets $10. Featuring clarinetist Ahmed Mian, winner of the WVYS 2012 Concerto Competition. Scottish Rite Temple, 406 Capitol St. Call 304-561-3542.
"THE COLOR PURPLE": 3 p.m. Tickets $20. Musical based on the book by Alice Walker. Presented by the Charleston Light Opera Guild. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-343-2287.