With three distinctive Christmas shows this weekend—two Saturday night and one Sunday—North Central offers an entertaining lineup of performances to kick off the holiday season. Two matinee shows on Saturday, Dec. 4, bring a musical interpretation of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” to Pfeiffer Hall. At 8 p.m. also on Dec. 4, the Four Freshmen join the Chicago Jazz Orchestra for a one-of-a-kind experience in Wentz Concert Hall. On Sunday, Dec. 5, soul and R&B singer Aaron Neville with his quintet and brother Charles will perform selections from their new Christmas album at 6 p.m. in Pfeiffer Hall. Tickets are going fast; call 630-637-SHOW (7469).