Handel’s Messiah. $25-$55/$5 for students. 3 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Continue the beloved tradition of a matinée performance of Handel’s Messiah to usher in the Christmas season with the Rockefeller Chapel Choir, Motet Choir, Chicago Men’s a Cappella and Haymarket Opera Orchestra, led by Jeri-Lou Zike. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Run time is approximately 2 hours with one 20-minute intermission.
Hyde Park Community Players Presents: “The Lady’s Not for Burning.” $12.75 advanced online tickets/$15 at the door. 3 p.m. University Church, 5655 S. University Ave. Directed by Paul Baker.
‘Tis the Season of Two Divas: A Holiday Concert. $15-$20. 5 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Featuring Greta Pope and Tecroa Rogers, with Daryl Nitz and George Howe. All ages. Doors open at 4 p.m.
Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz. $10 for adults, $5 for University students with ID or children. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. Featuring vocalist Dee Alexander. Room 43 offers bar and good service, including a tasty selection of “Jazz Bites.”
Beginning Knitting Class. 6 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Don’t know how to knit but really want to learn? Join our beginning knitting class. Please bring if possible one skein of worsted weight (#4 medium) yarn and size US 8 (5.0 mm) or US 9 (5.5 mm) knitting needles.
Harold Washington Park Advisory Council Meeting. 7 p.m. Del Prado Building, 2nd Floor Lobby, 5307 S. Hyde Park Blvd. We meet on the first Monday of every month.