Local singer Daniel L. Valdez (pictured) invites the community to lend its many voices to singing a specially arranged version of Handel’s Messiah and raise funds for the Chico Community Performing Arts Center! Strings played by Rebecca Torres, Rebecca Snow, Sandra Best and Nancy Park; piano played by Kathy Eckhart. Black and white attire suggested; a dessert reception follows. Tickets: $6 advance, available at Moxie’s, LuLu’s, and the Senator; $7 door; children free. Presented by Big Productions. The Senator Theater, 517 Main St. More info: 342-1189.