If you are wondering how to start the Christmas season in a fresh, new way, try one of these Christmastime events:

NewSong is hosting the Very Merry Christmas Tour. Known for one of the most beloved holiday hits of all time, “The Christmas Shoes,” GRAMMY®nominated NewSong is slated to bring their annual “Very Merry Christmas Tour” to multiple cities this season. Sponsored by World Vision and featuring GRAMMY® nominated singer/songwriter Francesca Battistelli, chart-toppers Building 429 and special guest singer/songwriter Jonny Diaz, the popular tour will kick-off in late November. For all the details, go to: http://www.premierproductions.com/tour/newsongs-2012-very-merry-christmas-tour

The Story Tour will be a celebration of the Christmas season, featuring your favorite Christmas songs as well as a presenting a theatrical journey from Genesis to Revelation! Guests appearances in the live performances of The Story concert events will feature Mark Hall of Casting Crowns, Jeremy Camp, Matthew West, Natalie Grant, Amy Perry and Todd Smith of Selah, and Rawsrvnt.

The Story Tour is more than a song, and it’s more than a play. It’s presenting The Story through music, and discovering how our stories intertwine with God’s love story to us. For all the tour information and details on the dates that Premier is promoting, go to: http://www.premierproductions.com/tour/story-tour-christmas-celebration

If you love Southern Gospel music, then the Gaither Christmas Homecoming Tour may be just the ticket to start your season right. Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming Tour music spectacular in select cities during the Holiday Season. The Tour, which kicks off November 29, will include stops in six cities, including St. Charles, MO; Columbus, OH; Hershey, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Cincinnati, OH; and Grand Rapids, MI. This exciting Christmas musical celebration will feature Gaither’s own multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal Band. For all the details go to the tour page at: http://www.premierproductions.com/tour/bill-gaither-homecoming-tour