LEWISTON – The Auburn Community Band, under the direction of Milt Simon, will present its 27th annual holiday concert Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Olin Arts Center, Bates College.

The free, 75-minute performance will begin at 7 p.m.

The 48-member band is made up of volunteer musicians, ranging in age from 15 to 83, from 16 central and southern Maine communities. They will perform both traditional and contemporary holiday favorites, including a medley of songs celebrating Hanukkah.

In lieu of admission, those attending the concert will have an opportunity to drop a donation into the Salvation Army kettle, which will be in the lobby.

For more information, call the Auburn Community Band at 333-6601 or visit the band’s Web site at www.auburncommunityband.org.

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