Exhibitors, vendors, prayer and meditation vigils, a laser-light show, performances by a children's choir and youth-involvement activities take place to welcome the birth of a more creative and loving world, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22; free. Performers include a children's choir, Tohono O'odham Dancers, a mariachi band, and a hoop dance by Tony Redhouse. The event also is featured in a 30-hour live webcast of similar celebrations in several countries. Visit birth2012tucson.org
for more information.