OAKLAND -- Kitka, an Oakland-based women's vocal ensemble inspired by traditional songs and vocal techniques from Eastern Europe, will perform two concerts in Oakland as part of its annual Wintersongs tour.

The group will perform its popular Wintersongs Community Sing, a singalong event organized around favorite selections from Kitka's Wintersongs songbook, 8 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 114 Montecito Ave. Advance tickets are $35, $20 and $15 ($40, $25, $20 at the door).

It will return for a final show 5 p.m. Dec. 22 at Nile Hall in Preservation Park, 668 13th Street. There is a free will donation.

To make reservations and for more information, go to kitka.org or call 510-444-0323.