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December

Tuesday, December 1
Current Trends in Print, opening reception
Isabella Cannon Room, 12 p.m.

Art from across the country will be included in this annual juried print exhibition of representational, non-representational and abstract art. The exhibition exemplifies the diverse medium of printmaking, where media range from the traditional to the non-traditional. Exhibition continues through February 5.

Sponsored by the Department of Art


Wednesday, December 2
Department of Music presents Soul Food to Go
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Elon University's vocal jazz/pop ensemble, élan, will perform a cappella and accompanied selections about food, life and the spiritual domain, including a few of Ellington's sacred songs.


Thursday, December 3
Holiday Celebration with Luminaries
Scott Plaza, 6:30 p.m.

Hundreds of luminaries, carol singing and hot chocolate combine to mark Elon's annual "Festival of Holiday Lights."

Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life


Friday, December 4
Elon University Electric Ensemble
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

The Electric Ensemble, led by director Todd Coleman, will perform popular music from the singer/song writer tradition by musicians such as Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkel, Billy Joel, Elton John and others.

Sponsored by the Department of Music


Sunday, December 6
Moravian Christmas Love Feast and Candle Service
Elon Community Church, 5 p.m.

Brought from Germany to Old Salem, North Carolina, by early Moravian settlers, this traditional Christmas candlelight service includes the children's carol "Morning Star," and a simple fellowship meal of coffee and a Moravian bun.

Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life


Monday, December 7
Elon University Camerata performs A Celebration of Light
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Elon's premier choral ensemble will perform a concert of a cappella works from centuries of choral art in celebration of the holiday spirit. Narration from carols and select poems, holiday decorations, candlelight processional and Camerata's singing will warm your heart. Special guests include Elon School of Communications professor Don Grady, narrator, and Mary Alice Bragg, organ. This will be the fifth installment of a unique, reflective and highly acclaimed programming concept that has become an annual part of our community's anticipation of the season of light.

Sponsored by the Department of Music


Tuesday, December 8
Small Work Inviational, opening reception
Arts West Gallery, 12 p.m.

The annual Small Works Invitational - art size must not exceed 100 square inches - displays artwork of many different media. Artists from across the United States and Canada have been invited to participate. Exhibition continues through February 3.

Sponsored by the Department of Art


Tuesday, December 8
Hillel Hanukah Party
Truitt Center, 8 p.m.

Hillel's annual Hanukah party includes a candle-lighting ceremony, a dreydel competition, and traditional latkes and jelly doughnuts. Hillel distributes free menorahs, candles, dreydels, and Hanukah gelt (chocolate coins).


Sunday, December 20
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert
Alumni Gym, Koury Athletic Center, 3 p.m.

Enjoy the spirit of the season with this much-loved concert featuring favorite carols and an audience sing-along.

Admission: Free with a donation of canned goods to support the Alamance County Salvation Army Food Drive.

Sponsored by the President's Office and the Office of Cultural and Special Programs.