Sunday, December 1
Moravian Love Feast
Elon Community Church, 5 p.m.
Students, faculty, staff, and the community are invited to welcome the Advent and Christmas seasons with music, Moravian buns and coffee, reflections about Moravian traditions and candlelight. Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
Monday, December 2
Festival of Holiday Lights
Scott Plaza, 5:45 p.m.
Lights and luminaries, hot chocolate & Hanukkah, and carols & the Clauses mark Elon’s annual holiday festival. Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
Tuesday, December 3
Department of Music presents “A Celebration of Light”
Narrated by Don A. Grady, Mary Alice Bragg, organ
Whitley Auditorium 7:30 p.m.
The Elon University Camerata, Elon’s premier choral ensemble, performs a concert of a cappella works from centuries of choral art in celebration of the holiday spirit. This year’s narrated script features texts from old carols. Holiday decorations, candlelight processional and Camerata’s singing will warm your heart. Sponsored by the Department of Music
Thursday, December 5
Graces Received: Painted and Metal Ex-votos from Italy
Opening reception, Isabella Cannon Room, 7 p.m.
An exhibition of Italian religious folk art and craft curated by Leonard Norman Primiano features 53 votive objects from the Italian Catholic tradition dating from approximately 1832 to 1959. Viewers are invited to consider this powerful collection of religious art both in its cultural and historical contexts, and as examples of a European vernacular artistic tradition. First displayed in New York City from 2011-2012, the travelling exhibition will be at Elon through February 28.
Monday, December 9
LM Wood: Digital Fabrications
Opening reception and artist talk, Arts West Gallery, 12:30 p.m.
Wood, an associate professor of art at Elon, presents an exhibition of fiber-based and mixed media art. The exhibition represents her most recent scholarship created during her fall 2012 sabbatical. Exhibition runs through February 6.