Therese Huston, “What We Should Know (but often don’t) About Gender and Decision Making”

Monday, October 10
Lakeside Meeting Room, 5 p.m.

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Freedom Sings

Wednesday, October 12
PARC at Danieley Center, 7:30 p.m.

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Donald Sinta Saxaphone Quartet

Thursday, November 3
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

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Shwetak Patel, “Applications of Computing to Health and Energy”

Monday, November 14
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

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Willy Wilkinson, “Viewing Trans Experience through a Mixed Heritage Lens"

Thursday, January 5
LaRose Digital Theatre, 6 p.m.

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Michele Norris, “The Race Card Project: Eavesdropping on America’s Conversation on Race”

Tuesday, January 10
McCrary Theatre, 6 p.m.

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December 2016

Thursday, December 1
Festival of Holiday Lights
Scott Plaza, 6:30 p.m.

Lights and luminaries, hot chocolate, cider and merriment mark Elon’s annual holiday festival.  The evening features many talented Elon musicians, various cultural and religious celebrations of winter and a formal lighting of campus decorations. Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life


Thursday, December 1
A Celebration of Light
McCrary Theatre, 8 p.m.

The choral ensembles of Elon, Chorale and Camerata, perform a concert that represents an evolution of our annual holiday concert. Each ensemble will present a set of repertoire celebrating the coming season. The choirs will perform a cappella works as well as selections with orchestra. Orchestral selections as well as mass, combined choral works will be featured. Special guest appearance by vocalist Sarah Bilaye-Benibo, with Elon Chaplain Emeritus Richard McBride, narrator. This extraordinary event is not your average holiday pops concert and is sure to kick off the season in style. Sponsored by the Department of Music


Sunday, December. 4
Moravian Love Feast
Elon Community Church, 5 p.m.

This worship service is an opportunity for students and community members to volunteer and participate in carols, a message, a simple meal and songs by candlelight. Offerings are collected for the Elon University chapter of Habitat for Humanity and Helping Other People Eat (H.O.P.E.). Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life and Elon Community Church


Tuesday, December 6
Final Choreography Salon
Studio A, Center for the Arts, 6 and 8 p.m.

Original work performed by Renay Aumiller's Choreography I class and Gerri Houlihan’s Choreography II class. This informal showing offers a culmination of a semester-long journey in the students’ creative process.  Admission: free, but donations to the BFA Dance Scholarship Fund are welcomed. Sponsored by the Department of Performing Arts


Wednesday, December 7
Elon Electric Ensemble: Fall Songwriter Showcase
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Featuring original songs written and performed by students in the Music Production & Recording Arts program. Sponsored by the Department of Music


Thursday, December 8
Elon Music Ambassadors, "A Celebration of Music in Film"
Yeager Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Music has been at the heart of every memorable film, enhancing emotions and bringing the story to life. Under the direction of Professor Virginia Novine Whittaker, the Elon Music Ambassadors perform favorite movie themes and iconic melodies that exemplify the art of film music. Sponsored by the Department of Music



Tuesday, December 13
Tectonic Plates: Alamance County's Science Café
Fat Frogg Bar & Grill, Elon, 7 p.m.

Learn cutting edge science in a relaxed informal atmosphere without all the technical jargon. Programs held on the second Tuesday of each month (September through December). In December, Vitaliy Strohush, presents "Economic tools for fighting climate change." Visit www.facebook.com/TectonicPlatesScience Cafe for information.