Jennine Capó Crucet, Elon University Common Reading Lecture

Thursday, September 14
Alumni Gym, 5 p.m.

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Siddhartha Mukherjee, “The Changing Landscape of Cancer”

Wednesday, September 20
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

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Sweet Plantain

Wednesday, October 11
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

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Winona LaDuke, “Creating a Multi-Cultural Democracy”

Tuesday, November 28
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

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Wes Moore, Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture

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

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Saturday, December 2
Elon Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

The jazz ensemble, under the direction of Rusty Smith, will perform a diverse repertoire of jazz classics and new standards to celebrate America's unique musical art form. Sponsored by the Department of Music

Sunday, December 3
Elon Opera Workshop presents "What Goes Around Comes Around"
Whitley Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Scenes from operas that span the centuries explore common themes in various settings and situations. Please join us for a thoughtful and enjoyable program directed by Hallie Coppedge Hogan. Sponsored by the Department of Music

Sunday, December 3 
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

Sunday, December 3
Elon Music Ambassadors Fall Concert, "Open Mic: Performer's Pick"
Yeager Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Under the direction of Professor Virginia Novine Whittaker, the Elon Music Ambassadors instrumental and vocal ensemble performs a wide variety of musical genres and styles. Sponsored by the Department of Music

Tuesday - Wednesday, December 5 & 6
Choreography Salon
Studio A, Center for the Arts, 6 p.m., both nights

The Final Choreography Salon presents original work 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. Please join us and support these emerging artists. Admission is free with donations to the BFA Dance Scholarship Fund welcomed. Sponsored by the Department of Performing Arts

Tuesday - Wednesday, December 5 & 6
Elon Electric Ensemble: Fall Songwriter Showcase
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m. both nights

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

Thursday, December 7
Festival of Holiday Lights
Scott Plaza, 6:45 p.m.

Lights, luminaries, hot chocolate, cider and merriment mark Elon’s annual holiday festival.  The evening features many talented Elon vocalists and musicians, a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus, and a formal lighting of campus decorations. All are welcome. Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life

Tuesday, December 12
Tectonic Plates: Alamance County's Science Cafe with Scott Eddleman
Fat Frogg Bar & Grill, Elon, 7 p.m.

Learn cutting edge science in a relaxed informal atmosphere without all the technical jargon. Programs are held on the second Tuesday of each month (September through December). In December, Scott Eddleman of Carolina Biological will discuss STEM Education. 

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