Sunday, Sept. 10, H. Edward Tibbs, longtime Samford music professor, in concert with chamber orchestra recognizing his 40th anniversary as a church organist. Sanctuary, Southside Baptist Church, 3 p.m. Free.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, Samford Speaker Series presents apologetical scholar Dr. William Lane Craig, research professor, Talbot School of Theology, Reid Chapel, 10 a.m. Free.
Tuesday, Sept. 12, jazz performers Jonathan Butler (guitar), Richard Elliot (saxophone), Jeff Golub (guitar) and Kim Waters (saxophone) in concert, Wright Center Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Presented by Samford jazz radio station WVSU 91.91 and Bayer Properties Incorporated. Tickets: $30, $25 and $20. Tel. Ticketmaster 715-6000.
Thursday, Sept. 14, Ray Rushton Distinguished Lecturer series sponsored by Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, presents Edward J. Imwinkelried, Professor of Law, University of California-Davis School of Law. Topic: Evangelism/Proselytism and International Religious Liberties. Robinson Hall moot courtroom, 11 a.m. Free.
Sept. 19-21, Samford Christian Emphasis Week presents Admiral Barry Black, Deputy Chief of Chaplains, U.S. Navy. Reid Chapel, 10 a.m. each day. Free.
Tuesday, Sept. 19, Samford guest Recital: pianist James Sclater and clarinetist Angela Willoughby, Mississippi College music faculty members, Wright Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free. Tel. 726-2851.
Thursday, Sept. 28, Samford faculty recital: violist Angela Flaniken, violinist Jeffrey Flaniken and pianist Donald Sanders, Wright Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 2-4, International Symposium, "For All the Saints: Evangelical Theology and Christian Spirituality," co-sponsored by Samford's Beeson Divinity School and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University. Registration for symposium and three meals: $95. Tel. 726-4020.
Thursday, Oct. 5, Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership address by Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes, sponsored by Samford chapter, ODK leadership society. Reid Chapel, 10 a.m. Free.
Oct. 5-8, Samford Theatre presents Death and the King's Horseman by Nigerian playwright and Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka. Harrison Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 6 and 7; 2 p.m. Oct. 8. Tickets: Adults $7, senior citizens and students, $6. Children's workshop/babysitting service available on Friday night. Tel. 726-2853.
Tuesday, Oct. 10, All-Dvorak program: Samford University Orchestra and combined choirs performing Te Deum with soloists Sharon Lawhon, soprano, and John Autry, baritone, Dr. Timothy Banks, conducting; and Samford Orchestra performing Symphony No. 9 (New World), Dr. Milburn Price, conducting. Wright Center Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free. Tel. 726-2851.
Oct. 10-12, Dotson M. Nelson, Jr., Lectures on Religion and Life presents Dr. Ronald Sider, professor of theology and culture, Eastern Seminary, and founder and president, Evangelicals for Social Action. Reid Chapel, 10 a.m. each day. Free.
Tuesday, Oct. 24, Samford School of Music hosts Birmingham Area Music Alliance (BAMA) concert of student composers, Wright Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free. Tel. 726-2852.
Thursday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 28, Samford OperaWorks presents three one-act operas: Test Tube by Milton Granger, The Little Harlequinade by Antonio Salerie, and Riders to the Sea by Ralph Vaughan-Williams. Dr. G. William Bugg, director. Harrison Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $8 adults, $5 students. Tel. 726-2851.
Oct. 31-Nov. 2, Reformation Heritage Lectures sponsored by Samford's Beeson School of Divinity. Lecturer: Dr. Mark Dever, pastor, Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. Topic: "Puritan Visions of the Church." 11 a.m. each day. Free. Tel. 726-4020.
Friday, Nov. 3, rock/folk quintet Sister Hazel in concert, Samford Homecoming Event, public invited. Wright Center Concert Hall, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 general public. Tel. 726-2807.
Saturday, Nov. 4, Live at the Library, Samford Homecoming Event, authors Rick Bragg and Dr. J. Wayne Flynt, public invited. Davis Library, 10 a.m. Free. Tel. 726-2807.
Tuesday, Nov. 7, Samford Percussion Ensemble, Tracy Wiggins, director, Harrison Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Free. Tel. 726-2851.
Nov. 9-12, Samford Theatre presents Racing Demon by English playwright David Hare. Wright Center Concert Hall stage, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 and 11; 2 p.m. Nov. 12. Children's workshop/babysitting service available on Friday night. Tickets: $7 adults, $6 students. Tel. 726-2853.
Friday, Dec. 1, Samford Bells of Buchanan concert, Beeson Divinity Chapel, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Friday, Dec. 8, Samford School of Music presents "Festival of Christmas." Part one: A Cappella Choir and University Chorale singing separately. Part two: Samford OperaWorks and Samford Orchestra perform Amahl and the Night Visitors. Wright Center Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students. Tel. 726-2851.