Christmas Events Begin Nov. 30
Posted by Sean Flynt on 2010-11-30
Samford's rich annual schedule of Christmas events will begin at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 with a Bells of Buchanan handbell concert in Brock Recital Hall.
The 2010 Hanging of the Green, featuring the University Chorale and Bells of Buchanan will begin at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 in Reid Chapel, followed by the annual Lighting of the Way Ceremony in the Quad.
The combined Festival of Christmas Music and performance of Amahl and the Night Visitors will begin at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in Wright Center Concert Hall (follow link below for ticket information).
The Samford Band will present a Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in Brock Recital Hall.
Star of Bethlehem shows will be offered Dec. 10-13 and Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in Samford's Planetarium.
Call (205) 726-2853 for tickets to the Festival of Christmas Music/Amahl and the Night Visitors. All other events are free-of-charge and open to the public.
Samford will be closed Dec. 23-31 but staff will be available at (205) 726-2807 for year-end donations.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.