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.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.