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Community invited to free holiday events

November 1, 2006

Each year, Wake Forest University invites the community to attend a variety of free holiday events on campus. 

  • Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols

Nov. 28, 11 a.m.  Wait Chapel. 

Features scripture readings, musical performances and congregational hymns to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season.

For information, call (336) 758-5121.

  • Lighting of the Quad

Nov. 28, 7 p.m.  Hearn Plaza.  

A holiday celebration featuring music, singing, speakers and refreshments.  Students decorate the plaza with a live evergreen tree, greenery and lights.

For information, call (336) 758-5255.

  • Fifth Annual Carols of the Bells

Nov. 30, 6 p.m.  Davis Chapel

Features the Wake Forest Student Handbell Ensemble performing holiday selections, including “Joy to the World,” “The Nutcracker Suite,” “Carol of the Bells” and other favorites.  Admission is free, but donations are accepted for Brenner Children’s Hospital.

For information, call (301) 717-6067.

  • Holiday Choral Concert

Nov. 30, 8 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. 

Features holiday musical performances and carol singing by the Wake Forest Concert Choir and the Collegium Vocal Ensemble.  Audience members are invited to join the choirs in singing “Hallelujah” from Handel’s “Messiah.”

For information, call (336) 758-5364.

  • Annual Christmas Lovefeast

Dec. 3, 8 p.m.  Wait Chapel. 

Popular event featuring one of the largest traditional Moravian lovefeast and candlelight services in North Carolina.  Luminaries encircle Hearn Plaza.

For information, call (336) 758-5210.

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

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