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Christmas With Wesleyan

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Christmas With Wesleyan welcomes holiday seasons with events

LINCOLN, Nebraska, (Nov. 22, 2021) — Nebraska Wesleyan University invites the public to attend Christmas With Wesleyan, a celebration of the holiday season. The celebration will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 4 with a holiday choir concert.

Events include:
• 4:30 p.m. Tidings of Comfort and Joy choral concert
Nebraska Wesleyan University choirs will be joined by choral ensembles from Columbus High School and Fremont High School to share the music and message of the season in a concert entitled Tidings of Comfort and Joy: Christmas With Wesleyan. The performance will be held on Saturday, December 4 at 4:30 p.m. with a second performance at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located near NWU at 2723 N. 50th Street in Lincoln. The choir performance is free and open to the public.

• 6 p.m. Lighting of the arch
NWU President Darrin and Diana Good welcome the holiday season with a lighting of the arch. The event will take place on Saturday, December 4 at 6 p.m. between Acklie Hall of Science and the First United Methodist Church. The event will also include brief remarks and hot chocolate. The event is free and open to the public – attendees are invited to attend the choral concert and theatre performance proceeding and following the Christmas With Wesleyan reception.

• 7:30 p.m. A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol comes with a twist this year. What if Dickens’ message wasn’t intended just for Scrooge, and wasn’t limited to one holiday? NWU’s staging of A Christmas Carol offers a glimpse into the story’s lasting impact. The theatre performance in conjunction with Christmas With Wesleyan will take place on Saturday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. in McDonald Theatre, located at 51st Street and Huntington Avenue. The show runs December 2-12. Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre-tickets or call the box office at 402.465.2384. The NWU box office is open each week Monday – Friday from 3-5 p.m., and one hour prior to performances.

December 4 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nebraska Wesleyan Campus
5000 St. Paul Ave.
Lincoln, NE United States

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