Huntingdon News

November 21, 2013
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Public invited to two nights of Christmas music and celebration

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College plans two nights of public events to celebrate the joy of Christmas.  First, the College's annual Community Christmas Celebration will be held Thursday, December 5, on the Huntingdon campus.  The evening will begin with festivities outside Flowers Hall, with hot chocolate and cookies provided.  Following the lighting of the trees, the crowd will move inside Ligon Chapel for the beautiful and moving tradition, A Service of Lessons and Carols.  Planned events are as follows: 

  • 6:30 p.m., Mini-Parade and Arrival of Saint Nicholas, in front of Flowers Hall; children may visit with St. Nick in the Library Atrium after his arrival.
  • 6:45 p.m., Tree-Lighting Ceremony and caroling, in front of Flowers Hall
  • 7:00 p.m.,  A Service of Lessons and Carols, combining Biblical readings by members of the Huntingdon community interspersed with music from the College's Concert Choir; Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

The following evening, Friday, December 6, the College's Huntingdon Harmony jazz/show choir will present their "Holiday Happening" show at at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in Smith Music Building's Delchamps Recital Hall. 

All events are free and open to the public.  For more information, contact the Huntingdon College Office of Community Relations at (334) 833-4515.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world.  Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events series is sponsored by Baptist Health.


Su Ofe
Associate Vice President for
Communications and Marketing
Office: (334) 833-4515
Cell: (334) 324-6591

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