Hannah King · November 21, 2011
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season at Southern Virginia University with a host of traditional events to ring in this festive time of year.
The university invites members of the community, along with Southern Virginia students, faculty and staff, to celebrate together through music, dance, holiday treats and a visit with Santa Clause. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free.
Warm up after the Buena Vista Christmas parade with hot cocoa, treats and holiday entertainment. Bring your children to visit with Santa.
Thursday, Dec. 1, following the 7:00 p.m. Buena Vista Christmas parade, Ballroom
Listen to the Flute Choir perform traditional classical selections as well as Christmas favorites.
Friday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., Ballroom
Come see the Shenandoah Academy of Dance Ensemble’s performance of this timeless classic. The first full-length production of “The Nutcracker” debuted in the Rockbridge County area last December at Southern Virginia University under the direction of Missy Floyd, adjunct instructor of dance at the university. The performance will feature dancers from the ensemble, Southern Virginia students and other community members.
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Chandler Hall
General Admission $10 in advance, $12 at the door; Students $5 in advance, $6 at the door
Attend a Christmas devotional by Becky Douglas, founder of Rising Star Outreach, an organization dedicated to helping Leprosy colonies become thriving, self-sufficient communities.
Friday, Dec. 9, 11:00 a.m., Stoddard Center
Enjoy a concert featuring Bella Voce, Concert Chorale, the Orchestra, Flute Choir and the Dance Company in a wide variety of Christmas and holiday music.
Friday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Hall