Holiday Arts Events to Begin Nov. 29
by Sean Flynt
Samford University's annual musical celebrations of Christmas will begin Nov. 29 with a free concert by the Bells of Buchanan handbell ensemble. The concert, sponsored by Patty McDonald, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Samford's Brock Recital Hall.
The annual Hanging of the Green celebration will feature music by University Chorale Dec. 1 at 6:00 p.m. in Reid Chapel. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.
The Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series, in partnership with Merrill Lynch, will present the beloved Irving Berlin musical "White Christmas" Dec. 1-3. Performances will be Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. (for schools,) Dec. 2-3 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 2:30 p.m., all in Samford's Wright Center Concert Hall. The Dec. 2 performance is sponsored by Merrill Lynch. Tickets are $12 (adults,) $9 (55+) and $6 (students/children). Purchase tickets online at arts.samford.edu or call (205) 726-2853.
The Davis Architects Guest Artists Series will present a concert by Boston Brass Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall. The event will include Classical and Christmas music, a performance by the University Wind Ensemble and a premiere by composer and Samford music professor Sarana Chou. Tickets are $20 (adults,) $15 (55+) and $10 (students/children). Purchase tickets online at arts.samford.edu or call (205) 726-2853.
Finally, Patty McDonald will sponsor a free Christmas Band Concert Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall.