Christmas at Huntington offers celebration of the season

Musical showcases, art exhibits and theatre productions to entertain all ages
FOR RELEASE
2001-11-14
Huntington, Ind.—As the holiday season fast approaches, Huntington College offers enjoyable entertainment for people of all ages. The Merillat Centre for the Arts cordially invites the public to Christmas at Huntington, a series of special events and performances for the entire family. For ticket information, contact the Merillat Centre Box Office at 219/359-4261.

Graduating Art Major Exhibit, Robert E. Wilson Gallery
November 26-December 7
This exhibit will feature works by talented Huntington College graduating art majors, Richard Bloom and Nathan Skaggs. An artists’ reception will be held Saturday, December 1, from 6-8 p.m. (No ticket required.)

Gizmo Guys, Merillat Centre for the Arts Main Stage
December 1, 2 p.m.
Able to amuse and amaze, the Gizmo Guys combine original routines, quick witted verbal repartee and world class juggling skills in a very light-hearted approach to the art. Fun for all ages. (Presented by the Huntington College Community Arts Program.)

Handel’s Messiah, St. Mary’s Cathedral
Sunday, December 2, 7:30 p.m.
The HC Concert Choir and Orchestra joins with the Community Festival Chorus in a presentation of the most beloved of all sacred choral works. (No ticket required.)

Little Women, Merillat Centre for the Arts Studio Theatre
Thursday, December 6, 7 p.m.; Friday, December 7, 9 p.m.;
Saturday, December 8, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The timeless classic of Little Women, directed by Huntington College Professor Paula Trimpey, is presented in a Victorian Christmas setting.

Celebration Concert, Merillat Centre for the Arts Main Stage
Friday, December 7, 7 p.m.
This holiday concert features the HC Wind Ensemble, Women’s Chorale, Concert Choir and Handbells in a joyous celebration of the music of the season.

Holiday Pops, Merillat Centre for the Arts Main Stage
Sunday, December 9, 2:30 p.m.
Following a lobby concert by the HC Brass Ensemble from 1:30-2:15 p.m., the Fort Wayne Philharmonic will perform you favorite Christmas songs, including a sing-along with the orchestra. The Holiday Pops is a reminder of all the good things we celebrate at this wonderful season. (Presented by the Huntington College Community Arts Program.)

Graduating Art Major Exhibit, Robert E. Wilson Gallery
December 10-21
This exhibit will feature works by talented Huntington College graduating art majors, Kristin Smurdon and Johanna Hoffman. An artists’ reception is Saturday, December 15, from 6-8 p.m. (No ticket required.)

Founded in 1897, Huntington College is a Christian college of the liberal arts, offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in nearly 50 academic concentrations. US News and World Report ranks the College among the best Midwestern liberal arts colleges. Huntington College has also been listed among the “201 Best Colleges for the Real World.”

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284