Lyon College will ring in the holiday season with “A Jolly Good Time” Christmas celebration, holiday concert and lighting ceremony on Thurs., Dec. 1, at Brown Chapel on the Batesville campus.
The free event is open to the public. The Christmas celebration will be located on the South Lawn of Brown Chapel from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and will include children’s activities, music, food and a visit from Santa.
The holiday concert, sponsored by Edward Jones, begins at 7 p.m. in Sloan Auditorium of Brown Chapel and will feature the Batesville Brass Society, Lyon College Concert Chorale, Lyon College Jazz Band and the Lyon College Symphonic Winds playing a variety of holiday favorites. Selections include “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas,” “Frosty the Snowman,” Two Dances from “The Nutcracker,” “A Childhood Hymn,” “Jazz Gloria,” “It Came a Samba Midnight Clear,” “God Rest Ye Mambo, Gentlemen,” “Celebration of Light,” L’Adieu des Bergers a la Sainte Famille, “Joy to the World” and “Night of Silence.”
A campus tree-lighting ceremony and reception will follow the concert. For more information, contact Pam Palermo at [email protected].