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'Twas the Night Before Christmas: A Farewell Carol Concert

Posted by Jenna Ray on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

Event Date/Time: Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 7:30 pm
End Date/Time: Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 2:00 pm
Location: Assumption Church

Tickets are now available for the University of Minnesota, Morris’s 2012 Carol Concert, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. The concert will be held on Friday, November 30, Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2, at Assumption Church (209 East 3rd Street, Morris). This will be the thirty-fourth and final Carol Concert directed by Ken Hodgson, associate professor of music. All are invited to attend.

The concerts promise festive holiday music and entertainment inspired by a bygone era. Performance times for ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas are as follows: Friday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 1, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, December 2, at 2 p.m. A meal will be prepared by Bello Cucina and served in the lower level of Assumption Church 90 minutes prior to each performance.

Informal receptions will follow each of the concert performances. Following the Saturday evening performance, a gathering will be held at the Best Northland Prairie Inn (200 East State Highway 28, Morris) in honor of Hodgson’s retirement. For more information, please contact Julia Schmitt '08.

Tickets for the concert—$7 for general admission, $5 for students, children, and seniors—may be purchased by going online or by calling 320-589-6077. Tickets for both the dinner and concert—$19 for adults, $17 for seniors and students, and $11 for children 12 and under—are also available. Seating is limited, so advanced purchase is recommended.