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Mountain Community Chorus
Mountain Community Chorus Christmas Concert Sunday, December 3 3:00 AM @ Glenn-McGinnis Hall

Celebrate the season along with the Mountain Community Chorus at this beloved annual concert that showcases the collaborative spirit of musicians from the College and local community.

Let It Snow: A Holiday Music Journey
Let It Snow: A Holiday Music Journey Friday, December 8 7:00 PM @ O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium

This family friendly show with modern visualizations features a variety of holiday classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee, and includes a stunning multimedia finale by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The merry soundtrack is visually enhances with artistic animation and full-dome holiday scenery, making it a fun and entertaining experience for audiences of all ages. 

Season of Light: Special Holiday Presentation
Season of Light: Special Holiday Presentation Friday, December 8 8:00 PM @ O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium

This perennial holiday favorite is a show aboutthe coldest and darkest of seasons-a time which holds some of the warmest and brightest celebrations of the year. Narrated by NPR's Noah Adams, the show explores the traditions surrounding the world's most endearing holiday customs. The program also explores possible astronomical explanations for the star that led the Wise Men to Bethlehem. 

 

winter campus
Classes Begin Tuesday, January 9 (All day)
Campus Gate Art Gallery
Michael Murrell Thursday, January 11 6:00 PM @ Campus Gate Art Gallery

Sculptor Michael Murrell's work reflects his admiration of nature-his forms are more poetic objects rather than reproductions. Wood and metal are his mediums of choice allowing the viewer to encompass man and nature's primordial affinities. 

Exhibit: Jan. 11 - Feb. 16
Opening Reception: Jan. 11, 6 p.m.

The art exhibit will be on display during regular gallery hours, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. 

students on plaza
Admissions Visitation Day Saturday, January 13 9:30 AM @ YHC Campus

Join us for a day in the mountains to learn more about YHC! Activities for parents and students include admissions, financial assistance and planning, and campus life sessions, campus tours, and the opportunity to meet current students and faculty. Click here to register now or visit your personal YHC website.

snow on campus
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No Classes) Monday, January 15 (All day)

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Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe
Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe Friday, January 19 8:00 PM @ O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium

Deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica is IceCube, the biggest and strangest detector in the world, which waits for mysterious messengers from the cosmos called neutrinos. These ghostly particles give us a way to study powerful cosmic engines like exploding stars and black holes. In this new full-dome show, stunning simulations are the prelude to a thrilling journey inside IceCube, looking for traces of neutrino collisions in the ice. From one of the most remote locations on Earth to the unexplored regions of the cosmos, "Chasing the Ghost Particle," will take you n a journey you won't forget!

Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe
Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe Friday, January 26 8:00 PM @ O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium

Deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica is IceCube, the biggest and strangest detector in the world, which waits for mysterious messengers from the cosmos called neutrinos. These ghostly particles give us a way to study powerful cosmic engines like exploding stars and black holes. In this new full-dome show, stunning simulations are the prelude to a thrilling journey inside IceCube, looking for traces of neutrino collisions in the ice. From one of the most remote locations on Earth to the unexplored regions of the cosmos, "Chasing the Ghost Particle," will take you n a journey you won't forget!

Susan B. Harris Chapel
Athens Guitar Duo Monday, February 12 6:00 PM @ Susan B. Harris Chapel

Whether performing for a large audience overseas, or an intimate in-home concert for a collection of enthusiasts in the U.S., the Athens Guitar Duo leaves “a deep impression on the audience with their passionate, meticulous, and masterful artistry.” Featuring Dusty Woodruff and Matthew Anderson, the duo opened up the world of the guitar to new audiences, promoting the works of both modern and traditional composers with youthfulness and freshness.

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