free opera events
At 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, Ole Miss will present “The Tender Land” by Aaron Copeland, “Wuthering Heights” by Carlise Floyd and “The Ballad of Baby Doe” by Douglas Moore.
At 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, “Signor Deluso” by Thomas Pasatieri and “Meanwhile, Back at Cinderella’s” by Dennis Arlan will be presented.
Both performances will take place at the University’s Meek Hall auditorium. Call (662) 915-7268 for more.
set for Nov. 29
The HolidayFest features holiday music presented by the MSU Music Education Department and a Christmas tree lighting ceremony featuring MSU’s Black Voices Gospel Choir.
At 5:30, visitors will be able to have pictures taken with Santa, decorate ornaments for the Union Christmas Tree, get faces painted and bring a toy for the Junior Auxiliary’s “Toy Drive.” The holiday concert will be at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Christmas tree lighting at 7:30 p.m.
All events are free. Call (662) 325-2930.
scheduled for Dec. 3
The theme for this year’s parade is “A Patriotic Christmas,” and veterans are invited to participate.
There’s a $5 registration fee, but $50 will be paid to each float entry and $100 will be paid to each band entry.
The deadline to enter is Friday, Nov. 30.
For information, call (662) 628-6990.
Old Time Christmas’
The event kicks off at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.
There’s no entry fee required. Call (662) 462-7050 or 462-5315 for all the particulars.
set for Dec. 2
The event will start at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Wheeler Fire Department.
There’s no entry fee. Call (662) 728-2277 or 720-2072 for registration information.