DURANT – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will begin the holiday festivities on Thursday, Dec. 1, with the Campus and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
The community is invited to join in the celebration.
The fun starts at 5 p.m. with the Chorvettes caroling at the Magnolia House (on the corner of N. 6th Avenue and University Boulevard). Santa Claus will make an appearance and everyone is encouraged to bring their children.
A special treat will be the reading of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Southeastern’s Dell McLain, chair of the Art, Communication and Theatre Department. Cookies and cocoa will be served.
Southeastern’s Brass Ensemble will perform on the front lawn at 5:45 p.m. in conjunction with the lighting of the 31-foot-tall Blue and Gold Southeastern Christmas Tree.