The University of Central Oklahoma invites the community to its 15th annual holiday season kickoff celebration WinterGlow from 6–9 p.m. Nov. 30.
Themed “Miracle on 2nd Street,” the festivities will begin with the ceremonial lighting of Old North, the university’s oldest building, along with carols performed by a UCO student choir and comments from UCO President Don Betz and Edmond Mayor Charles Lamb.
Following the ceremony, guests are invited to the Nigh University Center to participate in an array of holiday-themed activities including face painting, interactive games, crafts, carriage rides, and free pictures with Santa taken by Taylor Made Photography with the donation of a new, unwrapped toy for the Edmond HOPE Center. There also will be hot cocoa stations, cookies, s’mores, holiday entertainment and decorations throughout the building.
For more information about WinterGlow visit www.uco.edu/winterglow or contact the Campus Activities office at 974-2363.
WINTER WONDERLAND WEEK
Oklahoma Christian University invites the public to celebrate the holidays Nov. 27-Dec. 3 with its Fifth Annual Winter Wonderland Week, beginning with the Lighting of the Commons Nov. 27. The free family event includes pictures with Santa, live music and horse-drawn carriage rides from 6-9 p.m. It will be the first Lighting of the Commons under OC’s new President John deSteiguer.
Nov. 29–Dec. 1 the OC theater program presents Neil Simon’s classic comedy “Barefoot in The Park” at 8 p.m. in Judd Theatre. To buy tickets, call 425-5540.
In addition, OC’s fourth annual Holiday Hustle 5K run will be at 9 a.m. Dec. 1. A kid’s run will begin a 9:50 a.m. Register and pay for either event, which features a USA Track and Field-certified course, at www.oc.edu/holidayhustle or the day of the race from 7-8:30 a.m. Prize money will be awarded to the top finishers, and a pancake breakfast will be served following the race.