Have No fear, Christmas Events Are Here!
The holiday season is upon us. We hope to see you at our many events leading up to Christmas!
The Glee Club Glad Tidings We Bring Christmas Concert
Friday, December 2 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 at 2 p.m. at The Quick Center for the Arts
The Fairfield University Glee Club presents its annual holiday concert “Glad Tidings We Bring,” on Friday, December 2 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, December 3 at 2 p.m., at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $6 for students and are available through the Quick Center Box Office by calling (203) 254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396 (1-877-278-7396), or online at www.quickcenter.com.
The Glee Club will perform choral music from several different traditions, including European and American holiday traditions. The concert, conducted by Carole Ann Maxwell, D.S.M, includes brass and percussion, as well as members in a variety of collaborations. Also performing are Sweet Harmony, an all-female ensemble of chamber singers, The Bensonians, an all-male a cappella group, and the Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Maxwell.
IRHA Annual Lighting of the Lounges
Monday, December 5-9, All Residence Halls & Commuter Lounge
Student Only Event
IRHA is very excited to announce information for Lighting of the Lounges for 2016! The ultimate goal of lighting of the lounges is to bring your community together in a fun and creative study break. The winning RHA will receive an IRHA sponsored Dunkin Donuts study break!
Countdown to the Lighting! Come Join Us. Annual Tree Lighting
Tuesday, December 6 at 7:45 p.m. Egan Chapel Patio
Mark your calendar for the Annual Tree Lighting on Tuesday, December 6 at 7:45 p.m. at the large tree by the Chapel Patio. Holiday remarks will be delivered by Lynn Babington, PhD, RN, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Acapella groups, The Bensonians and Sweet Harmony, will perform Christmas carols. This event is hosted by FUSA.
Tuesday, December 6 at 8 p.m. LLBCC
Student Only Event
Come and enjoy Santa's Workshop after the tree lighting! You will have the opportunity to take pictures with Santa as well as decorate your own stockings and Santa hats, while enjoying some holiday treats.
Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal
Wednesday, December 7 8:00 p.m. at The Quick Center for the Arts
$60, $50 | $5 Fairfield University Students
QCA Member Price: $38
Iconic singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash is an artist and musician who is comfortable in her craft regardless of what she happens to be creating. She has earned four Grammy wins, 12 Grammy nominations, two gold records, written a ton of hit singles, a hit memoir titled Composed, essays featured in New York Times and Rolling Stone and a collection of edited short stories. Her acclaimed 2014 album, The River & The Thread, was hailed by Newsweek as “the work of a lifetime” and winner of three 2015 Grammy Awards including Best Americana Album. Joined on stage by her longtime collaborator and husband John Leventhal, Cash shares her rich collection of original songs that connect and re-connect her to the American South during this intimate evening celebrating the role of storyteller. BUY TICKETS
4th Annual Fairfield Holiday Shop & Stroll Event
Thursday, December 8, 6:00 p.m.
Shopping, Food, Music and More! Participating shops will stay open late and will offer an assortment of hors d'oeuvres and seasonal refreshments. Traveling carolers and musicians from local schools will fill the air with holiday cheer, and local restaurants will be offering dinner or drink specials. The event will also feature a 90-minute ice-sculpting demonstration beginning at 6:00 pm at Sherman Green by world renowned ice carver Bill Covitz of Ice Matters.
Holiday Fair Trade Bazaar
Friday, December 9 at 11 a.m. LLBCC
Featuring handcrafted jewelry, soaps, pajamas and more! Shop for fairly traded gifts from around the world for everyone on your list.
Cookies with Claus
Friday, December 9, 8 p.m. LLBCC
Student Only Event
Come enjoy "The Santa Clause" movies while decorating your own cookies and making a holiday Sno-globe. Sponsored by the Class of 2020.
Monday, December 12, 8:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., and 11:00 p.m at BCC Barone Dining Room
Student Only Event
Midnight Breakfast is a tradition during which students, faculty, staff, alumni, and administration can come together to celebrate the end of a successful semester and to spread holiday cheer. This year, Midnight Breakfast will feature three seatings, and while we recognize that this is a long evening to commit to, the event will be most successful if we have everyone’s participation for the full duration of the program. Students can purchase tickets on tickets.fairfield.edu.
American Music Series: Listening Sessions
Curated by Brian Torff
Tuesday, December 13, 6 p.m. The Quick Center for the Arts Wien Experimental Theatre
Free and open to the public.
Join Brian Torff and special guests as they offer insights into different forms of American music while you nosh on treats and a glass of wine. Listening Sessions will be approximately 75 minutes long. Please register in advance with the Quick Center Box Office as space is limited. LEARN MORE
Advent/Christmas Candlelight Mass with the Lord’s Chords
Sunday, December 18, 9 p.m. Egan Chapel
Mass will be presided by Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport. Campus Ministry reception to immediately following Mass in McGrath Commons.