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Celebrate the holiday season at Seminole State

Get in the holiday spirit at Seminole State with live performances from the College's Music Department.

Seminole State College of Florida is kicking off the holiday season with a number of events at its Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. From Dec. 2 through Dec. 17, the College will present several musical offerings and a look at the December star-filled sky to get you in the holiday spirit.

Theatre

The Center for Fine and Performing Arts Theatre will present the following special holiday performances:

“Tell Me a Story”
Friday - Saturday, Dec. 2-3, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.

“Tell Me a Story” will feature some of the most engaging and entertaining storytellers in Central Florida.

Show prices are:

  • Adults – $10
  • Seniors (60+) – $8
  • Non-Seminole State Students – $8

Performances are held in Harriett’s Theatre (building G) and are free for Seminole State students, faculty and staff with a valid Seminole State ID. For more information, visit the Theatre Department Events page, or call 407.708.2040. For your convenience, you may also purchase tickets at seminolestate.edu/arts.

 

Music

The Music Department at Seminole State offers the following seasonal performances:

Holiday Band Concert
Monday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m.

The Holiday Band Concert will feature Seminole State's Jazz Ambassadors as well as the Community Symphonic Band.

Holiday Matinee Concert
Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m.

The Holiday Matinee Concert will feature Jazz Ambassadors, SeminoleSound and the Concert Chorale.

Holiday Choral Concert
Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m.

This presentation of holiday classics will feature Community Chorus, SeminoleSound, the Concert Chorale and a student spotlight segment.

Performances are held in the Fine Arts Concert Hall (building G), and all events are free and open to the public. The doors open at 7 p.m. for the evening concerts and at 1 p.m. for the matinee concert. For more information, visit the Music Department Events page, or call 407.708.2040.

 

Planetarium

The Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium at Seminole State College presents the following holiday show:

“The Star of Bethlehem”
Saturdays, Dec. 3 and 10, at 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 17, at 7 and 8:30 p.m.

A favorite seasonal presentation of planetariums around the world, the Emil Buehler Planetarium-produced version of “The Star of Bethlehem” has been praised by both secular and religious audiences alike for the last decade. “The Star of Bethlehem” looks into the issue of the Christmas star from a scientific standpoint, breaking down the existence of Jesus of Nazareth, the story of the Magi and the astronomical events that may help to explain the Star. With cutting-edge research that is both scientifically and historically accurate, “The Star of Bethlehem” deftly explores the fine line between faith and science. Most appropriate for ages nine and up.

Show prices are:

  • Adults – $6
  • Seniors (55+) – $4
  • Non-Seminole State Students – $4

The Planetarium is free for Seminole State students, faculty and staff with a valid Seminole State ID. The Planetarium is located in B-117 (building B). For more information and a full schedule of events, visit the Planetarium website, or call 407.708.2360.

About Seminole State College of Florida: Seminole State College of Florida, established in 1965, serves nearly 30,000 students across six sites in Central Florida. A comprehensive college, Seminole State has awarded nearly 100,000 credentials, from bachelor's degrees to high school diplomas, and offers more than 200 degrees, certificates and programs designed for success. For more about the college, visit seminolestate.edu, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/seminolestate and follow us on Twitter: @seminolestate.

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