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CU to hold 'Christmas Tapestry' and lighting of Christmas tree

By Joan C. McKinney,
director, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - Campbellsville University will hold a full day of activities Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, celebrating the Christmas season ending with the annual Christmas Tapestry presented by the Campbellsville University School of Music.

The Tapestry is the highlight of a day of free events for all ages on the lawn of Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

"The Campbellsville University School of Music would like to invite everyone to their annual Christmas Tapestry concert on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7pmET," Dr. Anne McNamara, assistant professor of music and trumpet, said.

"The evening's festivities will begin with prelude music performed by the CU Steel Bits, Steel Appeal Juniors and Steel Appeal Combo at 6:30pmET," McNamara said.

"The School of Music will also be collecting non-perishables including baby foods and formulas for the Taylor County Food bank as part of the concert."

Campbellsville University's Student Government Association, Campbellsville Main Street and Paint and Party Creative Studio are sponsoring a Tiger Tree Fest all day. From noon to 6pmET, there will be food trucks and vendors.

Ornament and face painting is from 3pmET until 6pm. The university's Christmas tree will be lit at 6pmET, and the Steel Drum concert begins at 6:30pmET. The Tapestry is at 7pmET.

Doors open at 6pmET. The events are free to attend, but donations are accepted at the Christmas Tapestry.

For more information, contact the School of Music at (270) 789-5237 or

Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 8,000 students offering over 90 programs of study including 20 master's degrees, six postgraduate areas and seven pre-professional programs. The university has off-campus centers in Kentucky cities Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset and Hodgenville with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro, Summersville, all in Kentucky, and one in Costa Mesa, Calif., and a full complement of online programs. The website for complete information is

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