The University of the South will join with the community to kick off the holidays in Sewanee with two tree lightings on Friday, Nov. 30. Students, faculty, staff, and community members will gather at 4 p.m. at the University Quad for music, hot drinks, and seasonal snacks. The campus tree lighting will be at 4:30 p.m.
Following the campus ceremonies, music will begin in Angel Park in downtown Sewanee at 5 p.m. The Sewanee Chorale will lead caroling. Santa Claus and friends will arrive downtown via a Sewanee Volunteer Fire Department truck. The tree lighting at Angel Park will be at 5:30 p.m.
University Avenue downtown will be closed from 4-7 p.m. The events are co-sponsored by the University of the South and the Sewanee Business Alliance.