Holiday Open House Planned For Dec. 4 At Concord University

For Immediate Release: 
Nov 12 2012

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312,


ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will host a Holiday Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at University Point. Guests will be treated to an evening of seasonal music, refreshments and festive fun.

The community is invited to join in the celebration. There is no admission charge.

Concord University student vocalists and musicians will perform throughout the gathering. Carolers will welcome guests outside of University Point as the evening’s activities get underway.

The ConChords will perform from 5-5:30 p.m. in the Erickson Alumni Lounge then move to the Wilkes Family Chapel for a 5:30-6 p.m. performance. They will round out their contribution to the night’s entertainment from 6:30-7 p.m. in the John and Lucia Pais Family Fellowship Hall.

Celtic selections will be featured from 5-5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall and again from 6:30-7 p.m. in the alumni lounge. The jazz band will entertain in the chapel beginning at 6 p.m.

Adding to the charm of the evening is the Holiday Hall of Trees, which will be located in the fellowship hall. Each of these unique trees will feature the decorating talents of Concord University students, staff and faculty representing various departments and organizations on campus.

Holiday wassail and hors d’oeuvres are on the menu along with other festive goodies. Children’s activities and treats will be offered in the alumni lounge.

For more information contact the Concord University Office of Advancement at or 304-384-6311.


Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086 if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.