Carol of Lights

College/University: Texas Tech University
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Day(s)/Week it occurs: First Friday of December

Summary of Event:

Annually, students and faculty celebrate the beginning of the holiday season at the Texas Tech by kicking off December with a Carillon concert. The 43 bells are located in the west tower of the Administration Building and what follows the bells is a torch light processional given by the Saddle Tramps and High Riders spirit organizations. The Texas Tech Trombone Choir along with combined choirs lead the crowd in singing carols such as, “O Holy Night,” in the Science Quadrangle. After the lighting ceremony,  thirteen buildings within the Texas Technological College Historic District are illuminated with the over 25,000 red, white, and orange lights and they remain on the campus buildings until students return from the winter break.

Pictures:

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Texas Tech University. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s