LAFAYETTE — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has several events planned over the next two weeks to celebrate the upcoming holiday.
The events are open to the public.
Wednesday: The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Student Athlete Advisory Committee hosts a holiday food drive for FoodNet Acadiana from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Cox Communications Athletic Complex, 201 Reinhardt Drive. Non-perishable foods and monetary donations will be accepted.
Thursday: The Department of Visual Arts has its preview of its 11th annual Holiday Pottery Sale from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Fletcher Hall, Room 116. The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Thursday: The School of Music holds its second annual free Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. in Angelle Hall featuring the UL Lafayette Chorale and Chamber Singers, UL Lafayette Wind Ensemble, and UL Lafayette Symphony Orchestra.
Dec. 10: The UL Press holds its holiday book sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the UL Lafayette Alumni Center, 600 E. St. Mary Blvd. The event features a special performance by internationally-acclaimed Louisiana musician Zachary Richard.
Dec. 12: The English Department holds a Victorian holiday fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Alumni Center, 600 E. St. Mary Blvd., with musical and literary entertainment, refreshments, and door prizes. Faculty, staff, students and the general public are encouraged to wear 19th century-related costumes. Admission is $25.
For more information on these and other upcoming events, visit: http://www.louisiana.edu/news-events/events.