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Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, Photos with Santa and Fun Had by All

November 23, 2010

Category: Events, Staff, Students


12 Drummers DrummingThe Catawba College community celebrated its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Service together on Monday, November 22 in the Cannon Student Center.

Santa Claus arrived special delivery on an antique fire truck. Those attending enjoyed hot dogs and chips, hot cider and hot chocolate, roasted peanuts, popcorn, cookies, s'mores, and more. The event featured special musical performers, accordian music, as well as the annual performance of the Twelve Days of Christmas. Attendees of all ages enjoyed Christmas crafts and pictures with Santa, who had a special gift for children having their photos taken with him. Free, high-resolution copies of the photos taken with Santa are available for download below.

The tree lighting event is co-sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA) and the President's Office. 

View photos from the tree lighting and photos taken with Santa below:

  Photos with Santa Photos with Santa
  Tree Lighting Photos Tree Lighting
  Interactive 2010 Interactive Christmas Card