Tis the season to enjoy December events at CCBC!!!

Nov 14, 2016 | by Jacquie Lucy | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.761.2482 (cell)

Baltimore County, MD – It’s the most wonderful time of the year. So now is the time to get into the holiday spirit and celebrate the joy of the season by attending special seasonal events at the Community College of Baltimore County. Many are free and the others are family-friendly priced so bring your family and friends too.

DECEMBER
December 1 – WINTER BAZAAR (CCBC Dundalk)
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., CCBC Dundalk, College Community Center, First Floor (immediately after the Holiday Tree Lighting)
CCBC Dundalk’s “Fundalk” Committee hosts its annual Winter Bazaar to help you get a jump on your holiday shopping while supporting a worthy cause. Funds from the vendor table rentals will go to the Student Life Pantry.
FREE Admission! Students, faculty, staff and the community are all welcome to attend.

December 1-5 – LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST – The Musical (CCBC Essex Academic Theatre)
December 1, 11:10 a.m.; December 2 and 3, 8 p.m.; December 4, 3 p.m. and December 5, 10 a.m., CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, Theatre
$8 general admission, $5 seniors, students, CCBC faculty, staff, and alumni, free for CCBC students with current ID.
CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets and information.

December 1 – ALUMNI HOLIDAY SHOWCASE (CCBC Alumni Association)
5-8 p.m., CCBC Dundalk, College Community Center, First Floor
CCBC Alumni are invited to enjoy complimentary light snacks while you do some early holiday shopping with our creative craft vendors. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable food items for the CCBC Dundalk Student Life Pantry.
FREE! RSVP by Nov. 29 to Janice Evans at 443-840-3163 or jevans@ccbcmd.edu

December 3 - GOUCHER UNIVERSITY’S CHOREOGRAPHIE ANTIQUE (Performing Arts)
7 p.m., CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, Upper Lobby
Prior to the Dec. 3 performance of Love’s Labour’s Lost at 8 p.m., CCBC will be presenting Choreographie Antique, Goucher University’s resident historical dance company, to explore the social dances of Shakespeare’s time.
FREE! Open to the public. No reservations needed.

December 3-18 – ELF THE MUSICAL, JR. (Children’s Playhouse of Maryland)
1 p.m.-December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 4:30 p.m.-December 4, 18; 7 p.m. December 10, CCBC Essex, Administration Building, Lecture Hall
4:30 p.m. -December 11 - Special Sensory-friendly performance
Based on the New Line Cinema Film written by David Berenbaum.
Tickets $10. Discounted tickets are available through the Box Office (not online): $8 for groups of eight people or more, seniors and the CCBC Community and $5 for CPM Actor List.
CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets and information.

December 5 - JAZZ PLUS ENSEMBLE (Music at CCBC)
12:20 p.m., CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, Second Level Lobby
FREE! Open to the public. No reservations needed.

December 7 - CCBC MUSIC STUDENTS RECITAL (Music at CCBC)
11:15 a.m., CCBC Catonsville, Center for the Arts, Lounge
FREE! Open to the public. No reservations needed.

December 7 - CCBC ELECTRIC GUITAR ENSEMBLE (Music at CCBC)
7:30 p.m., CCBC Essex, Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall
FREE! Open to the public. No reservations needed.

December 9 - WHAT WAS THE CHRISTMAS STAR? (Planetarium show)
8 p.m., CCBC Catonsville, Benjamin Banneker Planetarium, Math and Science Hall
There are many different explanations concerning what could have been the “Star of Bethlehem.” Come see both ancient writings and modern technology on which some of the explanations are based.
Outside observing afterwards, weather permitting.
FREE! Open to the public. No reservations needed.

December 10 - SANTA, STARS & OTHER WINTER WONDERS (Kids show at the Planetarium)
10 a.m., CCBC Catonsville, Benjamin Banneker Planetarium, Math and Science Hall
A story for children that explains the real meaning of Christmas.
FREE! Open to the public. No reservations needed.

December 10 - CCBC CHAMBER SINGERS (Music at CCBC)
7:30 p.m., CCBC Essex, Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall
FREE! Open to the public. No reservations needed.

December 10, 11 - A SENIOR STAR SHOWCASE HOLIDAY CELEBRATION (Senior Star Showcase)
2 p.m., CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, Theatre
$12 general admission, $10 seniors, students, CCBC faculty, staff, and alumni, free for CCBC students with current ID.
CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets and information.

December 15 - AN EVENING OF BIG BAND JAZZ (Music at CCBC)
8 p.m., CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, Theatre
FREE! Open to the public. No reservations needed.

December 17 and 18 - BRUNCH WITH SANTA (Children’s Playhouse of Maryland)
Brunch - 11:30 a.m., CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, Second Floor Café,
ELF The Musical, Jr. - 1 p.m., CCBC Essex, Administration Building, Lecture Hall
Tickets for both $17.
CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets and information.

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