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Otterbein Celebrates the Holiday Season with Tree Lighting and Feast

November 14, 2016
Otterbein University

Westerville, OH—Otterbein University is kicking off the holiday season with its annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Feast on Friday, Dec. 2. The tradition of a Christmas tree lighting ceremony began at Otterbein in 1961. The Tree Lighting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Towers Hall lawn, 1 S. Grove St., followed by the Holiday Feast at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center, 100 W. Home St.

Event details are as follows:

5:30 p.m. – Tree Lighting on Towers Plaza, 1 S. Grove St.
    Holiday message by Chaplain Judith Guion-Utsler
Tree Lighting by President Kathy Krendl
Music and carols
Visit from Santa
Candy canes from the Campus Activities Board


6 p.m. – Holiday Feast in the Campus Center, 100 W. Home St.
    Photos with Santa
Activities for children

Tickets for the feast are $12 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-10 at the door. Advance tickets for $10 general and $4 for ages 4-10 can be purchased at www.otterbein.edu/Events/treelightingandholidayfeast.aspx.

For more information, contact Tammy Lowks in the President's Office at tlowks@otterbein.edu or 614-823-1420.

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The Office of Marketing and Communications is located at 141 W. Park St.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

p/ 614.823.1600
f/ 614.823.1360

Media Inquiries
Jenny Hill
Director of Marketing and Communications
p/ 614.823.1284
e/ jhill@otterbein.edu

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