Marywood's Christmas Tree

Thursday, December 1 - Thursday, December 22

Couldn't attend the Tree Lighting? That's okay. The public also may view the Marywood Christmas tree during the normal operating hours of the Liberal Arts Center, Monday through Friday, December 1-22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 

String Ensemble

Thursday, December 1 | 7:00 PM | Marian Chapel. 

The String Ensemble will be performing an arrangement of American composer George Walker's Adagio from the 2nd String Quartet, Grieg's Holberg Suite, and Divertimento in Bb, K.137 by Mozart. Performance is free and open to the public.

Vintage Kitchen In Person Cooking Class

Friday, December 2 | 6:00 PM | Vintage Kitchen

If you are local, you can sign up for our in-person cooking class and learn how to make some of the seasons best appetizers; bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers, chocolate cheesecake moose, brussels sprout toast with burrata & bacon and spinach & artichoke dip.


Enjoy the Christmas Classics

Friday, December 2 to Saturday, December 31

Sounds of the season will be broadcast by Marywood’s award-winning, student-run radio station, VMFM 91.7, which once again becomes Christmas 91.7 and continues its traditional community gift of broadcasting commercial-free Christmas music, 24/7. Christmas programming starts on Friday, December 2, at 4 p.m., and continues through New Year’s Eve.

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday, December 4 | 9:00 AM | Latour Conference Room

Marywood will offer its traditional Breakfast with Santa event, hosted by the NEPA Marywood Alumni Chapter in conjunction with the Office of Alumni Engagement. The event is set for Sunday, December 4, from 9 a.m. - Noon, in the Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center. Seating is limited, and preference is given to Marywood alumni. Advanced registration is required.


Chamber Singers Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 4 | 2:00 PM | Marian Chapel

The Marywood University Chamber Singers’ annual Christmas Concert will feature Francis Poulenc's profound and highly expressive Mass in G, as well as settings of "O Magnum Mysterium" by composers from both the Renaissance and the present day. In addition to sacred choral music, the performance will include Will Todd's jazz settings of popular Christmas carols. Performance is free and open to the public.

String Project Holiday Gala Concert

Monday, December 5 | 6:00 PM | Munley Theatre, Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts

This concert will feature string students, ages 4-18, performing a wide range of music and styles, including some holiday music, both in small ensembles and orchestra. Performance is free and open to the public.

Marywood Guitar Ensemble and Melinda Krokus, Music & Spirituality Holiday Concert

Tuesday, December 6 | 7:00 PM | Marian Chapel

The Marywood Guitar Ensemble presents its traditional Holiday Concert by performing a diverse repertoire, including songs, old carols, Blues, and French music. This year, however, brings two novelties, focused on Music & Spirituality. Melinda Krokus joins the concert, providing poetry readings and grounding sessions. In addition, a very special set of guests, who have been taking Professor Carvalho's Music & Spirituality class, will present posters on their individual research!  The topics are extremely varied, such as the Igbo spiritual and musical practices, the music of Ariana Grande, Paganism, Catholic Councils, and many more. Performance is free and open to the public.

Marywood Wind Ensemble, Christmas Variety Show

Wednesday, December 7 | 7:00 PM | Marywood Heights Commons

The Marywood Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. F. David Romines, will present a gift to the residents of Marywood Heights in the form of a Christmas variety show with instrumental musical numbers and a lot of singing. All of the traditional holiday favorites will be featured in the program. Special guests will include the Marywood acapella group, Nomadic Chromatics. Performance is free and open to the public.

Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Thursday, December 8 | 12:00 PM | Marian Chapel

Patronal feast of the IHM Sisters and the United States, will be celebrated on Thursday, December 8, at Noon in the Marian Chapel. 

Marywood University Orchestra

Saturday, December 10 | 2:00 PM | Munley Theatre, Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts

Performance is free and open to the public.