Texas Tech Hosts Carol of Lights

The annual celebration will be broadcasted live online for audiences far and wide.

WHAT:    Texas Tech University and the Residence Halls Association will host the 55th annual Carol of Lights.

WHEN:    6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 3)

WHERE:    Memorial Circle, the Science Quad and Engineering Key on the Texas Tech University Campus

EVENT:    Texas Tech University hosts the 55th annual Carol of Lights celebration “55 Years of Magical Memories” on Tuesday (Dec. 3). The night kicks off with the traditional carillon concert at 6:30 p.m. and the outdoor ceremony will follow at 7 p.m.

Parking is available in the Commuter North parking lot adjacent to Jones AT&T Stadium. Vehicle traffic on campus streets in the vicinity of Memorial Circle will be restricted at 5:30 p.m. and will remain closed until the conclusion of the event.

Immediately following the Carol of Lights, the Texas Tech School of Music will host its annual Carols Concert 8 p.m. at Hemmle Recital Hall.

The lights will be lit every night from dusk until midnight from Dec. 4, 2013 through Jan. 1, 2014.

This year, Carol of Lights will be broadcasted live for audiences far and wide. Through a Google+ Hangout on Air, anyone can view a live stream of the event, processional and concert from a number of different angles starting at 6:30 p.m. In addition, a Twitter timeline to experience others’ reactions will run alongside the broadcast. To view, click here.

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CONTACT: Craig Kuehnert, Residence Halls Association, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-1113 or craig.kuehnert@ttu.edu.