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Texas Tech to 'Tech the Halls' Tuesday for 57th Annual Carol of Lights®

K’Leigh Sims

November 30, 2015

The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a Carillon concert.

Carol of Lights
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57th Annual Carol of Lights® Tech the Halls

WHAT:           57th Annual Carol of Lights® “Tech the Halls”

WHEN:           6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 1)

WHERE:         Memorial Circle and Science Quadrangle, Texas Tech University

EVENT:        Texas Tech University's Residence Halls Association will host the 57th Annual Carol of Lights “Tech the Halls” with a carillon concert; a torch light processional led by Raider Red, the Masked Rider and the Saddle Tramps; holiday music performed by the Texas Tech Trombone Choir and the annual lighting ceremony of the Texas Tech campus.

Thirteen buildings on campus will be lit around Memorial Circle with LED lights, the Engineering Key and Texas Tech's Broadway entrance. The buildings will be turned on daily from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Wednesday (Dec. 2) through Jan. 1.

After the ceremony the School of Music will present its Carol Concert at 8 p.m. in the Hemmle Recital Hall in the Music Building where the combined university choirs and West Texas Children's Chorus will sing traditional Christmas carols.

Those who cannot attend the annual event can listen to the live broadcast on KTXT 88.1 FM or www.kttz.org or can watch it on the Texas Tech livestream and locally by Texas Tech Public Media on PBS.

The Texas Tech Police Department will close off vehicle access to Memorial Circle and Texas Tech's Broadway entrance for the ceremony beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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CONTACT: Craig Kuehnert, assistant director for student leadership development, University Student Housing, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2661 or craig.kuehnert@ttu.edu