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It’s Christmastime at Loyola

It’s Christmastime at Loyola

The holiday season is finally here. If you’ve already hit up ice skating in Millennium Park and Christkindlmarket, or you’re just too cold to venture across the city, here are some festive on-campus events to get you in the holiday spirit.

Lessons and Carols
Saturday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
$5, Madonna della Strada Chapel

Hear nine lessons told in song by Schola Cantorum, University Chorale, Women’s Chorus, and Chamber Choir—and take note at how beautiful Madonna della Strada is during the holiday season.

Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8:30 p.m.
Free, Damen Multipurpose Room

Pull on an ugly sweater, get cozy, and listen to classic Christmas pop hits like “Last Christmas” and “Santa Baby” at Loyolacappella’s annual holiday concert. 

Polar Palooza
Saturday, Dec. 6 from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
$5 All-Access Pass, Loyola Red Line Station Plaza

No need to trek to Millennium Park—we’ve got an ice skating rink at the Lake Shore Campus! The inaugural two-day festival will feature a synthetic ice skating rink, food and drink from local restaurants, live music, crafts, and activities.

Art and Faith of the Crèche: The Collection of James and Emilia Govan
Through January 4, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Tuesdays) and 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Wednesdays–Sundays)
Free (for Loyola students, faculty, and staff), Loyola University Museum of Art                                                                          

Take a look at hundreds of crèches from around the world. Don’t know what a crèche is? It’s a nativity scene!

Check out the University calendar at LUC.edu/calendar for more events and activities throughout December.