Additional Events

In addition to the Christmas Festival performances, guests have several other opportunities to experience all that St. Olaf College has to offer throughout the weekend.

Book Signings
Marilyn Kuehl (Alumna) will be signing her book It’s Warm on Your LapJesus,  Friday, December 6th, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Lee Svitak Dean and Rick Nelson (Star Tribune writer/editor) will be signing their book The Great Minnesota Cookie Book, Saturday, December 7th, 5:30-7:00 p.m.


Recipes from the Archives: Assembling a Scandinavian Buffet (Exhibit)

December 5–7, 4–6:30 p.m.
December 8, 11:30–2 p.m.
Norwegian-American Historical Association
Rølvaag Memorial Library 200

Stop by the NAHA Archives to view an exhibit of vintage Norwegian-American cookbooks compiled by churches, businesses, and families. Visitors can also take home some classic Scandinavian holiday recipes.


Collegiate Chorale

Friday, December 6  — 10:10 a.m.
Boe Chapel

Collegiate Chorale
Anton Armstrong ’78, Conductor

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Norseman Band 2018

Norseman Band Singalong

Friday, December 6  — 5 P.m.
Boe Chapel

Norseman Band
Arthur Haecker, Conductor

Join Norseman Band and conductor Arthur Haecker, as they lead an open sing-along concert in Boe Chapel. Singers of all ages and experience are encouraged to join the band as they play a selection of classic Christmas songs.


St. Olaf Handbell Choirs

Saturday, DecEMBER 7 — 4:30 P.M.

St. Olaf Handbell Choir in the Buntrock Commons Atrium
Jill Mahr, Conductor

The St. Olaf Handbell Choir, Chapel Ringers, and the Manitou Handbell Choir.  They will be performing many traditional Christmas carols to create a festive atmosphere for all to enjoy.


St. Olaf Band

Sunday, December 8 — 10:30 A.M.
Boe Chapel

Second Sunday of Advent with the St. Olaf Band
Timothy Mahr ’78, Conductor

Celebrate the Second Sunday of Advent with the St. Olaf Band and conductor Timothy Mahr in Boe Chapel before the Sunday Christmas Festival performance.

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