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JJC Offering Rich Selection of Inexpensive Holiday Entertainment

If you're looking for holiday entertainment, Joliet Junior College is offering "A Christmas Carol," the Carols and Chocolate concert and MadriGala 2013.

The JJC Chorale is pictured in 2011 at Carols and Chocolate. Credit: JJC
The JJC Chorale is pictured in 2011 at Carols and Chocolate. Credit: JJC
Joliet Junior College's upcoming holiday-related entertainment is easy on the wallet but guaranteed to set the mood of the season. These three events will be presented in the Fine Arts Theatre, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet.

"A Christmas Carol," Nov. 21-24:

Tickets for the performances of Charles Dickens' Christmas play, being performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 to 23 and 2 p.m. Nov. 23 and 24, can be purchased at the JJC Theatre Box Office, 815-280-2200. Ticket are $8 for the general public, $5 for senior citizens and $3 for students.

Audience members are asked to bring non-perishable food items, pet supplies, or pet food, which can may be exchanged for items at the concession table. All contributions will be donated to area shelters.

"Carols and Chocolate" JJC Chorale holiday concert, 3 p.m. Dec. 8:

A variety of music will be performed, including “A Ceremony of Carols” by Benjamin Britten, featuring guest harpist Nicole Luchs, a music faculty member at North Central College in Naperville. A buffet table of chocolates will be served after the concert.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for students and seniors, and $2 for JJC students. Guests can purchase tickets at the Fine Arts Theatre Box Office one hour prior to the concert.

"MadriGala 2013: Something Olde, Something Yule,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13:

Featuring the JJC Chamber Singers, brass quintet, and jesters, the program will feature "merry madrigals and carols, pageantry, dance and humor,” musical director Philip Spencer said. During the event, hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served.

Tickets are $12 and must be purchased by Dec. 11; call 815-280-2200.


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