SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel University Chorale and the EU Marching Band will each perform again this year at Silver Dollar City on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m.
The Chorale, a 45-member select choir directed by Tom Matrone, will sing in the gazebo just before the tree lighting.
The Marching Band, directed by Matt Moore, will lead the new Holly JollyTM Christmas Light Parade, featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, with10 floats and 45 costumed characters through the park.
“I can’t think of a better way to close the marching season than beneath five million Christmas lights,” said Moore. “There is just something special about Silver Dollar City that cannot be matched, especially at this time of year.”
The EU students will perform “Jingle Bell Jam” as they march.
This event is open to the public and requires the cost of admission into Silver Dollar City.
Christmas at the park
Silver Dollar City’s “An Old Time Christmas,” has been profiled as one of the nation’s top holiday celebrations by USA Today, CNN Travel, The Travel Channel, Good Morning America and AOL Travel.
The production boasts more than five million lights, more than 1,000 decorated Christmas trees, two Broadway-style productions and a 5-story Special Effects Christmas Tree.
Weather permitting, visitors will also experience 30+ rides and attractions, two-dozen unique shops and a variety of restaurants and eateries!
For more information: http://www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park/festivals/An-Old-Time-Christmas.aspx
Evangel University Department of Music: https://www.evangel.edu/departments/music/about-the-department/