WHAT: Valparaiso University continues a tradition that dates back more than 90 years with its annual Christmas Concert: A Carol Festival. The concert returns the first weekend in December, opening the Christmas season for the University, community, alumni, and friends from throughout the Midwest.

WHO: With more than 200 student performers in the Chorale, men’s and women’s choirs, Chamber Concert Band, and Symphony Orchestra, the festive holiday program features delightful melodies and opportunities for the audience to join in with familiar carols.

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m.

WHERE: Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University

CONTACT: Contact the University Box Office at valpo.edu/center-for-the-arts/tickets or 219.464.5162 to reserve your seats. Tickets cost $15 for adults; $10 for senior citizens and non-Valpo students; and are free to Valpo students, faculty, and staff.