Thanksgiving Weekend at Hesston College

by Stasia Delgado – News Editor

With Thanksgiving weekend quickly approaching, students that aren’t returning home may wonder what exactly there is to do at Hesston College during this holiday weekend. This holiday weekend is filled with numerous activities starting with Thanksgiving day. After enjoying Thanksgiving dinner you can enjoy Amahl and the Night Visitors, an opera, presented at Hesston Mennonite Church. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $10 for general public and $5 for students.

After the opera, at 10 p.m., is the Hesston College Talent Show which will be followed up by a late-night donut run to Druber’s. Friday at a 11 a.m is the 22nd Annual Hesston College Thanksgiving Run: The Howard Hustle Two-Mile Run/Walk.

At 2:30 in Hesston Mennonite Church, Hesston College Chorale, Bel Canto Singers and Concert Band will put on a concert. Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You, directed by student JD Hershberger, will have two showings in the Studio Theatre in Northlawn at 4:30 and 7 p.m.

Both Friday and Saturday from 5:30 to 8 p.m., students and visitors can enjoy the Luminary Walk at Dyck Arboretum of the Plains. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and $2 for children 15 and under.

Amahl and the Night Visitors will be shown again on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. Also, feel free to go and cheer on the Men and Women’s basketball teams on Friday and Saturday. Games are 6 and 8 p.m. in Yost Center.

(Information Courtesy of HC Office of Special Events)

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