Office ofAlumni and Constituent Relations

Upcoming Events 2013

This is just a sampling of some of the great events that are happening this month. If you are in the area please stop by and join us for any of these events! Check the PLU campus calendar for a complete listing of events.

Art - Athletics - Lecture/Films - Music  - Christmas Concerts

December 6 - Sankta Lucia Fest
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Lagerquist Concert Hall
$5 for SCC members, $8 general admission

December 14 - Fall/December 2013 Commencement
10:00am – 12:30pm
Olson Gymnasium

December 15 - Danish Sangeaften
1:00pm – 9:00pm
Anderson University Center, Scandinavian Cultural Center
December 21 - Nordic Christmas Fest, $40 for SCC members
Anderson University Center, Scandinavian Cultural Center


December 2-18 (excluding weekends) - Student Juried Exhibition
8:00am – 4:00pm
University Gallery
The fall semester’s final show features exceptional work by PLU’s student artists, chosen by guest jurors. Join us for an opening reception Wednesday, November 20 from 5 - 7:30 p.m., refreshments will be provided.


December 14 - Women's Basketball vs Concordia
3:00pm – 6:00pm
Olson Gymnasium
December 14 - Men's Basketball vs St. Martin's
6:00 – 10:00pm
Olson Gymnasium


December 8 - SCC Open Hours: Free Film Screening
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Anderson University Center: Scandinavian Cultural Center
The Winter War (1989) tells the story of Finland's successful overthrow of a Soviet occupying force during the Russo-Finnish War of 1939-1940, despite being outnumbered 50 to 1. The film focuses on three brothers and is "one of the most powerful war films ever made.

December 10 - L.I.F.E. Event - The Harp: From Hunters Bow to Concert Hall
10:00am – 12:00pm
MBR Music Center 306: Choral Rehearsal Room
PLU Music faculty Pat Wooster will give a 2 hour presentation on the history and use of the Harp for the Life Elder Hostel program.
Tickets $10, available at the door or by emailing Laura Stewart at
PLU community free with PLU I.D.
For more info on the L.I.F.E. organization see:
December 12 - Hispanic Capstones
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Morken Center 131: Mathematics Classroom
December 12 - English Capstones Fall 2013
5:00pm – 10:00pm
Anderson University Center: 201, 203 (Regency Room), and 133 (Union Pacific Room)

December 13 – English Capstones Fall 2013
11:00am – 4:00pm
Anderson University Center: 201, 203 (Regency Room), and 133 (Union Pacific Room)


December 5 - KPLU Jazz Jam
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lagerquist Concert Hall
Live radio broadcast with David Deacon-Joyner and the University Jazz Ensemble.
Free Admission, No Tickets

December 7 - Wind and Brass Ensembles Recital
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Lagerquist Concert Hall
Wind and Brass Students
Free Admission, No Tickets

December 11 - University Concert Band and Men’s Chorus
8:00pm – 9:30pm
Lagerquist Concert Hall
University Concert Band, John Wetherington, Conductor, along with the Men's Chorus, Brian Galante, Conductor.
Free Admission, No Tickets

December 12 - String Kaleidoscope
8:00pm – 9:30pm
Lagerquist Concert Hall
String Kaleidoscope
Free Admission, No Tickets

December 15 - Eric Spring BME Recital
8:00pm – 9:00pm
Lagerquist Concert Hall
Eric Spring gives this recital in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music Education Degree. He studies trombone with Keith Winkle.


December 12, 13, 14 - Inspecting Carol
7:30 – 9:00pm
Phillips Center: Eastvold Auditorium

December 15 - Inspecting Carol
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Phillips Center: Eastvold Auditorium

Christmas Concerts

December 10 - Christmas Concert @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland
Arlene Schnitzer Hall in Portland

December 13 - Christmas Concert @ PLU (sold out)
8:00pm – 9:30pm
Lagerquist Concert Hall
SOLD OUT. Live stream here!