Bucknell's annual Christmas Candlelight Services have become a beloved tradition for students, staff, alumni and area residents. Modeled on the Kings College Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols, the Candlelight Services feature traditional Bible readings, congregational singing, and the Rooke Chapel Choir and the Rooke Chapel Ringers, under the direction of Dr. Rachel Samet.
The service is celebrated three times each year. **Tickets are required.**
Location is Rooke Chapel.
All tickets are free of charge, but monetary donations for a local charity will be accepted at the services.
Tickets will be made available to Bucknell ID holders on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at NOON on Monday, Nov. 10. Campus community members will have the option to request up to four (4) tickets per person for any one night's service. Tickets will be available via myBucknell or at any Campus Box Office location.
Remaining tickets will be available IN PERSON ONLY at all Campus Box Office locations beginning at NOON on Tuesday, Nov. 11 and following days until all tickets are distributed. Limit up to four (4) tickets per person for any one night's service. Bucknell ID holders may also request tickets in person during this time.
Box Office Details
Weis Center Box Office from noon to 4 p.m.
CAP Center Box Offices from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore Box Office from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
No phone, voice-mail, e-mail, campus mail or US mail orders will be accepted.
For additional information, please contact the Campus Box Office at 570-577-1000.
Bring “A Bucknell Candlelight Christmas” to your home! Visit WVIA's online store to order a DVD/CD featuring a new high-definition production of this Bucknell holiday tradition.
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