Winter Solstice Performance Ends Weis Center’s Fall Season
December 02, 2016
Posted on November 04, 2016, BY Matthew Beltz
The Weis Center's fall performing arts season will wrap up with a Celtic Holiday performance, Windham Hill's Winter Solstice, on Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center.
Tickets for the performance are $30 for adults, $24 for seniors 62+, $20 for youth 18 and under, $20 for Bucknell employees and retirees (limit 2), $10 for Bucknell students (limit 2) and $20 for non-Bucknell college students (limit 2). Tickets can be purchased online at the Campus Box Office or by calling 570-577-1000.
Tickets are also available in person from several locations including the Weis Center lobby (weekdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and the CAP Center Box Office, located on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center (weekdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.).
There will be free parking lots shuttles from Bucknell's primary parking lots to the Weis Center between 6 and 7 p.m., as well as after the performance. Shuttles will run every 10-15 minutes and will loop around the following parking lots and parking areas: Marts (Lot 11), Moore Avenue parking spaces, Lots 1 and 5 along Moore Avenue, Upper Stadium (Lots 63 and 65). Once those lots are full, South Campus Drive (Lots 57 and 59) will also be included in the shuttle loop. Public safety officers will also be on hand to direct traffic. For a campus map, please visit here.
There will be free pre-performance music in the Atrium Lobby from 6:30–7:15 p.m. The Cafe will open at 6:30 p.m. and remain open until show time, however please note that food and beverages are not permitted in the concert hall.
Pianist Liz Story, singer and multi-instrumentalist Barbara Higbie and guitarist Sean Harkness are master musicians who made their names on the Windham Hill label, and they have created a special show in celebration of the winter solstice. This ensemble has toured nationally for the past 10 years in support of the recording series that sold over eight million copies. Indigenous traditions around the world recognize the significance of the winter solstice and this concert brings the best of acoustic music to joyfully mark a special moment in time.
Attendees are asked to bring a canned food item, which will be donated to Union County Children and Youth Services and distributed to local families in need during the holiday season.
The performance is sponsored, in part, by Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate.
For more information, contact Lisa Leighton, marketing and outreach director, at 570-577-3727 or by email.
For more information about the Weis Center visit its website or social media channels on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.
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