Colby-Sawyer College December Events

Press Release

December 2017

Dance Ensemble ‘Encore'

Friday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. in the Sawyer Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center

Directed by adjunct faculty member Laura Dunlop Shepherd, the one-act show features original choreography in genres ranging from classical ballet, jazz and contemporary to modern and hip hop. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children/students or free with a Colby-Sawyer ID, and are available at colby-sawyer.edu/tickets or the Anne Baynes Hall Box Office at 603.526.3670 or boxoffice@nullcolby-sawyer.edu.

Gallery Talk: Inner Visions

Monday, Dec. 4, 3:30 p.m. in the Davidow Fine Art Gallery, Center for Art + Design

Beverly Stearns Bernson '55 and Professor Bert Yarborough, gallery director, discuss the Center for Art + Design’s inaugural exhibition, Inner Visions. The show features selections from Bernson's collection of some of the most highly regarded outsider artists in the world. Free.

Phosphorous Inputs in New London's Sewerage System

Thursday, Dec. 7, 6 p.m. in Room 201, Curtis L. Ivey Science Center

Colby-Sawyer environmental science and environmental studies majors, in conjunction with the town of New London and its Public Works Department, present research on ways the public can help reduce phosphorous in local wastewater. For more information, visit colby-sawyer.edu/ph-input. Free.

CSC Singers Winter Concert

Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. in the Sawyer Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center

Talented student and community vocalists, accompanied by a pianist, perform traditional and sacred holiday favorites. For more information, contact adjunct faculty member Aaron Jones at aaron.jones@nullcolby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Inner Visions: Selections from the Collection of Beverly Stearns Bernson ’55

Through Sunday, Dec. 10, in the Davidow Fine Art Gallery, Center for Art + Design

Inner Visions features some of the most highly regarded outsider artists in the world. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Professor Bert Yarborough at byarborough@nullcolby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.3459. Free.

World War I Exhibition

Through Thursday, Dec. 14, in the Archives Reading Room, Cleveland Library

The Cleveland Colby Colgate Archives, in conjunction with the town of New London, presents an exhibit of materials commemorating the centennial of the United States’ involvement in WWI. The exhibition is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Sondra VanderPloeg at 603.526.3375 or svanderploeg@nullcolby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Science Pub Series: Oceans Rising

Thursday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m. in Galligan’s Pub, Lethbridge Lodge

Adventures in Learning presents a discussion on the impact of sea level change with Dr. Charles Kellogg. Dr. Kellogg, a career educator formerly at Colby-Sawyer and most recently at Kearsarge Regional High School, earned his Ph.D. from Duke University specializing in biological/geological oceanography. Galligan’s Pub opens at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation and discussion beginning at 6 p.m. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Reservations on a first-come, first-served basis are required by calling 603.526.3434. Free.

The Eleventh Annual New London TubaChristmas

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2 p.m. in Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center

Created in 1974 as a tribute to tuba player and teacher William Bell, the first TubaChristmas was held in New York’s Rockefeller Plaza and has grown to more than 250 locations worldwide. The New London TubaChristmas, led by Aarne Vesilind, features tuba, sousaphone, euphonium and baritone horn musicians playing Christmas carols, first with instruments only and then with the audience singing along. For more information, contact Aarne Vesilind at 603.526.6011. Free.

The Nutcracker

Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. in the Sawyer Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center

The Kearsarge Conservatory of the Performing Arts presents their unique version of the beloved holiday ballet featuring regional talent of all ages. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $12 for students, and are available at the door prior to the performances. For more information, visit nhperformingarts.com or contact 603.456.3294or info@nullnhperformingarts.org.

The Harp Collection

Through Friday, Feb. 16, in the Mugar Art Gallery, Sawyer Fine Arts Center

The Harp Collection features an assemblage of outstanding graphic design work selected and purchased by adjunct faculty member Doug Harp in honor of his late wife, Susan. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Professor Bert Yarborough at byarborough@nullcolby-sawyer.edu. Free.