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Georgia College hosting 3 holiday events starting November 21

Georgia College hosts two concerts and The Nutcracker performance during this holiday season.

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — If you're looking for some holiday fun, then you can take a visit to Georgia College and go to one of their performances.

The first concert happens Monday night at the Max Noah Recital Hall at 7:30 pm.

The "Let It Shine" concert features soprano Youngmi Kim and pianist Lev Ryabinn.

They will be performing sacred music from composers such as Joseph Haydn, Mozart, George Frideric Handel, and Margaret Bonds.

They will also perform three Spanish pieces of music composed by Georgia College Faculty David Johnson.

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They encourage anyone who comes to make a $5 donation and all proceeds benefit music scholarships for students.

The concert will also be livestreamed on the Georgia College Facebook page. 

On Friday, December 2, the Georgia College's Annual Holiday Concert will kick off at 7:30 pm at the Russell Auditorium. 

The entire music department will bring in the spirit of the season by playing old and new holiday tunes.

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They say complimentary tickets are required from their website.

The Music Department are also asking people to make a $10 donation either at the event, online, or by mail to support the GCSU Foundation.

If you can't make it to the event, you can watch it live streamed on Facebook.

Then, The Nutcracker comes center stage on Friday, December 9 at the Russell Auditorium at 7 p.m.

The show will feature new dances, 10 new tutus, a new fog machine, and other surprises.

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They will also feature popular favorites like falling snow, a 22-foot smoking dragon, mechanical dolls, and other special effects.

More than 200 dancers ages 3 and up will be performing. 

Tickets costs $15 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens, non-GCSU students and faculty, and $5 for GCSU students.

You can buy tickets in advance on their website or at the door for The Nutcracker.

The show will also run on Saturday, Dec.10 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. 

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