College of the Ozarks hosts events for December 2017


Media Contact: Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212
Cell: (417) 365-2727
Email: [email protected]

Publish Date: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks will celebrate the Christmas season in December and the following are open to the public.

Dec. 1, 2017 — The College of the Ozarks Concert Band and Handbell Choir Concert will take place on Friday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. in The Keeter Center Royal Oak Forum. The concert is free and open to the public.

Dec. 1-4, 2017 — “The Importance of Being Earnest” (The Jones Theatre Co. Winter Production) Performances will take place Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2, at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2:30 p.m.; and Monday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Cost for performances are as follows: adults, $10; senior citizens, $8; students (non-College of the Ozarks), $8; children, $6. College Associates will be admitted free upon showing Associates card. Associate guests are $5.00. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Department Box Office at (417) 690-2626.

Dec. 7, 2017 — The College of the Ozarks Jazz Ensemble will present a concert on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Auditorium on campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

Dec. 9-10, 2017 — Christmas Card to the Community worship services are on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2:30 p.m. in Williams Memorial Chapel. The true spirit of the Christmas season will fill the chapel as C of O singers and musicians share their talents throughout the worship service. The purpose of the event is to share with the community a traditional Christmas service by presenting hymns, traditional carols, and opportunities for congregational participation. The C of O Orchestra, Handbell Choir, Chorale, and Chapel Choir will provide the music.

For additional information, contact Public Relations Director Valorie Coleman at (417) 690-2212.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Best Value Regional College in the Midwest and No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2018. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.

The Keeter Center — the College’s award-winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked a Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2017. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest work station on campus. Follow College of the Ozarks at or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.