Christmas at Augustana

Band Extravaganza 2013

Bands' Christmas Extravaganza
As part of Christmas at Augustana, the Performing and Visual Arts presents the Augustana Bands' Christmas Extravaganza, a holiday concert featuring nearly 200 instrumentalists including the Augustana Brass Choir, The Augustana Band, and the Augustana College/Community Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Washington Pavilion in historic downtown Sioux Falls.

Dr. Paul Schilf will conduct the Augustana Band and Dr. Earl Sherburne conducts both the College & Community Band as well as the Augustana Brass Choir.

The performance will include renditions of sacred and secular Christmas tunes, the traditional holiday "sing-a-long" and Jeremy Hegg's "Volume of Carols II."

Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors; and are free for students K-12, Augustana students and faculty (with ID). Tickets are available at washingtonpavilion.org.
Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m.
Washington Pavilion

Gift Ideas!

2013 Augustana ornament
The 2013 Augustana Christmas ornament is here! Order today to add Santa Ole to your collection. You also can order designs from previous years to deck your tree in Augustana spirit. Proceeds benefit student scholarships through the Friends of Augustana.
  • Christmas Wreaths:
    Student volunteers of SALT are selling wreaths to raise money to buy Christmas presents for deserving children. The wreaths are made of 24'' real pine and are hand-decorated by Augustana students; choose from two wreath designs. All proceeds will benefit the Children's Inn, Children's Home Society, Heartland House, Lutheran Social Services, and the Boys and Girls Club of the Sioux Empire. Order your Christmas wreath today.
Center for Western Studies
Books, note cards, and jewelry pieces! Check out our selection today at the Center for Western Studies. Stop in for a 15% discount on all items in the CWS Gift Shop now through January 1, 2014. CWS Members receive their additional discount benefit, as well!
  • Christmas Wreaths:
    Student volunteers of SALT are selling wreaths to raise money to buy Christmas presents for deserving children. The wreaths are made of 24'' real pine and are hand-decorated by Augustana students; choose from two wreath designs. All proceeds will benefit the Children's Inn, Children's Home Society, Heartland House, Lutheran Social Services, and the Boys and Girls Club of the Sioux Empire. Order your Christmas wreath today.

Past Events

Vespers 2013: Repeat the Sounding Joy
Christmas Vespers
The Performing and Visual Arts will present Christmas Vespers, a musical celebration of Christmas, featuring The Augustana Choir, Angelus, the Collegiate Chorale and The Augustana Orchestra. Performances will be held in Sioux Falls at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and in Rapid City at Calvary Lutheran Church.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens. They are available at augietickets.com or by calling the Augustana Box Office at 605.274.5320.
Friday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Sunday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Calvary Lutheran Church, Rapid City, S.D.

Visit Day was Dec. 6

We invite prospective students and their parents to tour Augustana on Friday, Dec. 6, with the opportunity to meet some of our great professors, learn about scholarship opportunities, and enjoy campus dining. We also have a limited number of complimentary tickets available for one of our favorite traditions, Christmas Vespers.

Please register online or call 605.274.5516 to join us.
Friday, Dec. 6, beginning at 2:15 p.m.
Augustana campus