Christmas at Augustana

Christmas at Augustana

Join us for these Augustana Christmas events:

Christmas Vespers: December 2-4

As part of Christmas at Augustana, Augustana Performing and Visual Arts presents Christmas Vespers 2016, a celebration of the birth of Christ featuring Augustana’s four choirs and the orchestra, Dec. 2-4, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for seniors (65+), and $10 for students K-12 and Augie students with an ID. Buy Tickets

Christmas Vespers




A special performance of the complete Augustana Christmas Vespers will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, Minnesota.
Tickets are $20 and are available at or by calling the Augustana Box Office at 605.274.5320. Learn more.

Performances dates and times are:

  • 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2
  • 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4

Dr. Paul Nesheim directs The Augustana Choir and Chamber Choir. The orchestra is led by Dr. Jungho Kim, and Dr. Lisa Grevlos and Dr. Russell Svenningsen direct Angelus and the Collegiate Chorale.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church is located at 909 W. 33rd St. in Sioux Falls.

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Christmas Instrumental Concert: December 8

As part of Christmas at Augustana, the Augustana Performing and Visual Arts presents the Augustana Christmas Instrumental Concert featuring nearly 200 instrumentalists including the Augustana Brass Choir, the Augustana Band, and the Augustana Blue & Gold Band at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Washington Pavilion in historic downtown Sioux Falls.

Tickets range in price from $15-$20 and are free for students K-12 and those with a valid Augie ID. Tickets are available at the Washington Pavilion. All seats are reserved. Buy Tickets

Gift Ideas from the Center for Western Studies

CWS gift shopLooking for a special gift this holiday season? Come see the unique offerings by local artists in the CWS Gift Shop, a selection of which you can view in this Facebook album, as well as other jewelry, holiday cards, books and art prints. Stop by Monday-Friday, 8 a.m - 5 p.m., or call 605.274.4007 to inquire about specific pieces.