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Faith, Arts & Culture Schedule of Events

All events are open to the public and FREE unless otherwise noted.

As part of the educational process at Milligan College, we provide students with a working knowledge of diverse subjects. Milligan does not necessarily endorse all viewpoints presented, but encourages students to think through these issues from a Christian worldview.

Men in Song Festival and Concert @  First Presbyterian Church, Johnson City
Oct 4 all-day First Presbyterian Church, Johnson City
This free, two-day festival, jointly sponsored by the Milligan and ETSU Music Departments, will be an occasion to gather and celebrate male choristers from throughout our region, including Milligan’s Heard Mentality, AMEn, ETSU’s BucsWorth Men’s[...]
Fall Music Education Workshop: Clinician Vic Oakes @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Oct 4 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
This workshop for music educators and church musicians will feature guest clinician Vic Oakes, president of the Tennessee state chapter of the American Choral Director’s Association and Executive/Artistic Director of the Chattanooga Boys Choir, as[...]
Adoration @ Hopwood Christian Church
Oct 7 @ 9:00 pm Hopwood Christian Church
Adoration is a gathering of Christians from a diverse array of worship traditions who come to be nourished and formed by the words and the body of Christ. Regardless of your particular denominational background,[...]
Adoration @ Hopwood Christian Church
Oct 14 @ 9:00 pm Hopwood Christian Church
Adoration is a gathering of Christians from a diverse array of worship traditions who come to be nourished and formed by the words and the body of Christ. Regardless of your particular denominational background,[...]
Lauren Pelon: “Women in Music: Someone Will Remember Us” @ Walker Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm Walker Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The Milligan College Arts Council presents a unique concert highlighting the contributions of women in the history of music. Award-winning musician Lauren Pelon traces the story of women in music by performing selections from around[...]
Faculty Lecture Series: "Cross-examining Work: Why the Church Needs a More Robust Theology of Work" @ Hyder Auditorium, Science Building
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm Hyder Auditorium, Science Building
Milligan professor of theology and philosophy Dr. Phil Kenneson will deliver a lecture called “Cross-Examining Work: Why the Church Needs a More Robust Theology of Work” in the ongoing Faculty Lecture Series.
Adoration @ Hopwood Christian Church
Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm Hopwood Christian Church
Adoration is a gathering of Christians from a diverse array of worship traditions who come to be nourished and formed by the words and the body of Christ. Regardless of your particular denominational background,[...]
The Diary of Anne Frank @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “The Diary of Anne Frank” is a passionate re-telling of the events surrounding the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during World War II and[...]
The Diary of Anne Frank @ Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “The Diary of Anne Frank” is a passionate re-telling of the events surrounding the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during World War II and[...]
Photography Exhibit: "A New Day" by Amber Neill Parker @ Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am Milligan Art Gallery, Derthick Hall
In March 2009, Amber began documenting the everyday lives of four children living with foster families in a local community near Beijing. Come and take in the photographs that display these faces and lives that[...]
"The Wonderful World of Disney" Homecoming concert @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium
From “Frozen” to “The Lion King,” the Milligan music department will present a short, family-friendly Homecoming concert of music from your favorite Disney movies. The concert features the Milligan Concert Choir, Women’s Chorale, Heritage, Heard[...]
The Diary of Anne Frank @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “The Diary of Anne Frank” is a passionate re-telling of the events surrounding the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during World War II and[...]
Adoration @ Hopwood Christian Church
Oct 28 @ 9:00 pm Hopwood Christian Church
Adoration is a gathering of Christians from a diverse array of worship traditions who come to be nourished and formed by the words and the body of Christ. Regardless of your particular denominational background,[...]
Adoration @ Hopwood Christian Church
Nov 4 @ 9:00 pm Hopwood Christian Church
Adoration is a gathering of Christians from a diverse array of worship traditions who come to be nourished and formed by the words and the body of Christ. Regardless of your particular denominational background,[...]
Milligan Orchestra Concert: "From Oz to Gospel" @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The Milligan College Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Kellie Brown, presents a fall concert of music celebrating film and stage, including music from “Oklahoma!” and a tribute to the 75th anniversary of “The Wizard[...]
Adoration @ Hopwood Christian Church
Nov 11 @ 9:00 pm Hopwood Christian Church
Adoration is a gathering of Christians from a diverse array of worship traditions who come to be nourished and formed by the words and the body of Christ. Regardless of your particular denominational background,[...]
Milligan Jazz Concert @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The Milligan College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of associate professor of music Rick Simerly, features guest trumpet soloist Justin Ray. Ray is a long-time member of Michael Bublé’s band and received his undergraduate degree[...]
Jazz Combos @ SUB 7, McMahan Student Center
Dec 4 @ 8:00 pm SUB 7, McMahan Student Center
SUB 7 will transform into an intimate jazz club with a little help from the Milligan College Jazz Combo. The evening features combo members as both ensemble instrumentalists and creative improvisers performing a variety of[...]
Milligan College Christmas Concert @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The glorious sounds and sights of the season will be a great start to your Christmas festivities as the Milligan music department presents its annual Christmas concert. The performance features Milligan choirs, orchestra, brass choir[...]
Milligan College Christmas Concert @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The glorious sounds and sights of the season will be a great start to your Christmas festivities as the Milligan music department presents its annual Christmas concert. The performance features Milligan choirs, orchestra, brass choir[...]
"Art From the Buffalo School" opening reception @ Nelson Fine Art Center, Johnson City
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nelson Fine Art Center, Johnson City
This annual showcase of art and photography by Milligan students is one exhibition you don’t want to miss. The show runs from Feb. 6–27.
Sweet Sounds: Dessert Cabaret @ McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall
Three Milligan music ensembles―Heard Mentality, Heritage and the Women’s Chorale―headline the second annual “Sweet Sounds” dessert cabaret by performing jazz, pop, and musical theater standards in a relaxed atmosphere. Attendees will be treated to a[...]
The Eleanore L. Campbell Ladies Conference with Sheila Walsh @ to be announced
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm to be announced
The event, hosted by Associated Ladies for Milligan, features speaker and best-selling author Sheila Walsh.
Lecture: Will Willimon @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Will Willimon, professor of the practice of Christian ministry at Duke Divinity School, has served as the dean of Duke Chapel and professor of Christian ministry at Duke University for 20 years. He is the[...]
Concert Choir Home Tour Concert: "On The Journey" @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
The Milligan Concert Choir, an auditioned ensemble of around 40 singers, will perform a wide variety of music from their recent spring break tour including hymns, spirituals and Celtic music whose themes center around the[...]
"The Orchestra Rocks" @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
“The Orchestra Rocks” is a Carnegie Hall educational concert for area school children presented by the Milligan Orchestra and East Tennessee Regional Symphony.
"Harvey" by Mary Chase Smith @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “Harvey” is a comedic romp for the entire family with hilarious twists and turns as Elwood P. Dowd tries to convince everyone he[...]
"Harvey" by Mary Chase Smith @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “Harvey” is a comedic romp for the entire family with hilarious twists and turns as Elwood P. Dowd tries to convince everyone he[...]
Amanda Eversole: Senior Piano Recital @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Milligan music major Amanda Eversole presents a senior piano recital featuring works by Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin. In addition to her piano studies, she is an accompanist for the Milligan Concert Choir and[...]
"Harvey" by Mary Chase Smith @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Directed by professor of theatre Richard Major and designed by Pamela Adolphi, “Harvey” is a comedic romp for the entire family with hilarious twists and turns as Elwood P. Dowd tries to convince everyone he[...]

The Milligan College Arts Council is dedicated to providing quality arts programming for the Milligan community and the region, supporting the liberal arts curriculum of the college, and encouraging others to enrich their lives through the arts.