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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.

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Jan
30
Fri
“Circle Mirror Transformation,” by “The Major Players” and “Theatre Elkins”
Jan 30 – Jan 31 all-day
“Circle Mirror Transformation,” by "The Major Players" and "Theatre Elkins"

Milligan College’s student theatre organization, “The Major Players,” collaborating with “Theatre Elkins,” will present their first production on Friday, Jan. 30, and Saturday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in Milligan’s McGlothlin-Street Theatre in the Gregory Center.

Directed by 2012 Milligan graduate and Elizabethton native Daniel Banks, “Circle Mirror Transformation,” by Annie Baker, is a play about a small group of people who take an acting class at a local community center. It was voted one of the top ten plays of 2009 by the New York Times, Time Out and the New Yorker.

Read the full news release here.

Jan
31
Sat
Sub7: Winter Open Mic @ SUB7
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm
Feb
6
Fri
“Art From the Buffalo School” opening reception @ Nelson Fine Art Center, Johnson City
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
"Art From the Buffalo School" opening reception @ 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.

Feb
13
Fri
Sweet Sounds: Dessert Cabaret @ McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm
Sweet Sounds: Dessert Cabaret @ 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 delicious dessert buffet as well as punch, coffee and hot chocolate.

Feb
14
Sat
The Eleanore L. Campbell Ladies Conference with Sheila Walsh @ to be announced
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Eleanore L. Campbell Ladies Conference with Sheila Walsh @ to be announced

Hosted by Associated Ladies for Milligan in partnership with 88.3 WCQR, the 11th annual Eleanore L. Campbell Ladies Conference features speaker and best-selling author Sheila Walsh.

Walsh is a multi-talented author, speaker, singer and television personality known for her transparency when sharing real issues about her struggle with depression and her experiences with her Christian faith.

Read the full news release here.

Register here.

Feb
27
Fri
James Van Druten, Faculty Guitar Recital @ Seeger Memorial Chapel - Walker Auditorium
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm
James Van Druten, Faculty Guitar Recital @ Seeger Memorial Chapel - Walker Auditorium

Adjunct Instructor of Music, James Van Druten, will present a Faculty Guitar Recital on Friday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Walker Auditorium located in Seeger Chapel. His recital will feature music from a variety of countries and composers.

Mar
16
Mon
Lecture: Will Willimon @ McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Center
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm
Lecture: Will Willimon @ 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 author of 60 books. There will be light refreshments at 6:30 p.m.

Mar
20
Fri
Concert Choir Home Tour Concert: “On The Journey” @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm
Concert Choir Home Tour Concert: "On The Journey" @ 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 journeys of life.

Sub7 Mystery Concert @ Village Lawn
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm
Sub7 Mystery Concert @ Village Lawn

Check back later to see who will be reviled!

Mar
25
Wed
“The Orchestra Rocks” @ Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am
"The Orchestra Rocks" @ 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.

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.