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Milligan opens Christmas season with 6th annual Advent Market

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2017) – Milligan College will offer an alternative to the shopping frenzy of the Christmas season with the sixth annual Advent Market on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby of Milligan’s Gregory Center.

The market, which is free and open to the public, gives local artists a chance to present a wide array of creative items including bags, jewelry, ornaments and a variety of other unique and handmade gifts. It also is an opportunity for shoppers to enjoy a relaxing shopping experience with Christmas music and light snacks.

“The Advent Market is a great way for people to support local talent and invest money in our community” said Jason Onks, director of campus activities at Milligan. “In sponsoring this event, our hope is to provide the community a meaningful gift alternative to other shopping stores.”

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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