Northern Michigan University will host its 30th annual Lighting Up the Holidays, a free kick off to the season for NMU families, students and community members. It will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the University Center.
The event includes a tree lighting with President Fritz Erickson and Wildcat Willy, pictures with Santa by Daniele Carol Photography, cookie decorating, holiday card making, an opportunity to write and send a letter to Santa, games, crafts, face painting, free books and free gift wrapping. Cookies, hot chocolate and hot cider will be available.
There will be performances by Northern Lights A Cappella, the NMU Arts Chorale, New Attitudes Dance Studio and the NMU Cheer Team. Barnes and Noble at NMU's Bookstore will host a sale for 25 percent off one spirit item.