HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from USM
The University of Southern Mississippi will usher in the holiday season with the annual "Lighting the Way of the Holidays" and "Songfest" celebrations in early December.
"Lighting the Way for the Holidays" is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3 near the Lucas Administration Building on the south lawn of the Hattiesburg campus, while "Songfest" is set for 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 1 at Reed Green Coliseum. Both events are free and open to the public.
The Student Government Association at Southern Miss sponsors "Lighting the Way" which features musical performances and the annual lighting of the giant Christmas tree in the front portion of campus. Holiday cookies and hot chocolate will be provided for those who attend.
Each year the Southern Miss SGA sponsors a local charity in conjunction with "Lighting the Way" festivities. This year organization is supporting Aldersgate Mission of Hattiesburg.