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Opera theater presents one-act Christmas show The Quest Community Church of Lexington and the First Presbyterian Church of Richmond are sponsoring Eastern’s Opera Theater’s presentation of “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” a one-act Christmas opera by Menotti. The Lexington Community Orchestra will provide musical accompaniment.

The opera will be performed at 8 p.m. Dec. 13 in Brock Auditorium, at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and at 3 p.m. Dec. 16 at Quest Community Church in Lexington.

Each performance will cost $5 at the door and Quest Community Church is offering a $10 family rate for performances at the church.

The opera will be conducted by Jon Roller and directed by Scott Dewese.

Library extends hours during finals week

Crabbe Library will be holding special hours for finals week.

The library will be open today from 7:45 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Friday 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Monday through Thursday 7:45 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Dec. 14 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Dec. 15 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Important university dates to remember

Dec. 10 – 15 – Final exams.

Dec. 15 – Residence halls close at 3 p.m.

Jan. 9 – Residence halls open at 8 a.m. for the spring semester.

Jan. 13 – Housing check-in deadline is 5 p.m.

Jan. 14 – Classes and late registration begins.