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November 28, 2005

Dickens Holiday Evening set for Dec. 2

The Friends of the UCSC Library and the UCSC Dickens Project will present the annual Dickens Holiday Evening on Friday, December 2, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at UCSC's McHenry Library Foyer. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Photo of illustration from A Christmas Carol

Illustration by John Leech from A Christmas Carol

Join in the fun at this annual festive evening featuring the ever-popular Robert Fenwick who will perform Victorian music and song, read from A Christmas Carol, and lead the traditional sing-along caroling.

Enjoy a delicious array of Victorian holiday treats, including cookies, gingerbread, mincemeat pies, and hot apple cider at this wonderful holiday event for the whole family.

The Friends of the UCSC Library will present the Dickens Project with its annual gift for the library, which this year is a 6-volume set titled Cult Criminals: The Newgate Novels, 1830-1847.

Parking is $2 in the Hahn Student Services and Performing Arts parking lots. Permits may be purchased at on-site machines beginning at 4:30 p.m.; they do not cover metered spaces.

For more information, call (831) 459-5870.

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