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Lollipops: A Visit from St. Nicholas
10:00 am: Hendricks Library, Simpsonville
11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville
Featuring the GSO Strings
ADMISSION IS FREE!
Lollipops ushers in the holidays for your little ones with “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” Once upon a time, children imagined St. Nicholas as a stern, skinny bishop who was as likely to dole out discipline as Christmas presents. But thanks to the anonymous publication of the poem, “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” (also known as “Twas the Night Before Christmas”) in the Troy Sentinal in 1823, a plumper, merrier St. Nick was born, transformed into the sleigh-riding, chimney-diving, jolly old elf we now call Santa Claus.
Lollipops concerts introduce children to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra through interactive concerts presented by members of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. During each concert, chamber ensembles accompany a storybook reading. And, of course, audience members receive a lollipop at the end of each performance!
Lollipops concerts are appropriate for children ages 2 to 7, although all children and adults are welcome. Programs last approximately 30 minutes. Reservations are not required and admission is free.
Lollipops is sponsored by BMW Manufacturing Co.