Santa at the Rock with the Young Alumni Council

Rock E. Hawk wearing a Santa Hat with Santa at the Rock title above
Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Massman Hall, Rock Room

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Get in the festive spirit with RU.

Rockhurst University's Young Alumni Council invites Rockhurst alumni and friends to visit Santa Claus at our annual Christmas event on Saturday, Dec. 2! All ages are welcome, refreshments will be served, and special activities for children will be available. 

It is free to attend, but please let us know that you're coming!

In lieu of a registration fee for this event, we will be collecting book donations supporting Lead to Read KC. This organization distributes books to children living in low-income communities in the Kansas City metro area. You can help by donating new or like-new books for our book drive. Learn more here!


Make sure to check out the other holiday event happening this weekend on campus!

33rd Annual Ceremony of Lessons and Carols

Saturday, December 2, 7 p.m.

Arrupe Hall Auditorium

Rockhurst’s student choruses and Musica Sacra present this traditional concert of Christmas music based on seasonal scriptural readings. Highlights include Vivaldi’s “Magnificat,” traditional favorites like “O Holy Night,” and carols from a variety of countries and cultures. A holiday reception follows the performance and reading. Grandma’s Pantry Donation – please bring a canned good, snack food items, deodorant, razors, or feminine hygiene products to be donated to Grandma’s Pantry at Rockhurst University. Register here.


Questions about Santa at the Rock? Contact Hannah Tarwater, '18, '21 MA, Director of Alumni Relations, at or 816-501-4888.

Questions about Lessons & Carols? Contact Kristy Peterson, Director of the Center of Arts & Letters, at or 816-501-4607.


Santa at the Rock
Rockhurst University

Massman Hall, Rock Room (Basement)
5228 Tracy Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64110

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