of the Greens set for Dec. 5
oldest tradition, the Hanging of the Greens, will be held Friday,
open to all, the festive event begins at 5 p.m. with a reception
at University House hosted by President and Mrs. Louis Caldera.
At 6 p.m.,
at the UNM Alumni Chapel, faculty, staff, students, their families
and the community are invited to join carolers to tour the luminaria
lit campus - winding back to University House by 7 p.m. where
students will present the Calderas with a wreath near the entryway.
after the ceremony and warm up with hot cider and holiday refreshments
with the Calderas. Lobo Lucy and Santa are also set to appear.
groups will decorate campus with more than 10,000 luminarias.
The following morning, guests are invited to return to campus
to take them home.
of the Greens began in the 1930s. Mortar Board began coordinating
the event in the 1950s and does so today.