SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State University is hosting its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Memorial Oak Grove in front of the Mayer Administration Building, 2601 W. Avenue N.

Activities begin at 5 p.m., with the official tree lighting at sundown (approximately 6:30 p.m.) All the festivities are free and open to the public.

Additional activities include:

• Holiday Pops Concert by the ASU Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

• Synthetic ice-skating rink

• Inflatable bounce houses

• Christmas ornament, cookie and greeting card decorating stations

• Photo opportunities with ASU mascots Roscoe, Bella and Dominic

• Free cookies and hot chocolate

The university’s 15-foot Christmas tree will remain on display throughout the holiday season.

ASU organizations involved in hosting the festivities include the Office of Student Life; Multicultural and Student Activities Programs; Student Government Association; Housing and Residential Programs; numerous student organizations; ASU Angelettes; Greek Life; Baptist Student Ministry; Christian Campus Center; ROTC Detachment 847; Ram Family Connection; Communications and Marketing; Office of Development; Community Service Programs; and University Police.