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A gingerbread cookie decorating contest and holiday music will be among the highlights of Old Dominion University's seventh annual "Illumination: A Holiday Tradition," Wednesday, Dec. 5.

Free and open to the public, the festival will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the main lobby of Webb University Center. The program, and reception will begin at 5:15 p.m. on Kaufman Mall.

Alternate rain site: North Mall at Webb University Center.

The ceremony will also feature a holiday musical performance by the Larchmont Elementary School Chorus.

Refreshments and snacks will be served.

The event is also a charitable donation drive. Please bring canned goods for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and/or a book for Spotlight Books. Spotlight Books is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of training and employment for low-income people.

Parking will be available in garages on the corner of 43rd St. and Elkhorn Avenue.

Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 30 to ODU Office of University Events by phone at 683-3116 or fax at 683-6270 or to rsvp@odu.edu. Please be sure to indicate the number of guests, including how many will be participating in the gingerbread cookie decorating contest.

This article was posted on: November 8, 2007

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Telephone: 757-683-3114

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