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MSJC Invites the Community to Enjoy Performances and Holiday Events


Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) is excited to invite the community for a variety of events this month, some with holiday themes and others to showcase the work of our students and faculty. To see all the college’s upcoming events, please visit  

MSJC’s Dance Department proudly presents "Fusion," a student and faculty dance concert, from December 2 to 4 in the San Jacinto Campus Theater. The performance features original choreographies that were created by MSJC students, faculty, and our special guest artist, Ron Brown – a former Alvin Ailey dancer. "Fusion" will be held at 7:30 p.m. on December 2 and 3, and at 2:30 p.m. on December 4 in the San Jacinto Campus Theater, 1499 N. State St., San Jacinto. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at

MSJC’s Performing Arts Department is delighted to present the Menifee Campus Singers on Friday, December 2 at 7 p.m. This dynamic performance features music from a wide variety of sources including standard choral music and fresh arrangements of seasonal and popular songs. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at

On Saturday, December 3, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., MSJC is proud once again to sponsor the City of Menifee's annual Tree Lighting Festival at the Menifee Valley Campus. This event will feature activities for the whole family, including a community parade, food and craft vendors, a Snow Zone, and pictures with Santa. Join us at the Tree Lighting Festival at the Menifee Valley Campus, 28237 La Piedra Rd., Menifee. For more information, call 951-723-3880 or visit

MSJC's Ujima Association presents a Kwanzaa Celebration on Thursday, December 8, from 5:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in the San Jacinto Campus Theater. The event will include live music, dance, and soul food. Join us and learn more about this African American cultural celebration. For more information, visit

MSJC is excited to offer two opportunities to attend jazz concerts this month. On Thursday, December 8, the Menifee Jazz Ensemble will perform a high-energy blend of contemporary and standard big band sounds in the Menifee Valley Campus Lab Theater at 6 p.m. On Saturday, December 17, MSJC will host the Golden Eagles Jazz Ensemble Swingin' Fall Concert at 12 p.m. in the San Jacinto Campus Theater. The concert will be full of big band music with pieces by Pat Metheny, Sammy Nestico, Duke Ellington, and much more. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit

A special free holiday concert, performed by the Valley Winds Concert Band, will take place Friday, December 9, at 6:30 p.m., at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 27931 Murrieta Rd, Menifee. The band, which consists of MSJC’s non-credit continuing education participants, will be performing holiday favorites that will be sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit. For more information, contact John Tribelhorn at

MSJC’s Orchestra proudly presents the 50th anniversary concert featuring guest artist Daniel del Pino, holiday music and a 50th anniversary surprise. The concert will take place Sunday, December 11, at 3 p.m., in the San Jacinto Campus Theater, 1499 N. State St., San Jacinto. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at

On Christmas day, December 25, MSJC is honored to offer its Temecula Valley Campus as the Temecula Sunrise, Temecula Noon, Temecula New Gens, and Old Town Temecula Rotary clubs join together to host the 28th Annual Community Christmas Dinner. The free event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy a fully cooked meal of ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, and dessert, all at no cost. Everyone is welcome and no reservations are needed. For more information, contact Mark Sitar at (909) 376-3639. 

Mt. San Jacinto College wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season!