Fantasy of Lights funded through donations

The annual Fantasy of Lights, a display not funded by university funds or tax dollars, requires donations to stay operational. "We have 39 different families or organizations that adopt the displays that are set out on the lawn over by the Hardin administration building," the coordinator Joey … [Read more...]

Setting up Fantasy of Lights takes more than 600 hours

http://vimeo.com/112777615 The Fantasy of Lights is a tradition that has been on campus for 40 years. With 13 maintenance workers and a few volunteers, it takes 600 to 800 hours to set up all the displays. Most of the refurbished maintenance is done before set up or after the Fantasy of … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights comes to life for 40-year anniversary

Some 20,000 lights line the Hardin Administration Building, Moffett Library, Bolin Science Hall, Central Plant and D.L Ligon year-round in anticipation of the annual "MSU Burns: Fantasy of Lights," while the front lawn of Hardin is host to the 36 lighted and animated scenes that make the display one … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights opens

  The 38th annual MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened at 6 p.m. Dec. 7. The festival will run through Jan. 1. Tonight, the MSU band will perform a concert. Saturday, according to Randy Canivel, event organizer, kids will be able to attend a storybook reading at 2 p.m. For a complete … [Read more...]