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MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights continues 44-year tradition

The Rock of FOL

Alana Earle, Reporter

November 19, 2018

The MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights originally began in the 1920's as a collection of decorations on a newly-wed's lawn, became a way to spread holiday cheer to thousands of people who visit the showcase. Dirk Welch, MSU-Burns FOL coordinator, said, "Its [Fantasy Of Lights] purpose is to provide a...

40 years of holiday cheer kicks off with three concerts

The Fantasy of Lights in front of the Hardin Building on Tuesday night. Fantasy of LIghts is open November 24 through December 28 on Sunday through Thursday from dusk until 10 pm, and Friday through Saturday from dusk until 11 pm. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Courtney Gilder

December 2, 2014

Setting up Fantasy of Lights from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Toys from the Toy Story movies came to life and danced to the series' classic “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” as hundreds of onlookers walked through the opening reception of the 40th anniversary Fantasy of Lights display Nov. 24, on the east Hardin lawn....

Fantasy of Lights comes to life for 40-year anniversary

Courtney Gilder

November 20, 2014

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...

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