82nd Annual Evensong
Missouri Military Academy will celebrate the Christmas story in a traditional festival of music and prose at the Academy’s 82nd Evensong on Saturday evening, Dec. 9, 2023, at Mexico United Methodist Church. Evensong, described as a “festival of lessons and carols,” is an annual holiday event that draws about 300 parents, cadets, community members and other guests. The event features musical performances by members of the Missouri Military Academy Chorus, Chamber Wind Ensemble and the MMA Faculty and Staff Chorus, along with live readings of the Christmas story presented by MMA cadets and faculty. Evensong is free and open to the public. The program begins at 6 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, located at 122 E. Promenade St. in Mexico, Missouri.