The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

This Christmas tree greets visitors in Founders Hall.

Scrappy poses on the UTC float with future UTC students Kyle Cantrell and Seth Phillips.

UTC's float was pulled by the illuminated truck driven by Paul and Sue Shepherd.


Sights and Sounds of the Holiday Season:

Scrappy rides the train on UTC parade float Special programming scheduled for WUTC

UTC mascot Scrappy waved to legions of fans along Market Street, who were gathered to enjoy the Starlight parade, an event of Winter Days and Lights coordinated by the Chattanooga Downtown Partnership.

Staff from the Office of University Relations served as chaperones for Scrappy.

WUTC's December 25th Specials

As is the tradition of WUTC-FM 88.1, December 25th is a day of holiday programing. the day begins at 7 a.m. with Rabbit playing light music on "Saturday Sunrise." From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition" will provide its holiday broadcast. Next, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., there will be "A Vermont Christmas" with Counterpoint, an 11 member church ensemble. From 11 am to noon, WUTC's monthly show "The Writer's Show" will offer up holiday stories. Afterwards from noon to 1 p.m., Judy Collins will have a presentation of her holiday music tour, including Steve Earle, Tom Waits and the Blind Boys from Alabama.

Beginning at 1:30 p.m., the Metropolitan Opera will provide Kat'a Kabanova. After the opera, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., National Public Radio keeps the audience informed with "All Things Considered, Weekend." At 6 p.m., "A Prairie Home Companion" features Garrison Keillor making house calls to Prairie Home Companion cast members plus a holiday visit to the monologued adventures of Guy Noir and the winter tidings from Lake Wobegon.

At 8 p.m., WUTC continues its annual tradition of providing a holiday edition of the musical sounds of the Paul Winter Solstice Concerts. Finally at 10 p.m., WUTC brings you a new production of the Jazz Piano Christmas. This year's concert presents Kenny Barron and guests performing at the Kennedy Center.

For an entire day of holiday sounds and informational programming on December 25th tune in to WUTC, the public radio station licensed to The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.