Thiel College invites community to celebrate Winter Fest at Rissell-Schreyer Dome

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College will celebrate its ninth annual community festival, Winter Fest, in the Rissell-Schreyer Dome from 4:30–8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7.

The event is free and open to the public, but some attractions require the purchase of tickets.

“The dome opening is an exciting opportunity for the campus and the Greenville community to get together and celebrate Winter Fest in a warm and fun atmosphere,” Director of Student Activities and Involvement Than Oo said. “The games, inflatables and performances create a festival environment that is sheltered from the chilly winter temperatures.”

Among the scheduled activities:

The Rissell-Schreyer Dome is open for community access during the winter and spring months. Dome access is free for community members wishing to use the facility to walk. Access for walkers is Monday through Friday, from 8-11 a.m. The Dome closes during all school breaks and during athletic practices. A golf driving range will be available in the Dome beginning in early January and will be open from 8-11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

The Rissell-Schreyer Dome is available for rental. Contact Austin Sleek at 724-589-2019 for more information.

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Thiel College is a private liberal arts institution founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 25 varsity sports, and a 10:1 student-faculty ratio to more than 900 students. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.