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49th Annual H.C.C. District Juried Art Exhibit

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Thursday, February 15: Opening Reception 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Awards 5:30 read more

Chamber Music Recital

Sunday, February 25, 2018
3:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theater

Big Band plays at the Moonlight Serenade Dance

Saturday, March 3, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: FREEPORT MASONIC TEMPLE BALLROOM
Tickets are $7.50 and may be purchased ahead of time through the Highland box office, or maybe purchased at the door read more

Theatre: “Sense and Sensibility”

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - Saturday, March 10, 2018
7:30 pm
By Kate Hamill from the novel by Jane Austen read more

FAM Scholarship Exhibit

Thursday, March 15, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 15; 5:00-7:00 p.m read more

48th Annual H.C.C. District High School Juried Art Exhibit

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - Thursday, May 3, 2018
Thursday, April 5: Opening Reception 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Awards 5:30 read more

Chorale and Chamber Singers – Spring Concert

Sunday, April 8, 2018
3:00 pm
Location: FINE ARTS THEATER

Concert Band – Spring Concert

Sunday, April 22, 2018
3:00 pm
Location: FINE ARTS THEATER

Big Band and Royal Scots Concert

Friday, April 27, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
April 27, 2018 7:30 p.m. Fine Arts Theatre read more

Spring Orchestra Concert

Sunday, April 29, 2018
3:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre

Youth Choir – Spring Concert

Monday, April 30, 2018
6:30 pm
Location: FINE ARTS THEATER

Death Cafe

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center, building H, room 201
The aim of this event is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their lives. This is part of an international movement that includes more than 6,000 events in 56 countries. … read more

Honors Convocation

Thursday, May 17, 2018
7:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Threatre
This is an annual recognition ceremony to honor students with academic achievement. This is not open to the public read more

Highland Commencement

Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00 am
Location: Highland Community College
The ceremony will be held outdoors on the HCC campus in Freeport. Commencement will take place in the courtyard between the Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center and Natural Science Center. Guest parking … read more

45th annual High School Equivalency Recognition Ceremony to be held

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
6:00 pm
Highland Community College Adult Education Department will hold its 45th annual Spring High School Equivalency Recognition Ceremony and Open House on May 23, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the HCC Community … read more

Leadership Golf Outing, HCC Foundation

Monday, June 4, 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Freeport Club, 1614 S Park Blvd, Freeport, Illinois 61032
Join us for the 22nd Annual Leadership Golf Outing! Proceeds from the Highland Community College Foundation Golf Outing support the Leadership Institute and Leadership Forum in Stephenson and Jo … read more

Mastermind Conference Vision & Purpose

Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Grand River Hall, Freeport
This conference is designed for someone who is motivated with goals/ideas to turn into a reality. Take leadership skills to the next level. This conference is designed to help business leaders … read more

ESL Open House

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Building R, HCC
This is a great time to meet current students, volunteers, and staff who will be on hand to answer questions about classes, tutoring, and materials read more

Summerset 45: The Wizard of Oz

Thursday, June 21, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Threatre
Highland Community College’s 45th season of Summerset Theatre present's one of the world’s favorite musical films transformed to the stage! The faithful adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” will still … read more

Summerset 45: The Wizard of Oz

Friday, June 22, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Threatre
Highland Community College’s 45th season of Summerset Theatre present's one of the world’s favorite musical films transformed to the stage! The faithful adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” will still … read more

Summerset 45: The Wizard of Oz

Saturday, June 23, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Threatre
Highland Community College’s 45th season of Summerset Theatre present's one of the world’s favorite musical films transformed to the stage! The faithful adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” will still … read more

Summerset 45: The Wizard of Oz

Thursday, June 28, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Threatre
Highland Community College’s 45th season of Summerset Theatre present's one of the world’s favorite musical films transformed to the stage! The faithful adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” will still … read more

Summerset 45: The Wizard of Oz

Friday, June 29, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Threatre
Highland Community College’s 45th season of Summerset Theatre present's one of the world’s favorite musical films transformed to the stage! The faithful adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” will still … read more

Summerset 45: The Wizard of Oz

Saturday, June 30, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Threatre
Highland Community College’s 45th season of Summerset Theatre present's one of the world’s favorite musical films transformed to the stage! The faithful adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” will still … read more

Summerset 45: The Wizard of Oz

Sunday, July 1, 2018
2:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Threatre
Highland Community College’s 45th season of Summerset Theatre present's one of the world’s favorite musical films transformed to the stage! The faithful adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” will still … read more

Mastermind

Saturday, July 7, 2018
6:00 am
Location: Student/Conference Center, building H, room 201
Are you ready to explore the benefits of collaborative thinking? Highland will host the next session of Mastermind at 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 7 in the Student/Conference Center, room H-201. This … read more

HCC Big Band performance

Thursday, July 19, 2018
6:30 pm
Location: Debate Square, 114 E. Douglas Street in Freeport, Illinois 61032
The HCC Big Band will perform a free concert at Debate Square with the music of the classics by Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman and Count Basie read more

HCC Big Band Performance at NWIL Jazz Festival

Saturday, July 21, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Memorial Park, 540 N. Rush Street, Stockton, Illinois 61085
The HCC Big Band will perform a free concert at Northwest Illinois Jazz Art Festival with the music of the classics by Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman and Count Basie read more

Kaiser Karl-School Group

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
6:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre, Ferguson Fine Arts Center, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd, Freeport, Illinois 61032
Get ready for a night of musical comedy with the Kaiser Karl-School Theatre Group from Itzehoe, Germany at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 in the Fine Arts Theater at the Ferguson Fine Arts Center located … read more

Express Registration

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: HCC Student/Conference Center (Building H)
Prepare for the fall semester in one single visit! Join us to take placement tests, meet with an advisor, and register for classes. No RSVP needed. Busy? Call 815-599-3610 to schedule your own … read more

New Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: HCC Student/Conference Center (Building H, 2nd Floor)
Get a closer look at Highland – visit with faculty, meet your peers and see the campus! No RSVP required. For questions call 815-599-3610. Disability Services will host a brief information meeting … read more

New Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: HCC Student/Conference Center (Building H, 2nd Floor)
Get a closer look at Highland – visit with faculty, meet your peers and see the campus! No RSVP required. For questions call 815-599-3610. Disability Services will host a brief information meeting … read more

Farm to Table Dinner

Thursday, September 13, 2018
5:30 pm
Location: Keith Hinrich's Farm, 4715 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, IL 61032
The 2nd annual Farm to Table Dinner will be held at the Keith Hinrich's Farm as a fundraiser for the Ag program. Social hour and Farmer's Market is at 5:30 p.m. Dinner follows at 6: 30 p.m. This is a … read more

Constitution Day 2018 Film Screening: 13th

Monday, September 17, 2018
11:00 am - 12:40 pm
Location: Clarence Mitchell Library

Jane Addams Tribute Wall Open House

Saturday, September 22, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Highland Community College Building M Second Floor
The community is invited to view a new tribute wall honoring the life of Jane Addams in an open house September 22 read more

It Takes Three to Tango

Friday, September 28, 2018
6:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Join Highland for a live performance of music, dance, and a history of tango. Tango is a guest music and dance group read more

Shindig at the Stables

Saturday, September 29, 2018
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: Oak Ridge Arabians 3010 S Voss Rd, Freeport, Illinois 61032
Proceeds from Shindig At The Stables benefit Highland Community College: funding a multitude of student-centric programs including scholarships for students in all curriculum areas, the College’s … read more

Northwest Illinois College Fair

Thursday, October 11, 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: HCC Sports Complex/YMCA
Highland is hosting the Northwest Illinois College Fair from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Highland Community College Sports Complex/YMCA at 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, … read more

From Stage and Screen

Friday, October 19, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Listen to the melodies from musicals to movies by the Highland Chorale, Chamber Singers and Youth Choir. Tickets: Adults $12, Seniors $10, Students $8 read more

Visual Art Faculty Exhibit Opens

Thursday, October 25, 2018
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Center
The exhibit will display the works of Robert Apolloni and Sam Tucibat and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at the opening of the exhibit. Normal exhibit hours will be 8 … read more

Newsies

Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
A Broadway hit based on the Newsboy Strike of 1899, the Disney musical tells the story of a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After a publishing giant … read more

Newsies

Friday, October 26, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
A Broadway hit based on the Newsboy Strike of 1899, the Disney musical tells the story of a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After a publishing giant … read more

Newsies

Saturday, October 27, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
A Broadway hit based on the Newsboy Strike of 1899, the Disney musical tells the story of a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After a publishing giant … read more

Newsies

Sunday, October 28, 2018
2:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
A Broadway hit based on the Newsboy Strike of 1899, the Disney musical tells the story of a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After a publishing giant … read more

Women in Science Panel

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: N107
Four alumni will be on hand for a Women in Science Panel read more

Open House and Campus Tours

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Highland Community College
As part of homecoming, check out several departments at Highland. Taking the tour could win you a prize! Open departments include: nursing, automotive, mechatronics, athletics, lifelong learning, … read more

Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Location: Freeport Club
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:30 p.m. Location: Freeport Club, 1614 S Park Blvd, Freeport, Illinois 61032 The annual Foundation meeting will be held, and Distinguished Alumni will be … read more

Pre-Game Party

Friday, November 9, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Before the men's basketball team takes on Southeastern Iowa, stop by the pre-game party! The cheer team will be doing removable tattoos and there will be free food! read more

Concert Band Fall Concert

Friday, November 9, 2018
7:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Landmark works to appear include Vincent Persichetti’s “Pageant,” George Frideric Handel’s “Overture” to The Messiah. Two additional nativity themed works are “Lux Aurumque” by Eric Whitacre and “The … read more

Moonlight Bowling

Friday, November 9, 2018
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Following the men's basketball game against Southeastern Iowa or the Concert Band show, head over to 4 Seasons in Freeport to bowl with fellow students! read more

A Salute to Our Veterans

Sunday, November 11, 2018
3:00 pm
Location: Freeport Masonic Temple
Highland Big Band Join the Highland Community College Big Band for a jazz concert featuring selections of patriotic music. Tickets $10 (students free) Masonic Temple box office 815-232-4214 or … read more

Orchestra Fall Concert

Friday, November 16, 2018
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre

Ninth Annual Madrigal Dinner

Friday, November 30, 2018
6:30 pm
Location: Highland Conference Center (room H201)
Royal Scots and Chamber Singers Come forget the cares of everyday life and imagine yourself in Renaissance England, welcomed by the king and his winter manor for laughter, music, and a sumptuous … read more

Ninth Annual Madrigal Dinner

Saturday, December 1, 2018
6:30 pm
Location: Highland Conference Center (room H201)
Royal Scots and Chamber Singers Come forget the cares of everyday life and imagine yourself in Renaissance England, welcomed by the king and his winter manor for laughter, music, and a sumptuous … read more

Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 2, 2018
3:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Chorale & Youth Choir Highland Chorale and Highland Youth Choir present the traditional sounds of the season read more

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2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

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