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December Calendar of Events

Admission Discounts

The AACC Box Office in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts offers ticket sales and reservations by phone (410-777-2457), by email to and in person for events in the theater. Box office hours vary each term but are typically 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The Box Office offers discounted prices for many events. Discounts are available to AACC students with valid student ID, seniors age 60 and over, groups of 10 or more attending the same performance, AACC faculty and staff members and students from schools other than AACC. Be prepared to show a photo ID to receive the discount.

Athletic Events

AACC fields 11 men’s and women’s athletic teams and is affiliated with the Maryland Junior College Athletic Association (MD JUCO) & the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Read more here [link to] about upcoming games, tournaments and team reunions.

Academic Calendar Highlights

Dec. 12 - Classes end

Dec. 13-19 - Final exams

Dec. 19 - Fall term ends

Dec. 22-Jan. 1 - Winter break (no classes) 


Dec. 6 – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Business seminar, “Tech Talk - Digital Forensics: What do I need to know?” part of the Center for Workforce Solutions’ Java Spot sessions to keep businesses, organizations and government agency personnel up-to-date on current issues. This session offers a lively discussion about recent trends in cybercrime, including the inherent security risks and evidentiary value of computers, networks and mobile devices. As part of the session, tour AACC’s new cyber training facility, the Center for Cyber and Professional Training, 7556 Teague Road, Hanover, near Arundel Mills. Space is limited; contact to make a reservation.

Dec. 6 – 6-7 p.m. Information Session, Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, meet HCAT advisers, college representatives and see student demonstrations; 7438 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie; free; 410-777-2398;

Dec. 6 – 10:30 a.m. Event for AACC retirees. As part of the AACC Retiree Coffee Talks, tour the Nursing Simulation Lab. Meet in the lobby of the Florestano Building on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for information or to RSVP, contact Lisa Jacobs at 410-777-1309 or email Visit here for information about additional Retiree Coffee Talks.

Dec. 8 – 12:45 p.m. Lego robot tournament. Second Annual Battle by the Bay First LEGO League tournament; robot games begin 1:30 p.m.; Center of Applied Learning and Technology, AACC Arnold campus; free; for the latest information, visit here 

Dec. 8 – 7-10 p.m. Stargazing, “Community Observing Night,” family event sponsored by the AACC Astronomy Club; club meeting 7:30 p.m.; weather permitting, stargazing – see AACC’s new radio telescope, bring your own telescope and binoculars or use one of the eight AACC telescopes to view planets, stars and moon; Astronomy Lab in rear of lots A and B beside Resource Management Building, AACC Arnold campus; free; 410-777-1820;

Dec. 11 - 6 p.m. Board of Trustees meeting; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus; 410-777-1177;

Dec. 13 – 7 p.m. Chesapeake Civic War Roundtable – O. James Lighthizer, president of the Civil War Preservation Trust, will give an update on the status of battlefields in the United States; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus; 410-777-2428.

Dec. 17 – Winter Term begins

Dec. 22-Jan. 1 – Winter break, no classes and college closed, online services available

Performing Arts

Dec. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 at 8p.m., Dec. 9 at 2p.m. – Play, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” directed by Lars Tatom, AACC theater coordinator. A Theatre at AACC production, this play by Barbara Robinson tells what happens when the Herdman children – the worst children in a town – take over the annual Christmas pageant; performed in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the AACC Arnold campus; tickets are $15 general public; $12 senior citizens, outside students, AACC faculty and staff,  active military, and groups; and $7 AACC students with ID; for tickets, email or call 410-777-2457.

Dec. 19 – 7 p.m. Concert, The Encore Chorale composed of singers at least 55 years old are led by Jeanne Kelly; Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus; free; for information, call 410-777-2171.

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