BIG SKY – The 16th annual Madrigal Dinner, hosted by the Arts Council of Big Sky, will be Monday, Dec. 3, at 5 p.m. in the Buck’s T-4 Lodge Ballroom.

The Madrigal Dinner includes a three-course dinner prepared by the chefs at Buck’s, as well as festive music from the Montana State University Montanans, the MSU Brass Quintet and the MSU Chorale.

The evening begins with a no-host bar at 5 p.m., followed by seating for the dinner at 6 p.m., in preparation for the Ceremonial Procession of the Lord and Lady of the Manor and their guests. Olde English customs are the theme throughout the evening, including fanfares introducing the Ceremonial Procession, the Wassail Bowl and Christmas Toast, the Boar’s Head Procession and the Flaming Pudding Dessert.

The MSU Montanans serenade guests throughout the evening and the MSU Chorale presents a concert finale. The dinner closes with the audience joining the musicians in singing familiar carols.

The Arts Council of Big Sky is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing musical and artistic performances to the Big Sky Area. For more information or to buy tickets for the Madrigal Dinner, call (406) 995-2742 or visit bigskyarts.org.