Archive for June, 2012


June 30, 2012 @ 5:39 pm
posted by wdtp

Virginia Symphony Under the Stars

Saturday, May 15th
Location: Main Street @ Walter Reed Way

Photo Courtesy of Quinton Sheppard

Photo Courtesy of Quinton Sheppard

The Cook Foundation and the Gloucester Main Street Association will host a FREE family concert – the Virginia Symphony Under the Stars on Saturday, May 15th at 8:00PM on the lawn on Main Street off of Walter Reed Way. This year’s theme will be “Singing and Dancing Around the World” and will feature guest conductor Ben Loeb and guest vocalist Amanda Batcher. This May is military appreciation month and the Symphony will conclude its presentation with a familiar military arrangement by John Phillip Sousa.

The public is encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Parking will be available along Main Street and in Gloucester County Government parking lots.

Special needs parking will be available at Newington Baptist Church & St. Therese by permit only.

For more information please call Jen Christman @ 695-0700


Dine along Main Street prior to the symphony and receive 10% off
…. Dine at the following Main Street restaurants before the concert and receive a 10% discount when you mention you are attending the concert: Sutton’s Restaurant, El Ranchito, The Sea Breeze, Bangkok Noi, Portabella, Olivia’s in the Village & The Wild Rabbit Café. Food will also be available for purchase on site by Kiwanis
Picnics are welcome too!
***Road closures will be in effect from 7:00PM – 10:00PM on Rte. 17 Bypass / Main Street on the corner of Rte. 17 at Newington Baptist Church to Belroi Road to facilitate the concert.

Sponsored by the Cook Foundation, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Chesapeake Bank, Gloucester Main Street Association, Gloucester Parks, Recreation & Tourism, Tomlinson Exterminating & XTRA 99.1FM.