The Cook Foundation presents the 7th annual Symphony under the Stars FREE Family Concert on Saturday, June 8th at 8:00PM “on the lawn” of Main Street & Walter Reed Way. The concert will be given by the Virginia Symphony orchestra, conducted by Maestro Benjamin Rous. Executive Director of the Cook Foundation, Jenny Crittenden, stated, “The Cook Foundation is very excited to be able to continue to bring this much anticipated annual event to the community and carry on our mission of enhancing the quality of life here in Gloucester through the arts.” The public is encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Dine on Main Street before the concert and receive 10% off at the following locations by mentioning to your server you are attending the concert: El Ranchito, Anna’s Pizza, Olivia’s in the Village, Bangkok Noi, Jessica’s on Main, Wild Ginger and Courthouse Restaurant. Picnics are welcome too! Boy Scout Troop 111 will be on site selling food as well.
Road closures will be in effect on Main Street between Belroi Rd. (at Church of the St. Therese) and Newington Baptist Church between the hours of 6:30PM and 10:00PM to facilitate the concert. General parking will be available along Main Street, in the back lots of Newington Baptist Church 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 Jenny Crittenden @ 824-9614. Sponsored by the Cook Foundation, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Main Street Preservation Trust, Chesapeake Bank, Gloucester Main Street Association, Martin, Ingles & Hensley, Virginia Commission for the Arts, Colonial Virginia Bank, Dr. Tim Leigh, DDS., Tomlinson Exterminating & XTRA 99.1FM and Creative Art & Design.
The 2014 Concert is set for Saturday, May 31st, 8PM. More information to follow.
Virginia Symphony Under the Stars
FREE FAMILY CONCERT
Saturday, May 15th
Location: Main Street @ Walter Reed Way
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.