100 Years of Celebrating Life Through Creativity and Art
100 Years of Celebrating Life Through Creativity and Art concert at the Grand Isle Lake House
“100 Years of Celebrating Life Through Creativity and Art” will be the theme of Island Arts last summer concert at the beautiful Grand Isle Lake House on the shores of Lake Champlain. The event, to raise funds for the IA Youth Scholarship Fund, is co-sponsored by the Silver Dove Institute with a picnic and BBQ hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Doors open for picnicking at 5:30 p.m. with show at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday August 20.
Performing will be South Hero’s own Lucia Bird Matarazzo, recipient of the 2017 Priscilla Rose Scholarship, for her outstanding creativity and talent in the area of dance. The award was created by Bob Foley in honor of his wife, a fervent and passionate supporter of the arts. Also performing will be Otis Cleveland on flute, Regina Christianson on harp, the Jerome Monachino Jazz Quartet with select members of the U.S. 40th Army Band and poetry readings by Carol Fournier.
No need to bring a picnic as the Grand Isle VFW will have a BBQ, with all the trimmings, available for purchase, so just bring chairs and blankets to enjoy music and dance while watching the sunset over Lake Champlain. Tickets for the concert at $20 at the door and can be purchased in advance for $15 at islandarts.org, Green Frog Gifts and Hackett’s Orchard in South Hero, the Back Chamber in North Hero, the Isle La Motte Country Store, and the Alburgh Public Library. Children under 12 are admitted free. This event is spondored by LCATV, WCAX-TV, the Islander, and Border Press, and the Preservation Trust of Vermont.
Gates open at 5:30pm with VFW BBQ available for purchase.
Concert starts at 6:30pm.
$15 in advance $ 20 at door