YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Opera Western Reserve will perform “A Parisian Promenade” at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 24, on the promenade at the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Stambaugh Auditorium.
The company’s group of emerging artists will take the audience through a 19th century Parisian love story with excerpts from the upcoming production, Puccini’s “La Bohème”.
The event will include dinner and drinks, starting with brie and baguette appetizers and a cash bar. A buffet-style dinner will include chicken with French mustard, gratin dauphinois, tabbouleh with fresh herbs, green bericot and fresh glazed carrots. A chocolate mousse will be served for dessert.
Tickets are $60, or a table for eight for $450, and can be purchased at the DeYor Performing Arts Center box office; by phone at 330 259 9651; and at operawesternreserve.org.
Charlie Brown’s Christmas is coming to Packard
WARREN, Ohio – A Charlie Brown Christmas Live will arrive at Packard Music Hall on December 16.
Tickets are $52.50, $42.50 and $32.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 17 at ticketmater.com (fees apply) and at the Packard box office.
A Charlie Brown Christmas Live, featuring the Peanuts cartoon gang, is a
new version of the classic animated television series. It allows family audiences to experience the story with live actors, but with the integrity and spirit of each Peanuts character intact.
The Emmy and Peabody award-winning story of Charles M. Schulz has been a
long-standing tradition, warming the hearts of millions of fans since it first aired on television over 50 years ago. The live show also includes jazz artist Vince Guaraldi’s familiar piano score.
The live show includes an intermission. After the final salute, the audience is invited to join the Peanuts gang in singing Christmas favorites.
Polka Star Mollie B arrives at Avon Oaks
GIRARD, Ohio — Squeezebox, featuring Mollie B and Ted Lange, will return to the Mahoning Valley on October 15 for a polka concert from 3-7 p.m. at Avon Oaks, 1401 N. State St.
The Del Sinchak Band will open the show.
General admission tickets are $25 and are available by calling Peppermint Records at 330 783 2222. Checks, debit and credit cards are accepted for payment.
Food and beverages will be sold (this is not a BYOB event).
For information, e-mail [email protected]
Astronaut Neil Armstrong Lecture
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Dan Mathey will give a talk on astronaut Neil Armstrong at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 18, in the meeting room at Chad Anthony’s Grill, 46998 Belmont Ave.
Admission to the program, presented by the McGuffey Historical Society, is $10 ($5 for society members). The event will include a raffle to benefit the society’s educational mission. For reservations or more information, call 330-726-8277.
Mathey is co-founder of the replica Neil Armstrong First Flight Memorial Lunar Module.
Armstrong and his family made Warren, Ohio their home when he was a young boy. His interest in flying developed from an early age. On July 26, 1936, at the age of 6, young Neil and his father, Stephen, embarked on his first flight in a Ford plane – a Tin Goose – of Warren Airways on Parkman Road, today the site of the Apollo 11 by Neil Armstrong. Replica of the lunar module.
Thirty-three years later, on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong made history with his first flight in the Apollo 11 lunar module. He became the first man to walk on the moon.
Mathey is a member of the National Packard Museum and the board of trustees of the Trumbull County Historical Society.
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