Negaunee City Band to perform
NEGAUNEE — This week’s Negaunee City Band Concert will follow the traditional format for such concerts, including a Sousa march, “The Gallant Seventh.”
The concert will at 7:30 Wednesday at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street.
Director Sara Perfetti also includes an overture, “Orpheus Overture” by Jacques Offenbach. The opening number, “Dedicatory March,” was written by local composer, Brandon Nelson. Broadway is represented by “Highlights from Annie the Movie,” while World War I will be honored with “Echoes from the Battlefield, Great Songs of World War I.”
There will be a “Big Band Tribute” as well as a dance number, “Begin the Beguine.” Two contrasting numbers are “On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss” and “The Great Locomotive Chase.”
The concert will end with “Just a Closer Walk with Thee,” played with the usual Dixieland twist.
Cinderella visiting NPL
NEGAUNEE — Cinderella will be at the Negaunee Public Library’s storytime at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. She will read stories and pose for pictures.
The public is welcome to attend this free event. It is appropriate for children ages 3 years and older, though younger siblings are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by a loving adult.
Elba Morse Group to meet
MARQUETTE — The Elba Morse Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Jeffery’s Restaurant in Marquette.
All area retired nurses and their guests are invited and no reservations are necessary.
Sara and Rachel to perform at PWPL
MARQUETTE — Enjoy a weeknight concert with the folk duo of Sara Pajunen and Rachel Kilgour at the Peter White Public Library at 7 p.m. Thursday in the library’s community room.
Rachael Kilgour and Sara Pajunen bridge their distinct yet complimentary musical histories within traditional and original songs. Kilgour is an award-winning songwriter whose sincere and lyric-driven work has been heard at Lincoln Center and The Sundance Film Festival. A classically-trained violinist, Pajunen is a sound artist, composer and an acclaimed progressive practitioner of Nordic folk music. As a duo, Kilgour and Pajunen’s sound is a union of their individual commitments: Pajunen’s affinity toward contemplative, sonic-focused arrangements compliments Kilgour’s fluency in story-line and emotional vulnerability
There is no admission charge to the attend the concert thanks to sponsorship by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.