ALBANY — The Albany Symphony Association is hosting Dine StewBo’s for the Symphony, a progressive four-course dinner party at three local establishments, Sunday at 5:30 pm. It is a fundraising event to benefit the symphony.
StewBo’s for the Symphony will start at Harvest Moon where a Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Toasted Pita Points appetizer and Strawberry and Spinach Salad will be served. Then, step next door to the Catch for the Surf and Turf entrée — a Petite Filet Mignon, Four Grilled Shrimp, Sauteed Vegetables, Roasted Red Potatoes and homemade bread — while a guitarist performs. A chicken substitute is available for the shrimp. Lemon Squares and Brownie Bites and coffee will follow at the Merry Acres Inn pool area and poolhouse where a jazz combo will serenade guests. Limited van transportation is available from the Catch to Merry Acres and return.
Priced at $100 per person and $175 per couple, the dinner includes two drink tickets per guest, tax and gratuity. A cash bar will be available at each location.
Reservations are available by calling the Albany Symphony office at 229-430-8933, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at AlbanySymphony.org. Order deadline is Friday. Tickets are not required, but guest names must be on a list at the door.
“This promises to be a quality and fun-filled event. Bring your family, friends and co-workers. Enjoy the fellowship while supporting a good cause. Football games will be available on TVs for the latest scores,” said Lark Ledbetter, ASA Executive Director.
On Nov. 11, the symphony introduces Symphony @ the Museum, the Jane and Harry Willson Chamber Music Series with the Flint River Trio playing piano, ‘cello and clarinet at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person and $10 per student with ID. Series subscriptions are $60 per person and $30 per student with ID. A post-concert reception follows.
On Dec. 15, the annual Peppermint Pops performances will feature The Boston Brass and the Albany Chorale at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm in the Albany Municipal Auditorium. Holiday classics and seasonal music will be performed. This is included in the symphony’s season subscription. Individual tickets may be purchased for $10 (Premium Orchestra and Dress Circle seats) and $5 (First and Second Balcony and Orchestra level seats).
The orchestra is a fully professional, per service orchestra serving the south Georgia region with classical, pops, educational and special concerts. The symphony celebrates its 50th consecutive season in 2014. Recognized for its innovative audience development efforts and diverse programming, the orchestra has received League of American Orchestras’ and American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ awards on multiple occasions.