Savor Vidalia, A Celebration of Wine, Food & Jazz featuring Joe Gransden and his Big Band on October 21st
SAVOR VIDALIA~ A CELEBRATION OF WINE, FOOD & JAZZ
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE OCTOBER 21, 2017 EVENT
Tickets are now available for Savor Vidalia at the Vidalia Onion Museum and online through Facebook and at EventBrite.com.
The Vidalia Outdoor Concert Series 2017 will conclude with the 2nd Annual “Savor Vidalia” A Celebration of Wine, Food & Jazz featuring the return of Joe Gransden and his 16 Piece Big Band. Gransden and his band blew away the attendee’s during last year event. Originally formed in 2009 Joe and the guys have continued to build momentum and are performing numerous shows around the country. They have quickly become one of the busiest groups on the jazz scene. The band’s new release entitled “It’s A Beautiful Thing” has sold incredibly well and is getting radio air play all over the world! The cd was recorded live at Cafe 290 in Atlanta Georgia where the band holds a steady gig twice every single month. “The Big Band truly has its own sound and really swings!” says Gransden. “I attribute that to the arrangements that were all written by jazz trombone great Wes Funderburk! It’s such a pleasure to front a band of top musicians that can interpret Wes’s arrangements perfectly! These guys are the best!” Their legion of fans continues to grow as well. Opening the concert is the 3 Rivers Jazz Ensemble, of the larger, 3 Rivers Symphony Winds group based in Glennville and comprised of talented musicians from the region.
“Savor Vidalia” is October 21st at the Stage at City Park and will also feature wine vendors from all over the state and regional food vendors. Tickets are $15 and include the wine tasting, food samples, and an event wine glass. Additional wine, beer and food will be available for purchase. Tables for 8 are $160 and include 8 tickets. Table purchasers are encouraged to decorate their table for the event. Tickets are available at the Vidalia Onion Museum, Downtown Vidalia Association Main Street Office at City Hall and online at EventBrite.com.
Learn more about this event at the Visitors and Convention Bureau’s webpage at www.vidaliaarea.com and on Facebook at Visit Vidalia GA or call 912-538-8687.
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Cornerstone Children’s Center is excited to announce the artist line-up for their 4th Annual Free Community Concert on September 30th!
The Morning Watch, a popular south Georgia based Christian band will headline the event for the second year. Cornerstone continues to feature quality Christian musicians with ties to the local area—The Morning Watch is based out of Dublin, Ga and brings a powerful gospel message through their testimony and music!
We are also pleased to announce that Christian musician John Waller, best known for writing and performing songs featured in the movies War Room (Crazy Faith) and Fireproof (While I’m Waiting), will open for The Morning Watch! John has recently released a new single and video entitled Awakening.
Voices of Truth, a vocal ensemble from Brewton Parker College will round out the talent line-up this year. They will kick off the event with several selections featuring some very talented student voices!
Letters to potential corporate sponsors are in the mail and we are looking forward to another great event this year! Our Facebook event page is Free Community Concert – The Morning Watch. Please add this event to your calendars and help us spread the word.
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Sweet Onion Classic – 2017 LIVE Auction Items
3 Night / 4 Day trip to Havana – 4 Guests Ingley, Moore & Paradice/Million Pines
Visit the colorful city of Havana and stay within a few blocks from Parque Central for 4 days with a guided tour one day! What great romantic getaway for you and your favorite couple. Direct flight from ATL. Travel must be completed by September 15, 2018; some dates excluded.
Lake Side Catered Dinner – 25 Guests Onion City Package Store, Tree House & Dixon Management
You and your guests will enjoy a delicious meal of steak and shrimp with all the trimmings from The Tree House and drinks (beer/wine) as you lounge around the Dixon’s Pool House and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Dixon Lake.
5 Day / 4 Night Lake Oconee Retreat 4 BR/3.5 BA House Justin and Anna Franklin
Enjoy a week away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life at this private lakefront home on Lake Oconee. Whether you take your family, friends or just your spouse, you’ll be sure to come back refreshed from the peaceful lake water and sunshine. (No holidays. Expires Sept. 14, 2018)
Dinner & A Movie, PAL Theatre – 30 Guests City of Vidalia, Environmental Services Group
Forget the boring night out to dinner, bring your guests to the newly renovated PAL Theater for a delicious catered dinner served with beer and wine. Enjoy a private screening of your favorite movie with Coke and popcorn.
4 Day / 3 Night trip to Amelia Island – 8 Guests (2 BR/ 4 Queen Beds) Findley Management, Tom Findley
Enjoy a 4 day/ 3 night stay in a lovely 2-bedroom condo at the Sandcastles Villas at Amelia Island Plantation. You’ll be on “island time” after a trip to this tranquil oasis with your friends or family. (Expires Sept. 14, 2018)
2018 Super Bowl Party at The Tree House – 30 Guests Onion City Package Store, Robin Builders & Tree House
You’ve never really experienced an awesome Super Bowl Party until you’ve partied at The Tree House! Come enjoy the game with your closest friends and family in a fun environment with delicious food and drink!
Maine Lobster and Prime Rib Dinner at the Bishop Cabin – 14 Guests Howard & Rose Anne Holman,
Your taste buds will thank you for this delicious, intimate dinner of succulent Brian & Lisa Bishop, Meredith Industries
seafood and steak. Save it for a celebratory dinner, holiday or whenever you feel like celebrating life!
3 Night / 4 Day trip to New Orleans – 4 Guests Arnold, Golden, Gregory, LLC and BMC
If SPICY is your flavor, then this is the trip for you! Enjoy a long weekend of Cajun food, music and art as you stay at the Crowne Plaza in the French Quarter! Direct flight from ATL. Travel must be completed by Sept. 15, 2018; some dates excluded.
BBQ Dinner at Rustic Venue– 50 Guest Bi-Lo, Phillips Rx, Rusty Combs, Dixon Management
Need to feed a large crowd for a family get together, birthday or office party? Then you can’t go wrong with this BBQ dinner for 50 with all the trimmings, beer and wine. Your guests will be beyond satisfied with this southern favorite.
$3,500 Quail Hunt, Meal and Lodging near Albany, GA – 4 Guests Draffin & Tucker, LLP
Love to hunt? Then you don’t want to miss this opportunity to hunt quail in the beautiful woodlands of Southwest Georgia at Piney Creek Plantation (Dawson, GA). Three delicious meals daily will be provided as well!
Mexican Band Dinner & Margaritas – 50 Guests R.T. Stanley Family, Paul Thigpen Chevrolet, Bluwater Imaging,
Heat up your next party or family gathering with the Toshiba America Medical Systems & Jeremy D. Wood, DMD delicious Mexican food of Juana Ocampo and dance the night away at the Stanley Lodge with Grupo Klave 4 Musical, a five piece Mexican band. “Dinner and dancing” will never be the same!
3 Night / 4 Day trip to NY City – 4 Guests Core/PET Services of FL
Want a taste of the BIG APPLE? You and your guests can experience a long weekend in the “city that never sleeps” at Radio City Apartments (2 min. walk to Times Square)! Fly direct from ATL-NY. Travel must be completed by September 15, 2018; some dates excluded.
Oyster Party at Stanley Lodge – 50-60 Guests Bishop-Durden Insurance, Bruce & Holly Vaughn
Waterfall pool, big screen TVs, scrumptious oysters, grilled sausage appetizers, R.T. Stanley Family and Dustin Booth
beer, wine and a beautiful view… what more could you ask for?
2-Day Family Friendly Whitetail Deer Hunt with Lodging and Meals – 4 Guests Jake Cleghorn
You and your kids (or buddies) can experience some quality time outdoors with 2 morning and 2 evening hunts with fishing and skeet shooting options. The package will include a two day Family/Friend whitetail deer hunt and skeet shoot with several sumptuous meals. Taxidermy costs will be provided for children under the age of 16. Taxidermy will be provided for hunters above 16 that harvest an animal with a net score above 140”. Hunts will be offered with stand selection opportunities in Worth, Turner, and Tift Counties in Georgia. Transportation to and from lodging to stand sights will be provided. Lodging includes two bedrooms, full bath and shower, and full kitchen area. There is also a living area with satellite TV to watch your favorite games between hunts. The date of the hunt will be coordinated to the convenience of the buyer and no adult beverages will be allowed at lodging or during hunts.
Sweet Onion Classic – 2017 SILENT Auction Items
Gourmet dinner – 6-8 Guests
Arlene Davis, Dr. & Mrs. Spence with Georgia Hyperbaric and Wound Consulting, LLC
Dinner for 8 compliments of Ursalene’s Kitchen featuring Chef Arlene Davis and Chef Ursula Spence! Come enjoy a simply gourmet meal for eight with excellent wine pairings compliments of Georgia Hyperbaric and Wound Consulting, LLC. Guaranteed fun time included.
Fox tickets (10th Row) and hotel suite to see “The King and I” – 4 Guests
Kailey Dees – State Farm, Peoples Bank
2:00pm Saturday Matinee – September 30, 2017 – 4 tickets on the 10th row. After the show, enjoy exploring Midtown Atlanta as you will be staying across the street in a 2 bedroom/2 bath suite at the luxurious Georgian Terrace Hotel. (Date is not flexible.)
Holiday Party at the Altama Museum of Art and History
Altama Museum of Art and History
Historic charm and holiday cheer! You and 30 guests are invited to an exclusive holiday party at the Altama Museum housed in the stately Brazell House. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine and live music will be provided in a festive atmosphere. Guests will also have access to the Reflections Georgia exhibit featuring work by some of the Southeast’s most-respected photographers. Date to be coordinated with museum director.
PAL Theatre Children’s Birthday Party with Chick-fil-A Lunch and Movie – 30 Guests
City of Vidalia and Chick-fil-A
Limo and dinner at Mill House Statesboro – 6 Guests
Charles Clements, Mill House of Statesboro
Travel to and from Vidalia to Statesboro in style and enjoy a great meal and beverages at the Mill House.
Marlin Model 60 with scope by Remington Arms
Brantley’s Marina & Guns
Popular rifle that fires the .22 LR rim fire cartridge
Green Egg (Medium Size with Table)
Steak Dinner for 10 at The Hopkins’ Cabin
Enjoy a great steak dinner cooked to order with all the trimmings, including wine/beer in rustic cabin setting
$500 Bi-Lo Gift Card
Bi-Lo of Vidalia
Kitchenaid Mixer, Luggage Set, Biltmore Cookware Set
Belk of Vidalia
*** ALL Chamber members are invited to attend breakfast at 8:00 a.m. before the ceremony.***
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For more information call Debbie at 912-537-4466.