The Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra (NCO) will perform some popular favourites as the Music by the Bay series wraps up Friday, Aug 30 in Deep Bay.
NCO plays a variety of classics, pop, ragtime and showtune music and at the show in Deep Bay will perform some popular waltzes, a bit of Vivaldi, some selections from Handel and a dose of Phantom of the Opera, among other numbers.
Appetizers available to purchase at the event include Salmon Sliders, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quiche, and Tangy Shrimp Croissants. There will also be a selection of house-made desserts. The food is being prepared by Vancouver Island University (VIU) culinary students.
The event takes place at the Deep Bay Marine Field Station, operated by VIU, which is a unique green research facility with incredible views of Baynes Sound.
The gates open at 5 p.m. and music runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, $15 for Milner members and students. Refreshments including a wine/beer bar will be available. The concert is a fundraiser to support the ongoing projects at Milner Gardens and Woodland, maintained by VIU.
Tickets can be purchased at Milner Gardens & Woodland Welcome Centre, Coastal Community Credit Unions in Qualicum Beach, Parksville and Nanoose Bay, the Deep Bay Marine Field Station, the Salish Sea Market in Bowser and Turley’s Florist in Nanaimo.
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