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Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts Set for April 9

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Mayor Bob Kilger is pleased to announce the third annual “The Mayor’s Spring Celebration of the Arts”, a special event that will take place at Aultsville Theatre in Cornwall on Saturday, April 9, at 7:00 pm. Hosted by well

known musician Graham Greer, and featuring the Brigadoons, the concert will also include performances by the Riverdale String Ensemble, comedy sketches, Broadway and dance numbers, and a surprise performance by a number of community leaders. The Arts Reception will feature displays and demonstrations by members of the Cornwall Regional Art Gallery, Focus Art, the Potters Guild, the Quilt of Belonging, Dreambuilder Studios, and other independent artists and arts organizations. The silent auction will feature art items and experiences unique to this area. Come and see what our community has to offer!A complete schedule of the evening events will be available on the Aultsville Theatre and City of Cornwall websites.

Aultsville Theatre is a community theatre and is widely recognized as the region’s premier venue for the performing arts. It is used regularly by local amateur theatre companies, music groups, and dance schools. Professional artists often stop in Cornwall to perform when on tour. As a nonprofit, charitable organization, Aultsville Theatre relies on a combination of rental revenue and fundraising efforts to ensure that the theatre remains viable.

About Aultsville Theatre

www.AultsvilleTheatre.com

Mayor Bob Kilger invites everyone to join him in this celebration of local artists.

“I am proud to be associated with this event,” states Mayor Kilger. “This year in particular, it will showcase performers as well as visual artists, potters, sculptors, and local arts organizations.”

The Celebration has two major purposes: to showcase local artists in our community, and to raise money for Aultsville Theatre. Tickets are $20 per person, on sale now at Scotiabank and Seaway Valley Tourism.

The event is organized by Aultsville Theatre, and will consist of performances in Aultsville Theatre, as well as an arts reception and silent auction in the lobby area and Student Lounge at St. Lawrence College. A wide assortment of art exhibits, demonstrations, and unique items will be available to enjoy throughout the evening.

“It is sure to be a fantastic evening,” said Pam Maloney, Chair of the Aultsville Theatre Management Committee. “This event will be an arts extravaganza that will give people inspiration, and showcase the activities and opportunities for involvement right here in our community. It is certain to be a special evening with something for everyone.”

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