Bolton Bulletin 8-21-10

Bolton Pier re-dedication set

Come and join in on the celebration and re-dedication of the Bolton Landing Pier Sunday, Aug. 29. Live music will begin at 6 p.m. and the dedication ceremonies are to occur at 6:30 p.m. Following the speeches and celebration, the first 250 people turning out for the event will enjoy a free excursion on the cruise boat Mohican.

Bolton Variety Show seeks citizens with talent

The organizers of the Bolton Variety Show are now seeking talent to perform at this year's production of the ever-popular revue, scheduled for Oct. 23.

The theme of this year's show is 1950's Doo-Wop and Motown, so connoisseurs of the era and its music are urged to volunteer for at least five minutes of fame.

This show is always a fun event that raises money for the Bolton Central School Scholarship fund. Rehearsals begin Sept. 3. Those interested in performing on stage or working behind the scenes, contact Willie Bea McDonald at 644-2015.

Opera series to air tribute to Louise Homer

The homage to American composer Samuel Barber continues Saturday, Aug. 28, when acclaimed mezzo-soprano Mary Ann McCormick returns to the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum to pay tribute to famed contralto Louise Homer. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Dr. Admission to the concert is $20. Call 644-9839 or visit www.thesembrich.org for details.

Bolton area events, activities

Activities are definitely varied this week, and we have several compelling presentations that start the week off.

Topping the list this week is a special concert by the internationally acclaimed Choir of St .John's Cathedral in Warsaw, 7:30 p.m. Friday in Church of the Blessed Sacrament, 7 Goodman Ave. The performance is presented by Bolton's Sembrich Opera Museum. Donations are welcome.

You've read all about this next local event. Friday brings us the historic 125th Annual Meeting & Luncheon of Lake George Association, 10 a.m. at the Lake George Club, Route 9N in Diamond Point. A keynote talk by Ken Wagner, PhD, will be presented on lake and reservoir management. Reservations are required; call 668-3558. The meeting itself is free.

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