Music's in the air: Entertainment at Festival of Spring Gardens
Those who visit the fragrant settings of this weekend’s Festival of Spring Gardens will find more than pleasing smells and sights. It will be a treat for the ears as well, with a variety of musicians performing at all sites
The tour, sponsored by the Salisbury-Rowan Symphony Guild and featuring town and country rose gardens, takes place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the tour. Student tickets are $10.
Advance ticket outlets are Rowan County Visitors Bureau, Caniche, A Step in Time, Attractions on Main, Salisbury Emporium, Pleasant Papers, Serendipity, Escape the Daily Grind, Crescent Pharmacy and China Grove Drug Company.
On the day of tour, tickets will be available at the Forest Glen Club House.
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Here are locations with scheduled music performances :
– The garden of Alice Ketcham, 200 Stonewall Road
Saturday11 a.m.-Amadeus Youth Chorus
2 p.m. Jean Wurster and Bill Batterman, flutes
Sunday1 p.m.-The Polka Dots
2 p.m.-Ann and John Cave, clarinet, soprano, keyboards
3:30 p.m. Catawba College Children’s Choir
– The garden of Susan and Robert Whitaker, 520 Club House Drive
Saturday10 a.m.-Paul Cline, violin
Noon- Lonnie Carpenter, Sinatra-style
Sunday2 p.m.-Connie Beach, flute, Kimberly Tyler, oboe, Richard Graham, clarinet
– The garden of Mona and Lee Wallace, 1101 Sumter Court
Saturday11 a.m.-1 p.m.-Susan Trivette, flute
2:30 p.m.-horn trio, Bill Tyler, Dr. Barry Sang and Racheal Kunesh
Sunday3 p.m.-Carole Young, flute
– The garden of Diane and Luke Fisher, 11 North Road
Saturday, 2 p.m.-Salisbury Academy Chorus
Sunday, 3 p.m.-Lorna Brown, accordion
– The Perfect Rose, LLC, Robert Myers and Jack Page, 302 East Glenview Drive, Forest Glen
Sunday, 2 p.m.-Karen Franks, flute
– The Garden of Clyde Harriss, 975 Briggs Road
Saturday, noon-Carole Young, flute
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For more information, call 704-638-3100 or contact Salisburyguild@bellsouth.net.