Organ Masterworks Concert Offered At Signal Mountain Presbyterian

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

An Organ Masterworks Concert featuring Jason DuRoy, organist, will be Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain.  

The concert is free of charge and childcare will be provided.

Hear classics such as Bach's Toccata in F Major, Excerpts from Widor Symphonies 5 & 9, Max Reger's Fantasy on The Chorale "Wachet Auf" and lighter fare including Bach's "Jig" Fugue, and Lamare's Irish Air on "County Derry" (Danny Boy).


Free Christmas Dinner Offered Wednesday

The Union Gospel Mission and Mustard Tree Ministries will be providing a free Christmas dinner at Miller Park on Wednesday. Dinner will be served around 1 p.m.   Traditional Christmas dinner will include ham, green bean casserole, corn, potatoes, rolls and dessert.    For more information contact Jon Rector 356-0177. (click for more)

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