MainX24 Events For The Granfalloon

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The Granfalloon is participating in Mainx24 with events including music, food, crafts and other performances.

Guests may try an eggnog cheesecake crepe or classic ham and swiss at Adelle’s Creperie while enjoying a special hot chocolate and a schedule of entertaining holiday music on the menu by a spectrum of local performers.

Performances include:
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Ralph Miller’s strolling Holiday Dixieland Trio playing NOLA-style Christmas tunes- Free

12:30-2:30 p.m. Sebastian Duncan singing and playing Christmas and jazz selections on our vintage Steinway – Free

2-4:30 p.m.  Meghan Furr will lead a creative kids’ workshop to create Gnomes that Need Homes, using scraps of felt and wooden pegs to assemble gnomes that can be given to local charities who assist children in need. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and will work in small groups. Materials sponsored by Bluebird Fabrications.  Free

7-8:30 p.m. Neshawn Calloway featuring in a musical tribute to R&B greats such as Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Anita Baker and more.  Special guest performance by the jazz ensemble students of Neshawn Calloway.  Proceeds will benefit their travel to Hamm, Germany in May of 2020 to perform for our sister city organization. Admission is $10.

11 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Drag x 24, a drag show featuring four performers, including live singing and dance. Presented in partnership with the Palace Theater. Admission is $10.



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