"It's a celebration of a lot of good things we have here," said
Symphony in the Park, featuring the
"The band performs under a tent," Everett said. "The audience is out on the lawn."
Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to use while listening to the 80-piece
"We exist to provide a venue for musicians in the area to perform," Huffer said.
The band members' ages range from 15 to 86. Huffer said the band has raised
The concert lineup will include a variety of tunes, including patriotic songs in honor of the 200th year anniversary of the national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner."
"We are going in a number of directions," Huffer said.
The band plans to perform old radio and
Huffer said they will perform themes from every spy show that ever existed.
During an intermission, 10 pieces of local art will be auctioned. Money raised from the auction will help cover costs of the event.
"It's a free event. It goes back into the event and to next year's event," Everett said.
Fireworks will erupt in the night sky -- around 9:30 or when it's dark enough, Everett said -- to mark the concert finale: "The Stars and Stripes Forever."
Parking is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis, Everett said. A free shuttle will pick up and drop off guests from the
In case of severe weather, the concert may be moved to the
If you go
WHAT: Symphony in the Park.
INFORMATION: (918) 684-6302.
PARKING: Admission is free. Parking is limited. Free shuttles will pick up and drop off park guests from the
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