“With the extreme success of last year’s Sesquicentennial Concert Series, we immediately began to plan how we could turn a concert in the park into an annual event,” said Francis Koury with Four Seasons of the Arts. “The pops concert will be a mix of popular and patriotic music. It will be a wonderful way to commemorate Memorial Day in such a special place.”
The concert will feature a special appearance by Major General Ulysses S. Grant and it will be the cornerstone of a weekend full of special programing in honor of Memorial Day at VNMP. Throughout the weekend there will be artillery firings at the
“We want both the community and visitors to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and join us for an evening of music in a truly sacred place. There is something very special about hearing music, especially patriotic music, on hallowed ground. It is the perfect way to honor the men and women who have died in service to our nation,” said Bess Averett, Executive Director of Friends of VNMP and Campaign. “We are so pleased to be able to partner with MSO and Four Seasons of the Arts to bring this event to
Friends of VNMP and Campaign received a generous grant from the Lower Mississippi Delta Initiative through the National Park Service to make this concert a reality. The grant also included a special concert and program to introduce every Kindergarten through 3rd grader in
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