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This year’s Rotary Club of Marblehead Harbor Holiday Pops Concert, on Saturday December 9 at Abbot Hall, is even more special than usual. The concert, a Marblehead holiday event enjoyed annually by friends and families, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This year’s event is being held in honor of Fraffie Welch, who was the originator of the concert, in partnership with Jodi Vigneron. But that’s not all! It is also the 20th anniversary of the Hillyer Festival Orchestra. Altogether this is a fabulous combination of the festive season, holiday music, and the celebration of a special Marblehead tradition.
A dessert reception starts at 7 p.m.and the concert will begin at 8 p.m. Maestro Dirk Hillyer, the Hillyer Festival Orchestra, and featured soloist, soprano Charlotte Jackson, will perform a full program of festive holiday music.
Rotary Club of Marblehead Harbor 2017 Holiday Pops Concert Tickets are available online!
Balcony seating tickets are $35.00. Click Here to purchase.
Floor tickets are available by mail through the order form published in the Marblehead Reporter. Balcony seats are available at select locations in Marblehead including Arnould Gallery & Framery |111 Washington Street; Marblehead Bank | 21 Atlantic Avenue; National Grand Bank | 91 Pleasant Street; and, Spirit of '76 Bookstore | 107 Pleasant Street. 
 
 
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The Rotary Club of Marblehead Harbor was recently at the Marblehead Farmers' Market spreading the word about ShelterBox. ShelterBox providies emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster and transforms despair into hope. For more information and how you can help, please visit their website at: https://www.shelterbox.org/
 
 
 
 
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To learn more about The Living Water Children Centre - Arusha, Tanzania, please visit their website: www.livingwaterchildren.com
 
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