Strathmore Musical Arts Society will possible be hosting a free reside efficiency for the community as well to raising funds for local charities.
Particularly, these charities encompass the Strathmore Overnight Shelter and the Wheatland County Food Bank.
On Sept. 17, the non-profit group will possible be hosting the Two Bit Bandits on the Strathmore Travelodge as an occasion that is sponsored by Alberta Culture Days.
Marketing and marketing supervisor, Brooke Quinn, acknowledged the group is looking to herald local artists to abet reduction the community to procure out and strengthen local charities.
“We’re very, very mad so as to procure reside tune again and be in a notify to quiz the community and procure all americans out of their home and proper skills a evening out,” acknowledged Quinn. “I comprehend it has been a actually lengthy time for a quantity of oldsters.”
The Two Bit Bandits procure been hosted in Strathmore as soon as previously in Feb. 2019. The upcoming reside efficiency is sponsored by Alberta Culture Days so it is free to abet, although patrons procure the likelihood to rob a dinner tag to accompany the demonstrate.
Donations to the shelter and the meals bank are also being accredited the evening of the demonstrate, as well to on the farm and flea market the following day.
Quinn added the Musical Arts group applied for a Culture Days sponsorship in June and change into as soon as authorized over the summer season.
As well to the reside efficiency, the group has also ready a video, The Sounds of the Prairies, that would possibly also be hosted by the Metropolis of Strathmore in the council chambers on Sept. 15, 16 and 17 for of us to search during lunch hours.
The video aspects tune from local artists Lewis & Royal, Over the Moon and Blake Reid Band.
“The Sounds of the Prairies video is something we started planning correct over a year previously. Now pointless to claim because of COVID-19, final year it change into as soon as cancelled,” acknowledged Quinn. “Originally … (the premise change into as soon as for) folks to achieve in their vehicles and they’d look the video that change into as soon as all pre-recorded with local artists. The video has been accomplished for roughly a year. We haven’t had an opportunity so as to procure it out into the community in a secure formula.”
Audio from the video will possible be playing during the Farm and Flea Market on Sept. 18.
Quinn acknowledged there could be rarely the form of thing as a particular fundraising goal in thoughts by the reside efficiency and the flea market, because the group is merely looking to enhance the community and reduction folks to be out and about.
She added the Musical Arts Society hopes to quiz roughly 100 to 150 folks abet the reside efficiency: a smaller quantity than accepted because of ongoing COVID-19 and social distancing concerns.