The annual fundraiser for the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (CSO) this weekend features live music, a delicious dinner and the excitement of a tempting silent auction.
The Note-Able Feast fundraising gala is Feb. 16 at the Coast Chilliwack Hote and promises to be an entertaining evening. Along with two guest artists-soprano Michelle Koebke and violinist Carolyn Cole-the evening's entertainment line-up will also showcase the talents of the CSO and the Belle Voci singers. CSO resident pianist Graham Yates and Chilliwack harpist Joanne Hankey will perform together during the pre-dinner cocktail hour with a musical welcome to the guests of the Note-Able Feast.
A best mask contest has been inspired by the Phantom of the Opera theme of the evening's festivities. Guests are invited to exercise their creative talents to decorate a mask and bring it along for judging.
In keeping with the French theme, the chef will be offering a four-course, gourmet meal featuring vichyssoise, salad greens with vinaigrette, beef bourguignon and a delightful apple pastry dessert served a la mode.
Offered in the silent auction by CSO director Paula DeWit and friends as a traditional favourite is a dinner for eight. Set for a date in the near future, this is a delectable meal, expertly prepared by DeWit for the winning bidders. A new addition this year to the silent auction is a helicopter flight for two donated by Chilliwack pilot John Falkner.
The Note-Able Feast raises thousands of dollars and thus enables the CSO organization to continue its popular programming. The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Chorus have set the standard for presenting high quality concerts that showcase the talents of its dedicated performers of all ages, giving the people of the Fraser Valley an eclectic variety of pieces that highly entertain.
- Tickets for the Note-Able Feast are $75 (including a $40 income tax receipt) and are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 604-795-0521.