The Plymouth Arts Center is pleased to present a brand-new musical tribute show to honor and show appreciation to our nation’s veterans for their service and for defending our freedom. The public, Vets, and active military personnel are invited to attend. “A Veterans Tribute Concert” is a variety show featuring military and patriotic songs from our country’s 245-year history. The show is coordinated and directed by Julie Overby and will showcase over 30 community performers who are sharing their time and talent to thank our vets. Four shows will be presented: Saturday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 6 at 2:30 p.m. (Note: Daylight Saving Time,) Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 13, at 2:30 p.m. The show is sponsored by Sargento, the Kohler Foundation, Paul and Kathy Sartori, and the Wisconsin Arts Board.
Veterans and active military personnel may register with the Plymouth Arts Center to receive a complimentary ticket. Community members and businesses who wish to “Sponsor a Vet” by purchasing a Vet’s show ticket/s are encouraged to contact the Plymouth Arts Center as soon as possible. Tickets for the concert are $20 (tax incl.) Complimentary dessert will be served. Please visit the Plymouth Arts Center at 520 E. Mill Street, downtown Plymouth, WI, call: (920) 892-8409; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or purchase online: www.plymoutharts.org.
Included in the program will be songs with historical narratives such as Ballad of the Green Berets, novelty songs, Snoopy and the Red Baron, U.S.O. and movie show tunes, Gee, I Wish I Were Back in the Army, patriotic tunes, Over There, songs of remembrance, Shores of Normandy, and many more! A traditional “Armed Forces Salute,” (when veterans of military branches stand for recognition,) will be presented during the show as well as a few sing-a-long numbers.
Veterans Day is described as a national holiday observed on Nov. 11. It honors veterans for their patriotism and service. In 1918, fighting between the Allied Nations and Germany ended at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, and the Treaty of Versailles was signed the following June, officially ending World War I.
About the Plymouth Arts Center: The Plymouth Arts Center is a non-profit community arts center founded in 1993 to promote and nurture the visual and performing arts in all of Western Sheboygan County and beyond. The Arts Center hosts a vibrant schedule of events including…. fine art exhibitions in Gallery 110 North, live musical and theatrical performances, art classes for all, chartered bus trips, and special annual events, such as, the Cheese Capital Jazz & Blues Crawl for the Arts, Northern Moraine Spring Art Tour, Paint the Towns in Fall Color; and the nationally acclaimed, “Sartori Big Cheese Drop!” The PAC serves as an unique backdrop for private parties, meetings and community events. Tour/School groups are always welcome. Gallery admission is free. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm; Sat-Sun. Noon to 3pm; or by special appointment. Closed on Mondays and Holidays.