10th anniversary Blended Heritage Celebration

Wed, 02/27/2008 - 10:21am
By: The Citizen

Fayette library celebrates heritage

10th anniversary Blended Heritage Celebration

The Fayette County Public Library and Friends of Fayette County Public Library will host the 10th annual Blended Heritage Celebration at the Fayetteville library on Friday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. The event will feature a special, command performance by noted author and community benefactor Dr. Ferrol Sams.

An evening filled with the best talents on the Southside, the program will also include performances by the Alan Goodman Band, nationally known poet Collin Kelley, saxophonist and attorney-at-law Cory Lynch, award-winning tap dancer Terrance Taps, playwright Johnnie Bush – a senior at Fayette County High School and soloist Malisa Nicole Lewis – a music major at Columbus State University.

Also performing at the event will be pianist Bethany Sewall, a 14-year-old who recently received the honor of performing as concert recitalist for her grade in the Georgia Music Educators Association’s Master’s Class as well as her sister, Anna Sewall, a 12-year-old flutist awarded first place in her age group.

The public is invited to attend and enjoy an evening of food, fun and friendship. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a reception catered by Robert Clark Catering Service, A Touch of New Orleans Catering Services by chef Joann Bishop and caterer Susan Dean with coffee provided by Starbucks Coffee of South Fayetteville.

This event takes place at the Fayette County Public Library, 1821 Heritage Park Way, Fayetteville. The Blended Heritage Celebration is free and open to the public.

An art collection by Pokey and selections from Judge Fletcher Sams’ private art collection will also be on display.

Those attending are invited to stay after the show for coffee, tea, more food and desserts. For information, call the library at 770-461-8841.

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