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June 6, 2012
Old-fashioned potluck supper teams with 'Music Man' singalong

River City, Iowa, will meet River City, California, when chamber choir Camerata California hosts an old-fashioned potluck supper and special-celebration singalong of the iconic Broadway hit "The Music Man."

Guests can sing from a stage or from their seats, or simply sit quietly and enjoy the show tunes. Proceeds will help fund California Camerata's "Emerging Young Artist Scholarship Program" (www.cameratacalifornia.net).

As for the menu, it will reflect the setting and era of the play: 1910 rural Iowa. After a "social hour" of hors d'oeuvre and drinks (beer, wine, soda, lemonade), guests can help themselves to an array of meat-filled and meatless casseroles (including lasagna), mac 'n' cheese, fresh-picked corn on the cob and other veggies, salads (green, fruit, potato and Jell-O) and cornbread, with apple pie for dessert - of course.

Admission is $60 a person, or $100 a couple. Music (by Impromptu) and food will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at 5412 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. RSVP at (916) 483-1386.


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