Events for Sunday, January 29, 2017
The Five Irish Tenors: Salute to Ireland
Sunday, 01/29/2017 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
These five premier tenors of Ireland fuse Irish wit and boisterous charm with lyricism, dramatic flair and operatic style in this singular concert experience. In their first U.S. tour, The Five Irish Tenors perform a marvelous program of opera arias and beloved Irish songs, including W.B. Yeats's "Down by the Sally Gardens," Verdi's "O Mio Rimorso" from La Traviata, Cesar Franck's "Panis Angelicus," and the glorious "Danny Boy." Two extraordinary pianists join Ireland's most popular ensemble as they perform solos, duets, trios, quartets, and quintets. Let the celestial voices of these legendary classical performers whisk you away to the emerald isles.
Book Talk - Author Marc Leepson
Sunday, 01/29/2017 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Meet the Author Marc Leepson for a talk on his recent book: "What So Proudly We Hailed : Francis Scott Key, A Life"
About the Book:
What So Proudly We Hailed is the first full-length biography of Francis Scott Key in more than 75 years. In this fascinating look at early America, historian Marc Leepson explores the life and legacy of Francis Scott Key. Standing alongside Betsy Ross, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, Paul Revere, and John Hancock in history, Key made his mark as an American icon by one single and unforgettable act, writing “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
About the Author:
Marc Leepson is a journalist, historian and the author of eight books. He graduated from George Washington University in 1967. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1967-69, including a year in the Vietnam War, he received his honorable discharge and went on to earn a Masters Degree in history from George Washington University in 1971. He lives in Loudoun County, Virginia.Attachments
Ice Skating at The Harris Pavilion
Sunday, 01/29/2017 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Admission: • Adults – $8.00 • Children 10 & under $7.00 • Skate Rentals $5.00 • Adult Season Pass – – $180.00 – Does NOT include skate rental • Child Season Pass – $170.00 (10 and under) -Does Not include skate rental • Adult 10-visit pass – $70.00 (includes skate rental) • Child 10-visit pass – (10 and under) $60.00 (includes skate rental)
Rappahannock Model Railroaders Display
Saturday, 01/28/2017 9:00 AM - Sunday, 01/29/2017 3:00 PM
The Rappahannock Model Railroaders (RMR) club will have their O-Gauge model railroads chugging through displays in Leatherneck Gallery. RMR members consider themselves ambassadors of “The Greatest Hobby” and work to promote the joy of model railroading in a positive way.