PYTCo. and Arts Center present free fundraising concert

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Ballads Through the Ages

CORRECTION: The “Love Ballads Through the Ages” concert scheduled for this Friday at 6:30 will not require tickets – it will be a free event. Donations will be accepted in support of PYTCo. and the Arts Center of Yates County.

PENN YAN – Love is in the air and in the aria.  The Penn Yan Theater Company and the Arts Center of Yates County celebrate the art of love with a special community concert highlighting love ballads through the ages.  Some of the area’s best vocalists will perform a selection of the greatest ballads of all time, with music from medieval Europe to the 21st century.

The concert will be held in the Yates County Courthouse park on Main Street in Penn Yan on Friday, Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m.  In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the First Baptist Church.  Donations will be accepted to benefit the Penn Yan Theater Company and the Arts Center of Yates County.  This is a “bring your own lawn chair” event!

The Penn Yan Theater Company (PYTCo.) is a nonprofit community theater group established in 1978.  PYTCo  performs quality musicals, variety shows and plays throughout the year.  The Arts Center of Yates County is the premier nonprofit visual arts center in the region, offering a wide range of professional exhibits, artistic workshops and family events throughout the year. 

Come support the performing and visual arts in Yates County and celebrate the musical evolution of the ballad on Friday, August 6.

This is a FREE event!

If you go

What: Ballads Through the Ages concert

Where: Penn Yan Courthouse Lawn (First Baptist Church if weather is inclement)

When: Friday, August 6, 6:30 pm

Who: presented by Penn Yan Theater Company and Arts Center of Yates County