Date: Sunday, Dec 7th, 2014

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Stuart’s Opera House

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Stuart’s Opera House will host its winter fundraiser this Sunday at 7 p.m., featuring classic songs and seasonal favorites from local celebrities, actors and musicians.

Look for music from Alex Couladis, Sharell Arocho, Joann Wolfe, Angela Blair, Bill L’Heureux, Andy Stone and Otis Crockron, along with Mike Bila, Celeste Parsons, Cecilia Rinaldi and others.

Actors include Karen M. Chan and Jackson Savage. The whole evening is backed up by some of the area’s best musicians, including Bill Rawlins, Tom Daniels, Jeff Redefer, Jennifer Sheets and a brass quartet. All proceeds benefit Stuart’s Opera House.

Winners will also be drawn for the Stuart’s fundraiser raffle during the event. Winners do not have to be present to win.

Show tickets are on sale now. For $75, guests get a seat in rows A-E and a VIP reception at 30 Public Square (Hocking College Art Gallery) starting at 5:30 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and special holiday cocktails will be served and tours of Stuart’s upcoming expansion will be offered.

Those with $30 tickets will enjoy light appetizers and a cash bar with special holiday cocktails in the lobby of the theater.

Prizes for the raffle include: Sarasota Florida vacation stay (1 week), Key West Condo vacation stay (1 week), Smokey Mountains Cabin (three nights/four days), Inn at Cedar Falls (weekend stay), two VIP weekend passes to 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival, weekend stay at The Hyde House with two tickets to Stuart’s Opera House, two tickets to Ladysmith Black Mambazo with dinner from Rhapsody on Feb. 13, 2015; two night cabin rental at Burr Oak State Park, guided naturalist hike at Crane Hollow, $200 cash prize, glassblowing workshop at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Columbus, $150 gift certificate to Athens Bicycle, Stuart’s Opera House rental, signed Stuart’s Opera House poster and merchandise gift basket, and a case of wine. Raffle tickets cost $20 each.

Tickets for the event and raffle tickets can be purchased by calling 753-1924 or online at


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