If you’re looking to get in the Christmas spirit, this Sunday, Dec. 9, McMinnville’s Silver and Gold Band will be in concert at Three Star Mall. This McMinnville Christmas tradition starts at 3 p.m. and will include many holiday favorites.
Everyone is invited and admission is free.
The band will also perform the following Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16, at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church on North Spring Street. This performance will include favorite spiritual and traditional holiday songs. Everyone is invited and admission is free. The church is located at 403 North Spring Street.
The Silver and Gold Band currently has 35 brass, woodwind and percussion members from the area. The Silver and Gold Band is one of the oldest in the state with its origin dating back to the 1800s. Currently under the direction of Mike Chilcutt, retired Warren County Band director, the band performs concerts at community and regional events including patriotic celebrations, festivals, and county fairs, in addition to its Christmas programs.
This all-volunteer band provides an opportunity for individuals to express their musical talent and encourages a love of band music within the community.
The band performs lively numbers including patriotic marches, hits from motion pictures, waltzes, jazz and Latin selections. More information can be found about the Silver and Gold Band at www.silverandgoldband.com.
For additional information, please contact Mike Chilcutt at 473-3856.