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Solaris Wind Quintet Wraps Up Music By Nature Summer Concert Series
Contact: Susan L. Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909 ext. 109
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
PENINSULA, Ohio (July 31, 2012) - Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park wrap up this summer's Music by Nature concert series with a performance by Solaris Wind Quintet on Sunday, August 5.
Solaris Wind Quintet formed in 1976 as ensemble-in-residence at the University of Akron. Since then, Solaris has established a reputation as one of the foremost woodwind quintets in the United States. The ensemble performs an innovative program with sparkling personality.
The August 5th concert will be held at 6:30 pm in the comfortable, air-conditioned Happy Days Lodge in Peninsula. Grounds open at 5:00 pm and patrons are encouraged to picnic before the concert and enjoy the beautiful venue in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. A dessert reception follows the performance where patrons can mingle with the musicians.
For tickets and information, call 330-657-2909. Concert tickets are $20 ($17 for Conservancy members). Free parking is available.
About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National ParkThe Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.
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Did You Know?
Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".