Fun, laughter, and blue ribbon music

What happens when a group of friends enter their creations for judging in Open Class at a local county fair?

Find out when the Lakes Area Chorus presents “Lucky Day,” a county fair parody.

The show will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Immanuel Church, 9511 West Broadway Avenue in Columbus.

Mixed in with the story is a selection of songs in close four-part close harmony.

The 90-minute show will feature award-winning quartets, including the Re-Chords and S.A.S.S., 2010 Champions from Region 6 of Sweet Adelines International.

The show is part of an annual fund-raising effort for the chorus, which performs for area civic groups, assisted living centers and care facilities. Lakes Area Chorus received a Second Place Trophy for Community Service Groups in the 2012 St. Francis Pioneer Days Parade.

Rehearsals are Monday nights at 7 p.m. at Immanuel Church and are open to women of all ages who like to sing.

Tickets are available in advance and at the door for $10 per adult, $5 per child age 12 and under, and $8 per person for groups of ten or more, if reserved in advance.

For more information about the show or the chorus, or to order tickets, call Junie Dale at 651-269-3375 or e-mail Diane John at dljinmn@aol.com.

Lakes Area Chorus is a women’s a capella community chorus with members from Chisago, Isanti, Washington, Hennepin, and Anoka counties.  They have performed in the area since 1967.  The group is open to women of all ages who like to have fun while they sing, and guests are welcome at any Monday evening rehearsal.

Lakes Area Chorus is a chartered member of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance.

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