Sweet Adelines to perform at Florence Labor Day

The Wichita Sweet Adeline Chorus will present a concert at 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 1, during the 71st annual Florence Labor Day Celebration.

The Wichita Sweet Adeline Chorus is a member of the Sweet Adelines International, which is a worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance.

The Wichita Sweet Adeline Chorus rehearses on a weekly basis, provides public engagements and competes against other Sweet Adeline groups at both state and international levels.

They will be the closing act for the Labor Day festival. A community ice cream social will follow the concert.

Admission to the concert is a $4 Labor Day button. Buttons are available for sale through Friday, Aug. 29, at the following locations in Florence: Chuck Wagon Cafe, Cottonwood Valley Bank, Johnson?s General Store and Shear Success.

In Marion, buttons can be purchased at the Marion County Record, Marion Dry Cleaning/Laundry, and in Peabody at Peabody Market.

After Friday, buttons will be available at the Labor Day Information Booth, located at 4th and Main streets, in Florence.

Advance tickets for the Michael Martin Murphey concert are $20 each through Saturday, Aug. 30. Tickets purchased the day of the show will be $25 each. A $4 Labor Day button is required for children 10 and under.

Tickets can be purchased at: Shear Success in Florence, Marion County Record and Marion Dry Cleaning in Marion, by e-mail at laborday@florenceks.com or by calling 620-878-4676 or 620-382-7112.

Discover, MasterCard and VISA credit cards will be accepted.

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