2016 Events

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Rehearsals every Tuesday except after performances on days other than Tuesday. Other dates (performances, sit-in nights, joint rehearsals or other special events) will be added to the schedule.

Tuesday, January 5: Rehearse.

Tuesday, January 12: Volunteer Appreciation Dinner (Decorating crew arrives at 5:00. Invitees gather beginning at 5:30. Dinner and program begins at 6:30. Done by 8:30.)

Tuesday, January 19: Rehearse

Sunday, January 24: Concert at Woodbury Indoor Park, 8301 Valley Creek Road Woodbury MN 55125; 2:00-2:50 p.m. ($150)

Tuesday, January 26: No rehearsal because of playing on the 24th.

Tuesday, February 2: Rehearse

Saturday, February 6: Carleton College Mid-Winter Ball, 23rd performance, set up 7:30-8:30; play 9:30-1:00 a.m. We first played there January 29, 1994. Contact: Ana Sontag, Assistant Director, Student Activities ( or via phone at 507-222-4462.  We can also continue to use the account as well. Bus arrangements are still tentative, but probably: It's about a 40 minute drive from Eagan, so we'll leave Roseville on the bus, which arrives at 6:30, and pick up at the Blackhawk park-and-ride in Eagan (NE of 35E and Cliff Rd.) around 7:15. They will have cold cuts, veggies, chips, and water/pop/coffee in the Fireside Room, as in the past. We should bring our own piano. (Time notes from 2015: Bus was at St. Michaels' before 6:25, loading was done and the bus was on its way by 6:45; it got to Eagan between 7:10 and 7:15; arrived at the destination at 8:00. Setup and sound check took until about 9:00. The bus returned to St Michael's a little after 3 a.m.) Cyrus Deloye ( was the student contact. ($2000 this year, same as last year.)

Tuesday, February 9: No rehearsal because of playing at Carleton

Tuesday, February 16, 23: Rehearse

Tuesday, March 1: No rehearsal; Glen out of town on business

Tuesday, March 8, 15, 22, 29: Rehearse

Continue rehearsals on Tuesdays as usual to prepare the large amount of music for our summer concerts

Tuesday, April 5: CANCELLED DUE TO DEATH AT THE HOME: Concert at Sholom Home East, 6:30 p.m. ($100) Contact Barb Gutzmann, (651) 328-2117; cell: (651) 402-9503; no rehearsal

Tuesday, April 12: Rehearse

Tuesday, April 19: Sit-in night

Tuesday, April 26: Rehearse

Tuesday, May 3, 10, 17, 24: Rehearse

Tuesday, May 31: RESCHEDULED Concert at Sholom Home East, 6:30 p.m. ($150) Contact Barb Gutzmann, (651) 328-2117; cell: (651) 402-9503

Saturday, June 4: CAF dance 8-midnight ($700)

Tuesday, June 7: No rehearsal

Saturday, June 11: Presbyterian Homes Beacon Hill concert 1-3 p.m.; contact: Linda Johanson (952) 988-8830; summer shirt and khaki pants or shorts. ($325)

Tuesday, June 14: Rehearsal only if we need it to prepare for June 21

Tuesday, June 21: Central Park Concert 7:00 p.m.(free)

Tuesday, June 28: Rehearse

Monday, July 4: Central Park Concert 7:30 p.m. (free)

Tuesday, July 5: No rehearsal

Tuesday, July 12, 19: Rehearse

Tuesday, July 26: Central Park Concert 7:00 p.m. (free)

Tuesday, August 2: Como Park Concert 7:00 p.m. (free)

Tuesday, September 6: Our one rehearsal for the CAF dance

Saturday, September 10: CAF Bomber's Moon Ball ($700)

Tuesday, September 13: No rehearsal because of playing for the CAF dance

Tuesday, September 20, 27: Rehearse

Sunday, October 2: Edinborough Park Concert 7:00 p.m. Contact: Dawn Beitel, Assistant Manager, 952-833-9543 | Fax 952-833-9541; | $100

Tuesday, October 4: No rehearsal unless we really need to brush up on songs for PPUMC

Saturday, October 8: Concert at Prospect Park United Methodist Church, 22 Orlin Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, as part of their Community Concert Series 7:00-8:30 p.m. (The concert series features one free concert per month, September through May, with donations collected in which 100% goes to designated community organizations. Concert is in the sanctuary, with refreshments following the concert in Community Hall.) Contact: Dave Nyberg, PPUMC choir director; other info:; Anna Rieth, PPUMC Administrative Assistant, 612-378-2380

Tuesday, October 11: No rehearsal

Tuesday, October 18: Rehearse

Tuesday, October 25: Sit-in night

Tuesday, November 1: Rehearse

Saturday, November 5: Vet's Dinner at St. Bonaventure's Ambrose Hall, 901 E 90th Street, Bloomington 55420 (Veteran's Day is Friday, November 11.) Contact: Breta Macphie, ALIVE! committee, cell: 612.730.6409. ($250)

Tuesday, November 8: No rehearsal

Tuesday, November 15, 22, 29: Rehearse to prepare for the next season

December: No rehearsals