Air Force Band offers free concerts

Two holiday concerts set for Dec. 10 at Coronado Theatre

Rockford Park District will host the Scott Air Force Base Concert Band of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America for two holiday concerts Saturday, Dec. 10, at Rockford’s Coronado Theatre, 314 N. Main St. Tickets are required for these free concerts. Show times are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; doors will open 45 minutes prior to show times for general admission seating.

Traditional and contemporary holiday selections will be performed, featuring the 50-piece Concert Band’s talented vocalists. An audience sing-along and a visit by Santa will also be part of this fourth annual Rockford performance.

While quantities last, free tickets may be obtained at the Park District’s Sinnissippi Park Office. Tickets are limited to six per request. If writing in for tickets, specify desired number of tickets and send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Rockford Park District, 1401 N. Second St., Rockford IL 61107. For more information, call (815) 987-8800 (TTY, 963-DEAF).

For assistance and information about accessibility for people with disabilities, call 987-1600 (voice/TTY). An assistive listening system is available for people who are hard of hearing; call 48 hours in advance to reserve a personal receiver and headset. This event is supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council and Insight Communications.

From the Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2005, issue

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