95 North Main St., Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-8966.
26th Annual Boar’s Head Festival – January 9th & 10th, 2016, First Church of Winsted on Saturday, January 9th at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 10th at 3:30 p.m. The Festival is “An Ancient Processional Celebrating Epiphany.” It takes place in true medieval fashion complete with period costumes, live animals, and grandeur worthy of welcoming the King of Kings and Lord of Lords! The Festival features continuous music with full choir, madrigal singers, organist, and brass ensemble. There are also a number of tooters, whistlers, fiddlers, pipers, dancers and drummers. The featured musical selections include Rutter’s "Gloria," Adam Dressler’s “O Holy Night,” and Morten Lauridsen’s “O Magnum Mysterium” along with many traditional carols.
Laurel City Singers under the direction of Adam Atkins is the featured festival choir with organist Christopher King. Also appearing will be The Boar’s Head Carolers, Scottish Sword Dancer Karen LaVallee-Tente and Highland dancer Krysten McGhee with piper Ken Storrs. Proceeds from the performance benefit the Sharon Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Open Door Soup Kitchen. Doors open one half hour before performance. Pre-show begins as doors open. Door Tickets: $15 Adult $12 Senior - $9 Children 12 and under Group Rate Prices (20 or more): $12 Adult ö $9 Senior ö $6 Children 12 and under
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