Roanoke, Virginia (September, 2011) – Roanoke County’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is proud to present the World Showcase of Music on Saturday November 5, 2011 from 6:30 PM until 11 PM at Green Ridge Recreation Center, 7415 Wood Haven Rd. Roanoke, VA 24019. The evening begins with a special pre-recorded presentation by the “Spirit of Goodwill Band”, which was featured in the award winning documentary film “For Once in My Life”. The group, which is made up of individuals with intellectual disabilities who participate in work training programs at Goodwill Industries of South Florida, will energize and entertain while also reinforcing music’s ability to bring us all together. The rest of the evening will be filled with a variety of live music and dance spanning many continents and capturing the diversity of many cultures. From Caribbean and Celtic to German and many others you will find yourself toe tapping and dancing in the aisles.
Your travels through the World Showcase of Music invite you to bring a picnic dinner while being able to purchase a variety of tantalizing International desserts and taste tempting “mocktails” to make your meal complete. The atmosphere during this very special event is sure to make it the perfect evening to enjoy with friends and family. Space is limited so reserve your tickets today by calling (540) 387.6078 ext. 0 or purchase online at www.RoanokeCountyParks.com.Tickets are $20 in advance or 2 for $35 for adults. Children under 12 are $10 in advance. Space permitting night of the event adult tickets are $30 and children under 12 are $15.
Submitted by Wendy Schultz