Symphony by Chetola Lake
Picnic by Chetola Lake while celebrating the 25th anniversary of this summer concert by Symphony of the Mountains. Take a paddleboat or tethered hot air balloon ride before the performance. Musical arrangements include “America the Beautiful,” “Miss Saigon,” and tunes from Grease. A fireworks display closes the evening.
Friday, dinner 5 p.m., concert 7:30-10 p.m.
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