April 22, 2015
Whidbey Island’s Saratoga Orchestra presents renowned blues and jazz fiddler, Darol Anger, for the orchestra’s annual Intermezzo VI Gala Weekend.
The orchestra’s fundraising dinner “Fiddlin’ at the Farm” will be held on Friday May 8 from 5:30-9pm at Dancing Fish Farm on Newman Rd. in Freeland. The evening will feature a performance by Darol Anger and special guest Emy Phelps as well as local favorite, 3 Cent Stamp. Des Rock of Useless Bay Coffee Co. will cater a BBQ buffet and a no-host bar with local wines, microbrews and spirits will be available. A silent and live auction will round out the evening’s festivities. Of particular importance, Island Thrift has offered to match funds raised at this event, up to $10,000, for future programming and educational opportunities key to the orchestra’s mission. Tickets for the fundraiser are $100/person and may be purchased at www.sowhidbey.com or by calling 360-929-3045.