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Arts Quincy Follow Your HeArt Brunch

Sunday, Feb. 10 at 11 am - 1pm at Quincy Country Club

Join Arts Quincy for a fundraiser benefiting the programs of the Quincy Society of Fine Arts. Tickets are $40 and include a live cake decorating contest to declare Quincy's Best Cake Decorator, beautiful floral arrangements, a silent auction, delicious brunch bites, live music by Logan Kammerer, Candy Creations Station & Mimosa Bar. All cakes and floral arrangements will be raffled off to lucky attendees with the proceeds to benefit Arts Quincy's School Programs.

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QSOA: Legends & Lore

Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 pm, Morrison Theatre at QJHS

Quincy Symphony Orchestra's upcoming Legends & Lore concert is full of fantastical music from epic productions. The orchestra will dazzle with Stravinsky's energetic "Firebird Suite" and Khachaturian's (catch a turians) "Spartacus Suite". The winners of their annual Young Artist Competition will be showcased and Dr. Richard Cangro will conduct a side-by-side performance of "Colas Breugnon" (co-los brin-yone) with the Quincy Area Youth Orchestra.

Advance tickets are available at Quincy County Market or Hy-Vee stores, Sturhahn Jewelers or at the Symphony Office. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors. Children 18 and under are admitted free as well as area college students and faculty with proper identification.

For more information call 217-228-2856 or visit

QHS: Arsenic and Old Lace

Thursday, Feb. 14 - Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 pm at the Quincy Senior High Theatre The QHS theatre department will open 2019 with this well-known farce. The comedy takes place in Brooklyn, New York during the 1940s at the home of the Brewster family. Mortimer Brewster, played by senior Josef Lawler, has a steady job at a NYC newspaper, he's newly engaged and returns home to tell his sweet spinster aunts, played by seniors Olivia Wathen and Makayla Franklin, of his engagement. Home is a bit chaotic with a brother who believes to be Teddy Roosevelt, played by senior Joe Culp, a maniacal brother, Jonathan, played by senior JT Atwood, and a few uncovered secrets about his two dear aunts. Between a mysterious doctor, played by senior Keegan Carrow, a suspicious fiancé, played by sophomore Heather Salmons, and seniors Brad Eston, Ben Makins and sophomore Ryan Shoaff as the zany cops, this uproarious murder farce will have the audience rolling. The production is under the direction of Meghan Buckley and junior, Jaelyn Ehrhardt, will serve as the show's student director.

Tickets are available by calling the QHS music department at 217-224-3774.

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