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Q-C Singers Christmas reservations due today


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Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:40 pm
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
Christmas with the Quad City Singers will be presented at Lavender Crest Winery, U.S. 6, Colona,on Friday Dec. 7, and Saturday Dec. 8. The annual event will begin with a socialhour at 6 p.m., followed by a gourmet dinner and concert at 7 p.m.

The dinner menu will feature a dual entree of flat-iron steak and chicken tarragon, served with orangemarmalade sweet potatoes and green beans with citrus butter sauce, apple and spinach salad withspiced pecans, rolls, assorted dessert tray, coffee and tea. Additional beverages, including LavenderCrest wines, will be available for purchase. A vegetarian option of couscous and feta stuffed pepper isavailable upon request.

This year's holiday concert will feature new arrangements of "We Three Kings," "Go TellIt on the Mountain," "Do You Hear What I Hear," and many other festive favorites. The 22-membergroup is under the direction of Lori Potts and is accompanied by Marcia Renaud.

Admission, which includes dinner, is $40 per person. Tables can accommodate 10 guests. Reservationsare required by today and can be made by visiting quadcitysingers.org. For more information, call Chris Castle at (309)764-2612.



















 



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