5000 To Enjoy Picnic Atmosphere at  Symphony Under The Stars

A huge crowd of area residents is expected at the Ocala Golf Club for the Mother’s Day Symphony Under the Stars Sunday in Ocala.   The annual event, which was cancelled last year because of the pandemic will be a picnic-like atmosphere designed for families.   Food trucks will be available offering everything from burgers to cce cream.  The gates open at 4 PM with the first act beginning at 5 pm.  The Ocala Symphony will perform beginning at 7 presenting a pops concert of music that everyone will recognize.  At about 8:45, the skies above the Ocala Golf Club will light up with a spectacular fireworks display that rivals any 4th of July event.

Left:  Miranda Madison kicked off the 31st Annual Symphony Under the Stars with a beautiful set of classic standards, Gershwin, and show tunes.

Right:  Tom Schmidt served as the               MC for the evenings festivities

Below:  People streaming into the Ocala Golf Club

Below:  Folks enjoyed all kinds of activities while relaxing

Right:  WITG Co-owner Bobby Land watching the symphony tune-up before the show.

Below:  Matt Wardell conducting the Ocala Symphony Orchestra.  One listener who tuned in from Dallas said this orchestra was better than the Dallas Symphony.

And of course, the evening was capped off with a beautiful fireworks display.  Thanks FAFO for another wonderul community event!