The public is invited to the second annual Community Christmas Concert, presented by the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra Strings on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Jackson County Public Library. The celebration will begin at 6:30 p.m. with caroling on the courthouse steps, led by Gayle Woody and members of the orchestra.
Beginning at 7 p.m. in the Community Room, the orchestra will play classical pieces by Bach and “Ode to Joy” from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Students of all ages will join in for a selection of favorite Christmas carols.
For more information about this event, contact the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva at (828)586-2016. This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Jackson County Public Library and is supported by a grant from the Jackson County Arts Council. The Western Carolina Civic Orchestra receives support from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Jackson County Public Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library.