Naomi and Jon- Love Songs, a Valentine’s Concert 02/12/2016 Enjoy an evening of favorite love songs when two of NELA’s finest musicians, vocalist Nami Cordill and pianist Jon Baccarini, celebrate the spirit of Valentine’s Day in a performance at the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens.
Venue: Biedenharn Musum and Gardens
Modern Classics: The Music of Elton John & Billy Joel 02/13/2016 What do you get when you combine the dynamic sounds of Monroe Symphony Orchestra and the legendary music of Elton John and Billy Joel? You get an evening of great entertainment! There are two ways to enjoy this concert. You can either sit at a table for eight with your friends and you bring your favorite foods and libations to enjoy during the concert, or you may also choose to sit in the general admission seating area. You’ll hear an array of music from these iconic entertainers performed with the live orchestra such as Movin’ Out, Someone Saved My Life Tonight, Piano Man, Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me, and many more. The combination of classic rock and the symphony music pair perfectly together because of these memorable melodies. Table reservations are $50 not including the cost of the tickets. Tickets can be purchased on our website atmyMSO.org
Bird Fun for Families 02/13/2016 Celebrate the Great Backyard Bird Count with a fun drop-in event about birds. Learn some basic bird ID, practice with binoculars, make a bird feeder, try your hand at migration and take the bird beak challenge. Come by anytime between 10:00am to 1:00pm
Darryl's Pecan Pie from Big Momma's Fine Foods
1 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup
1 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. melted butter
1 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) pecans
1 unbaked 9 in. deep dish pie crust.
Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine the first five ingredients and, using a spoon, stir to mix thoroughly. Stir in the pecans. Pour the mixture into the pie crust. Bake on the center rack for about 60-70 minutes. Let it cool, and enjoy!
Tip: The pie is done when the center reaches about 200°F.