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Experience Michiana - December 1st, 2014


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Episode #806 - December 1st, 2014
On tonight's show, Gordy will talk to Dick Reel about the Pioneerland Christmas Weekend. Then, we'll get a preview of lots of great things coming to Eddy Street Commons. Then we'll hear about a piano competition that is happening in a few months called Stickley Piano Competition. Finally The 42 Annual Madrigal Dinners are happening December 5-7th at Saint Mary's College.
Original Airdate: December 01, 2014

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    Pioneerland Christmas
    Dick Reel More Information
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    The Pioneerland Christmas Weekend is going on Saturday and Sunday at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds. The village is festive with all natural handmade decorations, and they'll have draft horse wagon rides, plenty of old time family friendly activities and refreshments, too. Dick Reel tells Gordy what folks can expect to experience. For more information, http://www.laportecountyfair.org/pioneerland.php

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    1. Dick ReelChairman Log Cabin Committee

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    Eddy Street Commons
    Marijo Martinec More Information
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    They're getting ready for lots of great family fun at the Eddy Street Commons, because it's Holiday time and there are lots of things to do there! Marijo Martinec from the Food Bank of Northern Indiana gives Gordy a preview, including what will happen at Santa's Breakfast and the big Holiday parade this Saturday. For details go to www.EddyCommons.com

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    1. Marijo MartinecDir. Of Choral ActivitiesSaint Mary's College

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    Stickley Piano Competition
    Paula Laskowski More Information
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    The 20th Annual Stickley Piano Competition isn't happening until March 2015, but the time for piano students to begin to prepare is soon. Entry deadline is February 13, 2015. The event is March 13th & 14th at the Harris Prairie Christian Church in Granger. Paula Laskowski and Linda Witchie tell Gordy how the competition works and how to participate. www.SBAMTA.org

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    1. Paula LaskowskiLinda WitchieSB Area Music Teachers Assoc.

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    Madrigal Dinners
    Nancy Menk More Information
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    The 42 Annual Madrigal Dinners are happening December 5-7th at Saint Mary's College. Nancy Menk, Nia Parillo and Anna Fanelli tell Gordy about the singers, dancers, instrumentalists, jugglers and jesters that will be a part of the dinners. The meals include prime rib, roasted potatoes, glazed carrots and more. For details go to www.moreaucenter.com or call 574-286-4626.

    Guests

    1. Nancy MenkProfessor of MusicSaint Mary's College

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