Sold-out shows tailored to a wide audience and downtown events showcasing the Uvalde Grand Opera House are continuing goals for the historical theatre at 104 W. North St., and theatre staff already has a full schedule of events set for 2019.
Among upcoming events is a honey festival, slated June 14-15, during which opera house manager Rosie Whisenant recently received approval from city council to sell alcoholic beverages that can be taken out of the opera house and onto the downtown plaza.
On Sunday, Jan. 27, The Cookie Kitchen will host an already sold-out cookie-decorating party from 4-6 p.m. Two-person tickets were sold for $50, with a limit of 15.
On Feb. 16 at 7 p.m., community members are invited to spend an evening reveling in Broadway’s golden age with local talent Toni Hull as she celebrates the works of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein. Hull and other local talents will be showcasing a collection of well-loved songs from the infamous musical theatre team who wrote musicals such as “Carousel,” “Cinderella,” “The King and I,” “Oklahoma,” “South Pacific,” “The Sound of Music” and more.
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