The Hylton Performing Arts Center will present “Celebrating Veterans and the Arts,” an afternoon of arts experiences for veterans, service members, their families, caregivers and the community at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.
The afternoon concludes with a ticketed concert by country music artist William Michael Morgan at 8 p.m. in Merchant Hall. The concert also features an opening performance by Voices of Service from C*A*M*M*O (Center for American Military Music Opportunities).
The afternoon activities are free and open to the public. Tickets to the concert are $20 for the public and free to veterans, service members, their families and military caregivers. Tickets are on sale at HyltonCenter.org.
The free portion begins at 4 p.m. with veterans’ service organizations, community groups and arts organizations sharing their support and resources in the Didlake Grand Foyer. Activities include interactive music and visual art workshops; an exhibition of artwork by Patrick Sargent; a performance of original songs written by military children; a short premiere screening of a World War I documentary; and food trucks.
Morgan’s concert and Voices of Service is ticketed for the general public and free for veterans, service members, their families and military caregivers while supplies last. The free tickets may be reserved by calling 703-993-7759 or visiting the ticket office, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is a limit of six free tickets per party with proper ID. Proceeds support the Veterans and the Arts Initiative at the Hylton Center.