Morris Arts’ 31st annual Giralda Music and Arts Festival on June 22nd 

The perfect way to start the summer? Morris Arts’ 31st annual Giralda Music and Arts Festival,Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Giralda Farms Corporate Park, Dodge Drive/Madison Ave. (Rt. 124) in Madison.
At Giralda, you can hear the state’s top orchestra, relax on the beautiful lawns of the estate once owned by Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, see (and purchase) original artworks, and hear live poetry (including a reading by prize-winning poet Jean Valentine).  You can also enjoy family/children’s arts activities, test your hula hoop skills, indulge your ice cream cravings at the fully stocked antique ice cream truck or just picnic outside on a beautiful day and relax with friends. Even weather won’t matter since the rainsite at Dolan Performance Hall, Annunciation Center, College of St. Elizabeth, 2 Convent Rd., Morristown will still host the concert as well as the art show & sale.

 
L-R: Artist Karen Lundquist shows her oil paintings; 2014 Conductor, Gemma New; Happy crowds enjoy 2013 Giralda; Gemma New conducting 2013 performance of National Anthem.

L-R: Mr. Marazzo serves a customer at his antique ice cream truck; prizewinning picnics: Breakfast at Tiffany’s; The Big Luau; A Parisian Café.

 

In keeping with Giralda tradition, there will be very generous prizes for the most inventive picnics and the fabulous 50/50 raffle, which nets some lucky person a big cash prize (often over $1,000)! Invite that special someone, friends, family, neighbors, club members or college chums to share a picnic and help support the important work of Morris Arts, which has been engaging and building community through the arts for 41 years.

Time: Gates open at 4pm for activities and picnics (no pets, no BBQ’s). The concert starts at 6pm.
Location: Giralda Farms Corporate Park, Dodge Drive and Madison Ave. (Rt. 124), Madison, NJ 07940
Rainsite: Dolan Performance Hall, Annunciation Center, College of St. Elizabeth, 2 Convent Rd., Morristown (Doors open at 5pm for activities [no picnics, pets, or BBQ’s at the rainsite]. The concert starts at 6pm).

Tickets: (take advantage of lower pricing for advance tickets!)
In advance: Adults: $15 adults (over 12); Children: $4; under 4, free.
At the gate: Adults: $20 adults (over 12); Children: $5; under 4, free.

Advance Tickets can be purchased at:
-Morris Arts online at www.morrisarts.org or (973) 285-5115, x14
-Kings Supermarkets (Morristown and Chatham)
-Gary’s Wine and Marketplace (Madison)
If you require special accommodation, please contact Kadie Dempsey (973) 285-515, x17.

Contact: For general information, call (973) 285-5115, ext. 18 or contact Kaity DeLaura at (973) 285-5115, ext. 14 or via email at kdelaura@morrisarts.orgIn the event of uncertain weather, please check the website www.morrisarts.org or call (973) 285-5115, ext. 18 AFTER 12 pm on the day of the concert  for the latest updates.

Morris Arts wishes to thank our sponsors: David and Dorothy Clair; Richard R. Eger; Edda and Jim Gillen; and AthenianRazak/KeyBank; Frank & Lydia Bergen Foundation; Brinton Eaton Wealth Advisors; Gary’s Wine & Marketplace; GRC Management; investors Bank; JWeber Creative, LLC; Kings Super Markets; Lincoln Equities LLC; Maersk Inc.; Open Spaces Management Association; RXR Realty LLC; Yelp. Corporate Arts Sponsor: NJ.com; Media Sponsor: The Daily Record. All proceeds benefit the many programs and services provided to artists, arts organizations, schools and the community by Morris Arts.

Become a part of the Giralda tradition and bring your friends, families, classmates, neighbors or come by yourself to welcome summer with Morris Arts in this fun and most affordable way!

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