Find your dancing shoes for Starlight Ball benefit | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Find your dancing shoes for Starlight Ball benefit

Attendees at the Starlight Ball will have plenty of chances Saturday to dance to big band tunes played by Nevada Union High School Instrumental Music Department students.

Three NU jazz bands performing music made famous by Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and Count Basie will be featured at the third annual Starlight Ball, the instrumental music department’s main fund-raiser, for three hours in Grass Valley.

Dance music kicks off at 7 p.m. with the beginning jazz band in one set followed by the advanced jazz band in two sets. Between the latter group’s two sets will be improvisational numbers by the jazz combo, which is a smaller audition-only group, with professional musicians Bill Douglass and Robert Claire joining them.



For dancers needing a breather, a silent auction is in close proximity to the dance floor.

An optional buffet dinner is available from 6 to 7 p.m. Student ensembles will perform chamber music during the dinner catered by Nevada Union High School Band Booster’s members.




The alcohol-free Starlight Ball is open to all ages.

KNOW AND GO:

WHAT: Third annual Starlight Ball

WHEN: Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m.

WHERE: Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 255 S. Auburn St.

ADMISSION: $25 for dinner and the dance or $10 for the dance only. Tickets at the Music in the Mountains box office, Nevada City Postal Company, Odyssey Books and The Book Seller. Dinner tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.

INFORMATION: 478-1109


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


News

Grass Valley hospital: Employees must get vaccinated

|

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital will begin placing employees who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine on administrative leave starting this Friday, and employees who continue to refuse the vaccine at that point will be terminated,…



See more