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Singing for Supper

An upcoming concert will raise money for the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. Spotswood Community Orchestra will perform Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. at Spotswood Baptist Church. The concert will be free, but donations will be accepted for the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank.

The program will include works by Verdi, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart and Mendelssohn. Guest soloists will be: Kevin Perry, Tina Kerchner and Kevin Crowder.

Free tickets will be available at: Roberson’s Music, Forte Music Studios, Wegmans, Fredericksburg Area Food Bank and Spotswood Baptist Church.

For details, call 540/898-0757.

The food bank is also collecting turkeys this Thanksgiving season. Staff members hope to collect 4,000 birds. Want to help? You can drop off turkeys at the agency’s warehouse on Lee Hill Drive, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesday until 6 p.m. For details, call the food bank at 540/371-7666.