Fall Concerts in the Garden: Haitian Children's Choir

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets for our concert series! Concerts are a great place to relax on a Friday night and enjoy the beauty of the Garden. Each year, there is a Spring Concert Series, which typically takes place in and around April, and a Fall Concert Series, which typically takes place in and around October. Both concert series typically feature four or five concerts. The concerts are currently catered by Palmetto's Smokehouse and Oyster Bar. Admission is free, and food and drinks will be available for purchase. Come and celebrate music, nature and culture with us!

When: Fridays, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Garden Amphitheater
Cost: Free admission with a $5 suggested donation

September 22: Haitian Children's Choir

The Haitian Children's Choir was born from tragedy. All but five of these children lost everything in the earthquake of 2010. Most of them lost their complete families that day. They found their way to the home of the Pauls, who were music teachers.

The Pauls never intended on having an orphanage, but, out of necessity, LifeSaver Orphanage was born. The Pauls have truly been life-savers for these children. They don't have much, but what they do have, they have given, and keep giving, to these children. They make up one of the happiest families there is!

Last Summer, the LHLT Haitian Orphan Choir toured the United States from July to September and was well-received by churches, community organizations, corporations and even professional sporting events. Funds raised during the tour helped to support children in Haiti, Ukraine and the United States.

The Haitian Orphan Choir returned to the United States in the summer of 2017, set to perform from July through September in the Southeast and beyond. On September 22, 2017, the choir will perform at the South Carolina Botanical Garden's amphitheater as part of a fundraiser for the LHLT's cause. These talented children range in age from five to 16 and will be singing some of your favorite songs in five different languages, including English, Creole and Spanish. Filled with dancing and interaction with the audience, there will be something for every member of the family. To futher support these amazing children, we encourage you to bring gently-used shoes to donate. Through Funds2Orgs, the shoes will be distributed to developing nations around the world, where micro-entrepreneurs will use them to develop businesses of their own. Join us for an amazing evening of music, celebration and multi-cultural fun!

For more information on the Haitian Children's Choir and Love Him Love Them, visit the LHLT website.

 

Friday, September 22 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

South Carolina Botanical Garden, Garden Amphitheater
150 Discovery Lane, Clemson, SC 29634-0174

Event Type

Garden Events

Departments

SC Botanical Garden

Target Audience

All Audiences

Website

https://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg/i...

Cost

Free

Contact Name:

Angel Perkins

Contact Phone:

864-656-3679

Contact Email:

perkin8@clemson.edu

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