The 7th annual "Symphony Under the Stars" is coming to Gloucester on June 8 on the lawn at the intersection of Main Street and Walter Reed Way.
The free concert, presented by the Cook Foundation, will be given at 8 p.m. by the Virginia Symphony orchestra led by conductor Maestro Benjamin Rous.
Main Street restaurants including El Ranchito, Anna's Pizza, Olivia's in the Village, Bangkok Noi, Jessica's on Main, Wild Ginger and Courthouse Restaurant will offer 10 percent off of meals prior to the concert, said Jenny Crittenden, executive director of the Cook Foundation. Boy Scout Troop 111 will be selling food at the site as well.
Main Street between the Belroi Road intersection and Newington Baptist Church will be closed from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Parking will be available along Main Street, in the back lots of Newington Baptist Church and in Gloucester County government parking lots.
Special needs parking will be available at Newington Baptist Church and Church of St. Therese by permit only. For information contact Crittenden at 824-9614 or go to www.cookfoundation.info.
The event is sponsored by the Cook Foundation, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Main Street Preservation Trust, Chesapeake Bank, Gloucester Main Street Association, Martin, Ingles & Hensley, Virginia Commission for the Arts, Colonial Virginia Bank, Dr. Tim Leigh, DDS., Tomlinson Exterminating, XTRA 99.1FM and Creative Art & Design.
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