Casselberry Festivals September 2017
Casselberry Festivals September 2017 – Check out these events coming to the City of Casselberry in September 2017. From festivals to food truck bazaars, it’s fun for the family.
Friday, Sept. 8, Art & Music in the Park and Food Truck Bazaar
The Sunshine Band will bring the island vibe of music and entertainment at the monthly Art & Music in the Park and Food Truck Bazaar in Casselberry. The event is Friday, September 8, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lake Concord Park behind Casselberry City Hall. The Sunshine Band brings the good life of sunny Florida alive in their music. Island vibes, tropical themes and top 40 hits mixed in this out of the park entertainment. Bringing Sunshine to your ears will put you in the right mood with toe-tapping, easy listening family friendly favorites.
Saturday, Sept. 16, Battle of the Bands 5K
If you like running and great live music, then this is an event you do not want to miss! The City of Casselberry is hosting the Track Shack Florida Hospital Battle of the Bands 5K on Saturday, September 16. The 5K, formerly known as the Rock ‘n’ Run 5K, will feature high energy, live music for runners and walkers along a 3.1-mile flat route that starts and finishes at Casselberry’s Lake Concord Park, next to City Hall. All participants will receive a rockin’ commemorative T-shirt and will have the opportunity to enjoy the post-race “Craft Beer Fest” where runners 21 and older can sample beer. Runners will also have the chance to vote in the Florida Hospital “Battle of the Bands” competition for the best band along the race route. First place and top three finalists in each age category will receive awards. After the race, there will be a Kids’ Run free to all children. The day begins at 7:30 a.m. with a 5K, then at 8:45 a.m. is the Kids’ Run and then 9 a.m. is the awards ceremony.
Friday, Sept. 29, Casselberry Golf Tournament
For years, the City of Casselberry has produced many concerts, art shows, movies in the park, dog events and children’s activities – all for free. But it does take money, and you have the opportunity to help. Come out and Swing “Fore” the Arts at the Casselberry Golf Club in Casselberry on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Tee up with other golf enthusiasts and enjoy a day of competition that includes continental breakfast, barbecue lunch and many great prizes. All proceeds will go to support the art programs in Casselberry and Seminole County. Contact Joanne Duncan at 407-262-7700 ext. 1127, email at email@example.com or visit the website at www.casselberry.org.
Saturday, Sept. 30, Latin Jazz and Art Festival
Jazz trumpet sensation Arturo Sandoval returns to Casselberry on Sept. 30, 2017 to perform at the free Latin Jazz & Art Festival at Lake Concord Park located at 95 Triplet Lake Drive in Casselberry. Sponsored by the City of Casselberry and El Sentinel, this concert event from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. will entice all jazz lovers to come and enjoy a spectacular evening highlighted by the award-winning trumpeter, who previously appeared here in 2011. Arturo Sandoval began playing trumpet with street musicians as a 12-year-old boy in Cuba. In 1989, after touring with his friend and mentor, Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval was invited by Gillespie to be a part of the United Nations Orchestra. During a tour with this group, Sandoval visited the American Embassy in Rome to defect from Cuba. He became an American citizen on December 7, 1998, and was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013. Sandoval’s song “A Mis Abuelos” received Grammy Award nominations for Best Instrumental Composition and Best Arrangement. This composition was featured on his Grammy-winning album, Danzon. Other highlights from Sandoval’s discography featuring his compositions include Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You), Live at the Blue Note, Rumba Palace (Grammy 2007), and Hot House (Grammy 1998).
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