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Va. Symphony to give free concert in Yorktown

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Aaron Breid, returns to the Yorktown waterfront on Saturday, Aug. 31, for the 23rd annual Concert under the Stars.

The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to pack picnics, bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating, and arrive early for this night of music. The Fifes and Drums of York Town take the stage at 6 p.m., and blue ribbons will be awarded to the most creative picnic set-ups prior to the event. 

This concert is presented by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee of the Yorktown Foundation with support from York County, York County Arts Commission, and the Virginia Commission for the Arts, as well as community contributors from organizations, businesses and individuals.

Because this performance draws such a large crowd, visitors are encouraged to keep in mind the following important traffic reminders.

—Parking is available in the two-level parking terrace on Water Street, with handicapped parkin...

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