Picnic in the Park with Town and Forest Acres

October 16, 2020 - October 30, 2020

  • Presented By: City of Forest Acres
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Location: Pinetree Park (intersection of Wofford & Winthorp Avenues & Coker St.)
  • Address: 1012 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29201
  • Phone: (803) 799-2510
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
  • Price: $5

There’s nothing better than great music and great company – in the BEST neighborhood around! This month Town Theatre will present three mini-concerts by some fantastic performers that have graced not only the Town Theatre stage but are well known throughout the Midlands.

On Friday, October 16, guests will enjoy the talented Kerri Roberts and Jeremy Reasoner who will be presenting some musical theatre favorites with a quarantine twist. The duo appeared as Tony and Maria in Town’s West Side Story and are well known for their portrayals of many favorite characters such as Mary Poppins, Eliza Doolittle, Jerry Lee Lewis and Quasimodo. Kerri and Jeremy will be accompanied by Jeremy Hansard.

Friday, October 23 brings the vocal talent of Vicky Saye Henderson, Clayton King and Lanny Spires. This talented trio has appeared on stages throughout the Midlands as well as in cabaret-type events at local restaurants. They will bring great music and fun to Pinetree Park. The group will be accompanied by Michael Simmons.

Lee Martin and Scott Vaughan will take the stage Friday, October 30. Lee wowed audiences as the title role in Hello, Dolly! and in Hairspray. Scott’s portrayals of Harold Hill, Willy Wonka and Joseph (and his Technicolor Dreamcoat) are true favorites. Lee and Scott will be accompanied by Dr. Greg Boatwright.

Each concert will begin at 6 PM and will last 30-45 minutes. Tickets are $5 per concert and may be purchased at towntheatre.com. In the event of rain, the Roberts/Reasoner concert will move to Saturday, October 17; the Henderson/King/Spires concert will move to Saturday, October 24 and the Martin/Vaughan concert will move to Sunday, Nov. 1.

In true picnic fashion, we strongly encourage you to grab dinner from your favorite Forest Acres restaurant to bring to the concert. Please also bring your own seats in the way of tailgate chairs and/or blankets. Guests will be asked to socially distance from other parties during the event.

Town Theatre thanks Forest Acres for their support of this partnership. If you have questions, please call Town Theatre at 803-799-2510 and leave a message or email town@towntheatre.com.