PAC Preview

Hey Music Lovers

We cannot wait until we are able to start construction on the new Performing Arts Center! In the meantime, let’s envision what the park can and will be used for! Along with musical art, the PAC will be able to be used for artists of all kinds of disciplines. The outdoor stage can be used for performance art such as dance groups or theatre. When performances go on outside, attendees can pitch their own chair and enjoy the fresh Two Harbors air. The inside can be used to display beautiful art in the comfort of the PAC lobby and will have enough space to display several artist’s work.  We think that both of these spaces can be used to share and enjoy beautiful art.

Despite all of the fun speculation of how the PAC will be used, we do have sad news regarding the future of the 2020 Two Harbors City Band Summer Concerts. Due to complications with COVID-19 the Summer Concert Series has been canceled. Two Harbors City Band President Jim Glazer stated that the cancelation of Heritage Days, keeping band members and audience members were taken into account in the decision.

With all of that being said, this month the featured performance is “The Gladiator”

Wedding Season & 2020 Season Update

Hey Music Lovers

Can you believe it is Summer? We can’t either! Summertime also means it is wedding season, and we want to share our vision of a beautiful wedding being hosted at our Performing Arts Center. Imagine a cool summer evening in Thomas Owens Park with rows of chairs facing the outdoor stage as two lovebirds start a new chapter of marriage. With nearly 30,000 sq ft of green space, you will have enough room to invite anyone to your special day. Once the wedding service is over, it is time to move the party indoors. The inside lobby provides a reception area where catered food can be laid out and people can mingle while the outside green space can be converted into a dance area. Also with lights from the stage, the party can go all night long! We are really excited to see how couples are able to make their special day come true in the PAC.

Despite all of the fun speculation of how the PAC will be used, we do have sad news regarding the future of the 2020 Two Harbors City Band Summer Concerts. Due to complications with COVID-19 the Summer Concert Series will have to be canceled. Two Harbors City Band President Jim Glazer stated that the cancelation of Heritage Days, keeping band members and audience members were taken into account in the decision.

With all of that being said, this month the featured performance is “Frere Jaqcues March”, we hope this glimpse of last summer can keep you encouraged throughout this summer

PAC Preview!

Hey music lovers!

We are starting a monthly blog to keep all of our supporters updated on how the new Performing Arts Center project is going. We are going to be sharing exciting details of the project such as design concepts, contests, and much more.

This month we wanted to give you a look at the future of Thomas Owens Park from the concepts Pope Architects designed for the new Performing Arts Center. From the concepts, you can see that the entire park gets a new look since the PAC will be built on the southern end of the park. This creates an inviting green space for outdoor activities and a place to enjoy outside events. Along with the outdoor space, there will also be areas to gather indoors when the weather is not being nice. Inside there will be storage space for the Two Harbors City Band, a multipurpose room with a stage, and some office space.

As fun as it is to prepare and plan for such a big project, we are eager to see how the community will use the new PAC.

We are working with several organizations and individuals to raise funds for the Performing Arts Center project, with great opportunities being identified and significant progress being made.

With summer fast approaching, we are so eager to see all of our supporters in the park, and if you can’t make it to a City Band concert in person, we will be live streaming each of the Two Harbors City Band Concerts on Facebook!

As of now, we are still planning on gathering for the start of the concert season, but those plans may change. Please be sure to check our Facebook for any updates regarding COVID-19 and how it affects the concert schedule.

Featured Performance

Two Harbors City Band “Hosts of Freedom”

April Blog

Hey music lovers!  

We are starting a monthly blog to keep all of our supporters updated on how the new Performing Arts Center project is going. We are going to be sharing exciting details of the project such as design concepts, contests, and much more. 

This new Performing Arts Center will be a transformative project for downtown Two Harbors. Friends of the Bandshell Park knows that a new Performing Arts Center will be an amazing addition to the Two Harbors community, providing opportunities for enjoying the arts, experiencing local culture, and facilitating economic growth. The new space will be used not only for the Two Harbors City Band but also for other community organizations and individuals looking for space for their events.   

Along with updates for the Two Harbors City Band Concerts, we will be keeping you aware of all the other fun events that happen in Thomas Owens Park.   

We are working with several organizations and individuals to raise funds for the Performing Arts Center project, with great opportunities being identified and significant progress being made.   

With summer fast approaching, we are so eager to see all of our supporters in the park, and if you can’t make it to a City Band concert in person, we will be livestreaming each of the Two Harbors City Band Concerts on Facebook! 

As you all know, COVID-19 has shut down a lot of the things we enjoy on a day to day basis. As of now, we are still planning on gathering for the start of the concert season, but those plans may change. For any updates regarding COVID-19 and how it affects the concert schedule, check out our Friends of the Bandshell Park Facebook page. 

Featured Performance 

Two Harbors City Band “Agate City March” 

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