Well, tonight is Valentine’s Day and I had been thinking long and hard about where to take Dani for our first milestone night together. First, I thought of the Brewery as the wings were so delicious there on Super Bowl night. But then a buddy of mine put me off the idea – saying it just wouldn’t go down well with a new girlfriend.
So I was delighted when she asked me if she could make a suggestion! And then when she told me what she wanted to do was free, I was even happier! Tonight at The Forum, at 7pm is a free concert being performed by the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra for Education Week.
Apparently the first group will be sixth to nine graders performing Bedrich Smetana’s “The Moldau” and others. It’s going to be a combined effort of the Junior Youth String Orchestra with the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra. Later on the latter will be performing pieces by various artists, culminating in a bit of romance for the night with a performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.”
I’m glad I didn’t suggest the Brewery since this sounds like it will be quite nice…or at least a bit of cultural sophistication.