WHO: Opera Tampa and The Straz Center

WHAT: Straz LIVE! in the Park

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 6

Activities begin at 1:30 p.m. – Concert: 3-5 p.m.

WHERE: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Downtown Tampa

DETAILS: In celebration of National Opera Week, Straz LIVE! in the Park features a concert that includes familiar arias sung the Opera Tampa Singers, music from WICKED and Motown performed by artists from the show, The Voice finalist and longtime Patel Conservatory student Shalyah Fearing and other musical surprises. Bring picnic lunch and enjoy a delightful afternoon of beautiful music. Food trucks and local visual artists will add to the festivities.

This is a FREE event.

A Picnic Table Package is available for $125, ensuring reserved seating for eight in a prime location. Those who purchase a table package can also let their creativity flow by participating in a Table Decorating Contest. Tables may be purchased by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) or 800.955.1045 outside Tampa Bay, in person at the Straz Center Ticket Sales Office or online at www.strazcenter.org. The last day to purchase a table is Thursday, Oct. 27.

Opera Tampa is thrilled to be working again with the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts who, in addition to assisting with event logistics, will host award-winning local chalk artists who will create their art on site at the event.

We are proud to welcome the participation of Metropolitan Ministries. Donations of cash or non-perishable food items will be accepted at the Metropolitan Ministries’ information table.

For more information, visit www.strazcenter.org