“Musical Tribute to Veterans” Tonight

Currahee Military Weekend activities kick off tonight with a concert in downtown Toccoa.

A musical “Tribute to our Veterans” is scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. at the SchaeferCenter in downtown Toccoa.

Toccoa Main Street Events Coordinator Sharon Crosby said a local group is organizing the event.

“Tonight’s concert is going to be put on by the Toccoa-Stephens County Community Theatre,” said Crosby.  “It is one of their first in several years.  We are very excited to have them.  It is all local Toccoa musicians.”

Crosby said the show will feature numerous musical selections from the 1940s, as well as some patriotic selections.

“So many of (the songs) were very popular during that time and they are popular now as well,” said Crosby.  “It  will be a great show.”

She went on to say that the city is excited to host this event at the Schaefer Center.

The concert is free to attend.

Again, it begins at 7 p.m. tonight in the Schaefer Center, which is located at the corner of Broad and Doyle streets in downtown Toccoa.