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Free Virginia Symphony Orchestra Concert Highlights CNU’s 60th Anniversary

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NEWPORT NEWS—Christopher Newport University will celebrate its 60th anniversary with Symphony Under the Stars on Friday, October 1, at 7:30pm on the Great Lawn.

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Erin Freeman with a special guest appearance by Nick Ziobro will perform an evening of music for the campus community and the general public with no tickets required. Food trucks, fireworks and other festivities will add to the celebration, sponsored by Weymouth Funeral Home and State Farm/Patty Heath Agency.

Blankets and coolers are permitted, but no pets. Concertgoers who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 must wear masks outdoors if they cannot maintain a minimum of six feet of distance from others. All attendees must wear masks if they enter university buildings. Signs will direct visitors to free parking.

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