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June 3, 2017
4:00 PM
Campus Grounds
200 SE Fourth Street
Abilene, KS 67410
By donation
Ike Statue at Sunset
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Symphony at Sunset Annual D-Day Commemorative Concert

Saturday, June 3, 2017

The public is invited to our annual D-Day commemorative concert on Saturday, June 3, 2017. This year, we are also observing the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail, which brought nearly 2 million cattle to the railhead here in Abilene, Kansas. Activities and food vendors open at 4:00 PM, including a Pop-Up Museum where the public is invited to bring their own World War II or Chisholm Trail artifacts and photos to share with visitors. At 5:30 PM in the Visitors Center Auditorium, enjoy the Kansas Wesleyan Cello & Violin Camp Recital and Everyday Lights concert. From the Library steps at 7:00 PM, Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division Band will entertain the crowd with popular favorites. The Salina Symphony performance begins at 8:30 PM and continues through sunset. This year's theme will featuring music that celebrates the Chisholm Trail with special guest, fiddle player Mike Ito.