LLCC Madrigal Singers perform at the Vachel Lindsay Home during a lovely evening soiree that includes a catered dinner. Doors open at 6 p.m. Reservations and payment by check or cash in advance are required. Don't miss your seat at the table of this feast that includes wassel and rustic pear and apple tart besides a main course and other offerings. Fifteen or so madrigals will serenade you between meals and perform a concert after dinner. $50. Phone or pick up your tickets at Tinsley Dry Goods Shop, downtown Springfield.
What could be better than launching the holiday season with beautiful music and scrumptious food? The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency is offering both at a madrigal dinner Dec. 1 at the Vachel Lindsay Home Historic Site.
The Lincoln Land Community College Madrigal Singers will perform “A Christmas Madrigal – Past and Present” at the Lindsay home, while Real Cuisine and chef Ashley Glatz will provide the meal.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance. They can be obtained at Tinsley Dry Goods on Sixth Street near the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices or by sending a check to the Vachel Lindsay Association, P.O. Box 9356, Springfield, IL 62791-9356.
The deadline for reservations is end of business on Friday, Nov. 24. For more information, call the Vachel Lindsay Home at 217-524-0901.
The performance of choral music, directed by Sue Hamilton, includes both Renaissance and contemporary madrigals. It is co-sponsored by the Vachel Lindsay Association.
The Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site at 603 S. Fifth Street, Springfield, is the birthplace and longtime residence of poet, author and artist Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, 1879-1931. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for free public tours.
Pricing & Ticket Info: $50/person