MCCC has announced its 2009-2010 season of events. Mixing everything from the annual auto show and stand-up comedy, to famous musical talent and the Toledo Symphony, the events lineup has a bit of everything. Here is what to expect through the end of December.
Sunday, September 27
Cars, Coins & Collectibles
MCCC’s annual auto show returns for its 23rd year with live music by Rich Eddy’s Rockin’ Oldies Band. Accompanying the auto show will be the Coins & Collectibles antique show and a crafts show.
The auto show will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the antique and crafts shows will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Public parking will be $3 while all events will be free to attend.
Saturday, October 3
Comedian Tim Cavanagh
Known best for his regular appearences on the Bob & Tom Show, nationally known comedian Tim Cavanaugh brings his quirky sense of humor and unique stage presence to MCCC at 7:30 p.m. at the Meyer Theater, La-Z-Boy Center.
Admission will be $15 for reserved seating and $25 for VIP balcony seating, which includes munchies and a cash bar.
Friday, October 30
Harry Potter Meets the Toledo Symphony
MCCC will get a taste of the enchantment of the musical scores of the Harry Potter films just before Halloween.
The Toledo Symphony will be performing at 7:30 p.m. in the Meyer Theater, La-Z-Boy Center. Tickets will be $20 for adults, $10 for children under 12, and $30 for VIP balcony seating. MCCC encourages attendees to dress as their favorite Potter character.
Saturday, November 14
Musical Group Rare Earth
Known for hits like “Get Ready” and “Loosing You,” ‘70s Motown rock band, Rare Earth, is coming to MCCC.
Rare Earth will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the Meyer Theater, La-Z-Boy Center. Tickets will be $17 for reserved seating and $27 for VIP balcony seating.
Other Concert Events
Band and Chorale Concert Series Season Opener
The MCCC/Community Symphony Band and Agora Chorale begin their musical concert season in the Meyer Theater, La-Z-Boy Center at 7:30 p.m. Admission will be free.
Santa Claus is Coming to Town…Maybe
Santa Claus is Coming to Town… Maybe, presented by MCCC’s own QuagMeyer Productions, is an audience-interactive holiday play. All ages are welcome. The play will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Meyer Theater, La-Z-Boy Center. Tickets are $5 for reserved seating.
Agora Chorale and the Monroe Community Chior Presents Handel’s Messiah
The IHM Motherhouse Chapel is to host the Agora Chorale and the Monroe Community Choir as they perform Handel’s Messiah, a musical holiday tradition.
Tickets, $10 each, will only be available from Agora Chorale members at the door of the chapel. The concert begins at 2:30 p.m.
Symphony Band Concert
MCCC’s Symphony Band will finish off the 2009 year with a musical concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Meyer Theater, La-Z-Boy Center.
Tickets for most events can be purchased at www.monroeccc.edu/theater. For additional information, or to purchase tickets by phone, contact the MCCC Cashier’s Office at (734) 384-4272.