Andy Stewart, Brooke Leeson, Paul Denmeade, Carol Wheatley, Jeff Cawley, Brian Wheatley and chief pilot Lynton Beggs.
Andy Stewart, Brooke Leeson, Paul Denmeade, Carol Wheatley, Jeff Cawley, Brian Wheatley and chief pilot Lynton Beggs.

Opera at The Channon

Break out the evening dresses and black ties, it’s time for Opera at The Channon.

On Sunday, July 25, the combined Rotary clubs of Lismore will host the annual fundraiser for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter and other charities, at The Channon Showground.

Members of the Opera Queensland Young Artist program will be performing, and the show will be compered by John Colwill.

Rotary organiser Brian Wheatley said Opera at The Channon was a chance to enjoy yourself in a beautiful setting and help support worthwhile charities at the same time.

The Opera begins at 1.30pm, people can bring their own picnics or delicious picnic boxes can be ordered from the Little Deli on 6622 0558.

Or, if you want to really glam it up then the silver service luncheon with food supplied by Paupiettes begins at 11.30am.

A bus service will operate from Lismore, Alstonville, Ballina, Lennox and Byron. There’s also a prize for the best-dressed picnic party.

Early bird tickets are $125 for silver service lunch and opera (until June11); concert only $45 and bus tickets $10.

Tickets are available from the Rescue Helicopter online at www.helirescue.com.au

/events or by phoning 6627 4444.


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