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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Jazz on Jefferson

On the evening of Wednesday, June 8, 2011, Saginaw’s historic South Jefferson Avenue will host Jazz on Jefferson, a one night celebration focusing on the vibrant institutions of South Jefferson Avenue.  Jazz on Jefferson will begin at 5:00 p.m.   Events along the street end at 8:00 p.m., with a free concert by the Robert Lee Revue at First Congregational Church.

Held in the buildings and institutions located on South Jefferson Avenue between Federal and Hoyt, the evening will offer a rich, diverse schedule and will feature a diverse array of performers, a classic and antique car show, house tours, an architectural walking tour and food vendors.           

Participants include:

                        The Castle Museum
                        Hoyt Library
                        First Congregational Church
                        Team One Credit Union
                        Kingdom Life Ministries
                        Cathedral of St. Mary of Assumption

First held in 2004, Jazz on Jefferson is a collaborative event sponsored by the members of the South Jefferson Avenue Events and Marketing Committee.  Members of the Committee include the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History, Hoyt Public Library, Saginaw Choral Society, First Congregational Church and Neighborhood Renewal Services of Saginaw, Inc., Kingdom Life Ministries, Team One Credit Union.  Focusing on the organizations that call Saginaw’s Historic South Jefferson Avenue home, the evening celebrates their diversity, heritage and vibrancy and showcases their resources and the architectural treasures of South Jefferson Avenue.  It brings together arts groups and groups not traditionally associated with the arts to create a unique event for the community.  This is the seventh year for the program.

Jazz on Jefferson is a participant in Saginaw Celebrates Summer supported by Hemlock Semiconductor.  Jazz on Jefferson has received support from an ArtReach grant from Saginaw Arts and Enrichment Commission and Hausbeck Pickles & Peppers.

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