SCF Foundation Presents Evening Under The Stars

(Bradenton, Fla., March 25, 2016) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Foundation Inc. will host Evening Under the Stars Saturday, April 9, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail. General admission will begin at 6 p.m. The theme for this year’s concert is “Out of this World.”

SCF award-winning music students will provide pre-show entertainment at 6:30 p.m. for the 28th annual concert, which benefits SCF scholarships. The main event, featuring the Venice Symphony Pops Orchestra, which will perform Out of this World” music such as Space Odyssey, Blue Moon and Rocket Man,  is set to begin at 8:15 p.m. The fireworks finale will start at 9:45 p.m.  

The concert takes place on the lawn at SCF Venice, affording concert goers an opportunity to bring their coolers and lawn chairs and enjoy the old Florida atmosphere. Chairs and coolers can be set up in the reserved seating area between 1 and 2:30 p.m. the day of the event.  In case of rain, the concert will be rescheduled to Sunday, April 10.

Title sponsors include Edmund & Elizabeth Campbell Foundation, Synovus Bank, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, SEI, Turbine Weld Inc., and Stephen and Redenta Picazio. Proceeds from the annual fundraising concert directly benefit SCF students deserving of scholarships and outstanding SCF programs.

Reserved general admission seating is $25; general admission is $15. Tickets are available online at; by calling the SCF Foundation at 941-408-1519 or by visiting one of the ticket outlets: Venice, Premiere Sotheby’s International Realty, Putin on the Ritz Salon, SCF Cashier, Stonegate Bank, or Synovus Bank. Englewood: Key Agency, Mack Law Firm, or Stonegate Bank. North Port: Key Agency or Patriot Storage.

For more information, contact the SCF Foundation Inc. at 941-408-1418.

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