Grand Strand symphony to play at baseball stadium

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Jonathan Fussell with Duplin Winery joined News13 Now at 9 a.m. on Tuesday to talk about POPS with the Pelicans. The winery is sponsoring the event, which will bring the local Long Bay Symphony to the Pelicans’ baseball stadium on Labor Day weekend. Watch the video to hear why Fussell believes the event is a special opportunity for the community – espeically people who may not normally experience the arts. The winery is also sponsoring a getaway as part of the event. Details are in the video and below.

The following information is from press releases provided by the Pelicans and Duplin Winery:

Pelicans Baseball

“POPS with the Pelicans”, will be held at TicketReturn.Com Field at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 3. The symphony concert features the Grand Strand’s Long Bay Symphony under the direction of Charles Jones Evans.

Gates will open at 6 p.m. for the two-hour performance, which will include a number of familiar selections from popular movies and Broadway shows such as Star Wars, James Bond, West Side Story and Wicked. Other arrangements will include iconic orchestral classics and patriotic favorites. The concert will conclude with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, followed by John Philip Sousa’s The Stars and Stripes Forever in conjunction with a fireworks display.

Individual tickets are on sale now. All tickets purchased in advance of show week are $25, with tickets purchased the week of the show on sale for $30. Pricing applies to all levels of the seating bowl.

VIP On-Field Tables are also available. These limited tables are $600 and include eight tickets, light hors d’oeuvres, and beverages provided by Duplin Winery.

Individual tickets as well as VIP On-Field Tables can be purchased online, over the phone at (843) 918-6000 or in-person at the Pelicans Box Office (1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577). Box office hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Duplin Winery

Duplin Winery is honored to be the official wine of POPS with the Pelicans and is giving away a POPS Getaway! The giveaway begins on July 4, 2016 and will run for six weeks ending on August 8, 2016. One lucky winner will receive two VIP POPs Tickets, a two-night stay at the Marina Inn on September 2 and September 3, 2016, a $100 gift certificate for American Tap House, a dinner and boat cruise for two on the Big M Casino Boat, a Myrtle Beach Pelicans team signed baseball, two deluxe wine tastings and a Duplin prize pack. Valued at $600.

“We were welcomed with open arms when we opened our facility in North Myrtle Beach. As part of our commitment to our community, our customers, staff and family, we have teamed up with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to support the Long Bay Symphony. On Saturday, September 3, 2016, the symphony will perform Pops in the Park at TicketReturn.com Field.” Jonathan Fussell, co-owner of Duplin Wine Family, said.

You can enter the sweepstakes by visiting the Duplin Winery website and submitting your name and email address. The winner of the contest will be picked at random on Tuesday, August 9th and be notified by email. www.duplinwinery.com/pops

Be sure to stop by and visit Duplin Winery if you are attending POPS with the Pelicans. Attendees will have a chance to win multiple Duplin Winery and Pelicans prize items through various games and sweepstakes.

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