Federation Days at Opera in the Ozarks

June 12, 2014

You are invited to Federation Days and Opera in the Ozarks
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs, AR
July 16-19, 2014


WEDNESDAY, July 16th

11:30–4:00    Drop off Silent Auction items (Convention Center Lobby)
12:00 p.m.     Trustee Meeting – (Oak room)
12:15 p.m.     Governing Board Meeting (Oak room)
3:50 p.m.       Governing Board Adjournment
3:50 p.m.       Memorial Hour Singers Rehearsal
4:30 p.m.       Bus pick-up at Inn of the Ozarks going to Crescent Hotel
5:00 p.m.       Taste of Opera – Crescent Hotel (Gather 5:00, Wine 5:15, Dinner 5:30)
6:30 p.m.       Bus pick-up at Crescent going to the Point
7:00 p.m.       Opera Talk at the Point
7:30 p.m.       Cosi Fan Tutti – Mozart

THURSDAY, July 17th

8:30-2:00      Registration
9:00 a.m.      Silent Auction Begins
9:00-11:45     IPFAC Annual Membership Meeting
Carole Langley, Governing Board President
Life Member Day   (Wear your life member medallions!)
Memorial Moment
12:00-1:30    “Suor Angelica” Luncheon
Host State, Texas
Gloria Thrasher, President
Official Opening
“Create, Inspire, Dream”
Suzuki Violin Students – Evangel University, Starla Blair, Director
2:00-3:00      “Opera Games” , Young people’s opera
3:00 p.m.      Ice cream social
3:30 p.m.      Serious Shopping!
6:30 p.m.      Bus to the Point
7:00 p.m.      Opera Talk at the Point
7:30 p.m.      “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi” – Puccini

FRIDAY, July 18th

8:30-2:00      Registration
8:30-9:00      Coffee and Sweets  (Convention Center Lobby)
9:00-10:00     State Board Meetings – OIO
10:00-11:45   IPFAC Annual Membership Meeting
12:00-1:45     “Into the Woods” Luncheon
Host State, Arkansas
Barbara Baugh, President
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Cockrell, Artistic Director, Opera in the Ozarks
3:15 p.m.       Silent Auction concludes!
3:15-4:15       Final Governing Board Meeting
Trustees Meeting
4:30 p.m.      Silent Auction – Winners Pick Up & Pay!
4:45-6:30      “Into the Woods” Banquet
Host State, Kansas
Shirley Lemmons, President
Keynote Speaker: Senator Carolyn Nelson, NFMC President
6:30 p.m.       Bus to the Point
7:00 p.m.       Opera Talk at the Point
7:30 p.m.        “Into the Woods” – Sondheim

SATURDAY, July 19th

8:00                     Coffee and sweets  (Convention Center Lobby)
8:30-11:30          South Central Region Meeting
8:30                     Starla Blair, Regional Vice President
Formal Opening
Business Meeting
9:30                     Carolyn Nelson, NFMC President
10:15                   Music Time
10:30                   “The Future of NFMC”, Tim Danielson, Facilitator
11:30 a.m.           “Music Stars of Tomorrow” Luncheon
Host State: Oklahoma
Lavonna Whitesell, President
Speaker: Stephen Rushing, General Director IPFAC
Kathryn Hickman, Music Camp Artistic Director (musical program)
1:00                      Adjourn

Registration (Non-refundable)      $25.00
Thursday, July 17 Luncheon         $15.00
Friday, July 18 Luncheon               $12.00
Friday, July 18 Banquet                   $23.00
Saturday, July 19 Luncheon         $14.00
Opera Shuttle Pass                              $20 for 2 days,  $25 for 3 days

Fill out registration form and make checks payable to “South Central Region.”

Mail to:
Shirley Lemmons, Registration Chairman
2621 West 27th Terrace
Lawrence, KS 66047

Check out the official call: 2014 OIO Federation Days Call


Best Western Inn of the Ozarks
207 W. Van Buren
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
(479) 253-9768
Room Rates: $92.00 Single or Double per night
Make reservations by June 17th, 2014
Mention that you are with NFMC and IPFAC


Operas – Tues, Wed, Thur, and/or Fri
All seats reserved
$20 – $25

“A Taste of Opera” Benefit
Crescent Hotel – Eureka Springs
Wednesday, July 16th at 5:00pm;    $55

TICKETS: To reserve tickets to the operas, “A Taste of Opera” and the Opera Gala – Please call IPFAC directly and reserve using Visa, MasterCard or Discover at (479) 253-8595, or use www.opera.org


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