Federation Days at Opera in the Ozarks

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