Chili's Give Back
November 12, 2013
4pm - 9pm
Chili's - Chico
1908 E. 20th St.
Use this flyer [PDF] on Nov. 12 to raise money for NSS.
Let Chili's do the cooking while we support North State Symphony at the same time. With each flyer presented on November 12th Chili's will donate 15% of the event day sales back to this great organization.
Young Artist Auditions
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Free and open to the public
Each year, young classical musicians from the North State area compete in high school and university divisions of auditions sponsored by the Chico Guild and Redding League on behalf of the North State Symphony. First prize winner in each division wins the opportunity to solo with North State Symphony.
For more information, click here.
Helga Ruge's Benefit Garden Party
Wine and hors d'oeuvres during the social hour and live music. Buffet dinner, dessert and more wine. More live music.
Donation: $50: 100% of your donation supports the symphony!Limit of 50 guests.
The photos below are from Helga's garden party in the summer of 2011, which raised $2600 for North State Symphony!
Click on the photos below to see enlargements.
Scholarship Fanfare Plus!
"Mad About Music"
April 11, 2013
6:00 - 10:00 pm
Butte Creek Country Club, Chico
With Scholarship Fanfare Plus, the Chico Guild supports the symphony and young musicians in our commmunity. Attendance and donations help talented young musicians who study and perform classical music, and directly benefits the North State Symphony.
A gourmet dinner, entertainment, a raffle and silent auction are all
part of the experience.
A few of the items in the 2013 Silent Auction
Click on the images to see enlargements
We thank these generous
Fanfare Plus 2013 donors:
Frugal House Is Back! June 6, 7, 8
20 Abbott Circle, Chico
part of Epick Homes' The Orchard development
Epick Homes kindly donated the use of a brand new home at 20 Abbott Circle in north Chico, and dedicated and talented folks decorated it with donated items and imaginatively refurbished treasures.
Thursday, June 6
As in years past, the event kicks off with a great party on June 6, from 6 to 8 pm at the Frugal House. This year we’ll have an assortment of fantastic finger foods from some of Chico’s favorite vendors.
Party-goers have the first opportunity to purchase items in the Frugal House and frugal boutique. There is also a no-host bar. Party tickets are $35.
Friday and Saturday, June 7 & 8
The Frugal House will remain open on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, and ticket buyers ($15) can wander through on their own, admiring and purchasing.
Remaining items also get a steep price reduction! No admission is charged on Sunday.
Frugal House 2012 donors:
This event raises more money for North State Symphony than anything we've ever done! The scrolling list shows the many businesses which supported the event in 2012 by donating goods and services. Too many to list are the wonderful individuals who donated, toured the home, bought items and ENJOYED the fun!
Prelude Garden Party
Presented by the Chico Guild
Raise the curtain for the new concert season!
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - Chico
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Enjoy an evening with friends: NSS musicians, Kyle Pickett, and the greatest folks in town, our audience members and supporters. Kyle will speak about the orchestra season which begins just a week later, which will be his final season with the North State Symphony.
- wine, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts
- music by North State Symphony musicians
- a special appearance by Music Director Kyle Wiley Pickett as he begins his final year with the North State Symphony.
Donations: $30.00 advance; $35.00 at the door ... “smart casual” attire, please
The annual Prelude Party is the traditional start to symphony seasons in Chico, and a fine way to learn more about the Symphony and the Guild, which especially welcomes possible new members to the Party.
Call 898-5984 for details. Click here for a map [PDF] to the Prelude Party location.
Photos from the 2012 Prelude Party