Grafton – Apple Tree Arts will hold a reception Thursday, Jan. 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fisher Mansion, JCSI/BESTEXEC, 2 South St., to learn about the plans for the renovation of the Grafton Town House into a community performance arts center. Light refreshments will be served.
Construction-ready plans will be presented by Architect Neil Dixon of Dixon Salo Architects, Inc., of Worcester. Troy Siebels, president and CEO of the Hanover Theatre of the Performing Arts, will discuss the positive economic and cultural impact performing arts has on communities.
Apple Tree Arts’ Capital Campaign Committee, Board of Directors and staff welcomes the public to view the schematics of the plans, learn more about the fundraising efforts and join a tour of the current construction project led by Andy Deschenes, Owners’ project manager. Committee members will be available to discuss these efforts to complete the restoration of the town-owned 19th-century building into a community performance arts center.
Apple Tree Arts provides early childhood music, theatre arts programs and private instrumental and voice instruction to more than over 1,000 children and adults annually. Ensemble and community chorus groups give students the opportunity to perform individually and to collaborate with others. A variety of community concerts and theatre arts performances are offered year round. For information, visit www.appletreearts.org.