A Picnic Operetta PARTY! A Midsummer Swig August 8th!

A Midsummer Swig 2011

Come to this festive benefit supporting the 3rd annual Picnic Operetta!
August 8th, 2011 6:30 to 10:00

Wise Acre Eatery, 5401 Nicollet Avenue South,
next to Tangletown Gardens

Suggested Donation:  $25

Join us for music, food, drink and camaraderie as we toast the opening of another season presenting opera in the Urban Eco-System. The amazing chef Nick Schneider will assemble a loco-vore nosh table and we’ll feature great music by The Hummingbirds (your favorite ukulele quartet) and our singers bring down the house with a sample of music from Alcina’s Island: A Picnic Operetta

© 2011 Clare Pix Photography

Check Nick Schneider’s Menu for A Midsummer Swig!

A Selection of vegetable crudite, pickled vegetables and crostini!
The Famous Spoon River Chicken and Duck Liver Pâté
Pork Rillettes
Grilled Mediterranean vegetable platters
Chick-pea pesto salad
& Seasonal Antipasti that will be featured in Alcina’s Island: A Picnic Operetta

And a menu of refreshing signature drinks crafted by a dandy bar staff!

Your support will help us bring a free community event to community gardens throughout the metro area. Help us bring musical excellence and shared deliciousness to these amazing green spaces.


We are so excited to have Wise Acre Eatery as a partner presenting this benefit and celebrating our commitment to music, food and the joys of the Minnesota harvest.  Many thanks to owners Scott Endres and Dean Engelmann.  We hope you will stop by this beautiful restaurant, enjoy a bite, meet the friendly staff and relax on the fabulous patio.


Many Thanks to our presenting partners!

It takes a lot of people and groups to make the picnic operetta happen!  We are so glad to have the continued partnership of Gardening Matters, the Seward Co-op, the Wedge Co-op, the Lindon Hills Co-op, and The Aliveness Project!


What is Mixed Precipitation?

We are performance group dedicated to exploring text, space and form in theatrical events that create opportunities for social engagement.  We are excited about work  that bends genres and brings together communities to honor the spaces and the times that we share.  

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