‘Benefit in the Barn’ Aug. 20


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Tickets are now on sale for the Delaware County Farm Bureau’s “Benefit in the Barn, A Symphony on the Farm.”

This celebration of agriculture and music happens Saturday, Aug. 20, with all proceeds benefiting partners of the Delaware County Hunger Alliance.

For the second year in a row, guests will enjoy a fun and unique concert along with dinner, Ohio beer, wine and spirits, and surprises throughout the night, organizers say.

The event takes place on Hardscrabble Farms at 2514 Skinner Road, Delaware. The farm has been operated by the Skinner family for more than a century.

Tickets include a picnic-style dinner compliments of All Occasions Catering beginning at 6 p.m. and music by the Central Ohio Symphony commencing at 7:30 p.m. and playing until dusk. Guests are encouraged bring a lawn chair for open seating in the barnyard, organizers say. Tents will be erected to provide cover in the event of inclement weather.

To purchase your tickets online, visit BenefitInTheBarn.org.

General admission is $30 per ticket and includes the concert and dinner. Farm Bureau members will receive a $5 discount per ticket when entering their Farm Bureau member number. A limited amount of tickets will be offered. For assistance regarding ticket purchases, call the United Way of Delaware County at 614-436-8929. For more information, call the Delaware County Farm Bureau at 740-363-1613.

Proceeds from the Benefit in the Barn will benefit the Delaware County Hunger Alliance. The members of the alliance are committed to increasing access to fresh produce, food pantries, meals for the homebound, and nutrition education. To learn more visit www.DelawareCountyHunger.org.

Sponsors already committed to this year’s benefit include the Delaware County Foundation’s Robert Weiler Family Fund and Charles H. and Betty J. Sheets Fund, Delaware County Bank, First Citizens National Bank, POET, Trillium Farms, Wright Moore Law Office, and Farm Credit Mid America.

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Information for this story was provided by the Delaware County Farm Bureau.

Information for this story was provided by the Delaware County Farm Bureau.