NICEVILLE The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra's 23rd annual fundraiser is edging closer to Crestview this year. The new Student Services Center at Northwest Florida State College hosts the food and wine tasting Feb. 23.


NICEVILLE The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra's 23rd annual fundraiser is edging closer to Crestview this year. The new Student Services Center at Northwest Florida State College hosts the food and wine tasting Feb. 23.



"A Symphony of Taste," previously held in Fort Walton Beach venues, features food samples from Destin, South Walton, Fort Walton Beach and Niceville restaurants and more than 50 wines.



The Northwest Florida Symphony Guild's main fundraising event also features a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Northwest Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra, Junior Orchestra, NFSO performances for Okaloosa and Walton County fifth-graders, the annual Concerto Competition and Stars of Tomorrow concerts.



Want to go?



WHAT: A Symphony of Taste fundraiser for the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra



WHEN: 1-4 p.m. Feb. 23



WHERE: Student Services Center, McCracken Way West, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville



DETAILS: Food and wine samplings, non-alcoholic beverages, silent auction and music by jazz pianist Sean Dietrich



TICKETS: $35 in advance at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center box office, 729-6000 or arts center website; or $40 at the door



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