Category: Getting to Know The 5th

A Christmas Gift from Taryn Darr: Grandma Frances’ Wassail Recipe

Wassail ‘wäsəl,’ ‘wä-sāl’ verb To drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way. To go from house to house at Christmas singing carols. (“Here we go a-wassailing…”) noun Spiced cider or ale or mulled wine and spices drunk during celebrations for Twelfth Night and Christmas Eve. I grew

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Buyer Beware: It’s Scalper Season

How to guarantee you are getting the best prices when you buy tickets for a family outing this holiday season It’s the most wonderful time of the year: twinkly lights are on the trees, your favorite peppermint and eggnog beverages are on sale at all the coffee shops, family and friends are coming to visit

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Volunteer Spotlight: John Sigala

When did you start volunteering at The 5th? I’m a new volunteer and started volunteering at The 5th with The Sound of Music. Why do you love musical theater? I was introduced to musical theater in 1968 when I went to London through my high school summer foreign study program.  I saw Man of La

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