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Upper School Woodwind Quintet to Perform at Elegant Elf Marketplace

Oct 27, 2015 | All School, Fine Arts, Have Fun

Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 3.07.23 PMConsidered one of the most popular Sandy Springs holiday traditions, The Elegant Elf Marketplace, will feature live performances this year including Mount Vernon’s very own Upper School Woodwind Quintet.  
In its fifth year, the Sandy Springs Society’s Elegant Elf Marketplace is known as the “shopping for a cause” fundraiser. This two-day extravaganza held on November 7 & 8 is an event for holiday-season shoppers from Sandy Springs, Metro Atlanta and the Southeast. The Elegant Elf Marketplace brings together 80 carefully-selected vendors who offer original and unique items, including beautiful jewelry, distinctive glass, wood and metal crafts, creative seasonal décor and gourmet foods.
New this year is a two-day entertainment line-up featuring culinary and holiday decorating demonstrations, book signings, theatrical performances, dancers, musicians and carolers from area school choirs throughout the weekend.
IMG_2132Mount Vernon’s Upper School Woodwind Quintet will perform Sunday, November 8 at 1:00 pm. Prior to the event, the MV Woodwind Quintet will perform on Fox 5-TV Friday, November 6 at 8:35 a.m. as a way to promote the marketplace. Additionally several Mount Vernon families are involved in planning this year’s event. Ashley Giardino is a corporate sponsor and committee volunteer, Teri Cloud is this year’s Elegant Elf Performance Committee Chair. Other volunteers and society members include parent Laura Jones, and grandparents Kate Dalba and Donna Glenn.
The Elegant Elf Marketplace has netted $245,000 for the Sandy Springs Society’s philanthropic grants program that funds over 25 non-profit groups in the Sandy Springs community.  
The Elegant Elf Marketplace takes place Saturday, November 7 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sunday, November 8 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Lake Forest Elementary School, 5920 Sandy Springs Circle. $5 entrance fee. Free for children 10 and under.  Easy access parking is free.  For more information, visit www.sandyspringssociety.org.