Sing, to Feed the Hungry

Bring your voice and some non-perishable foods and celebrate the season at Messiah Sing, a benefit event for the Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry.

This first-annual event features the Western Wake Chamber Orchestra, performing one of the greatest choral works every written: The Christmas section of Handel’s Messiah, complete with solos and concluding with the Hallelujah Chorus.

In 1742, Handel premiered Messiah in a theater as a charitable event with a small orchestra, soloists and chorus.

Continue in that spirit — sing along, while helping the Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry feed the hungry in Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Willow Spring. In 2013, the pantry distributed nearly 7,000 boxes of food to needy families, which helped feed more than 24,600 men, women and children.

WHAT: Messiah Sing

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 22 at 8 p.m.

WHERE: Stars Theater and Arts Center, 123 E. Vance St. in Fuquay-Varina

ADMISSION: 1 or more non-perishable food items per person

ATTIRE: Come as you are

TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT: Visit, and click Messiah Sing

For more information on the Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry, see

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