Del Mar Foundation Summer Twilight Concert features Mrs. Robinson

Steve and Susan

Picture 4 of 17

By John R. Saenz

On Tuesday, July 9, a spectacular sunset provided a perfect background for the Del Mar Foundation Summer Twilight Concert.  The second of four summer concerts had people from all ages pack the Powerhouse Park as everyone sang and danced to the popular music from L.A. band Mrs. Robinson. Robin Henkel, a San Diego jazz and blues musician, with Billy Watson on harmonica, kicked off the evening as the opening act.

Chris Fowler, 37, from Cardiff, who attended the summer concert with his family said, “It’s amazing that the Del Mar Foundation has these summer concerts.”  While holding his 2-year-old son Lyndon on his shoulders, he added, “We have been coming to these summer concerts for years and always have a great time.”

The great time everyone was having is made possible through the help of many volunteers and with generous donations from the County of San Diego and nearby businesses, including the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Marrokal Design and Remodeling, Jake’s Del Mar, Lutz Insurance Services, Poseidon, Pacifica Del Mar, Zel’s Del Mar and Jeff Miller.

At the July 9 concert the Del Mar Junior Lifeguards walked through the crowded park selling raffle tickets eligible for gift certificates from local restaurants.  This is one of the many ways the Del Mar Foundation raises funds for the concert series.

“We were at the last concert and make every effort to attend all the concerts,” said Bob Papera, 70, from Carmel Valley.  Papera and his wife have been going to the summer concerts for years and said they especially enjoy the weather, music, food and the fun time everyone is having.

If you haven’t attended a summer concert or look forward to the next one, mark your calendar for Tuesday, Aug. 13, featuring Back to the Garden: Tribute to Crosby, Stills and Nash.  The concert begins with the opening act at 6 p.m., followed by the main act at 7 p.m. The final Summer Twilight Concert will be on Sunday, Sept. 8, featuring Mark Wood and the Parrot Head Band. Please note the early start time with the opening act beginning at 4 p.m. followed by the main act at 5 p.m.

For additional information about Del Mar Foundation events and how to become a sponsor of the Summer Twilight Concerts, visit www.DelMarFoundation.org or call 858-635-1363.

Most photos/Jon Clark; Visit www.delmartimes.net for photos online

Related posts:

  1. ‘Mrs. Robinson’ to perform at next Twilight Concert in Del Mar July 9
  2. Del Mar Foundation launches Summer Twilight Concert series
  3. Del Mar Foundation brings ‘Rockola’ to Summer Twilight Concert Series
  4. Rockola rocks foundation’s Summer Twilight Concert
  5. Del Mar Foundation celebrates the sounds of summer

Short URL: http://www.delmartimes.net/?p=53977

Posted by Staff on Jul 17, 2013. Filed under Featured Story, Social Photo Galleries. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Archives

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

LA JOLLA NEWS

RSS LA JOLLA NEWS

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RSS RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

  • Kent Farrington and Blue Angel to compete at inaugural Longines Los Angeles Masters
    Rancho Santa Fe resident Robin Parsky’s Blue Angel and top world-ranked rider Kent Farrington will participate in the inaugural Longines Los Angeles Masters at the Los Angeles Convention Center Sept. 25-28. More than 25 of the best horse-rider combinations will compete for $1 million in prize money. […]
  • Survey shows community doesn’t support bond for new Rancho Santa Fe School gym at this time
    The Rancho Santa Fe School District has received the results from its community interest survey on the possibility to rebuild the school gym. At a July 21 special board meeting, Superintendent Lindy Delaney reported that 54.3 percent of the community is not interested in supporting a bond on the November ballot at this time. “The results showed us the intere […]
  • Fire sprinkler extinguishes garage fire
    On July 24, at 2:02 a.m., firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District responded to a residential fire in the 10000 block of Lone Dove Street in 4S Ranch. When they arrived on scene, firefighters found that a single sprinkler head had activated and extinguished a fire in the garage near the water heater. One person was home at the time and […]