Physical Distancing Fundraiser for Children with Disabilities
Driveway Concert Series
Benefitting children with developmental disabilities.
Do you miss live music?
We do too. But in every challenge, there is an opportunity.
Like many Grand Rapids organizations, CTC has been hit hard by Covid. We are a nonprofit that cares a lot about serving kids, though, and we’re happy to report that the work continues…. with a little help from the community.
Jean Silbar, CTC’s founding and now emeritus Executive Director, lives across the street from Meijer Gardens and has a tradition of opening her driveway for BYOB (and snacks and chair) for a less crowded and less loud way to enjoy the Summer Concert Series.
This year, she’s once again offered her driveway and yard. This time, though, she’s told CTC it’s BYOP… Bring Your Own Performer.
Register using the button below or by calling (616) 559-1054. The address will be provided after registration.
Join us Tuesday evenings for top-notch local entertainment.
Each evening’s audience is capped at 50 people (including children) so register early! Tuesday for 90 minutes of good music and good company.
- Physical distancing required.
- Bring masks for chatting with folks.
- Bring your own chair, snacks, and drinks.
(Don’t drink too much, though, and use the potty before you leave home; there will be no restroom access for safety reasons.)
We’ll be collecting donations at the “door” (though we’d prefer if you donated through this page’s form before coming).
That’s it! No tickets, no table captains, no drink sales, no auctions. Just music and community.
All proceeds will help CTC keep serving Grand Rapids area children with developmental disabilities this summer and fall.
rain date: July 23
|Traveling around in a bright orange 1973 Volkswagen Bus, singer songwriter and Earthwork Music artist Nicholas James Thomasma combines stories and songs for a show that can be enjoyed by patrons of all ages.|
rain date: July 30
|Co-Owner of The Mitten Brewing Company, Author of Dough Nation, former front man of Bless You Boys and former guitarist/vocalist of Middlefield.|
rain date: August 6
|The Bozung Boys are a three-piece acoustic rock band featuring Dan Bolthouse, Steve Tarr, and Steve Hubbarth.|
rain date: August 13
|Chris Bursley has been performing for over 15 years, with a recent focus on fingerstyle guitar.|
rain date: August 20
|WMOP is dedicated to providing community enrichment, opportunities to singers, and educational outreach.
rain date: August 27
|Smooth grooves, tight harmonies and soulful vocals… that’s the Hey Marco sound. They specialize in weaving intricate rhythm, melody and harmony together with soaring vocals.|
Check out coverage of the concerts!
Are you interested in covering or sponsoring this event? Please contact Summer Wright, CTC’s Interim Executive Director and Director of Development at (616) 559-1054 or firstname.lastname@example.org.