Friday, August 24th kicks off a weekend of festivities with a tribute in honor of the Saginaw born, international superstar Stevie Wonder. The evening promises to be packed with entertainment from the moment you walk up to the DOW Event Center on the red carpet greeted by Ryan Seacrest and Carmen Electra played by local Pit & Balcony performers. 6p kicks off with a beer/wine reception in the atrium with musical entertainment by over 25 professional musicians including Stevie Wonder protégé Harrell Holmes, Mike Brush, Julie Mulady, Sharrie Williams, the Michigan Jazz Trail Big Band and more. Special presentations and proclamations will be made by local, regional and state officials to Stevie Wonder/proxy as guests enjoy a spectacular dinner as well as music and video performances followed by more music and dancing enjoyed by all who attend. Tickets are $80 per person or $150 per couple. Tables are also available, please call for information.
Then Saturday, August 25th, 2012 Saginaw “WONDER”fest will celebrate talent in the Great Lakes Bay Region with a multi-cultural, free family event on Ojibway Island in Saginaw. As the world legend Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw the Great Lakes Bay Region is home to many talented individuals and many community organizations that offer outlets for our youth to explore and excel at their talents. From music to performing arts to fine arts and more, an anticipated 5000 + people will attend this year’s event which recognizes Saginaw’s own superstar.
Businesses in diverse industries, from food and beverage to sound and lighting, as well as the Non-Profit sector of arts and entertainment will be engaged in our inaugural event, either as vendors or sponsors.
Now is the time to start making your reservations as space is limited for the tribute dinner Friday, August 24th, at the DOW Event Center. Information is available on www.saginawwonderfest.com or Contact Shannone Dunlap at firstname.lastname@example.org.