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The Passing of a Caramoorite …
In the spring of 1968, a young college graduate started working at the Box Office to help with Caramoor’s Summer Music Festival. That young man, Hilton Bailey, was to stay at Caramoor for 35 years — what may be the longest employment in Caramoor history — and his devotion matched his long tenure.
You’ve probably heard of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Small Business Saturday, but did you know the Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been adopted as a National Day of Giving, aka Giving Tuesday? Or, in social media jargon—#GivingTuesday?
Caramoor staff share their gratitude.
As the year draws closer to an end, we find ourselves preparing for this Thursday’s hearty meal and reflecting back on 2018 and the nature, moments, and people that filled our hearts with thanks. The Caramoor staff took a moment to share what they have been thankful for this year in and around Caramoor.
We’d love to hear from you as well! Please feel free to share your reflections below.
Most people know Caramoor for its spectacular theaters but not many people take some time before the concert to explore the landscape that surrounds them. We get it, sometimes it can seem overwhelming with the amount of acreage that Caramoor sits on. So to help you out, we have asked the Caramoor staff a simple question: “Where is your favorite Caramoor spot?” For a lot of us, when we need to take a break from the computer or if we feel that we need to take a breath of air after a long meeting, we tend to go to a favorite spot for a bit of quiet and serenity.
Take a peek at this list for some ideas the next time you visit Caramoor!
Below, learn a little bit about our awesome 2018 Summer Staff here at Caramoor. They have all done a wonderful job since Opening Night, and we’re so glad to have them this season. If you see any of these faces around (look for the orange shirts), don’t be a stranger!
On Saturday, June 16, Caramoor celebrated the arrival of the 2018 Summer Season with our annual Opening Night Gala and Concert.
This year’s festivities honored Susie and John Freund whose generous spirit and love of music and of the beauty of the Rosen House have worked to make Caramoor the best it can be. The evening highlighted our grounds and founders including a pre-performance cocktail reception by the tapestry hedge, premium concert seating in the Venetian Theater for the evening’s concert with Audra McDonald, and an After Dark post-performance party for dessert and dancing under the stars!