Douglas County, Kansas

Winds Across the Prairie - a KU Wind Ensemble concert to benefit CASA

June 23, 2021

Please note: This event is sold out.

[Many thanks to everyone who has purchased tickets. If you wish to be added to a list to hear about pre-sale tickets for the 2022 event, please contact Sarah Hoadley at]

CASA is thrilled to partner with Presenting Sponsor Edmonds Duncan Registered Investment Advisors and the KU Wind Ensemble to announce "Winds Across the Prairie" - a benefit concert to support CASA's work with the most vulnerable children in our community.

Co-sponsored by Renaissance Painting and Lynn Piller, along with Bartlett & West, Steve & Chris Edmonds, Helen Seymour, Mary & Wint Winter and Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp., the event will be held on Friday, September 10th. A limited number of tickets will be available for sale beginning on Wednesday, June 23rd at 10:00am CST. Each ticket will include a gourmet picnic basket by Evan Williams Catering.

The 60-member University of Kansas Wind Ensemble will perform in a picturesque setting on a private property in southern Douglas County. Dinner will be served at 6:00pm, with the concert following and concluding with the beautiful Kansas sunset.

The theme of the event will be an upscale picnic with both meat and vegetarian entrées available. Water, beer & wine will be provided. We encourage everyone to enjoy the picnic and concert from a blanket while watching a gorgeous Kansas sunset. A picnic blanket will be provided for your use during the evening. For those in need, there will be a limited number of chairs available. Please contact Sarah Hoadley if you require use of a chair:

Tickets include a gourmet farm to table picnic basket including champagne, salads, cheese, bread, entrée and dessert.

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