Sunday, Oct. 9, 7:00 PM
Lyons Sisters Violin & Piano Concert
Award-winning musicians Jessica and Katelyn Lyons are among the nation’s most talented young performers. Jessica (age 16) and Katelyn (age 14) play both violin and piano. Their performance credentials include venues in some of the world’s great music centers, including New York, Philadelphia, France, and Russia. Jessica studies with Victor Danchenko and Katelyn studies with Elisabeth Adkins. They currently play in the prestigious American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra and the Kennedy Center Youth Fellowship Quintet.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7:30 PM
Spanish Night of Music & Inspiration
Spanish Night of Music & Inspiration will be presented by the missionaries of the Washington D.C. North Mission. Through musical numbers and inspirational thoughts, the missionaries will share their talents and testimonies strengthening members as well as investigators. This evening’s theme will be “Nearer My God to Thee”, under the direction of Sister Marcy.
Sunday, Oct. 16, 7:00 PM
Why I Believe: Bay Buchanan
Angela Marie “Bay” Buchanan is an author, lecturer and a former political commentator. She joined the LDS Church at the age of 28. She has had an extensive career in public service including Treasurer of the United States under President Ronald Reagan. She currently chairs an issue-oriented Political Action Committee and is president of an educational foundation. Her latest book, “Bay and Her Boys”, an entertaining and touching account of raising three sons as a single Mom, will be published in the spring of 2012. Bay teaches Gospel Doctrine in her Oakton, Virginia ward.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 5:00 PM* & 7:00 PM* TICKETS REQUIRED
Hispanic Heritage Celebration
This spectacular cultural celebration has become a treasured tradition at the Visitors’ Center. The program will include professional entertainers, musicians and dance troops representing cultures of Latin American nations. All ages will enjoy the colorful costumes and lively performances.
*TICKETS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATION. TICKETS ARE FREE AND WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AT THE VISITORS’ CENTER BEGINNING 90 MINUTES PRIOR TO EACH PERFORMANCE.
Sunday, Oct. 23, 7:00 PM
Hispanic Fireside: Elder José L. Alonso
Elder José Luis Alonso, of the First Quorum of the Seventy, joined the Church as a young man. He has served in numerous callings, including a full-time mission in the Mexico Hermosillo Mission, as a bishop, stake president, president of the Mexico Tijuana Mission and Area Seventy. He has worked as a physician and surgeon and also as an institute director for the Church Educational System. Elder Alonso and his wife Rebeca are the parents of two children and reside in Mexico City.
Sunday, Oct. 30, 7:00 PM
YSA Fireside/Concert: Jon Schmidt
This promises to be an unforgettable evening of entertainment and testimony featuring popular pianist and composer Jon Schmidt, and cellist Steven Sharp Nelson. The event is sponsored by the Washington D.C. Multi-stake Young Single Adults.