These days, the country music ranks are as fond of throwing parties in their own honor as they are of testifying to the thrills of muddying 4X4 tires off road or staunchly defending the merits of living in what uppity coastal types dismiss as flyover states.
With nearly 300 students, Foothill High School’s band is slated to play at Carnegie Hall and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “This is a life-changing experience,” said Travis Pardee, director of bands. “I hope to make it as cheap as possible for students to afford.”
Other old-school entertainers — Donny and Marie Osmond, Human Nature — cut and run for the month. Other shows, such as “Legends in Concert,” squeeze in a Christmas song or two. But Terry Fator goes all in.
WinterFest is scheduled from Dec. 12-14 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The event transforms the Water Street District into an old-fashioned Christmas with activities and decorations and a giant snow globe aquarium courtesy of the cast from “Tanked.”