Nostalgia, a vocal ensemble performing songs of the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, is featured at the next Verandah Concert at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22. Admission is free.
Visitors can bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating on the expansive lawn. They are welcome to bring snacks or a picnic.
In order to maintain safety, visitors are asked to keep at least 6 feet of distance between their household group and other visitors. Household groups can be as small as one person. Face coverings are encouraged, but not required, on the grounds.
Nostalgia is a four-member singing group whose music includes songs from the big band/jazz era of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, sacred songs that include hymns and praise and worship numbers and a selection of Christmas music.
Nostalgia got its start in June 2015 performing for a summer concert series in Liberty Center, Ohio. Since then, the group has been singing for senior centers, rest homes, summer concert events, fall festivals, county fairs, dance events, church events and Christmas events.
Members of the group are: Bev Ernst, of Delta, Ohio; Dan Seedorf, of Liberty Center, Ohio; Mark Schwiebert, of Hamler, Ohio; and Garry Cline, of Delta, Ohio.
Ernst is retired teacher with the Pike, Delta, York School System and director of the Delta Community Band. Seedorf is choir director and organist at St Paul Lutheran Church in Liberty Center and a member of the Henry County Chorale.
Schwiebert is co-owner in the family-run business, “New Vision Farms,” and member of the Henry County Chorale. Cline is a retired music teacher with Fort Wayne Community School System, Fort Wayne, Ind. He is a member of the Henry County Chorale.
Verandah Concerts are sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union with additional funding by Mosser Construction and ProMedica Memorial Hospital.
If there is inclement weather, the concert could be canceled. For updates, visit rbhayes.org or call 800-998-7737. Updates also will be posted on Hayes Presidential’s social media pages. Although Hayes Presidential is temporarily closed on Wednesdays, bathrooms will be available.