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Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

Folly Theater hosted its third annual Folly Frolic on December 6th. This year’s theme was “The Folly Went Country, ” and country duo Walker McGuire was the featured performer. Guests enjoyed a mix of old and new country music in the C. Stephen Metzler Hall at the Folly Theater. Mark Seely and Chris Benner were co-chairmen of the event that supports the Folly’s general operations and programs, including the Folly Kids’ and Folly Jazz Series.

Stacy Purvis, board member; Chris Benner, co-chairman; Gale Tallis, Folly Theater; and James Maiden, Folly Theater

 

Chris Benner and Mark Seely, co-chairmen

 

Guests enjoyed the wonderful music of Walker McGuire.

 

Sheryl Turner, Megan Pence, committee member; Jan Howard and Linda Rau

Also featured in the February 3, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel and Folly Theater

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