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If you've been on the fence about heading out to Spoleto's big finale up at Middleton Place, maybe this will push you over the edge: They're offering two Festival Finale tickets for the price of one (with the usual caveats).
Get more coverage in our Spoleto special section. Here's details about the event and the promotion:
With a full festival weekend still to come, plan ahead for a fabulous Festival Finale. Through Saturday, you can buy two tickets for the price of one* for this beloved festival tradition at Middleton Place. Arrive early to stroll the historic plantation on the Ashley River, and enjoy a pre-concert picnic on the grounds. Festival Finale is the perfect way to round out the festival season.
In the evening, the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra performs under the stars, conducted by Marc Dana Williams. The program features Bartók's lively Dance Suite and Rimsky-Korsakov's sumptuous Scheherazade. When night falls, enjoy the spectacular fireworks display, drawing Spoleto Festival USA 2009 to a dramatic close.
Festival Finale at Middleton Place on Sunday, June 7
Adults: $30; Children 12 and under: $15
Middleton Place is located 14 miles from downtown Charleston. Seating is unreserved, with lawn chairs permitted. Blankets and picnics are recommended. Gates open at 3:30pm. Concert begins at 8:30pm.
*This offer is valid through Saturday, June 6, 2009; cannot be applied to prior purchases; and cannot be combined with other offers or discounts.
Buy tickets online and use promo code FF2009.