This giveaway brought to you by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.

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Coming to a Galaxy Not So Far Away…

Taking the family to the symphony may have felt like a daunting task, but not anymore. The symphony and movies are better than ever for families now that they’ve joined forces. Experience the iconic Star Wars movie: The Empire Strikes Back in a whole new way that is sure to send chills down your spine.

Take your family and travel to a galaxy far, far away courtesy of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.

Part of the KSO @The Movies series, The orchestra, with conductor Daniel Brier, will perform John Williams’ thrilling and Academy Award-winning musical score of The Empire Strikes Back while you enjoy the full-length movie from 1980.

This concert will take place on Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12 at 8:00 PM in Miller Auditorium. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their best Star Wars attire and to arrive early. A local Star Wars costuming organization will be present and available for photos and conversation.

Tickets are going quickly and the public is encouraged to reserve their seats now for best pricing and availability and to avoid potentially long will call lines at the concert. Performance is suitable for children 6 years and older.

Get Your Tickets Today

Tickets can be purchased here or call the KSO Box Office at (269) 349-7759 or call Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300.

Two performances: Thursday, October 11, and Friday, October 12, both at 8:00 PM.

Children must be 6 years and older to attend the performance.

Pictures with Star Wars characters from Great Lakes Garrison, a fan-based Star Wars costuming organization, will be available before the show.

 

Enter to WIN

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra is giving away a family 4-PACK of tickets to see Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back live in concert on Friday, October 12, 2018, to one lucky KZOOkids.com reader (children must be age 6 and over to attend the performance).

There are two ways to get entries for a chance to WIN by commenting on THIS article. Facebook comments do not count for entries. 

1: For a first entry, leave a comment below telling us your favorite Star Wars character!

2. Get a second entry by “liking” the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Facebook page and leave a separate comment telling us you did so. (Note: Only comments on this KZOOkids.com article will be counted for this giveaway.)

FINE PRINT:

This giveaway will close on September 24, 2018 at midnight and the winners will be notified via email. The winner will have 24 hours to respond by email accepting the prize. No purchase necessary to enter the contest. Leaving a comment on this blog post is not a requirement of entry. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to grkids.com and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used to enter the contest and notify winners. Entrants will release Facebook from all liability. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Michigan. Only one entry per household or IP address. Entrants may also enter the contest by sending an email to win at grkids dot com containing their name, address, phone number and email address along with the words: KSO Presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert Giveaway in the subject line. GR Kids’ liability is limited to the value of the prize.

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By |2018-09-06T14:38:33+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published, Win!|65 Comments

About the Author:

Julie is stay-at-home mom who homeschools two beautiful rainbow girls, and a self-professed geek. She enjoys playing video and board games, writing, reading, tennis, traveling, and just about everything else. She never wants to stop learning and loves sharing what she's learned with KZOOkids readers.

65 Comments

  1. Sarah Blaine September 10, 2018 at 6:23 am - Reply

    Our favorite character would have to be Chewbacca but Hans runs a close second! Thank you for the fun contest. We would love to win!

  2. Sarah Blaine September 10, 2018 at 6:24 am - Reply

    KSO page liked 🙂

  3. Sara Dawson September 10, 2018 at 6:49 am - Reply

    May the force be with you! My son’s favorite character is R2D2. Thanks for the opportunity to play in this contest! 😃✨

  4. Sara Dawson September 10, 2018 at 6:51 am - Reply

    KSO Page liked 👍🏾😃

  5. Tatiana Curtiss September 10, 2018 at 8:09 am - Reply

    Favorite character would be Princess Leia!

  6. Tatiana Curtiss September 10, 2018 at 8:10 am - Reply

    Liked KSO Facebook page!

  7. Kimberly Taft September 10, 2018 at 8:15 am - Reply

    Hans is our favorite character!

  8. Kimberly Taft September 10, 2018 at 8:16 am - Reply

    Liked KSO Facebook page!

  9. Heather Carr September 10, 2018 at 8:16 am - Reply

    Our favorite characters are R2D2 & Princess Leia <3
    We also liked the KSO page 🙂
    THANKS FOR THE AWESOME CHANCE TO GO!!!
    Team Carr

  10. Susana Medina September 10, 2018 at 8:18 am - Reply

    My son’s favorite character is Chewbacca! He is a #1 fan of Star Wars movies! Thanks for the oportunity!

  11. Kristy Cavalli September 10, 2018 at 8:19 am - Reply

    Yoda!

  12. Susana Medina September 10, 2018 at 8:20 am - Reply

    I liked the KSO Facebook page!

  13. Kristy Cavalli September 10, 2018 at 8:21 am - Reply

    I liked the KSO page! Thx!

  14. Karen Owel September 10, 2018 at 8:22 am - Reply

    Porgs

  15. Laura September 10, 2018 at 8:26 am - Reply

    R2D2 is our fav!

  16. Laura September 10, 2018 at 8:28 am - Reply

    I liked the symphony fb page!

  17. Lennon Claremont September 10, 2018 at 8:39 am - Reply

    My favorite character is Kylo Ren!

  18. Erica September 10, 2018 at 8:47 am - Reply

    My boys have been begging to attend this! Favorite character would have to be Han Solo 🙂

  19. Erica September 10, 2018 at 8:48 am - Reply

    Kalamazoo symphony orchestra page liked!

  20. Sean Kelly September 10, 2018 at 9:40 am - Reply

    KSO Page liked

  21. Sean Kelly September 10, 2018 at 9:41 am - Reply

    Favorite character depends on which one you talk to but… Chewbacca, Kylo Ren, Leia are all in the running

  22. Johnna Vorce September 10, 2018 at 2:21 pm - Reply

    Chewbacca!

  23. Johnna Vorce September 10, 2018 at 2:21 pm - Reply

    Already liked KSO!

  24. Renee spackman September 10, 2018 at 5:53 pm - Reply

    Ham Solo

  25. Renee Spackman September 10, 2018 at 5:54 pm - Reply

    Already liked the symphony page

  26. Maren September 10, 2018 at 6:40 pm - Reply

    Chewbacca and liked KSO page!

  27. Julie Ziemelis September 10, 2018 at 6:47 pm - Reply

    Princess Leia, the original female star of Star Wars series

  28. Julie Ziemelis September 10, 2018 at 6:48 pm - Reply

    KSO liked

  29. Sarah September 10, 2018 at 7:10 pm - Reply

    KSO page liked

  30. Sarah September 10, 2018 at 7:11 pm - Reply

    Chewy!! He’s great!

  31. Josh September 10, 2018 at 7:13 pm - Reply

    KSO page likes!

  32. Josh September 10, 2018 at 7:15 pm - Reply

    Han Solo hands down….”who’s scruffy looking!?”

  33. Javier - Fiestas de Octubre September 11, 2018 at 12:05 am - Reply

    Favorite character, would be Princess Leia!

  34. Kerri Lepley September 11, 2018 at 7:15 am - Reply

    Yoda of course!

  35. Kerri Lepley September 11, 2018 at 7:16 am - Reply

    KSO paged liked, a long time ago, in galaxy far away.

  36. Tabitha A Pettinger September 11, 2018 at 7:18 am - Reply

    Date Vader has always been my favorite!

  37. Tabitha A Pettinger September 11, 2018 at 7:19 am - Reply

    I have “liked” the KSO Facebook page for a couple of years now!

  38. Amy September 11, 2018 at 8:59 am - Reply

    Yoda!

  39. Gail Mathiesen September 12, 2018 at 2:34 pm - Reply

    Favorite Star Wars character is Han Solo!

  40. Gail Mathiesen September 12, 2018 at 2:35 pm - Reply

    Liked KSO page. 🙂

  41. Don Stowe September 12, 2018 at 4:02 pm - Reply

    Our favorite Star wars character is R2D2!!

  42. Don Stowe September 12, 2018 at 4:04 pm - Reply

    Liked KSO Facebook page

  43. Masako Winchester September 12, 2018 at 4:14 pm - Reply

    Princess Leia is my favorite!

  44. Masako Winchester September 12, 2018 at 4:16 pm - Reply

    KSO Facebook page liked!

  45. Joshua September 12, 2018 at 9:12 pm - Reply

    My favorite Star Wars character is Luke Skywalker! And Chewbacca and Hans Solo. I just can’t choose one!

  46. Kim Bancroft September 13, 2018 at 6:39 am - Reply

    Favorite character has to be Princess Leia, hands down. Girl power!

  47. Kim Bancroft September 13, 2018 at 6:40 am - Reply

    KSO page likes!

  48. Jeremy Burleigh September 13, 2018 at 7:40 am - Reply

    My favorite Star Wars character is Darth Vader

  49. Debra Johnson September 13, 2018 at 10:42 am - Reply

    Yoda was mine and my son was chewie. My husband’s nicknamed chewie. Star wars has been a family affair for us.

  50. Randy James September 13, 2018 at 11:00 am - Reply

    Yoda is the best for sure, but how can you really not LOVE every one of these iconic characters?

  51. Carrie Barrett September 13, 2018 at 11:02 am - Reply

    We’ve got a little dark side vs the light in our household. My daughter is a Darth Vader fan while my son is torn between Han Solo & Luke.

  52. Lynne Wiersema September 15, 2018 at 9:44 pm - Reply

    I like Han Solo but my husband is a Darth Vader fan.

  53. Lynne Wiersema September 15, 2018 at 9:46 pm - Reply

    KSO page already liked!

  54. Krista Haley September 17, 2018 at 9:32 am - Reply

    Lando Calrissian!

  55. Krista Haley September 17, 2018 at 9:32 am - Reply

    KSO page liked!

  56. Regina McLeod September 17, 2018 at 9:35 am - Reply

    My favorite character is Han Solo!!

  57. Barbara Wolfe September 17, 2018 at 9:35 am - Reply

    Chewbacca 😍😍😍
    He always gets the best lines 😊

  58. Regina McLeod September 17, 2018 at 9:35 am - Reply

    KSO page liked!

  59. Kathryn Susan Outman (KSO) September 17, 2018 at 9:39 am - Reply

    My favorite character is Luke Skywalker.
    My grandson likes the stormtroopers.

  60. Kathryn Susan Outman (KSO) September 17, 2018 at 9:40 am - Reply

    I love KSO.
    I liked their Facebook page!

  61. Megan Hurley September 17, 2018 at 10:12 am - Reply

    My favorite character is R2D2!

  62. Megan Hurley September 17, 2018 at 10:13 am - Reply

    KSO page liked!

  63. Jodi cook September 17, 2018 at 1:16 pm - Reply

    My favorite character is Han Solo!

  64. Jodi cook September 17, 2018 at 1:16 pm - Reply

    KSO page liked!

  65. George Downey September 17, 2018 at 7:10 pm - Reply

    Hans Solo

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