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Organizers held a fundraiser Thursday evening at Fairytale Town to spark attention for renovating the amphitheater built as a Works Progress Administration project during the Depression. They raised about $50,000 and their goal is $250,000 by the end of the summer to cover design costs for a major renovation. Their eventual target is $2.5 million to pay for restrooms, better seating, improved sound and lighting systems and dressing rooms for performers. Video by Ryan Lillis, The Sacramento Bee. Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
Organizers held a fundraiser Thursday evening at Fairytale Town to spark attention for renovating the amphitheater built as a Works Progress Administration project during the Depression. They raised about $50,000 and their goal is $250,000 by the end of the summer to cover design costs for a major renovation. Their eventual target is $2.5 million to pay for restrooms, better seating, improved sound and lighting systems and dressing rooms for performers. Video by Ryan Lillis, The Sacramento Bee. Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
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Sacramento leaders seek $2.5 million to renovate Land Park amphitheater

August 14, 2015 03:08 PM

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