Guitarist/composer Battenberg hosts Summer Solstice celebration at Kingston Road United Church

Mark Battenberg hosts The Fable of Iris the Fairie as part of a Summer Solstice celebration on Friday, June 21.

Beach guitarist and composer Mark Battenberg presents The Fable of Iris the Fairie as a celebration of the Summer Solstice this week.

The free celebration takes place on Friday, June 21 at Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd.

Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to the event which will also collect non-perishable food donations for The Daily Bread Food Bank.

The presentation celebrates summer’s longest day.

Those attending are invited to join Battenberg and guests Debbie Danbrook, a world-renowned Shakuhachi bamboo flute player, and narrator Pep Duhaime as they perform the mystical tale of Iris the Fairie and her encounter with the River Spirit.

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