In Seattle? Wanna hear a bunch of mando-family instruments being plucked all at once? For free?

Well, then --

Greetings! It's time for Seattle Mandolin Orchestra's annual holiday concert at the Ballard branch of the Seattle Public Library. We're playing Dec. 7 at the library's new facility on 22nd Ave. NW — two blocks from the old 24th Avenue building.

But we also have two performances on Sunday, Dec. 4, to tell you about. It'll be a busy week for SMO. We hope to see you at one or more concerts—and please invite a friend! Details about our upcoming concerts are below.

Holiday Concert 1
Sunday, December 4, 2005 – 10:30 a.m.
Seattle First Church of the Nazarene
4401 2nd Ave. N.

The Seattle Mandolin Orchestra will provide music for the Sunday morning service.

Holiday Concert 2
Sunday, December 4, 2005 – 3 p.m.
Queen Anne Healthcare
2717 Dexter Ave. N.

Holiday Concert 3
Wednesday, December 7, 2005 – 6:30 p.m.
Seattle Public Library, Ballard Branch
5614 22nd Ave N.W. (new location)
Seattle, WA 98107

We'll present Christmas and Hanukkah favorites from here at home and around the world. We'll even invite the audience to sing along on a few selections. Bring the kids! We look forward to seeing you there.

Remember, you can always visit our Web site ( to learn more about us and our performances. As always, thanks for your support of the Seattle Mandolin Orchestra.