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Wednesday
Aug292012

Giveaway: Two Tickets to Hear The International Tenors perform at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre

Do you need a date night? Don't we all need a date night?

One lucky Go West reader will win two tickets to see The International Tenors perform at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre. Photo provided.Well, I have a perfect opportunity for one lucky Go West reader and her spouse, significant other, best friend ... whoever the winner wants to take along. 

The Batavia Fine Arts Centre is bringing the The International Tenors to Chicago's western suburbs for a performance on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. One lucky Go West reader will win two tickets to the show.

The trio is made up of Darrell Hicks, Michael Toby and Mitch Seekins. They sing selections from opera, musical theater, operetta and pop, including songs made famous by Josh Groban, Andrea Boccelli and legendary tenors such as Enrico Caruso and Luciano Pavarotti.

Individual tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at BataviaFineArtsCentre.org or by calling the box office at 630-937-8930. Tickets range from $19 to $25. The Batavia Fine Arts Centre, which just opened this year, is located at 1201 Main Street. (Keep a look out on its website, as well as the Go West Calendar, for performances by community musical and theatre groups, as well as an international touring series.)

Go West has two tickets to give away to see The International Tenors perform, thanks to the generosity of the Batavia Fine Arts Centre.

The giveaway starts now and ends Monday, Sept. 3, at noon Central time. To enter, you just have to post a sentence or two in the comments section below: Tell us about a memorable date night you have had and why it was memorable. It could have been in high school, it could have been last week. It could have led to the love of your life, it could be memorable because it was a disaster! Make sure to leave your email address, so we can contact you if you win.

Here’s the fine print: No purchase necessary. Offer subject to availability. Offer does not apply to previously purchased tickets. Promotion cannot be combined with any other offer. Only one entry per person. Tickets are not transferable. Contest will end at 11 a.m. Central time on Monday, Sept. 3. Winner will be picked at random by random.org. Open to U.S. residents 18 and older. Tickets will be picked up at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre's will-call window. Prize is valued at $50.

Remember, just post a comment below and leave your email so we can let you know if you win: Tell us about a memorable date night you've experienced. 

Good luck! I'm off to sing in the shower now ... 

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Reader Comments (3)

One of the first times I went out with the man who was to become my husband, we took the train into Chicago, had lunch, went to Grant Park, down to the lake, then walked down to Navy Pier, then back through the loop to the train station, talking and laughing the whole way. What a great day!

August 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSara

The best date I ever had was with my then-boyfriend (now my husband) who wanted to be romantic and took me to a park in the suburbs for a long walk. We started off and it was warm and humid, and out of nowhere came a rain shower. We both ran for cover under a tree, but it didn't cover much, so we were soaked. We gave up trying to stay dry and decided to just enjoy the rain. We walked and talked, and kissed under the raindrops. Messy, but a wonderful, casual time had by both of us!

August 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBecky

Some friends and I would hang out at a bar after work on Fridays. We'd shoot darts, play pool... Then one night, one of the guys asked me out for the next night. I already had plans but invited him along. So our first official date was going to haunted houses with my 3 sisters and 3 girl cousins. It was a lot of fun, but NOT very romantic. I knew then he was a keeper! 20 years later, 4 boys of our own, and I was right! :)

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRené

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