Circle Square Cultural Center at On Top of the World offered another great concert experience Saturday evening. Bill McGuigan and the Rave On Band presented a show that took us right back to the 50's and all the music we grow up with.
Rave On! re-invents the ordinary tribute show with an electrifying, high-energy, rock n’ roll extravaganza featuring America’s premiere Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan, who is a dead-ringer for the legendary rocker. Backed by the rockin’ Rave On Band, their incredible musicianship helps ignite the stage and breathe new life into the music of Buddy Holly
7 Bridges : The Ultimate EAGLES Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles. Using no backing tracks or harmonizers, 7 Bridges faithfully re-creates the experience of an Eagles concert from the band’s most prolific period.
We spent a very entertaining evening at the Circle Square Cultural Center being transported back to the 70s with all our favorite Eagles music....."Hotel California", "Take It Easy", "Desperado", "Witchy Woman" and on and on...7 Bridges Band was great and very true to the original Eagles sound!
One of the big selling points of The On Top of the World Communities for Jan was their continuing education program "Master the Possibilities". I had already taken several jewelry making classes through Master the Possibilities, but this week I attended one of their newest categories of classes focusing on the world of food and cooking...
Creating a Cajun Meal was taught by Margaret Spontak, the new director of MTP, and her husband, Vince.
The sold out class was delightful and delicious.... the menu included Mardi gras Salad with Shrimp Remoulade, Vince's Jambalaya and Lee Barnes New Orleans's Bread Pudding with Amaretto Sauce
Amaretto Sauce in it's final stages...
Photos above and below are of Lee Barnes' traditional Bread Pudding and Amaretto Sauce. Lee Barnes established and ran a Cooking School and Gourmet Shop in New Orleans from 1977-86. Lee is credited with saving many traditional New Orleans dishes though her teaching and cookbooks.
Jan's sister, Jean, and husband, Gerry, stopped for a visit to see our new digs. Jean and Gerry are heading to an FMCA rally in Sarasota, FL, next week. They stopped long enough for us to have a nice visit and to take them to lunch at the Candler Hills Golf Course restaurant.
During our tour of "On Top of the World" we took them by the R/C Flying Field. Gerry had done all kinds of flying over the years and figured he would interested in some small airplane flying as a hobby. OTOW is one of the few 55+ communities to offer this type of recreation facility.
We met a 2nd day for lunch at Pavarotti's over in Dunnellon, FL. Above Jean and Gerry make their "entrance"!!
Thanks, Gerry and Jean, for a great meal. As you can see, we all went home with food for the next few meals...