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Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to Allison's Wilder Park June 10

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Get ready! They're coming back.

The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to Wilder Park in Allison on June 10, or a free admission concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Once again, Eastern Iowans are in for a real treat when Allison's Wilder Park plays host to one of the most sought-after Big Bands in the world.

The free admission concert is sponsored by the Allison Park Board.

Allison Park Board member, Duane Feltz, says the concert features 'free' admission. Refreshments will be available from several vendors. 

Again this year, the Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform in beautiful Wilder Park, known as Iowa's Hidden Gem, just east of Allison, off Highway 3 in Butler County.

The concert is a special presentation of the Wilder Park 2018 concert series. Wilder Park features some 50 acres of grass, two ponds and more than 14,000 trees.

The late Glenn Miller was an Iowa native, born in Clarinda. He wrote the orchestra's signature song, Moon Light Serenade. 

Concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, but, please, no high back chairs.

Vendors will be on hand to serve food and refreshments

A handicapped parking lot will be available and a free shuttle service will operate from all parking lots.

Admission is free, but any good will donations will be accepted, as the concert series is supported entirely by donations.

In case of rain, the concert will be moved to an indoor location. If rain forces a move, the Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform in the Gym of the North Butler Allison School, at 513 Birch Street in Allison.

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