WMU News

Miller Ticket Jamboree is Saturday

May 16, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- Spring is in the air, and so is Miller Auditorium's fourth annual Ticket Jamboree. The festival will kick off the 2001-02 season single-ticket sales to the public on Saturday, May 19. Doors open at 7 a.m., activities and entertainment begin at 9 a.m., with the ticket office is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Those who come dressed as their favorite star from Miller's upcoming season can enter in the "Star Look-a-Like Contest." Registration for the look-a-like contest will take place at the information table from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Five winners will be announced at 2 p.m., and each winner will receive a pair of tickets to any Miller show (excluding Broadway series) in the Spotlight Events.

Other highlights of the day's activities are listed below.

7 a.m. - Doors open. First 50 in line to purchase tickets will receive complimentary Miller bags. Refreshments served.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- Activities

  • Juggling demonstration and lesson
  • Rainstick making
  • Cookie decorating
  • Free Balloons for kids
  • Sidewalk Chalk drawing
  • Little Bear coloring
  • Peter Piper Pizza Family Package raffle (one per hour)
  • Kids' gift giveaways

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Ticket office open

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- Photos with Buster Bronco

2 p.m. -- Winners announced for "Star Look-a-Like Contest"

Limited amounts of free food and refreshments will be available periodically throughout the day. Klein's Deli and Bagel Factory will donate bagels and cream cheese, Little Caesar's will provide pizza and coupons, and TCBY will donate frozen yogurt.

Radio stations broadcasting from the Miller Ticket Jamboree include WFAT, WQLR, COOL 101 WQXC, and Cumulus Stations WRKR, WKMI and WKFR, which will be registering people to win a home theater system.

Sponsors of the Miller Auditorium Ticket Jamboree include Klein's Deli and Bagel Factory, Little Caesar's, TCBY, Peking Palace, Little Cities Gallery, Peter Piper Pizza, Big Apple Bagel, Record Town in Maple Hill Mall, Koopsen's of Kalamazoo, Video Hits Plus, Coffee Works, the Kalamazoo Valley Museum and WMU's Office of University Relations.

Media contact: Bethany Gibson, 616 387-2370, bethany.gibson@wmich.edu

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