The folks from Into the West write: Into the West is thrilled to present The Lord of the Rings

Inaugural Gala & Fund Raising Event
Hosted by Amanda Dickson of KSL Radio

Friday, October 29th at 5:30 p.m.

Begin the evening with dinner at Hotel Monaco’s Bambara Restaurant, followed by The Lord of the Rings Symphony, composed by Oscar award winner Howard Shore, conducted by John Mauceri of the Hollywood Bowl and performed by Utah Symphony at Abravanel Hall.

Prior to the performance, enjoy entertainment by Jackson Elementary Strings Students, a costume parade, door prizes and a silent auction that includes items from Borders Books and Music, Side Show Collectibles, Cottonwood Mall and Utah Symphony & Opera.

Costume attire is welcome – Feel free to don your finest Lord of the Rings costumes!!

Tickets are $75 per person, which includes a donation to Jackson Elementary School, one of Salt Lake City’s inner city schools. Considered pioneers in music education, their mission is to expose every student to the art of playing the violin. Through learning how to the play the violin, students not only receive a cultural education, they also improve other areas of their academic performance. Please join us in supporting this worthy cause while celebrating the epic music of The Lord of the Rings. All proceeds from this evening’s event will benefit Jackson Elementary School.

Buy your tickets before Wednesday, September 8th,
when tickets go on-sale to the public!

Call now at (801) 533-NOTE (6683) as availability is limited.

Silent Auction Items and Door Prizes include:

  • A new 50th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of Tolkien’s The Silmarillion, signed by the artist, Ted Nasmith
  • Gift Certificates donated by Borders Books and Music
  • Tickets donated by Utah Symphony & Opera
  • Porcelain figurines donated by the Cottonwood Mall
  • Unique Lord of the Rings items from Sideshow Collectibles
  • Lord of the Rings Treasure Trove Collections
  • Lord of the Rings Posters
  • Lord of the Rings Pins

If you have an item you would like contribute to this auction, please contact Gloria at .

Into the West – Lord of the Rings Fellowship of Utah is composed of members who are inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s words, have an interest in the encouragement of culture and philanthropy, and promote the values of Service, Celebration and Charity. Our group has monthly educational lectures, parties and ongoing philanthropic events such as quilts for Primary Children’s Hospital, book drives for Valley Mental Health’s ARTEC unit, and humanitarian aid kits for third world countries. If you would like to learn more about us visit our web site at . If you would like receive Into the West information and updates please send your email address to: .

Into the West gratefully acknowledges:

Utah Symphony & Opera
Bambara Restaurant
Borders Books and Music
Cottonwood Mall
Sideshow Collectibles