The Mount Airy Ukulele Invasion is a class lead by local music teacher George Smith. The group meets quarterly and holds a concert at the end of the learning session. Smith arranges and leads the unique group of music students through a variety of music. Summer session covered such songs as “All you need is love” by the Beatles and “Chocolate on my tongue” by the Wood Brothers. A new round starts Tuesday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 26. Everyone is invited to join. For more information contact George Smith at 336-648-0136 or www.themusicofgeorgesmith.com
Tuesday night, August 18, the invasion wowed a standing room only crowd at Olde North State Winery with popular tunes. This diverse group ranging in age from 4 years to 80 years includes, front, George Smith; second row, from left, Gin Denton, Emily Helms, Danny Speer, Maddie Youell, Alydia Speer, James Caudill, Madeline Caudill; third row, from left, Mary Jo White, Sophie Tagle, Ann Vaughn, Betty Havens, Angie Puckett, Sally Seidler, Windham Martin, Teresa Martin, Jody Crawford, Sylvia Gentry; and fourth row, from left, David Stone, Kayley Hefner, Christie Speer, Judy Meinecke, Grace Kish, Frederick Kish, Blanton Youell, Jay Seidler, Myron Simmons, Grant Cockerham. Not pictured isTodd Beverly.