Independence Day Extravaganza

Photo by Linda Comins

Song leader Sue Pettit and organist Robert Troeger are getting in the spirit for the Independence Day Extravaganza set for at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling. The patriotic concert will feature Austrian organist Lukas Hasler and surprise guests to celebrate the nation’s 243rd birthday, the parish’s 200th anniversary and Wheeling’s 250th anniversary. Birthday cake and lemonade will be served in the parish hall after the program. The fun-filled event is open to the public. Donations will be accepted for Faith in Action Caregivers.