The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes, a singing and yodeling club in Ripon, is having its annual spring concert and dance on Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Swiss Hall in Ripon, on the corner of Manley and East Main streets. They are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their club’s flag and showcasing their new children’s choir with a variety of singing and entertainment, followed by dancing to the tunes of the Ed Inderbitzen Orchestra.
Admission to the concert and dance is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Dinner is available as well for those who buy tickets by April 11. The Rippli dinner has limited seating. It features smoked pork chops and is served from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. prior to the concert. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under.
For information or tickets call Heidi Betschart at 209-531-2577, JoAnn Kaufmann at 209-951-6674, Billy Berchtold at 209-982-4167, or Barbara Masterson at 209-667-1087.
The Swiss Echoes will be hosting the next Swiss Singing and Yodeling Festival in Modesto and Ripon in 2017, from June 22-25. The Grand Concert will be – for the first time – held at the Gallo Center in Modesto on June 23.