Arts, Dining & Entertainment, Events & Activities

Live musical performance at the Briggs Opera House held for veterans

Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. — WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The White River Junction U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Healthcare System announced this month that Re-Creation’s “Rockin’ in the USA!” show will appear at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction on Aug. 5 bringing a new stage presentation to veterans and their community.

“We are elated to once again host another performance by the talented Re-Creation USA cast!” said Brett Rusch, executive director of White River Junction VA Healthcare System. “Their performance is entertainment for all ages that inspires those who watch and this year it is made possible by our community partners.”

This year, the White River Junction VA Healthcare System has partnered with Briggs Opera House and Kinney Pike Insurance to offer this free event to veterans and their community. The performance will be held on Thursday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. To reserve your tickets visit: or call 802-295-9363 ext. 5880.

This event is open to veterans and the community at large.

“As a company, we do our best to support organizations and activities that contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of our communities” stated Justin Barwood, Kinney Pike Insurance principal. “We are thrilled to be working with Briggs Opera House to support Veterans. These honorable men and women deserve our gratitude and support every day of the year.”

The group represents Re-Creation USA, Inc., which provides a national program of live entertainment for America’s hospitalized veterans in Veterans Homes and Hospitals.

“Rockin’ in the USA!” features the best in American music and some of our nation’s finest young entertainers!

Re-Creation cast members have been cited by the Freedom’s Foundation at Valley Forge as “America’s ambassadors to hospitalized veterans.”

Re-Creation was founded in 1976 and performs in all 50 states. Credits include appearances at some of the nation’s most prestigious fairs and festivals, at local, regional, state and national corporation banquets and conventions, and at major resort areas. Civic clubs, fraternal groups, schools, and public and private organizations now keep Re-Creation booked for more than 300 concerts each year.

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