VALPARAISO | Navy Band Great Lakes (NBGL) will perform a holiday concert at 4 p.m. today at Valparaiso High School, 2727 N. Campbell St.
The "Sounds of the Season" concert is part of an annual holiday celebration by NBGL and will be free and open to the public.
In addition to celebrating the Holiday Season, Navy Band Great Lakes is commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812 and the bicentennial of "The Star Spangled Banner" all year and into 2013.
"Pride in Service" has been the theme for Navy Band Great Lakes for more than 100 years. Homeported on Naval Station Great Lakes, Ill., and serving Commander, Naval Service Training Command's mission of transforming volunteers into 21st century Sea Warriors, Navy Band Great Lakes performs ceremonies to honor recruits, Sailors, and their families. Also, as the Navy's "Ambassadors to the Midwest," Navy Band Great Lakes performs before spectators annually.