“It was a huge success; people walked out stunned,” Sagal said. “We’re diversifying our programming.”
If you go
What: Symphony by the Sea’s “A Teddy Bears’ Picnic,” plus “The Story of Babar,” narrated to music by Francis Poulenc
When and where: Tomorrow at Newburyport City Hall and Saturday at Abbot Hall, 188 Washington St., Marblehead. Both concerts at 3 p.m.
More information: Tickets $20 for adults and $10 for children at www.symphonybythesea.org and at the venue on day of the concert. Also at Arnould Gallery in Marblehead and The Book Rack in Newburyport. Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal to celebrate the “Teddy Bears’ Picnic,” and families are also invited to bring a new unwrapped stuffed animal to donate to Toys for Tots.