Enjoy photos taken by WCU photographer Mark Haskett at the indoor rehearsal held Wednesday, Dec. 29, in California before the Tournament of Roses Bandfest on Dec. 30 and the Rose Parade on Jan. 1.
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The first group of WCU Pride of the Mountains Marching Band members to arrive in California checked into the Hyatt in Anaheim late Tuesday, Dec. 28.
The first of the six flights scheduled to carry groups of WCU Pride of the Mountains Marching Band to California to participate in the Tournament of Roses Bandfest on Dec. 30 and Rose Parade on Jan. 1 leave today – Tuesday, Dec. 28.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory regarding widespread black ice in the mountains and other parts of North Carolina. The advisory remains in effect until noon Tuesday, Dec. 28.
Three trucks are making their way west with the bulk of band members’ luggage, but there are a few “dont’ forget” items to remember before flying out Dec. 28 or 29.
The band trucks hit more snowy stretches of highway between Nashville and Memphis, and are continuing on to Little Rock, Ark.