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On Saturday, March 5, the Sycamore Band and Orchestra Boosters will host the 54th annual Pancake Day at Sycamore High School, 7400 Cornell Road, from 8 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Pancakes will be served from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Tickets are $6 and include pancakes, sausage, beverages and free second helpings of pancakes. Tickets can be purchased from any band or orchestra student or at Sycamore High School the day of the event. Musical entertainment will also be provided by district bands and orchestras from 8 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. The public is invited to listen to the performances for free.
.Last year, Band and Orchestra parents cooked and served more than 170 gallons of pancake batter; 26 gallons of syrup; 1,800 cups of coffee; 2,000 cartons of milk; and 300 pounds of sausage to complete the breakfast offerings to more than 2,200
Pancake Day is part of the Sycamore Community Schools’ Fine Arts Fair, a free art exhibition at Sycamore High School that showcases Sycamore students’ works of art and photography. The art exhibition is open to the public on Saturday, March 5 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 6 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Proceeds from Pancake Day benefits Sycamore Community Schools’ Instrumental Music Programs.
The performance schedule is as follows: 
  • 8:00 a.m. 5th Grade Band
  • 8:30 a.m. JH Orchestra
  • 9:00 a.m.7th Grade Band
  • 9:30 a.m. HS Jazz Ensemble
  • 10:00 a.m. 6th Grade Orchestra
  • 10:30 a.m. HS 5th Bell Wind Symphony
  • 11:00 a.m. JH Jazz Band
  • 11:30 a.m. 6th Grade Band
  • 12:00 p.m. 5th Grade Orchestra
  • 12:30 p.m. 15 Minute Break
  • 12:45 p.m. HS 7th Bell Symphonic Band
  • 1:15 p.m. Advanced Orchestra
  • 1:45 p.m. 8th Grade Band
  • 2:15 p.m. HS Orchestra
  • 2:45 p.m. HS 2nd Bell Sycamore Winds