With chapters in Point Reyes, Bolinas and Stinson Beach, the community choir and musical group Sound Orchard celebrate their first year of promoting local artists and musicians, as well as connecting Marin’s diverse musical communities through events and music programs. Now Sound Orchard is throwing a benefit party that boasts an evening of food and music. While guests enjoy a prix fixe dinner, Sound Orchard’s signature Common Voice Choir will lead a sing-along, and executive and artistic directors Debbie Daly and Tim Weed play an acoustic show on Tuesday, May 10, at Saltwater Oyster Depot, 12781 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Inverness. 6pm. $75. soundorchard.org.