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Contact: Tim Smith, 423-569-9778
Contact: Matt Hudson, 423-346-6294
The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be hosting the Spring Planting and Music Festival on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (ET). A diverse range of live music acts scheduled to perform includes bluegrass, traditional Appalachian, singer-songwriter, Americana, a flute circle, etc. Scheduled music performances will occur from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In addition to the music performances, there will be plowing and planting demonstrations, children's activities, interpretative talks, vendors demonstrating and selling their wares, and food sales. Event activities will occur at the Bandy Creek Visitor Center area, the Lora Blevins home site, and the Oscar Blevins farm. There will be shuttles running between the three sites every 15 minutes to allow the visitor to experience all the activities.
This event is free to attend. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and bug spray and enjoy a great day of good food and music! A designated bus parking area is available for large groups. For further information, call the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275 or visit the website at www.nps.gov/biso.