The String Beans in Concert Helps Celebrate the Centennial of the National Park Service at Homestead National Monument of America!

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Date: July 20, 2016

Beatrice, Nebraska –Come on out to enjoy the String Beans in concert at Homestead National Monument of America's Education Center on Saturday July 30, 2016 at 7 p.m! This summer Homestead is celebrating its 80th birthday and the Centennial of the National Park Service with a Centennial Concert Series on Saturday evenings through mid-August. 

Known as a "kid-friendly variety band," The String Beans mix country, rock 'n' roll, pop, polka, and even rap. They perform original, family-friendly songs about the things kids love and parents can't stop laughing about!

"Homesteaders enjoyed spending time with their families and these activities often included music. We hope everyone enjoys this fun-loving musical group," said Superintendent Mark Engler. The Centennial Concert series salutes the 80th birthday of Homestead National Monument of America and the 100th birthday of the National Park Service.

Centennial Concert Series:

7:00 p.m.       July 30                                    String Beans
7:00 p.m.       August 6                                 Gulizia Brothers
7:00 p.m.       August 13                               Lightning Bugs

The Centennial Concert Series will take place outside.You might want to consider bringing a lawn chair, although chairs will be provided.Insect repellent is recommended. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors.

Many thanks to the Nebraska Arts Council, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and the National Endowment for the Arts, for making this concert series possible.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2016. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska, and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.daily through Labor Day. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit

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