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Musicians will be competing for a record $3,350 at this year's Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival. Music fans will be able to listen to and watch musicians;fiddlers and acoustic bands, as they compete at this year's music festival, held at Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, Saturday, May 28, 2016.The money will be spread over four categories;The Legends Division for the previous winners, Senior and Junior Divisions and the Acoustic Band Category.
Contestants, fans and family are all invited to spend the day at Homestead National Monument of America for this free event.While at this National Monument you can explore interactive museum areas, hike trails, spend time in historic buildings or do many other fun activities;all free.Food will be sold during this music festival.
Mark Engler, Homestead Superintendent states "The music performances at this event are unbelievable! When you have musicians competing for this kind of prize money you should anticipate a great and fun day at Homestead. The music is coupled with early American traditions that will be shared. Mark your calendars now and plan to be here May 28th."
Providing financial support for this music festival is the Coffin Family Foundation, Nebraska Arts Council and Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
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 or 45 miles south of Lincoln, Nebraska. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/index.htm.