Events

A young boy enjoys a listening activity.
A family enjoys an educational listening activity as part of World Listening Day at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

NPS / Julie West

Parks offer a range of engaging programs around sound, from listening hikes and educational activities to music concerts and cultural-historic reenactments.

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  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Civil War Music Program

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    This is an interactive program and demonstration on the music of the Civil War.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

    Defenders of 1814! Fort McHenry Guard

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    June 27 – August 19th –Wednesday through Sunday, SPECIAL DAILY PROGRAMS. Living History Soldiers, Sailors, Citizens, Musicians bring the Battle of Baltimore alive in 1814!

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Fort McHenry NM&HS
    • Fees: Regular Fee
  • Sunday, August 19, 2018

    Outdoor Sunday Afternoon Music Concerts at the Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm (Milepost 6)

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    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm - Parkway Milepost 6
    • Fees: No tickets required and the concerts are open to the public free of charge. Music paid for through the FRIENDs of the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    Mabry Mill Sunday Concerts

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    The Southern Highlands have a rich and varied tradition of old-time string band music, ballad singing and bluegrass. Experience authentic music of the mountains by joining us on Sunday afternoons to enjoy a free concert.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Mabry Mill
    • Fees: Free
  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    Roanoke Mountain Music

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    The Southern Highlands have a rich and varied tradition of old-time string band music, ballad singing and bluegrass. Experience authentic music of the mountains by joining us on Sundays at the Roanoke Mountain Picnic Area to enjoy a free concert.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Roanoke Mountain Picnic Area
    • Fees: Free
  • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

    Summer concert Series - Family Picnic Day: Arabiqa

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    A presentation for the whole family of music and culture of the Arab world, including folk dance and other special park activities

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    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Saint-Gaudens NHS
    • Fees: Entrance Fee $10 per person; Children under age 15 are free
  • Missouri National Recreational River

    Yankton Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    Everyday

    An annual community celebration held in Riverside Park and around town. The event includes art and craft shows, food, live music, a Saturday morning parade, carnival and kids entertainment, and fireworks Saturday night.

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    • Time: 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Yankton South Dakota
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Monday Music

    Monday, August 20, 2018

    Every Monday Weekly

    Discover the music of south Louisiana

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    • Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Evenings at Salt Pond Visitor Center

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    Authors, performing artists, historians, and scientists will offer insights into seashore resources and stories. Supported by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham. Check with Salt Pond Visitor Center to see if the program will be indoors or outdoors.
    • Fees: Free
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Evenings at Salt Pond Visitor Center

    Thursday, August 23, 2018

    Authors, performing artists, historians, and scientists will offer insights into seashore resources and stories. Supported by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham. Check with Salt Pond Visitor Center to see if the program will be indoors or outdoors.
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Monroe National Monument

    Music by the Bay - Peninsula Concert Band

    Thursday, August 23, 2018

    Music by the Bay Fort Monroe 2018 Outdoor Concert Series

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
    • Location: Continental Park
    • Fees: No Fee
  • Friday, August 24, 2018

    Everyday

    Grand Canyon Music Festival Fri & Sat: Performances by The Catalyst String Quartet. “Invariably energetic and finely burnished…” – Allan Kozinn, The New York Times.

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    • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Shrine of Ages Auditorium, South Rim
    • Fees: $15 donation for adults and $10 for children (age 6 and up) and students
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument

    Full Moon Summer Concert

    Friday, August 24, 2018

    Join us for our summer full moon concerts in June, July, and August. Concerts are sponsored by Western National Parks Association.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Montezuma Castle
    • Fees: Free
  • Friday, August 24, 2018

    Join us for a fun-filled evening of music in a beautiful setting! We’re excited to welcome the Cape Symphony back for the third time to present this free outdoor concert.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Salt Pond Visitor Center Amphitheater
    • Fees: Free
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Everyday

    Grand Canyon Music Festival Fri & Sat: Performances by The Catalyst String Quartet. “Invariably energetic and finely burnished…” – Allan Kozinn, The New York Times.

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    • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Shrine of Ages Auditorium, South Rim
    • Fees: $15 donation for adults and $10 for children (age 6 and up) and students
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018

    THE 46TH ANNUAL FORT DUPONT PARK SUMMER EVENT SERIES

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    • Time: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: 3600 F Street, S.E. Washington, DC 20019
    • Fees: FREE
  • Shiloh National Military Park

    3rd Annual NPS Birthday Bash

    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Join Shiloh as we celebrate the 102nd Birthday of the Park Service

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    • Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Shiloh National Military Park
    • Fees: FREE
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Enjoy concerts featuring local, regional, and national touring performers and bands.

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    • Location: Blue Ridge Music Center (Milepost 213)
    • Fees: Ticket Prices Vary
  • Boston National Historical Park

    Dorchester Heights 2018 Concert Series

    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Join us for free live music, and fun for the whole family, including lawn games, art, face painting!

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    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Dorchester Heights
    • Fees: FREE
  • New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

    Local Bands Mini Music Fest

    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    local bands mini music fest; a celebration of local music

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    • Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
    • Fees: free
  • Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

    Longfellow 175th Anniversary Concert

    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    The Actual Trio, including Longfellow descendant Pete Smith, performs jazz standards from the Great American Songbook.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters NHS
    • Fees: Free
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