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Aug 09

August 12, 11-5, Bluegrass Festival and Civil War Event

Saturday, August 12, 11-5, Bluegrass Music Fundraising Festival and Civil War Event

Starting at 11AM there will be the sound of two Civil War era replica Parrot Rifles (cannon) fired off by the Sixth of Maine re-Enactors group at 372 Fields Pond Road, Orrington, Maine. There will be an encampment at this event for the family to learn a bit about soldier camp life during the Civil War. There will be a demonstration of an Enfield muzzle loading rifle as well. At 11:15 the bluegrass music will begin. There will be six bands in total over the course of the day. this include Freshly Cut Grass, Original Condition, Riverdrivers, Doug Alley & Friends, Mr. Moon Band and Wyld Blue Yonder Band. A new band will start at a quarter of each hour. Cannons will demonstrate at 11, 12, 1, 1, & 3. Come early and see the soldiers raise the flag , a 35 star flag, that is, at 10:45AM. BBQ will be available at extra cost between 12-2. Price of admission for the whole event is $9 Adults, $7 Seniors/Veterans, $5 Children (7-17), and Free Six and Under. Family (Parents & Children) Maximum: $25 Admission Cost.

For more information about the bands and Music Contact Jim Leighton at (207) 944-3128.

For more information about the event in general contact: Bob Schmick, (207) 205-4849.