FRIDAY NIGHT BLUEGRASS CONCERT KICKS OFF BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL
NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- The Texas Blueberry Festival kicks off with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 10 at Festival Park in downtown Nacogdoches. This free family-friendly concert, sponsored by Rex Perry Autoplex, will feature three well-known musical acts, Catahoula Drive, The Baker Family and Little Roy and Lizzy, as well as a special appearance by up-and-coming group the Gent Mountain Grassburs, who are sure to make you smile!
The concert also will feature food trucks and vendors. Organizers encourage attendees to bring blankets and lawn chairs. The event is family-friendly, so please leave your coolers and alcohol at home. Pets on a leash are also welcome.
Parking will be available downtown. However, some downtown streets will be closed due to the Blueberry Festival, so concert-goers are urged to visit texasbluegrassfestival.orgor www.facebook.com/bluegrassnac/for parking instructions. Parking with free shuttle service to the concert venue will be available at First Baptist Church, 411 North St. Parking at the venue will be at the Nacogdoches City Garage location at 114 W. Cox St.
Organizers are grateful for the enthusiastic partners that make the concert possible, especially Rex Perry Autoplex, the City of Nacogdoches, the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, First Baptist Church, SFA Alumni Association and Motorhomes of Texas
The weekend of fun starts Thursday night at Millard's Crossing with the Blueberry Jam. The Texas Blueberry Festival presented by Tipton Ford continues Saturday with a full day of activities in downtown Nacogdoches, including a Blueberry pancake breakfast, competitions and more live entertainment. For more information, visit tbf.nacogdoches.org/ or call 936-560-5533.