VAN WERT — On Friday, Aug. 15, the Van Wert Area Community Concert Band will present its final park concert in the band shell of Fountain Park in Van Wert. The program will begin at 7 p.m.
Music performed at the concert will again be new and contain a wide variety of musical genre to include: The official State song of Ohio, “Beautiful Ohio,” Imperial March by Karl L. King, a 1920’s Dixieland favorite “Basin Street Blues,” Elvis Presley’s hit “Heartbreak Hotel,” for the fans of the 70’s and 80’s music “A Doobie Brothers Medley,” the very current Pharrell Williams’ hit “Happy” and more.
A food stand will be available starting at 5:30. The District Eastern Star is sponsoring the food stand.
Please join the band directed by Richard Sherrick and featuring members from, Van Wert, Elida, Lima, Delphos, Spencerville, Convoy, Chat, Middle Point and Rockford for this concert. The band members appreciate the continued support of local communities.
In the event of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. The band will conclude its summer concert series with a performance in the entertainment tent of the Van Wert Fair Saturday, Aug. 30 at 4 p.m.