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by Greg Hudson
On May 27, 2016 the Parks and Recreation department will kickoff the first of five live concerts planned at Chalybeate Park for this summer. We will feature a variety of music including rock, country, gospel, bluegrass, and end the summer with a 50's & 60's night in September. Here is a tentative schedule of the concert dates and scheduled performers:
Date Start Time Location Group Style
27 May 2016 6:00pm Chalybeate Park Blackgold Rock
24 June 2016 6:00pm Chalybeate Park Double Nothing Country
29 July 2016 6:00pm Chalybeate Park Conner McDowell Gospel/Bluegrass
27 Aug 2016 6:00pm Chalybeate Park TBA TBA
24 Sep 2016 6:00pm Chalybeate Park TBA 50’s/60’s
Summer Day Camp
Parks and Recreation will hold two different day camps during the summer break from school. The camps are designed for individuals ages 8 – 14 and will be limited to the first 30 to register and pay. The registration fee is $10 per session. Please contact Parks and Rec for more information at 270-597-9103 and leave a message.
The Freedom Festival will be held at Chalybeate Park on June 24, 2016. This event will feature a community pride day where members of the community can meet and greet emergency service workers, law enforcement, and other agencies in the county that provide vital resources to our communities.
There will also be games, music, youth baseball and softball awards night, and a fireworks show to cap off the night. Booth rentals will also be available for $25 per 10’ X 10’ space. For more information on booth rentals call Parks and Rec at 270-597-9103.
Please do not forget that the Parks and Recreation has the following facilities available for rent. For more information call us at 270-597-9103.
Location Facility Rental Fee Deposit
Chalybeate Park Meeting Room $50 All Day $50
Chalybeate Park Picnic Shelter $25 All Day No Deposit
Bee Springs Park Meeting Room $50 All Day $50
Bee Springs Park Picnic Shelter $25 All Day No Deposit
Highway 70 Park Picnic Shelters $25 All Day No Deposit
As always, thanks for your support of Edmonson County Parks and Rec. Visit our website at ECparksandrec.com. Remember: together, we can do great things!