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Hope/Hempstead County Bluegrass Festival May 19

By Submitted, 05/10/18 3:35 PM

The Hope/Hempstead County Bluegrass Festival will be held Saturday, May 19, at Historic Washington State Park from Noon until 6 p.m. under the trees at the 1874 Courthouse. The event is organized by 107.9 FM (KHOA-LP) radio, Hope for Hempstead County.

The festival will feature: The Hartley Family, Arkadelphia, AR; The McWilliams Family, Caddo Gap, AR; and the Hempstead County Melody Boys, Hope, AR.

There is no admission, but visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Lunch will be available at Williams Tavern Restaurant from 11am—3pm. The gift shop will be open in the courthouse with snacks and drinks. In case of rain the show will be held indoors at Washington. For more information contact the park at 870-983-2684 or visit online at www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com.

Historic Washington State Park is located 9 miles north of Hope on US 278 West off I-30 take exit 30 and head west.