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Music in the Park

By Staff, 06/21/18 10:36 AM

WASHINGTON- Historic Washington State Park held there music in the park on Saturday, June 16. The park described the Clarke Buehling Duo as a widely recognized for his interpretations of late 19th century finger style banjo. Clarke is also in the forefront of the recent resurgence of interest in the Ante-bellum minstrel banjo style and songs. With him Kent Beyette, a retired English professor and Navy Pilot who provides jig dancing and small percussion such as the Irish bodhran frame drum and bone castanets.

The park will host the second music series on Saturday, July 14 with local Hempstead County group Measure of Grace and Friends. The concert will begin at 7:30 and is free to the public. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to sit on the lawn of the 1874 Courthouse and enjoy the show. The gift shop will be open for refreshments and the Williams Tavern Restaurant will be open from 11:00am until 7:00pm for dining before the concert.