Outdoor concerts free to all!
When the outdoor temperatures start to heat up, the Hayes Presidential Centers 2013 Verandah Concerts provide the perfect way to chill out. These outdoor events not only offer the relaxation of listening to some of the areas top musical groups, but also provide free ice cream! Sponsorship from Fremont Federal Credit Union makes it possible for everyone to attend the concerts free of charge.
Each concert begins at 6:45 p.m. with an old-fashioned ice cream social. Musical entertainment starts at 7 p.m. and lasts about an hour. The 80-foot long verandah on the home of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes serves as the stage for performers. Attendees should bring their own chairs or blankets and are invited to choose a favorite spot on the expansive and shady lawn in front of the home.
This years series includes six concerts takes place every other Wednesday night during June, July, and August. The dates and entertainment line-up include
June 12 the Fostoria Community Band
June 26 Honey Creek Preservation Band
July 10 Cottonwood Jam String Band
July 24 - musician/vocalist Kerry Clark
Aug. 7 Gary Jones, winner of the 2012 Fremont's Got Talent
Aug. 21 North Coast Big Band