Community Music Festival in Rolling Prairie

Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church is proud to announce its third annual Community Music Festival and Pulled Pork Dinner on May 18, 2019.

The free, family-friendly outdoor music festival will kick off at 3:30 p.m. CDT with the New Prairie High School Jazz Band.

Other performers will include: Down By the Dock Jazz Band at 4pm; Portage High School Jazz String Orchestra at 5pm; Portage High School Jazz Combo at 5:30pm; Portage High School Choraliers Vocal Jazz at 6pm; Old Tyme Bluegrass Band at 6:30pm.

These fine high school and community groups, featuring more than 150 musicians, will be performing a variety of music ranging from jazz to bluegrass styles. These ensembles are high energy and geared to entertain!

The festival will be held on the church lawn with the groups performing from the pavilion. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for lawn seating.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors.

During the music festival, RPUMC will be offering Pulled Pork Dinners for sale. The dinners will include pulled pork, baked beans, potato salad, slaw, bread, pickles, and desserts.

Cost for dinners: adults $10, students 6-12 $7, children 5 and under eat for free. Pre-sale, at-door and carry-out available.

Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church is located at 3444 U.S. 20 in Rolling Prairie, IN.

For more information or to reserve advance dinner tickets, contact the church office at (219) 778-2910.

The directors of the Portage High School ensembles are Carrie Ann Carlson, William Timmerman and Jordan Dollins. The director of the New Prairie High School Jazz Band is Patrick Teykl. Rick Sprague conducts the New Prairie area jazz band and the Michigan City Senior Center sponsors the Old Tyme Blue Grass Band.

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