Thursday, October 14, 2010

Blue Grass for Hospice on Oct. 23

The 2nd Annual “Bluegrass for Hospice” music festival, food drive, and craft fair is on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from noon until 9:00 pm. The event is at Flat Iron Farm on Flat Iron Road in Great Mills, MD. All proceeds will be used for the Hospice House in St. Mary’s County. Tickets are $20.00 before October 16 and $25.00 at the gate. There will be music, a $500.00 raffle, door prizes, silent auctions, craft fair and children’s activities. Food will be available for sale by Thompson’s Catering, B.Y.O.B. Also, please bring a non-perishable food item to help replenish the Southern Maryland Food Banks.

The entertainment for the day is as follows- “The Grascals” from Nashville, TN along with locals: 12:00- 12:30- David Norris; 12:40-1:25- Joey Tippett & The California Ramblers; 1:35-2:20- Jack Tippett Band; 2:30-3:15- Bubby Abell & Spoon Creek; 3:25-4:10- Charlie Thompson & Bottom Country Bluegrass; 4:20-4:50- Gracie’s Guys and Gals Dancers; 5:00-5:45- Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition; 5:55-6:40- Ken Rickett & Recent Addtion; 7:00-8:30—The Grascals! Sound will be provided by Troy Jones.

For more information visit or call 301-737-3004. If ordering your ticket in advance make checks payable to Hospice of St. Mary’s, mail a self addressed stamped envelope to P.O. Box 741, California, MD 20619. To verify this event call 301-994-3023.