Annual Bluegrass Festival Set For Holiday Lake

Published 3:41 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The 4th Annual Holiday Lake Bluegrass Festival held on June 1st has something for everyone with a full day of family fun featuring four bluegrass bands.

The Bluegrass Festival started four years ago and has grown each year. This year more activities for children including a Petting Zoo, Sno Cones, a Magic Show, Face Painting, Leather Crafts and a Corn Hole Tournament. Also, the swimming pool will be open from noon- 4 p.m. There will be art and craft vendors, food vendors and adult beverages will be available for those 21 and over.

This year's bands include James River Cut Ups from Nelson County, Half Bad Bluegrass from West Virginia, Shakygrass from Appomattox, and Clearwater Branch Band from Madison Heights. Each band will play two sets starting at noon and ending at 8pm.

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Sponsors include J. E. Jamerson & Sons with a Gold Sponsorship, Southern Air and Lynchburg Ready Mix with a Silver Sponsorship and Wells Fargo, WFLO, Tiger Fuel, Farmers Bank, and First National Bank with Bronze Sponsorships .

The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center is located at 1267 4-H Camp Rd., Appomattox. Gates will open at 11a.m. purchase tickets online at Remember to bring a lawn chair, but no coolers or pets allowed.

Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center offers lodging and food service for conference and retreat bookings year round. For more information: or call 434-248-5444.