Coming This Weekend: Patsy Cline Music Festival

Here’s what’s happening this Friday-Sunday for the Patsy Cline Music Festival here in Winchester:

September 4th (Friday) — At the Apple Blossom Mall…Vocal performances by Fleming, Fleming and Peterson and other singers. Other activities will take place at no cost. This is an acoustic trio made up of Karen Fleming, Mike Fleming and Chuck Peterson. Activities start at 6:30 PM.

September 5th (Saturday) — A free block party will be held Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of the Patsy Cline Historic House, 608 S. Kent St. There will be entertainment including the The Evans Sister from central Pennsylvania, vendors including Greenwood Grocery and Deli, and tours of the house at a reduced cost of $5. DJ for the day is Hampton Thomas of Special Occasions Entertainment.

September 5th (Saturday) — A rock ‘n’ roll dance will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 5 at Best Western Lee-Jackson with the Robbie Limon Band playing. Cost is $15 for single and $25 a couple with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

September 6th (Sunday) — A Rockin’ in the Park Concert will be held from 4 to 8:30 Sept. 6 at Bridgeforth Field in Jim Barnett Park with music by the Drifters, and Bill Haley’s Comets. The opening band will be the Texas Chainsaw Horns. A free car show will be held before the concert, and food vendor Jordan Springs Market will sell food. General admission is $18 in advance and $22 after Aug. 25. Reserved seats are $20 in advance and $30 after Aug. 25.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the festival events will be used for continuous operation of the house to honor our native singer, Patsy Cline. Please join in celebrating her legacy with these events to honor her musical career.

Make sure to get your tickets for the dance and the concert in the park! Tickets are available at the house located at 608 S. Kent St., Winchester-Frederick County Visitor Center, 1400 S. Pleasant Valley Road or at G&M Music, 2640 Valley Ave.

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