The annual Concerts in the Park series will open
Subsequent concerts will feature Whiskey River Panhandlers on
All three performances are scheduled for
The music series is sponsored by
"This is a community event, and we want to encourage people to come to downtown
To accommodate concertgoers, downtown restaurants are being encouraged to stay open later so people can grab dinner or a drink before or after each show.
"We wanted to do something for the people who live in downtown and also make it a great place to be and an attraction for people."
In addition, water and popcorn will be given away courtesy of the bank at each of the three concerts.
Lohr said each concert typically attracts hundreds of people.
"Whether you like jazz and swing, classic rock or folk, there's something for everyone," she said.
"The best part is it's all free, so bring a lawn chair or blanket and have a relaxing, fun evening."
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