Free “Sounds of Summer” Concerts at Weston Plantation

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Free outdoor concerts every Sunday afternoon through June 8 at Weston Plantation in Hopewell:

    Pack a picnic, grab your lawn chairs and come join us as Historic Hopewell Foundation begins the 5th Sounds of Summer concert series on Sunday, May 4th at 4:00pm. Enjoy a spectacular view of the lower Appomattox from the beautiful grounds of Weston Plantation as the season begins with the music of Sports Bar Rock Star with Keith Horne. Keith Horne was a bass guitarist for Tanya Tucker, Trisha Yearwood and Waylon Jennings.

    Concert performances continue with the Ralph Jones Band on May 11th, Southern Tide on May 18th, and the Koinonia Jazz Experience on May 25th. A local favorite, Magnolia, will perform on June 1st and Heart of Country will give the final concert of the 2014 series on June 8th. All concerts begin at 4:00pm. at Weston Plantation.

    There is no admission charge for the concerts, which are funded by the Virginia Commission for the Arts’ Local Government Challenge Grant. Audience members are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets for seating and may wish to bring their own refreshments.

    HHFI’s unique gift ship, All Manor of Things, will be open during the concerts and filled with a wide array of merchandise. Come check out what’s new for summer.

    For directions to Weston Plantation, use MapQuest for 400 Weston Lane, Hopewell or call 458-4682. The 1789 plantation house overlooks the Appomattox River and is located off 21st Avenue near the Hopewell Marina.

    Founded in 1972 the Historic Hopewell Foundation Inc. (HHF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the interpretation of the history of the City of Hopewell through the preservation of its historic properties. Weston Plantation and the City Point Early History Museum are properties of the foundation. For information about all our activities and events, please call 804-458-4682 or see our Web site at www.historichopewell.org.

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