Downtown New Port Richey
6:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
10:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012
10:00 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012
Sims Park Historic Downtown New Port Richey
Greater New Port Richey Main Street is currently planning for the upcoming Harvest Fest – Bluegrass and Bar-B-Q November 9-11 in Sims Park. Harvest Fest is one of 8 locations in West Pasco for this year’s Eco-Fest.
Main Street in conjunction with The Arts of the Suncoast and the Tampa Bay Times have joined forces to present the 2012 Eco-Fest. Eco Fest is a group of activities including kayaking, bird watching, star gazing, fine arts show and geo caching that will take place throughout West Pasco county over the 3 day weekend.
Sims Park is the setting for the Harvest Fest. Bluegrass and Florida Folk music will be playing throughout the weekend at the amphitheater in Sims Park. The musical artists consist of regional bands such as US 41 Bluegrass Band, and the Hot Rod Hornets. Friday’s headliner is the Atlanta bluegrass band Smokey’s Farmland Band. Saturday will feature the jammin’ sound of the Rocket 88s. Live music will begin at 6pm on Friday, 1p on Saturday and Sunday. There will be multiple Bar-B-Q vendors as well as some traditional food favorites. In addition an Arts & Crafts show will offer options for the early holiday shoppers.
Activities and fun for the whole family will be underway beginning at 6pm on Friday and continue through Sunday at 5p. Activities will include Corn Hole, bounces houses, face painters and many other. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and leave your coolers at home. Food and beverages including beer and wine will be available throughout the weekend.
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT INFORMATION
US41 Bluegrass Band 6p-745p - http://youtu.be/TO8AiF49C8c
Smokey’s Farmland Band 8p-10p - http://www.farmlandband.com/fr_home.cfm
Cotey Embry & Mariel 1p-215p
Ed Write 230p-330p - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmBzGRmh0aM
US41 Bluegrass Band 4p-530p
Foothill Bluegrass Band 6p-730p - http://www.foothillbluegrass.com/thingsthatendure/waydowndeep_shrt.mp3
The Rocket 88s 8p-10p - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE79qNa6Ig8
The Old Folkers 1p-130p
Salute to Veterans 2p-315p
Hot Rod Hornets 330p-5p - http://www.hotrodhornets.com/#!video