RACINE — As summer draws to a close along the Ohio River, there is still some outdoor entertainment to look forward to this weekend.
Now in it’s seventh year, Party in the Park will be Sept. 10-12 in Star Mill Park in Racine. The three-day event is filled with music and entertainment and admission is free.
The 2015 Party begins at 5 p.m. Thursday with amusement rides, craft and food vendors, an arcade and the popular Beer Garden. “Still Standing” will preform from 6-9 p.m.
The Party starts again at 5 p.m. Friday with “The Dirt Poor Troubadours” performing at 7:30 p.m., a tribute to the Eagles with “7 Bridges Road” at 9 p.m., followed by Blitzkrieg at 10:30 p.m.
Saturday morning will begins with a parade. Starting at Southern High School at 10 a.m., the parade ends at Star Mill Park and will include the Southern Local Marching Band.
Immediately following, EMS vehicles will line up at the high school and drive silently to the Racine American Legion Post 602 across from the park, where a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony will be at 11:45 a.m.
At noon, the Crusin’ Saturday Night Car Show begins its 11th year and features classic cars from across the country. Amusement rides, craft and food vendors, the Arcade and the Beer Garden also open at noon.
The Beer Garden will be featuring football games on a large-screen T.V. A cover charge and ID are required for this event.
The schedule for the remainder of the day is as follows: 2 p.m., Kiddie Tractor Pull and Tractor Display and Games; 3 p.m., Paul Doeffinger will preform in the Beer Garden; 5 p.m., 2015 Queen Crowning and Crusin’ Saturday Night Car Show Awards (on a separate area from the Queen crowning).
Party in the Park featured artists will wrap up the day’s entertainment. Performances include”Davisson Brothers Band,” an American country music group composed of brothers Chris Davisson, and Donnie Davisson, cousin Sammy Davisson, and long-time friend Aaron Regester, performing at 6 p.m. On stage at 8 p.m., is Outshyne, a five-piece band that includes Waylon Owings, Josh Coleman, Casey Joe Kelly, Jason Paxton and Matthew “Smiley” Norris. “Chasin’ Crazy,” an American country music group composed of Landon Parker, Travis Fincher, Jimmy James Hunter, Creigh Riepe and Forest Miller and formed in Nashville, Tenn., in 2012, will preform at 10 p.m.
For more information visit their website: racinepartyinthepark.net.
Contact Lorna Hart at 740-992-2155 Ext. 2551