Dakota City will host bluegrass weekendDakota City Heritage Village will host its annual Bluegrass weekend Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13.
Dakota City Heritage Village will host its annual Bluegrass weekend Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the village, located at the Dakota County Fairgrounds, 4008 220th St., in Farmington.
Rich Williams, director of public programs, said various bluegrass bands will be featured both days in the bandstand and strolling the village grounds. Performers will include Highway 61, Lady Franklin, The Last Known Whereabouts, The Row Buckers, Long Time Gone, Roland Trenary and friends and Timbre Junction. Visitors are encouraged to bring their instruments, such as fiddles, guitars and banjos, to play as they stroll in the village or to jam with other musicians.
The admission cost will be $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Village buildings will be open and staffed by costumed interpreters who will explain the 1900-era rural history of Dakota County. Food and refreshments will be available. For information, call Williams at 651-460-8050.