Homecoming to Mill Race: Everything you need to know about tonight’s annual Hospice concert with Yacht Rock Revue
Before a pair of popular classic pop actors step back in time tonight to reminisce about rock, here are some important things attendees should know for Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s 36th Annual Free Labor Day Concert. at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mill Race Park on Fifth Street in Columbus.
Local band 40 Years of College opens for the Atlanta-based Yacht Rock Revue with Columbus natives Nick Niespodziani and Peter Olson.
There is no rain location or rain date for the event. Weather and other concert updates will be posted on the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Facebook page.
Here’s what you need to know about tonight’s concert:
Set up your garden chair or your cover space early: The park’s main entrance on Fifth Street will be open to vehicles dropping off items such as chairs until 11 a.m. today, then only to foot traffic thereafter. But be aware that the large video screen placed next to the stage is a great help to enjoy the show.
Since the show is a fundraiser: Here is what can be purchased: $10 raffle tickets for a prize of $10,000; Hot Box Pizza; Hawaiian shaved ice; hot dogs, fish and tenderloin sandwiches; Chinese food and Boba tea; lemon shakes; Big JT’s barbecue.
Duration of concerts: The music normally stops around 10 p.m. The headliner usually takes the stage around 8:45 p.m.
Limited parking for people with disabilities: At the Eighth and Lindsey street entrance to the Mill Race Center and park. The disabled seating area is marked near the front of the concert layout.
General parking: The Cummins Inc. lot across from the park and other downtown areas are open.
To bring and not to bring: Coolers are allowed. But no tents, awnings, large umbrellas, beach balls or pets, although service animals are allowed.
NO SMOKING: It means anywhere in the park. The volunteers circulate indeed and also ask the participants to put out the cigarettes.
TOILET: Park toilets and portable toilets will be available.