60+ Center travels to Winter Folk Festival
Newport 60+ Activity Center is visiting coastal towns this winter. First stop is the Florence Winter Folk Festival. This event is held at the Florence event center on January 17th, Saturday. The Florence event center has live music throughout the day starting with Larry Potts who has won considerable acclaim by singing and placing in numerous song writing competitions. Second performance will be Sky in the Road. They combine bluegrass, pop, singer-songwriter folk chant and more. If you would like to hear a sample of their music please visit the website www.winterfolkfestival.org There will also be plenty of artisan’s booths to preview and food carts available. After all this you will be able to taste the award winning pies from the pie contest.
The trip cost is 25.00 which includes the cost of the festival. Lunch will be on your own at the festival. Please call the 60+ center to sign up for this trip and to find out more about our upcoming trips. The group plans to leave about 8:45-9am. Please meet at the center at 8:30 am to get started.
The 60 + Activity Center is located at 20 SE 2nd Street, in Newport, next to City Hall. Our office number is 541-265-9617.