Forest Fest activities set for Saturday

Bluegrass music, food, crafters, vendors and youth activities will be featured at the Jefferson Memorial Forest’s eighth annual Forest Fest on Saturday.

The entertainment and activities are free, but parking is $5 per carload. “I’m pleased the community has supported a event like Forest Fest for eight years,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “It’s a wonderful opportunity to bring the family out for some top-notch bluegrass music and a lot of fun.”Four bands will, beginning at 11 a.m. in the forest’s Horine Section. Relic, High Rollers and Bluegrass 101 will serve as opening acts for The Grascals, a bluegrass group. Each act will play twice on the main stage during the day.

Members of the Louisville Metro Council help finance the festival. Other sponsors include Dairy Queen, the Fairdale Pic Pac and Fresh Market, Fairdale-McDaniel Funeral Home, The Café, Furniture Liquidators and ISA Recycling.

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