Something New! This year there will be some concerts scheduled at the Smiley Park Children's Garden. The proceeds from all the shows will go into the Christmas Garden Fund and be used for lights, Christmas gifts for area youth and candy canes. Please come out and support this community project! Tickets will be sold online and at the gate. Please Bring your own lawn chair!
Thursday July 10th This will be their second appearance in Van Wert. There's nobody out there like them. their music is hauntingly unique Since the release of their first album, 'Wake the Hero' in 2009, Barnaby Bright has garnered high accolades for their song writing and sound. Their music has also been featured on national television soundtracks such as 'ER' and "Days of our Lives' Their follow up EP 'Gravity' was named on of the top 100 records of the year by Amazon.com. Show Time:8:30pm
Saturday August 2nd Samantha and Max Razinger are a Brother Sister Duo from Lima, Ohio. Join us as they entertain at the Children's Garden Benefit Concert Show Time: 8pm
Friday September 5th Kelly McRae performs as an acoustic duo with her husband Matt. They have been traveling the last few years in their Volkswagen Van. The people they have meet and places they have been during their journey has inspired her songs. They have performed in places such as the "Bluebird Cafe" in Nashville, TN and "The Red Clay Theatre" in Atlanta, GA. They previously lived in New York City but are currently in North Carolina. Show Time: 8pm
Tickets can be purchased on the night of the show or in advance! Just click on the button! Remember all proceeds go to the Lighting of the Christmas Garden!