Mansfield City Lake was a buzz with the smell of amazing food, and melodies of bluegrass music this past Saturday. Musicians, and festival goers were treated to a beautiful day, while enjoying the food, music, and sharing time (and laughs) with friends, and family.
“What an awesome 6th Annual Bluegrass Festival and I think I am safe to say that everyone had a great time! The Lord blessed us with great weather, a day of great music and fellowship. I want to give a special thank you to our bands: Frog Bayou Boys, High Mtn. Bluegrass, Common Thread, Prairie Creek, Southern Tradition, Roving Gamblers, Greenland Station and Just Us. Volunteers were Sonny Fry, Robert Walker, Mallory Walker, Joe Manes, Pamela Perkinson-Manes, David Heydenreich, Bobby Shepherd, Vickie Shepherd, Lesli Redfern Baggett, the Mansfield Fire Department (Megan Hecox, Stephen Haysmer, Levi McDowell) Adam Hecox, Alex Hecox, Rayne Hecox, Polly Martin, Tim Manes, Marilyn Manes, Annette Smith and the JAG students. Thanks also goes to our sponsors: Yeagers Hardware-Greenwood; Sharum’s Garden Center; Greenwood Walmart; Vintage Vase; 71 Express; Sonic of Mansfield; Scott County Judge James Forbes; Angela Taylor, SheriWagoner Hopkins, Rick McDaniel, Peggy Slate-Harris, Wilma Harris, Times Record, Hartland Heritage, The Citizen, Fort Smith Radio Group, CV’s Family Foods and Just Us Sound (Robert Walkerand Bobby Shepherd) A very special and big BIG THANK YOU to everyone that came out for the day and enjoyed themselves. I am happy to announce that after everything was paid for, we cleared a little over a $1,000. Mark your calendars now for the 7th Annual Bluegrass Festival which will be Saturday, September 29, 2018. Please forgive me if I left anyone out!” – Becky Walker
We enjoyed our day, and the opportunity to witness an event that started from humble beginnings that’s grown into something that benefits the community, and the efforts to create a long lasting tradition. We’ll see you next year!