Published DateFRANKLIN — Franklin Opera House, in co-operation with the Franklin Parks and Recreation Department, is pleased to announce the 2013 schedule of Concerts In The Park.
The concert series is underwritten by Watts Water Technologies of Franklin, with individual concerts sponsored by area businesses.
Concerts will be held on Thursday evenings at Odell Park, in downtown Franklin, beginning on July 11, featuring Don Bartenstein, acoustic guitarist and vocalist.
On July 18 there will be no concert, as the Franklin Footlight Theater will be opening its summer musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Opera House. Curtain time for this hilarious show will be 7:30 pm.
On July 25, the Concert Series will feature Franklin's own Fireside Trio.
August 1st will not have a concert but will instead offer the Franklin Area Children's Theater original production, again at the Opera House, beginning at 7 p.m.
The concert series resumes on August 8 as another popular Franklin group, Breaking Character, appears at Odell Park.
August 15 will feature the New Hampshire-flavored music of N.H. Balladeer, Jim Barnes.
The Kid Jazz Band will perform on August 22 and the Concert Series wraps up in grand style on August 29, with a special appearance by the 39th Army Band.
All shows will go on rain or shine, but the rain location will be at Franklin Opera House. Concerts begin each Thursday at 6:30 pm. All concerts are open and free to the public.