Pickin’ For Wishes bluegrass event set for Saturday

The seventh annual Pickin’ for Wishes bluegrass festival will be held Saturday at Cresson Sportsman’s Club in Loretto.

This family-friendly event opens its gates at 10 a.m. and will offer live music from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Proceeds will help to create life-changing wishes for local children diagnosed with critical illnesses.

This year’s lineup includes Mama Corn, The Hillbilly Gypsies, Moun-tain City Grass, Hickory Bottom Band and Tree. Along with the festival, there will be food, drinks (BYOB, no glass), craft vendors, basket auctions and raffles.

Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Each ticket includes a chance to win prizes. Children under 13 are free to attend. Parking is free.

Patrons are advised to take their own chairs, blankets and/or canopies to the festival. Rough camping is available (no showers or hookups). To RSVP, call 674-5920.

To purchase tickets, vis-it www.pickinforwishes.org or email info@pickinforwishes.org.

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