Runnin N Strummin Set for Sept 28


The date is set and plans are already underway for the next "Runnin & Strummin" Legion Park Music Festival. Set Saturday, September 28, 2019 aside for some fun and entertainment. We have some new plans in the works that we will reveal over the coming months.

Last year was a great start in spite of disagreeing weather. "Bigger n Better" coming for 2019!! This year's music will feature Gospel, Bluegrass, Folk, Country, Mississippi Blues and Classic Rock!!

There will be a public Jam Session at the end of festivities, A Dulcimer Group, Craft Vendors and Food of all kinds--- And of course, we will start off with the annual 5K Race/Walk!!

There couldn't be a better setting than Legion State Park with a wonderful shaded venue "In The Pines' and of course the historic and acoustically unique CCC Lodge!

Lots of kids events including a Native American Storyteller, free cane flutes for the kids and educational programs from the National Wild Turkey Federation and our local Extension Office.

Kids N Kats Fishing Rodeo- April 25--CANCELLED

The Kids N Kats Fishing Rodeo will be held on April 25, 2020 at Legion State Park in Louisville, MS. from 7:30 am-11 am. Rodeo is open to kids 4-16. Registration will begin at 7:30 with fishing rodeo beginning after opening ceremony. All children who participate must be accompanied by an adult. Hot dogs, chips and drink will be provided with dessert. There will also be drawings for prizes. Come out and join us for food, fun and prizes!

Runnin & Strummin - November 10th!!!

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Grab your friends, your neighbors,  your kids and Granny and Pops and come out and spend the day with us on Saturday, November 10, 2018 as we enjoy the music and the musicians of our area featuring bluegrass, gospel, country, folk, mountain and Delta Blues.

The day starts with a bang with a 5K Run /Walk at 10:00am. (Registration at 9:00 am – preregistration available – pdf download here on website) Runners head to the finish line as our musicians kick off along the route.

Enjoy the beautiful fall setting of Louisville’s Legion State Park as you stroll from venue to venue on tree covered lanes. Visit the historic Lodge and the recently restored post and beam Davis L. Fair, Jr. Pavillion. Shuttle service will be available throughout the park as well as food vendors.

Bring your guitar, dulcimer, banjo or harp for just maybe a little impromptu “jam session”. There will be a children’s program as well.

The day concludes as we honor our Veterans with a patriotic program and a fireworks display at the amphitheater overlooking Lake Toppasha.

Visit our performer’s page for our musical guests and check out our links.

Here’s what you need to know:

COST: Admission is $5 per vehicle

PARKING: Upon entry, a parking pass is provided – allowing exit and re-entry if necessary. Public parking is specified and limited to one location. (5K race participants are allowed to park at the lodge where the race concludes)

FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: A food vendor will be available near the parking area and 1st music venue and also near the Lodge.

RESTROOMS: There are several permanent handicap- accessible restroom facilities throughout the park as well as porta-johns available for the event.

TRANSPORT: The public is encouraged to take their time and enjoy the park. Most venues are on paved lanes and are easy access. For those needing or desiring assistance, golf cart and shuttles will be available throughout the day from the parking area to the various venues.

MORE INFO: A map and schedule of events will be provided as you enter the park.

PETS: NO PETS ALLOWED. Due to the volume of people and the fireworks display, please do not bring your pets.

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