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Seventh Annual Homegrown Festival Happening Saturday
Friday Aug 04, 2017 7:30pm
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(STURGIS) – Music from local bands will be center stage Saturday at Oaklawn Park in Sturgis.

The 7th Annual Homegrown Arts & Music Festival starts at 12 PM at the amphitheater. Event Co-Coordinator Eric Wynes says they were hoping to see the festival grow when they first planned it, and he is happy to see it has. ...... {LISTEN}.

In addition to the music, there will be an area displaying arts and crafts, with some of the items for sale. New this year will be kids games sponsored by Radiant Life Church and the St. Joseph County Untied Way will be there grilling and selling hamburgers and hot dogs.

Once again the Sturgis Kiwanis Club will be hosting the beer garden and there will be the All Class Sturgis High School Reunion.

Another new element will be added to the festival this year according to Co-Coordinator Scott Swihart. ...... {LISTEN}.

Here are the bands that will be performing on Saturday:

12 PM - Sammy Melchi Generations Band
1:15 - Hipposonics
2:30 - Nature Therapy
3:16 - Radiant Life
4:30 - Si Bhaeg Si Mhor
5:45 - Violet Native
6:30 - Backroads Blues Band
8:00 - Phins Up

There will also be music in the beer tent, in between the main stage acts.

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