Mark your calendar for Greensboro’s summer night of music, Friday, June 26
(Greensboro, Ga. – May 11, 2015) Gather your family, friends and neighbors for a toe-tapping good time in historic downtown Greensboro for the 4rd Annual Pickin’ on the Greene music event on Friday, June 26.
Downtown Greensboro celebrates the summer season with the 4th Annual Pickin’ on the Greene music event on Friday, June 26, from 7-10 p.m. on North Main Street. The Greensboro Main Street Program in partnership with the Greensboro Business Association presents Pickin’ on the Greene as the summer’s main event. This family-friendly event will feature live entertainment, children’s activities and of course, shopping and dining in Lake Oconee’s Hometown.
“Pickin’ on the Greene offers the community a new way to experience Downtown Greensboro,” explains Kendrick Ward. “We hear from visitors all the time that Greensboro is such a charming, friendly and welcoming place, which is why we share our town with others by inviting them to join us in a fun evening of music with our friends and neighbors.”
The event will headline local band Pullin’ Strings of Greene County. Pullin’ Strings has a unique sound with their original southern roots and a bluegrass and rock style, they are sure to get you tapping your foot and dancing along.
The evening’s entertainment will begin with Friends of Pullin’ Strings. Mixed with members of Pullin’ Strings and friends to join them, their set list contains Americana, Rock, County, Blues and Bluegrass.
All are welcome and encouraged to bring a lawn chair and enjoy this free event. There will be plenty of activities for children and adults alike. Downtown shops and restaurants stay open into the evening offering the very best shopping and dining in Lake Oconee’s Hometown.
In addition to toe-tapping music, Pickin’ on the Greene will feature activities and vendor booths presented by local community organizations. Groups can participate in the event by offering goodies such as fresh lemonade, boiled peanuts, baked goods and other summer favorites.
“We have outstanding charities and community groups that help make Greensboro a vibrant city,” adds Ward. “One goal for the event is to showcase local nonprofit organizations as vendors.”
To register your organization, please contact the Main Street office at (706) 453-7674.
For more information regarding the event, please visit www.downtowngreensboroga.com.
About Pickin’ on the Greene
Pickin’ on the Greene is a summer music event that takes place in the heart of historic downtown Greensboro. Pickin’ on the Greene is produced by the Greensboro Better Hometown Program and the Greensboro Downtown Development Authority with support from the City of Greensboro. Since its beginning in 2012, this annual summer event has been downtown Greensboro’s main summer community event, attracting musical artists and visitors from across the state. The event’s goal is to attract people to the town with the hope that they will return to the community and future events.