By Alex Haglund
The Washington County Arts Council is planning plenty of entertainment for this year’s spring and summer.
Things will start off with Shakespeare in the Park, which is becoming an annual event in Nashville.
Stone Soup Shakespeare, the group that puts on the event will be presenting “Much Ado About Nothing,” at near the pavilion at Memorial Park on the evening of Thursday, May 14.
The play will begin at 6:30 p.m., with a pre-play starting off beforehand at 5:30.
The Stone Soup actors will be in town before that when the group will be presenting a Shakespeare workshop at Nashville Community High School, to be held on Wednesday, May 6.
The Arts Council is also proud to bring back their summer concert series. Due to renovation of the Washington County Courthouse, these concerts will also all be held at Memorial Park.
Acts to be featured this year include the Threshermen, a new act for the summer concert series, along with summer concert veteran acts like Dave Hylla’s Good Times Polka Band, The County Road Cruzers, George Portz and his Bluegrass Friends and the Twilight Jazz Club Band.
On July 4, the concert series will be presenting musical entertainment leading up to the fireworks at the park by The Beaucoup Bottom Band.
Dates for the acts in the concert series (other than July 4) will be announced later in the paper. Please remember to bring a blanket or chairs. Some refreshments will be available as well, but feel free to bring your own when you enjoy the shows.