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Library to sponsor Everett Smithson Band on Friday

Posted: December 18, 2012 - 12:01am

“Wooo doggies,” as they say in the deep South.

Up here we say, “Holy cats.” Much more to the point, as far as I’m concerned, but either expression is appropriate for our next event in Pine River.

Do you have the holiday blues? Do the holidays with all their “almost free deals” grate on you a little? This cheerful event is actually completely free:

The Pine River public in conjunction with the Kitchigami Regional Library System Legacy Program is sponsoring the Everett Smithson Band featuring New Orleans/French Quarter music, including Zydeco, blues, Rockin Roots, Hillbilly Hoedowns, gospel and more. This program appeals to many ages.

Come to The Warehouse in Pine River at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, for infectious music presented with a playful stage presence. The song list is unpredictable with songs from Fats Domino, Johnny Cash, Howlin Wolf, Rosie Ledet, Wanda Jackson and Allison Krause.

Tickets are available at the Pine River Public Library.

This free Legacy Program is funded in part or in whole with money dedicated to preserve Minnesota’s art and cultural heritage. Thank you, Minnesota!

And there’s more — Saturday, Dec. 8, our library will have a holiday bake sale at the library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The holiday light parade will be later in the day in Pine River. Come for the treats and stay for the lights.

Happiest of holiday seasons to all my friends.

Browser, the library cat

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