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Let’s get jazzy for the Annual Jazz Festival 2019

The 2019 Annual Jazz festival is back and it is a celebration! The National Park Service is celebrating its 102nd birthday of the park and 72nd birthday of President William Jefferson Clinton.


History of the National Park Service

Jazz FestivalThe National Park Service has been around since 1916. With the help of volunteers and partners, they safeguard the park and share stories with more than 330 million visitors. The park wants to preserve the local history and celebrate local heritage while creating close to home opportunities for families to be active and have fun. Taking care and preserving the unimpaired natural and cultural resources of the park is what the National Park Service is all about. They want to educate, inspire, and excite people about the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation of an outdoor recreational park.

Event

So this will be the 19th year the Annual Jazz Festival will be going on. At the festival their will be live musicians from New Orleans, and Prescott will perform in the evening. Local talents from Arkansas like native Kenneth Wiley, from Dallas, Tx and G-code from New Orleans, LA. The festival will be Saturday August 24th starting at 4 p.m. and it is FREE. It will be at the Virginia Clinton Kelley Memorial Garden on the National Historic Site. For more information contact 870-777-4455 or visit their website here.  Also, if you would like to visit the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site visitor center, it is open daily from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


There are many parks in Arkansas that you can check out as well

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