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Rotary Babapaloosa to feature music and vendors August 24

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The Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club will host Babapaloosa, an all-day music and vendor event, Saturday, Aug. 24 from noon to 10 p.m. at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, corner of Meridian Road and U.S. 6 in Liberty Township.

ďBabapaloosa music festival is going local! After a four-year partnership with See Change Foundation in Nepal, we are changing things up a bit to better support our local scholarships and charitable causes. Itís still all about the music. Itís still all about community. Itís still all about giving back,Ē said Trent Albert, chair for the Babapaloosa event.

Babapoloosa originated in 2015 and has been bringing quality music to the stage every year since. This yearís lineup includes appearances by Only on Tuesday, a local Chesterton High School band, at noon, followed by Vintage Postcard at 1 p.m. Jerrica Paliga returns to the festival at 2:30 p.m., followed by AfroKats at 4 p.m., Tommy Thompson at 5:30 p.m., and Phantom Zone at 7 p.m. Chronic Flannel will wrap up the event starting at 8:30 p.m.

Festival attendees are invited to enjoy the fare of local food and beverage vendors throughout the day.

Rotary offers their sincere thanks to their sponsors this year: 1st Source Bank, Albert Photographic, Duneland Resale, Family Express, Horizon Bank, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance – Tony Krupinski, M&S Collision Centers, Northern Indiana Historical Power Association, Pedal Power Rentals, Premier Window Systems, and Urschel Giving.

The Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club was founded in April 1960, and is proudly celebrating its 59th year with the mission of continuing to be a diverse and passionate service organization made up of community-focused and globally concerned individuals. The Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club is one of 55 clubs in District 6540 of Rotary International. The Club meets Tuesdays at the Westchester Library Service Center in Chesterton. All are welcome to attend.

For more information on becoming a member, contact Club Membership Chair Toni Biancardi, Find more information about Babapaloosa on Facebook.


Posted 8/8/2019




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