Country star to sing Saturday in Bronson

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By The Staff

Weather Report for Saturday, Feb. 23: Snow is expected at the Bronson Youth League Park, 220 Picnic St., Bronson. That's right, SNOW!

Among the many fun and entertaining attractions at the Bark-N-Purr Charity Concert and BBQ Cook-Off will be a kids snow slide provided by the Gainesville Ice Company. What an experience for children who have never seen the real thing!

The gates open at noon and the day will be filled with music, food, canine entertainment, classic cars, fun for kids, and a live auction of autographed NASCAR memorabilia. Topping off the day will be a concert of great country music performed by Capitol Records Nashville artist Chris Cagle. Gather up your family, friends, and neighbors, some folding chairs or blankets, and come on out to enjoy all the day has to offer. Sorry, no coolers or pets will be permitted.

Advance tickets are available at the following locations: Bronson Town Hall, 660 E. Hathaway Ave., Bronson; Chiefland Hardware and Farm Supply, 216 E. Rodgers Blvd., Chiefland; Klover Leaf Tack & Western Wear, 701 S.W. Seventh Ave. (U.S. 41), Williston; and Wishful Thinking Western World, Gainesville and Ocala.

Your admission ticket gives you unlimited access throughout the day and to the Chris Cagle Concert. Adult tickets are $15 in advance and $23 at the gate. A flat admission of $6 for ages 4-10. Children 3 and under are free.

Long term parking will be provided at Bronson High and Elementary Schools on CR 32. If you plan to stay for the entire day, why not drop off your family and friends and park your car in the long term parking. Handicapped accessible shuttle buses will run from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. for $1 per person.

For more information call: 486-5705 or (352) 317-0279 or log on to the Humane Society Web site at www.humanesocietyoflevycounty.com.

Proceeds from the Bark-N-Purr Charity event will go toward the Humane Society's building fund for a spay and neuter clinic and pet adoption center for the Tri-County area.