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Posted on: May 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] What is there to do this summer? Here is a list!

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School is out and Danville Parks and Recreation has your summer planned! Check out these great activities for you and your family to enjoy:

Music on Main – Start your weekend on Thursdays with this FREE series featuring everything from Elvis to Salsa. All concerts will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Street Plaza. In case of rain, shows will be moved to the Carrington Pavilion.

  • June 8 – Les Moore Trio; Jazz and Blues
  • June 22 – Wayne Euliss; Elvis Tribute
  • July 13 – Mel Melton and the Wicked Mojos; Zydeco Music
  • July 27 – Cruize Control; Beach, Boogie and Blues
  • August 10 – Wampler Brothers Band; Americana, Bluegrass and Assorted Acoustic Mayhem
  • August 24 – West End Mambo; Salsa

Harvest Jubilee Concerts – The Danville Harvest Jubilee will present three concerts this summer. The Concert Series will include Old Dominion and Brothers Osborne; and as a special treat the Jubilee Board will host Sun of a Beach, a beach music party on the river. Ticketing information and show times can be found at

  • June 3 – Old Dominion
  • June 24 – Sun of a Beach Concert
  • August 12 – Brothers Osborne

Play with Parks and Recreation – Take your K9 kids to Yappy Hour at 6 p.m. on June 2 at the Community Market and then your two-legged children to the Danville Children’s Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 19 at the Carrington. Both events are free! Speaking of free, this year’s July 4 Celebration will kick off at 6 p.m. at the Carrington Pavilion; fireworks to follow (weather permitting). If this isn’t enough to do this summer, check out two of our races, Patriot Challenge Trail Run and Midnight Marathon on

For more information on our summer special events, programs and summer camps, visit or call (434) 799-5200.

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