2017 Verandah Concert series

 The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums will showcase some of the region’s top musical groups this summer during its free Verandah Concert series. 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating on the Hayes Home lawn and listen to a variety of groups perform two Wednesdays a month this summer on the spacious verandah of President Rutherford B. Hayes’ beloved and historic home.

Each event begins with an ice cream social at 6:30 p.m., and music starts at 7 p.m. If there is inclement weather, concerts could be canceled. For updates, visit rbhayes.org or call 800-998-7737. Updates also will be posted on the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums’ Facebook and Twitter pages.

The 2017 Verandah Concert schedule is as follows:

  • June 14 – The Fossil Creek Band, performing bluegrass music
  • June 28 – Fostoria Community Band
  • July 12 – UPDATE 12:30 p.m. July 12 - THIS CONCERT AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL HAS BEEN MOVED INTO THE MUSEUM AUDITORIUM AREA. CB Singers, a vocal jazz ensemble
  • July 26 – The Rev. Robert Jones and Matt Watroba, performing American Roots Music. American Roots music reflects history, social change and hopes and dreams. Genres include folk, blues and spirituals.
  • Aug. 9 – Terra Brass Choir
  • Aug. 23 – North Coast Big Band

The concerts are sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union. Additional funding by Mosser Construction, Inc. 

The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is America’s first presidential library and is located at Spiegel Grove at the corner of Hayes and Buckland avenues. The facility is affiliated with the Ohio History Connection.

For information, call 419-332-2081, or visit rbhayes.org. Like HPLM on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hayespresidentialcenter and follow on Twitter at @rbhayespres and Instagram at rbhayespres.