5 things to do: Demolition Derby highlights events in Morgan County this weekend

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With spring's arrival, local residents are looking for events they can enjoy with their families and friends.

Here are five events happening throughout Morgan County this weekend for the entire family to enjoy.

Pioneer Park Summer Concert

The first free summer concert at Pioneer Park, 1101 Indianapolis Rd., Mooresville, will take place on Friday, May 20, behind the park's aquatic center.

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The first concert features 45 RPM and food trucks and local beer and wine will be available at the park.

Local company RD Productions produces the concert series.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. and attendees are asked to bring their own seating.

Libbe O’Connor’s personal home on the grounds of their business, Willowfield Lavender Farm, is a labor of love and a work of art. They have collected and recycled countless items of history and value to make their home a place of light and comfort.
Libbe O’Connor’s personal home on the grounds of their business, Willowfield Lavender Farm, is a labor of love and a work of art. They have collected and recycled countless items of history and value to make their home a place of light and comfort.

Willowfield Lavender Farm opening day

Willowfield Lavender Farm, 6176 E. Smokey View Rd., Mooresville, will open for the season from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21.

Visitors can enjoy the lavender fields and visit the store for various products.

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The business will remain open this season through October.

Folk music with Andy and Judy

The Martinsville Branch of the Morgan County Public Library, 110 S. Jefferson St., will host a folk music concert with Andy and Judy Diagle at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21.

The duo have been singing together for about 13 years and have recorded more than 80 original songs and have produced seven albums.

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CDs and other merchandise will be for sale after Saturday's concert.

Drink at the Creek

The Drink at the Creek Summer Concert Series continues Saturday, May 21, at Cedar Creek Winery, 3820 Leonard Rd., Martinsville.

The series is produced by local company RD Productions.

This weekend's concert features Alabama tribute band Boys in the Band followed by 7 Bridges, an Eagles tribute band.

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Gates open at 2 p.m. and tickets are available online at rdproductionsllc.com and at Cedar Creek.

Advance tickets are $15 and $20 at the gate. Children aged 12 and under are free.

Local beer, wine and spirits are available and food vendors will be on site.

A demolition derby takes place at the Morgan County Fairgrounds.
A demolition derby takes place at the Morgan County Fairgrounds.

Spring Demolition Derby

The Spring Demolition Derby will return to the grandstands at the Morgan County Fairgrounds, 1749 Hospital Drive., Martinsville this weekend.

The event starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 and features full size SS, motor swap, gut-n-go compact and youth compact class

Contact Reporter-Times editor Lance Gideon at lgideon@reporter-times.com or 765-342-1543. Follow him on Twitter: @LanceOGideon.

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