Annual 'Hankfest' in Potsdam to feature live music, Patsy Cline tribute, vendors Aug. 9
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 6:04 am

POTSDAM -- The ninth annual “Hankfest” will be held Saturday, Aug. 9 from 1-5 p.m. featuring a tribute to Patsy Cline, live music, vendors and more.

Hankfest is held in honor of country music legend Hank Williams.

The festival will be at the Sandstone Park Pavilion near the Pine Street Arena on Pine Street.

There will be a dedication made and a special response letter read from Patsy Cline’s husband Charlie Dick. There will be a Patsy Cline Look A Like Contest and a trivia contest with prizes awarded.

Live music will be heard at 1 p.m. from Oshier Country, Dan Cole, Back Country at 2 p.m., Bobby Herne & The Country Rollers at 3 p.m., the Lyme Hollow Boys at 4 p.m..

There will be varying vendors set up, door prize drawings, 50/50 and fun for all ages. Around 2:30 pm, Potsdam Police Department Officer Seymour will have badges to hand out to kids.

The rain site is at the American Legion Post 74, 128 St. Hwy 345, Potsdam.

A donation of $2 will earn a person a door prize ticket for the day. Many door prizes have been donated by local businesses.

All proceeds of this year’s “Hankfest” will benefit the Potsdam Public Library.