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News Release: January 17, 2013

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Hoy Murphy, Public Information Officer (304) 957-9365 hoy.r.murphy@wv.gov


Ken Zebo, North Bend State Park northbendsp@wv.gov, 304-643-2931

Local Musicians Liven Lodge Lobby Sundays at North Bend State Park

            CAIRO, W.Va. – Local area musicians will add some joy during the drab winter months during “Sundays in the Park” at North Bend State Park in January, February and March. 

            “Music livens and warms what can be cold, wintry Sundays,” according to Ken Zebo, park activities coordinator “We get a good response to this type of programming and enjoy hosting local talent.”

            North Bend State Park is a family oriented destination known for warm welcomes and well prepared meals and buffets in the park restaurant.

            From noon until 2 p.m. on most Sundays, visitors and folks taking advantage of Sunday dinner buffets can enjoy live entertainment in the lodge lobby. There is no charge to listen to music. The Sunday buffet at the park restaurant is available from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

            Musicians or groups scheduled to play at North Bend’s “Sundays in the Park” include:

  • January 20 – Pullman Road, an eclectic bluegrass trio from Ritchie county
  • January 27 – Scott Cain from Parkersburg, W.Va., on hammered dulcimer
  • February 10 – Steve Ritter from Cairo, W.Va., on acoustic guitar
  • February 24 – Steve Ritter
  • March 3 – Scott Cain
  • March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day) – Scott Cain

            North Bend lodge, restaurant, and cabins are open year-round. The park features miles of hiking trails and organizes a variety of special weekends and activities. Find more information about North Bend State Park at www.northbendsp.com or call the park direct at 304-643-2931.