NYM site of Longest Night music festival [UPDATED]Published 9:50am Monday, December 17, 2012 Updated 11:53am Monday, December 17, 2012
On the winter solstice on Dec. 21, the New York Mills Cultural Center opens its doors to an evening of music, food, and conversation with friends and neighbors.
Musicians from the region gather and perform, giving back to the community on the longest night of the year. Musicians coming to the Longest Night this year include Elisa Korenne of New York Mills and David Stoddard of Fergus Falls.
Returning this year are Dave Virnala of New York Mills and John Perry of New York Mills. These musicians will be joined by New York Mills Chief of Police Jim Van Schaick and Pelican Rapids newspaper editor Lou Hoglund. Other artists not yet confirmed will be at the Festival as well.
Sponsoring the event are Dean and Kathy Simpson and Dean’s Country Market of Perham and New York Mills, and Dennis and Joan Happel and Happel Law Office of Perham.
The free and informal festivities begin at 7 p.m. No reservations are required and everyone is invited to attend.