What: 29th annual Our Hospice of South Central Indiana classic rock concert. “An Evening at the Hotel California with Don Felder” (pictured), former guitarist for The Eagles, planning a 90-minute set of Eagles’ tunes, his solo material and a few covers of other artists’ work. Opening act is local band Forty Years of College, which also opened last year for ex-Styx leader Dennis DeYoung.
When: 6:30 p.m. today for welcome and opening remarks. Forty Years of College plays at 7 p.m. Felder plays at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Mill Race Park, Fifth Street in Columbus
Forecast: Sunny and about 85 degrees at concert time
Seating: Bring your own chairs or blankets. Until 11 a.m., concertgoers may enter at Fifth and Lindsey streets and temporarily park vehicles, or place chairs/blankets; after 11 a.m., the front entrance will be closed to foot traffic only. Tents and large patio-style umbrellas are not allowed.
Seating for those with physical challenges: Available in a sectioned-off area.
Crowd size: Concert has drawn 10,000 and more during years when weather was good.
Emcees: Robert Hay-Smith and Mike Shelton.
Parking: The Cummins Inc. lot along Lindsey street, downtown garages and other nearby areas. Limited parking is available off the Eighth Street/Mill Race Center entrance for those with a disability parking permit or tag
Food and drink: A variety will be available from area vendors.
Bring it: Coolers are also cool with organizers, filled with your own food and all types of beverages.
Butts out: The concert is a nonsmoking event.
Leave Fido: Only service animals will be admitted. Pets are not allowed.
Face painting: Available for children
To help Our Hospice hit its $100,000 goal: $10 raffle tickets, $10 posters and also T-shirt sales begin at 4:30 p.m. There also will be baked goods, and $10 raffle tickets will be sold for three outdoor grills, designed and donated by concert sponsor Faurecia.
Inclement weather impact: Will be posted on Our Hospice’s Facebook page and also at ourhospice.org.