Local events

Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival

Aug. 8-10. The 13th annual event features three days of bluegrass performances, workshops and jamming. The lineup features The Rambling Rooks, Town Mountain, John Reischman & Kenny Smith, Milk Drive, Bill Monroe Tribute, True North, North Country Bluegrass, Blackberry Bushes, Browns Mountain Boys, Kevin Brown & The Beloved Country, Brad Keeler Trio.

Onsite camping is available for weekend attenders, and single-day passes are available. More information is available at www.bluewatersbluegrass.org. Concert hours are Friday, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, noon-10 p.m. and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.