Bostic festival celebrates Lincoln

Apr. 21, 2013 @ 09:08 AM

The town of Bostic held its first spring festival on Saturday in celebration of the five-year anniversary of the opening of the Bostic Lincoln Center.

Members of the community and visitors enjoyed a variety of free musical entertainment including the Southern Sounds Quartet, bass singer Lamar Levi, the Foothills Choir, the Royal Quartet, and the Sparkletones, a 1950's Rock 'n Roll band from Spartanburg.

The festival also offered theatrical entertainment and performances including a martial arts demonstration by students from the Ray Rice Martial Arts Center, a play depicting Lincoln's childhood performed by students from Sunshine Elementary School, a Michael Jackson show performed by enthusiast M.J. Milam, and the drama "Nancy Hanks, Bondwoman," produced by the Rutherford Community Theatre.

In addition to the entertainment, festival-goers enjoyed a children's art show, petting zoo with pony rides, heritage exhibits, a Civil War display, an antique car show, bingo, and nearly 30 food and craft vendors.