Saturday, August 17, 2024 / 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Music in the Park

Meeting Place: 1874 Courthouse
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Admission: Free

Enjoy an evening on the lawn of the 1874 Courthouse at Historic Washington listening to live music from the past to the present. Bring your own lawn chair. In case of inclement weather, activities will be moved inside the 1874 Courthouse. The 1874 Courthouse gift shop will be open for all that wish to buy snacks or shop before the event. What better way to spend a summer evening than music on the lawn and good friends? The community of Washington, Arkansas was founded in 1824 and is celebrating its 200th birthday this year. Join the community as they did in the past to enjoy evenings of great musical entertainment at Historic Washington State Park.

Bobby Horton is one of the moral popular names in 19th century era music. He has produced over ten different albums showcasing songs of soldiers from both the North and South during the Civil War along with songs of Stephen Foster and hymns of the 19th century. He has been involved in performing for musical scores for many of Ken Burn’s PBS documentaries including: The Civil War, Baseball, Lewis and Clark, and National Parks. He also has worked on musical scores for A&E Network and twenty-one films for the National Park Service. Learn more at



Historic Washington State Park
100 SW Morrison
127 HWY 195 S
Washington, AR 71862
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