Verandah Concerts at Hayes feature boogie-woogie, big band music

Enjoy boogie-woogie piano music and the toe-tapping tunes of the World War II era during the two remaining Verandah Concerts of the season in August at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.
Matthew Ball, aka the Boogie Woogie Kid, will perform boogie, blues and swing piano music on Wednesday, Aug. 7. North Coast Big Band, will perform World War II era big band music, on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

Each event begins with an ice cream social at 6:30 p.m. Donations are accepted for ice cream. Music starts at 7 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket for seating on the lawn.

On Verandah Concert Wednesdays, the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums has extended hours and offers a schedule of special events, such as hands-on artifact activities, gallery talks and themed tours of the Hayes Home.

The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on concert days. For a schedule of special events on Verandah Concert Wednesdays, visit https://www.rbhayes.org/visit-us/scheduled-museum-activities-and-themed-hayes-home-tours/ If there is inclement weather, concerts could be canceled. For updates, visit rbhayes.org or call 800-998-7737.

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