RiverLink to host volunteer information party Friday, May 10

Press Release

From RiverLink

To kick off the special events season, RiverLink is hosting a volunteer information party at the RiverLink Sculpture and Performance Plaza, 144 Riverside Drive (map), on Friday, May 10, from 5 p.m. — 7 p.m. Come find out about volunteer opportunities and have a hotdog and some refreshments.

RiverLink has two major events coming up this Summer: RiverMusic, a five-night concert series, and RiverFest, our usual big party by the French Broad. Each event will call for a large number of volunteers – at least 60 per night for RiverMusic and 110 for RiverFest — and we hope you can come hang out with us by the River this Summer.

RiverLink’s RiverMusic consists of five Friday evening concerts at the RiverLink Sculpture and Performance Plaza, 144 Riverside Drive (map). All concerts start at 5:00 p.m. on Fridays — May 24, June 14, July 12, August 23 and Sept. 13. There will be beer from five local breweries, food trucks, live music from local and national acts, and the waters of the beautiful French Broad flowing right by the stage. Click here to read the blog post about the acts sharing their talents with us and other news about the series.

RiverFest takes place at French Broad River Park on Saturday, August 10, from 1 p.m. — 7 p.m. this year. Last year we were fortunate enough to have 90 RiverLink volunteers come help us out, and we will need even more this year. We’ll need help parking cars, pulling rafts out of the river, pouring beer, etc. It will be a fun day, full of live music, kids activities, the Anything That Floats Parade, beer, local food, and more.

Please contact Director of Volunteer Services Dave Russell at 828-252-8474, ext. 11 or dave@riverlink.org and come help us out with one or all of these fun events.


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