This Saturday promises to be a party for the senses during the 12th annual Planes, Trains & BBQ event in downtown Tavares. The free event features live music, air shows, tons of BBQ vendors and a family fun zone in Wooton Park from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aerobatic air shows will take place in the afternoon and twilight hours. Illuminated planes will perform maneuvers over Lake Dora at sundown. Kids can partake in the Family Fun Zone with inflatable obstacles, games, face painting and trackless train rides. Tavares’ Rec Rover Mobile will be on hand to provide games for all ages.
Kicking off the musical performances will be the unique sounds of Slickwood featuring Macey Mac, a contestant on "America's Got Talent" who has since shared the stage with Hank Williams Jr., Clint Black, Trace Adkins, and Gretchen Wilson. . Slickwood’s performance is followed by Kyle Daniel, named one of "10 New Country Artists You Need to Know" by Rolling Stone magazine. Nashville’s Kennedy Wood Band will be the headlining band for the event. Wooton Park is located at 100 E. Ruby Street in downtown Tavares. Seating is limited so guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Parking is available in the parking garage at 200 N. Sinclair Ave.
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