Frank ZiwichSaturday, October 14, 2017 - 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Schnormeier Event Center
Fred Ziwich and the International Sound Machine

An International Festival (European focus) will take place earlier in the day from 10 a.m until 2 p.m.

The Foundation Park Conservancy, Knox County educational institutions, and several other community organizations have joined forces to host an International Festival, focused this year on European countries. The day will feature entertainment, lessons/instruction, and informational exhibits.

If you or someone you know is interested in exhibiting or being a vendor, please use this form.

The day will culminate with entertainment from Jim Frady and "Froede Katzen" from 4-6 p.m. and polka legend Frank Ziwich and his International Sound Machine at 7:30 p.m.

Food Vendors will be available for the evening concert:

Thomas Concessions - European style food including sour kraut balls, pirogi, bratwurst and more
Ferrari Italian Bakery - Italian pastries and specialty sweets



Park Info



 Ariel-Foundation Park, located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, is a 250-acre civic park that offers a one-of-a-kind experience for visitors of all ages.

Visiting Hours

Ariel-Foundation Park is officially open April 1 through November 15. Some areas of the park are accessible to pedestrians year-round. Daily hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. There are no admissions or parking fees. The Rastin Observation Tower, park museum, picnic pavillions, trails and other park features are free and open to the public. The Rastin Observation Tower is closed during winter months.

Contact Us

Foundation Park Conservancy
P.O. Box 644, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
[email protected]

Mount Vernon City Parks Department
City Hall, 40 Public Square, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
[email protected]

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