Fred Penner at Harrison Festival

Family favourite performing at Children's Day and on the beach in July

Fred Penner will perform on the beach and in Memorial Hall during Harrison's Festival of the Arts this July.

Family favourite at festival The line up for the Harrison Festival of the Arts has been announced, and include a name that may be very familiar for children’s music lovers. Fred Penner will be performing not once, but twice at this year’s festival. He’ll bring his timeless kids songs such as Sandwiches and the Cat Came Back to the beach on Tuesday, July 9 at 7 p.m. He will also be the feature performer at Children’s Day on July 10, inside Harrison Memorial Hall. Beach performances are affordable for the public, at $2 per performance. Children’s day performances are included with the price of admission to the activity site, which is $6 per person. In addition to the excitement of Penner, there is a full line up of entertainers in the hall, running each night from July 5 to 14. They include H’Sao, Locarno, Harry Manx, Alan Kelly Gang, Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits, Tambura Rasa, Mamselle and the Wailin’ Jennys. There will also be a literary cafe and a theatre night. Music on the Beach concerts will include the Iskwew Singers, Ezra Kwizera, Cuban Fire, Sandy Bone and the Breakdown, Digging Roots, Ray Bonneville and more. Early bird pricing is in effect until June 21. For more information, visit www.harrisonfestival.com.