Josh Duffee and his Big Band return

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Friday, July 12 & Saturday, July 13: Josh Duffee and his Big Band will return for a two-day music festival, “The First Ladies of Song.”  This year, the popular annual event will pay tribute to the iconic female vocalists of the Big Band Era, including Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Peggy Lee and Anita O’Day.  Audience-favorite instrumentals will also be performed.  Concerts will be performed at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the Hackensack Community Building. 

Support the Josh Duffee Music Festival

We greatly appreciated the financial support we received from our community last year and are looking forward to an equally successful event this year. Will you be able to help us? Please see here for more information.

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Saturday, August 10:  The Northwoods Art and Book Festival will feature artists, authors and author presentations in the Hackensack Community Building, Union Congregational Church, and along Lake Avenue East.  The 2019 festival will be “bigger, better and new!” The popular attractions of exhibits, food and music will return, joined by exciting new activities for all members of the family.   

The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.