The Haywood Community Band will begin rehearsing for its 10th season of free concerts.
Concerts take place on the third Sunday of each month from May to October and are held in Maggie Valley. In addition to the scheduled themed concerts, the band also performs at community activities on Memorial Day, July 4 and Veterans Day.
Band rehearsals are held at Grace In The Mountains Episcopal Church in Waynesville. The first rehearsal will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on March 8.
Donations of band instruments are gladly accepted, as are monetary donations.
The Community Band, in cooperation with band directors from Tuscola and Pisgah High Schools, selects students in the spring for scholarships to attend summer music camp programs in the region.
828.456.4880 or www.haywoodcommunityband.org.