Families Celebrate Father's Day at Old Settlers Days

Trace Adkins to perform to close out the festival

ROCKTON - Families were ready to walk through the gates right when they opened, not only to hear some country music and go on carnival rides, but to celebrate Father's Day, all while benefiting their community.  Old Settlers Days is known as the biggest musical festival in the Stateline area, with a family atmosphere with carnival rides for people of all ages.

Big name country artists were on the stage this weekend, with Granger Smith, Jake Owen and Trace Adkins.  The musicians performing throughout the 4-day weekend.

Monique Weaver, Marketing Director for Old Settlers Days says the proceeds from all the festivities going to the Rockton Lion's club.

"Every time people buy a ticket, concert ticket, general admission pass, carnival pass, they're helping to help their community," said Weaver.

The festival brings in residents from all parts of the Stateline, leavingsome impressed with the way the small town of Rockton can handle a huge crowd.

On Sunday, Old Settlers days presented an opportunity for families to come together, like Paul Kasin, local vendor and celebrate Father's Day.

"All my kids called me today, bright and early so that was good," said Kasin. "Then now we're out here working trying to give other fathers enjoyment and winning prizes for their kids. "   

Trace Adkins will close out the festival with a performance and there will be a fireworks display.   

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