Hemp Hoe Down to take place this weekend

Amanda Friar MCTT staff
The Hemp Hoe Down will take place this weekend at the Elk Creek Resort. The 12th annual event will take place Thursday, May 31 – Sunday, June 3.
A swimming pool, full bar, disc golf, hemp gear, hemp food and hemp beer will all be offered at the event, as well as various concerts. Tickets are $40 for all three days available online until Wednesday. At the gate, tickets are $45 for all three days, Friday and Saturday for $35, Thursday for $15, Friday for $25 and Saturday for $20.
Two stages will feature more than 20 bands beginning at 6 p.m. including Fancy Creek Jumpers, James Leg, Dead Larry and Violent Hippie. In addition, the film “Hempsters Plant the Seed” will be played daily, along with multiple speeches given.
A fashion show will take place on Saturday at 7:45 p.m. and there will be DJs spinning at House Stage from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. nightly. Free on Sunday will include a Hemcrete presentation, workshops and a jam session with the Hemp Hoe Down musicians.
The Hemp Hoe Down is sponsored by Herb N Legend, Twistedsage.com, Wild Idea, Common Sense, Bent CD Shop, and Hemp History Week.
Elk Creek Resort is located at exit 46 off I-90 in Piedmont. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit www.hemphoedown.com.