Rocking & worshiping

Lauren Hardwick was one of several people baptized during last year's Nehemiah Fest in Smith’s Fork Park. The event brings hundreds of Christians together for music and fellowship every year. This year's event is this weekend in Smithville.

SMITHVILLE — Nehemiah Festival at Smithville Lake's Smith's Fork Park is pushing forward, inviting all those interested in Christian music and fellowship to join for a weekend of performances beginning Friday to Sunday, Sept. 18  to 20.

With social distancing practices in place, this Christian music and camping festival will draw 50 bands to four stages in the park, located at 1601 Highway DD. The event also includes a disc golf tournament, petting zoo and vendors, states the event website.

For more event details, visit

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