The is officially underway—although it wasn't exactly greeted with sunny weather.
People bundled up last week to listen to the 1st John Philip Sousa Memorial Band kick off this year's Music in the Park season. The concert series returns to Hopkins at 7 p.m. Thursday, when Bend in the River Big Band plays in .
Six more concerts follow Thursday's event. All concerts take place in Downtown Park at 16 Ninth Ave. S. Concerts will take place at the in the event of rain.7 p.m. June 30 Bend in the River Big Band 7 p.m. July 7 Jazz on the Prairie noon-1 p.m. July 14 Somewhat Dixieland Lunchtime Concert 7 p.m. July 14 Westwind Concert Band 7 p.m. July 21 Teddy Bear Band/Resistors 7 p.m. July 28 Xibaba Brazilian Sounds 7 p.m. Aug. 5 Echos of Elvis