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Asbury Woods Announces Summer Music Series - Monday Music in the Woods

Posted May 16, 2018

Asbury Woods Announces Summer Music Series - Monday Music in the Woods


Asbury Woods is excited to announce a new music series, Monday Music in the Woods. The series features local acts performing from various musical genres: including folk, country, bluegrass, Americana and more. Monday Music in the Woods is proudly sponsored by Bock Insurance Agency.

Asbury Woods will host Monday Music in the Woods on the second Monday of each month from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Otto Behrend Celebration Garden near the Nature Center. Visitors are encouraged to bring their lawn chair or blankets to enjoy the show. Music fans can enjoy a delicious treat from the on-site food truck or pack a meal for the evening.

The Nature Center hours will be extended on Monday Music in the Woods concert evenings. Guests can enjoy the show and explore the Nature Center, the animal exhibit, and more from 10:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. on music nights.

 Monday Music in the Woods schedule of events:

June 11: Katie Kurpiewski and Jesse Taylor Smith - A rockin’ country duo | ScorcErie Food Truck

July 9: HelioTrio - original, singer-songwriter soundscapes | The Juice Roadie

August 13: Misery Bay Dulcimers - folk | The Big Cheese Food Truck

September 10: The Honest Mistakes - Mid-power pop and melodramatic American song | Sticks and Bricks Wood Fired Pizza

 “The beautiful Otto Behrend Celebration garden and wooded backdrop provides the perfect outdoor musical experience,” says Jennifer Farrar, Executive Director. “Soak in the fresh air, cool breezes and musical notes. Visitors can also enjoy evening Nature Center hours on concert nights, offering more flexible options for experiencing what the Nature Center has to offer.”

“Asbury Woods is such a treasure and we are delighted with this new program and what it brings to our community,” says Sandra Bock, Licensed Agent, Bock Insurance Agency.

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The mission of Asbury Woods is to provide all members of the community with meaningful environmental, educational and recreational experiences that inspire a greater sense of environmental awareness, sustainability and stewardship.

Asbury Woods achieves this mission through a diverse array of educational, environmental and recreational programming for schools, community groups, families and individuals of all ages. In addition, they manage and maintain 205 acres of preserved property which includes native species, old-growth forests, landscaped gardens, wetlands, boardwalk trails and dirt trails.

The Nature Center at Asbury Woods is the cornerstone of the educational programming, providing animal exhibits, a touch-and-learn Discovery Classroom and free public access six days per week. The Brown’s Farm Barn located on Sterrettania Road provides additional programming space for summer camps, school visits and community programs. The Greenway Trail at Asbury Woods consists of adjacent tracts of land which provides a network of trails connecting Browns Farm and the Nature Center. The Greenway Trail provides ample recreational opportunities for hiking, running, biking, skiing, snowshoeing and wading in Walnut Creek. Trail users will find peaceful spots to rest and relax to take in the serene vistas.

Asbury Woods is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is made possible by funding from program and service fees, grants, special events and generous donations from members and patrons. Annually, Asbury Woods positively impacts more than 100,000 people who use the trails, attend festivals or participate education and community outreach programs.

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Bock Insurance Agency is very excited to be a part of the Monday Music in the Woods series at Asbury Woods this summer.

The Agency has been in Millcreek since 1963.  Established by Elton E. Bock his daughter, Sandra L. Bock, and granddaughter, Shannon L. Butts continue to serve the Erie Community.  They are independent agents representing Erie Insurance with a combined 50 plus years of insurance experience.  Sandy brings professionalism and kindness and Shannon brings knowledge and caring to their clients.

They both believe in giving back and sponsor many local individual athletes, various teams, and support local charitable organizations.  Their Agency motto is “We don’t just sell insurance, we help people.”