Who are the Fort Recovery Friends of the Arts?
The Fort Recovery Friends of the Arts was formed in 1991 after the bicentennial celebration of our village. The purpose of the organization is to provide the residents of Fort Recovery and the surrounding communities with family oriented entertainment for FREE! Our concerts are fully funded by our generous business in town and surrounding communities. We can't thank them enough for their support over the years. Without them, this wouldn't be possible.
The concerts are held at Hein Amphitheatre in Van Trees Park just one block west of the traffic light. Bench seating is provided or you may bring lawn chairs. Most performances 7:00-8:30PM.
Because the Fort Recovery Friends of the Arts values the impact of the arts on the quality of individual lives, we establish this mission statement:
1.) To harken back to the golden days of concerts on the green and community opera house where entertainment brought families, neighbors and communities together to relax and enjoy an evening of fellowship and music.
2.) To provide a diverse range of musical/artistic events appealing to a wide range of ages, social groups and economic levels.
3.) To keep presentations and facility safe & family friendly where entire families can come and enjoy an evening together.
4.) To allow personal expression by sponsoring events promoting the talents of our area young people, both to participate in and experience.
5.) To stimulate and captivate our audiences, helping them to expand their artistic awareness so they may be lifelong supporters of the arts.
6.) To provide an experience so enjoyable and accessible that participants will want to come back week after week, season after season.
7.) To do all this for FREE!