The Groton Historical Society, in conjunction with the Groton Recreation Committee and the Groton Free Public Library, will host a railroad-themed concert by Banjo Dan and Will Lindner of the renowned Sky Blue Boys on Saturday, September 1, 2018. The concert will start at approximately 5:30 PM at Veterans Park in Groton Village. The concert is free to the public but donations are appreciated. Attendees should bring chairs or blankets to the concert venue. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at the Groton Community Building. In addition to the main festivities, a youth corn-husking contest, hosted by the Groton Fire Department Explorers Post, will be held starting at 3:30 PM at Veterans Park. The winner will be awarded a cash prize. Food including barbecued chicken prepared by the Groton Volunteer Fire Department as well as corn on the cob, kettle corn, desserts and beverages will be available starting at 5 PM. Other surprises are also planned. In addition, books and calendars published by the Groton Historical Society will be available for sale including the soon-to-be-published Mr. Glover’s Childhood.