Local favorites perform benefit concert for Rathbun Center

A benefit for Asheville’s Rathbun Center will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 18, at The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.

Groups participating are the Rye Holler Boys, Dueling Piano Players, WestSound, and Sherri Lynn and the Mountain Friends Band. Special emcee for the evening will be Franklin’s own Mrs. Patti, who will entertain with a special brand of comedy and storytelling.

Tickets are $12, and all proceeds will be donated to the Rathbun Center, whose mission is to keep families together during times of critical illness by providing lodging and other supportive services, free of charge, for patients and their caregivers who are in Asheville for medical treatment.

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