On Saturday evening, August 27 Nashville personality Emily Portman will be appearing on stage at Wellington Farm near Grayling, MI. Her performance will be included in the next Country Music Show presented by the 60-acre living history farm. During her portion of the Country Music Show, Emily will be appearing as Loretta Lynn.
Emily Portman has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee and has also appeared at the historic Ryman Auditorium in that same city. Upon several occasions, she appeared with George Jones at the Ryman Auditorium. She also appeared in a leading role in the movie, “Strawberry Wine” based on the Deanna Carter Song. She has appeared in several tribute shows about Loretta Lynn and recently toured the country playing the role of Loretta Lynn in the musical ”It’s Only Make Believe” a show based on the life of Conway Twitty.
Ms. Portman is a sponsor of the Wounded Warrior Project and the royalties from her latest album, “Country Girl Like Me” will go to that organization.
Wellington Farm is happy to be able to bring such a wonderful performer as Emily Portman to Northern Michigan. The venue at Wellington is a beautiful outdoor stage tastefully nestled in the heart of a hardwood forest. Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. Ms. Portman’s appearance at Wellington is in conjunction with the “Tractor and Engine Show sponsored by the Wellington Antique Tractor and Engine Club.
Tickets are currently on sale at the farm’s Visitor Center. Price of admission is only $12.50 per person. Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Wellington Farm is located at 6944 S. Military Road just off I-75 and US-127 southwest of Grayling. The 60-acre facility depicts rural life as it was lived during the Great Depression. Wellington Farm is open to the public from 9:00 until 5:00 six days a week until Halloween. The farm is closed on Monday. Wellington Farm Park, Inc. is a 501©3 non profit corporation.
Contact: Howard Taylor