Blues musician Joey Odum is shown at home in Marion Tuesday, July 21, 2015, playing his custom guitar built by J.S. Biggs.

Richard Sitler, The Southern

Carbondale New School is holding its annual Locally Grown Music Festival, featuring performers Joey Odum, Cat Daddy'O and Party Pants.

The festival is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 7, in Turley Park, and will feature family-friendly activities, including a bounce house, arts and crafts, a sensory tub and bubble pond, games, puzzles and more. The festival is free. There will be a 50-50 raffle with prizes from local businesses.

Staff members from Carbondale New School, which describes itself as a progressive, independent, nonprofit private school for children pre-K through eighth grade, will be at the event to answer questions about the school. 

More information may be found at or by calling 618-457-4765.

— The Southern


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