This year, the festival is expanding its reach with the younger generation.
The annual jazz luncheon is the first of more than 130 concerts scheduled over the course of the 10-day festival.
Organizers say the goal of the event is to prevent young people from losing their lives to sudden cardiac arrest.
Volunteers are building stages and setting up equipment before the ten-day festival opens on Friday.
The family of missing Mt. Penn seamstress Sandra Sublette are hoping someone can help bring their loved one home.
Several business owners were very vocal about their opposition to the proposal.
Mark Klinger has had this location for the last 13 years. It will be changing hands in about six weeks.
Officials say the operation was an effort to combat the sex trade in the county.