The inaugural Boot Key Bivouac will take place Sunday, October 7, 2007 at the Marathon Community Park Amphitheater. This all day (noon until 10 PM) event is a show of appreciation for our veterans, and is also a benefit for local veteran organizations. John Bartus (with Dave Howell and Glenn Faast) will headline the event. Other performers include Howard Livingston and the Mile Marker 24 Band, Brian Roberts, the Key Lime Pie Band, the Florida Straits Band, Mark Wesley, Johnny Maddox, and more. Admission is free, and families are welcome. There will be a bounce house for the kids, great food and drink, and all sorts of vendors. The event is sponsored by Dockside Lounge, Smorgasboats, The Weekly Newspapers, Marathon Rotary Club, and the City of Marathon.