A faith-based music festival featuring headlining Christian acts Big Daddy Weave and Tenth Avenue North will take up residence this weekend at Olathe Community Park in Olathe.

Gates to NightVision 2018 will open at 1 p.m. Friday, July 13, and at 11 a.m. and Saturday, July 14. Tickets are $30 at the gate each day. General admission tickets do not include parking, concessions, or carnival rides.

Hosted by Praise Him Ministries, the music festival is described, at praisehimministries.org, as a "fun, friendly, family festival, featuring top Christian bands, artists and speakers, outdoor games and carnival rides, concessions, food vendors and so much more."

This year's theme, "Thank You Lord," is taken from Psalm 107:1: "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his faithful love endures forever."

Tenth Avenue North made its national debut in 2008 with the Recording Industry Association of America gold certification album "Over and Underneath," featuring hits "Love is Here," "By Your Side" and "Hold My Heart," according to the band notes at the website. In 2009 the band earned the New Artist of the Year award at the Gospel Music Association Dove Awards and in 2010 "By Your Side" was named Song of the Year.

Tenth Avenue North released "Followers" in 2016 which produced the No. 1 song at CHR radio, "What You Want," and the Top 5 radio hit "I Have This Hope."

Big Daddy Weave formed in 2002 and has found steady radio presence since, the website says. Its recent hit single, "The Lion and The Lamb," follows five No. 1 singles — "Love Come To Life," "Redeemed," "The Only Name (Yours Will Be)," "Overwhelmed" and "My Story."

Supporting acts at NightVision 2018 are Salvador, Building 429, Plumb, Jason Crabb, We Are Messengers, Meredith Andrews and more, plus speakers Billye Brim, comedian Ken Davis, and wild animal handler Patty Perry, who is the founder and director of the Southern California-based Wildlife and Environmental Conservation Inc. WeC is a nonprofit whose mission efforts includes wildlife rehabilitation, education and enrichment, according to its website. Perry's presentation uses live animal "ambassadors" and an overall message of responsibility toward stewardship.

Visit praisehimministries.org or call 970-626-5243 for information.

Here is the schedule of  performers and speakers:

Friday, July 13

■ Daylight Stage

Jonny Diaz 2:10 p.m.

Nate Herbst (speaker) 3:15 p.m.

■ Main Stage

Plumb, 5 p.m.

Patty Perry, 5:30 p.m.

Building 429, 5:45 p.m.

Gigi (Pregnancy Center) speaker, 6:40 p.m.

Priests for Life, 6:45 p.m.

Jason Crabb, 7:10 p.m.

Ken Davis, comedian (speaker), 8:15 p.m.

Big Daddy Weave, 9:15 p.m.

Saturday, July 14

■ Daylight Stage

Tiffany Thurston, 1 p.m.

Carlos Sluder (speaker), 1:50 p.m.

Salvador, 2:30 p.m.

■ Main Stage

Meredith Andrews, 5 p.m.

Patty Perry, 5:30 p.m.

We Are Messengers, 5:45 p.m.

Gigi (Pregnancy Center) speaker, 6:40 p.m.

Priests for Life, 6:45 p.m.

Brian Free & Assurance, 7:10 p.m.

Billye Brim(speaker), 8:15 p.m.

Tenth Avenue North, 9:15 p.m.

Fireworks, 10:35 p.m.

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