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2018 Volunteer Application

volunteers Interested in volunteering? Hoppin’ John Fiddlers Convention is a volunteer-run event,which means that we can’t do it without you! One 4-hour shift earns you weekend admission with regular camping. A 2-hour shift may be worked for single day admission

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Special Concert with The Williamson Brothers

Saturday, September 15th at 7:30pm The Williamson Brothers are North Carolina bluegrass icons. Tony and Gary Williamson perform the old-time style of music that dates back nine generations in central North Carolina. In fact, the title song of their CD

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The Cook-Off

Hoppin’ John Cook-Off 5:30 pm Saturday, October 20th Show off your culinary talents! You could leave the festival with a prize and ribbon whether you are a musician or not. The cook-off is a play on the event’s name, because

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2018 Contestant Pre-Registration

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Contest Rules & Regulations

You may register up until the beginning of the contest you are entering – possibly later if time allows. Registration will take place at the tent in the stage field beginning at 2 pm on Friday and 10 am on

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12th Annual Festival! October 18 - 20, 2018 at Shakori Hills in Silk Hope, NC