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The Schedule below is listed first by day, then location and then by time. To see the big picture, refer to above format.


Come on in and set up camp, play a few tunes and hang out with old and new friends…
Dance Tent
7pm:  Square Dance with The Hoppin’ Johnnies; Caller Carol Thompson


Carson’s Grove
4pm:  Adult Individual Contests: Guitar, Mandolin and Other Stringed Instrument
8pm:  Band Contest
Dance Tent
4:30pm:  Freestyle Flat-footing Workshop
6:30pm:  Master’s Showcase with Alice Gerrard
8pm: Waltz & Two-Step Dance
9:15pm: FreeStyle Dance with Dwight Hawkins & the Piedmont Highballers
Late Night:  Open Tent — make your own square dance!
Coffee Barn 
6pm: Fretless Banjo with Gordy Hinners


Carson’s Grove Stage
10:30am: Sacred Harp Singers
11:30am–1pm: Youth Individual Competitions (ages 15 and under): Youth Fiddle, Youth Banjo, Youth Other Instrument
1pm: Youth Dance Contest
12noon:  Hootenanny Hayride (meet on the road in front of the stage)
1:30pm til Finished:  Adult Individual Contests: Folk Song, Old-Time Fiddle, Bluegrass Fiddle, Old-Time Banjo, Bluegrass Banjo
2pm:  Another Hootenanny Hayride!
5:30pm: Hoppin’ John Cook-Off
6:30pm: Clogging Performance with The Green Grass Cloggers
7pm:  Special Concert with Alice Gerrard
8:30pm: Band Contest Finale
End of Band Contest:  Adult Dance Competition
Dance Tent
10am:  Songs & Stories with Tim Wells
11:45am: Clogging Workshop with The Green Grass Cloggers
12:45pm:  Banjo Showcase with Paul Brown, Bob Carlin, Gordy Hinners & Amy Davis
2:30pm:  Guitar Showcase with Tommy Edwards, David Long & Dwight Hawkins
4pm:  Fiddle Showcase with Bill Hicks, Steve Kruger & Bob Herring
6pm:   Cake Walk
7pm:  Square Dance with The Hoppin’ Johnnies and Caller Liam Kelly
9:15pm: Cajun Dance with Unknown Tongues
9:30pm: Rowdy Square Dance with the Five Points Rounders & Caller Anna Lena Phillips Bell
Late Night:  Open Tent — make your own square dance!
Coffee Barn 
11am: Gypsy Jazz Workshop with Gabriel Pelli
12:30pm: DIY Instrument Set-up & Maintenance Workshop with Greg Hanson
1:45pm: Calling Workshop with Anna Lena Phillips Bell
3pm: Fiddle Workshop with Paul Brown








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11th Annual Festival!
September 14 - 16, 2017
at Shakori Hills in
Silk Hope, NC
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1439 Henderson Tanyard Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312

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