2-5 PM: Check-in, reception, & informal picking time.
Free to all: Introductory Old Time music session hosted by “Bound To Have a Little Fun”. Learn a few tunes, how to jam together and listen to an Old Time band up close. 3-5 PM for this session. Promises to be a great introduction, refresher or warm-up session for Old Time Music. Get your groove on!
3PM Strap Weaving classes start: Make your own guitar, mandolin or uke strap that you can show off at your next jam. Ongoing all weekend. Hosted by Alice Seeger. Minimal material fee may apply.
5-6 PM: WELCOME (Snacks, orientation, etc) Hoping you can all arrive by this time. The pizza Bar is open! Please bring your favorite toppings to share and we’ll do the rest!
6:30-7 PM: Performer & Teacher Previews (Volunteer instructors will post their offerings)
7-9:30 PM: Opening Concert – TBA with the Strung Together Band followed by Square Dance A celebration of Old Time Music at it’s best!
Square Dance at Center Stage with Pat Danscen at the Kitchen Garden. Sit by the fire, make music, make friends, eat chips, enjoy music by and with friends.
9:30 PM: Small Group Jams Pick a spot in the center of things or seek a quiet spot to make music. Indoor spaces are identified on map.
8:30 AM: Homemade Cinnamon Rolls (fresh from the oven), Juice and Bacon $
10-12 AM Jams and Bluegrass Workshop begin. Please check the marker board for what’s happening and where.
12 PM: Potato Bar Lunch. Baked potato with all of the toppings. Apples and home-baked brownies for dessert. $10 donation is suggested.
1-4 PM: Jam Sessions & Bluegrass Workshop continue. Volunteer jam leaders will be on hand or feel free to begin your own. Plenty of space to work with others on particular songs as well.
2-4 PM Cider Making in the Demo Tent. We’ll crank up the press to sweeten up the day.
5:30 PM: Potluck Supper. Bring your favorite dish or foods to share. Grill and warming oven will be fired up in the Kitchen Garden if you wish to use it. Meat from the smoker will be served to compliment the dinner. Bring your favorite dish or drink to share. Potluck cookout!
7-9 PM: Saturday Evening Coffee House. One or two and off. Sign up with new or familiar combinations to play up to two pieces. Instructor bands to perform….. Followed by campfire and studio jams.
8-9:30 AM: Waffles w/ Jam $
9:00- Sunday morning community sing, in the round by the beach. Led by all community leaders and participants, old-time and bluegrass.
10-12 PM: Jam tents open. All invited to play Reveille on your harmonica; key of C
10-12 P.M. Bluegrass players that are participating in the workshop practice their chops with the group!
12:00 PM: Final Slow, Fast Jam and Fancy Food Bar – Join a Jam with many or a few. Share a tune, technique or song that grew out of one of the workshops or just sit with other great people and play. The Fancy Food Bar Brunch will be presented at noon, always a treat you won’t forget. This light brunch is included with your weekend pass.
1 PM Until It’s Over: Old Time Community Shape Note Singing Session
Goodbye and Cleanup 2-2:30