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FOLK FESTIVALS, CAMPS & SCHOOLS
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(Most Within About One Day's Drive (500 Miles) Of Columbus)
(Primarily, we list Folk Type Events at Folk Venues or
by Folk Organizations)

May 30 - June 2
Nelsonville Music Festival
Robbins Crossing Historic Village
Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, OH 45764
Info: http://www.nelsonvillefest.org/

June 3 - 8
Dulcimerville
Mountain Dulcimer Week
(Near Ashville, NC)
Info: http://Dulcimerville.com

June 7 - 8
Mt. Airy Fiddlers Convention
Mt. Airy, NC
Info: http://www.mtairyfiddlersconvention.com/

June 7 - 9
Mid-West Banjo Camp
Bluegrass & Old-Time
Olivet College, Olivet, Michigan
Info: http://www.midwestbanjocamp.com

June 7 - 9
WV Writers Spring Conference
Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Near Ripley, WV

June 9 - 15
Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamps
Old Time & Traditional Week
Marysville College, Marysville, TN
(Near Knoxville, TN)
Info: http://www.flatpik.com/Steve-Kaufman-Acoustic-Kamp

June 9 - 15
Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week
Mars Hill, NC
Info: http://www.mhc.edu/oldtimemusic

June 13 - 16
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
The Center for Irish Music in St. Paul, MN
(750 Mi. from Columbus)
This event pairs world-class traditional Irish musicians and teachers with learners of all ages and abilities for a weekend of workshops, lectures, and performances.
Info: http://www.centerforirishmusic.org/mim-2013/

June 14 - 16
Coshocton Dulcimer Days
Roscoe Village, Coshocton, OH
Info: http://www.coshoctondulcimerdays.com/

June 20 - 22
WV Folk Festival
Glenville, WV
Info: http://www.wvstatefolkfestival.com/

June 21 - 23
Solebrate Festival
Franklin County Fairgrounds
Hilliard, Ohio
Info: http://www.solebrate.com/

June 23 - 28
Allegheny Echoes
Appalachian Music & Creative Writing Workshops
Marlinton, WV
Info: http://www.alleghenyechoes.com

June 28 - 30
Cityfolk Festival
RiverScape MetroPark, Dayton, OH
Info: http://www.cityfolk.org/festival/festival.html

July 7 - 13
The Swannanoa Gathering
Traditional Song Week
Warren Wilson College
Near Ashville, NC
Info: http://www.swangathering.com/

July 14 - 19
Dulcimer U Summer Week
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Info: http://www.wcu.edu/5046.asp

July 14 - 20
The Swannanoa Gathering
Celtic Week
Warren Wilson College
Near Ashville, NC
Info: http://www.swangathering.com/

July 18 - 27
Lancaster Festival
Music, Art & Family Fun
75 Events - Many Free
Lancaster, OH
Info: http://www.lanfest.org/

July 21 - 27
The Swannanoa Gathering
Old-Time Week
Warren Wilson College
Near Ashville, NC
Info: http://www.swangathering.com/

July 28 - Aug 3
The Swannanoa Gathering
Guitar Week &
Contemporary Folk Week
Warren Wilson College
Near Ashville, NC
Info: http://www.swangathering.com/

July 31 - Aug 4
Appalachian String Band Festival
a.k.a, Clifftop
Camp Washington-Carver
Clifftop, WV 25831
Info: http://www.wvculture.org/stringband/string12/stringband2012brochureforweb.pdf

Aug 1 - 4
2013 National Storytelling Conference
Richmond, Virginia
Info: http://www.storynet.org/conference/

Aug 4 - 10
The Swannanoa Gathering
Fiddle Week &
Mando & Banjo Week
Warren Wilson College
Near Ashville, NC
Info: http://www.swangathering.com/

Aug 4 - 11
Augusta Heritage Center
Old-Time, Dance, Vocal & Crafts Week
+ Festival
Davis & Elkins College
Elkins, WV
Info: https://augustaheritagecenter.org/old-time-dance/

Aug 16 - 18
Three Rivers Storytelling Festival
Winchester Thurston School-North Campus
4225 Middle Road, Allison Park, PA 15101
(Near Pittsburgh, PA)
Info: http://home.comcast.net/~3rstf/

Sept 20 - 21
Fontana Clogging Jamboree
Fontana Village Resort, NC
Info: http://www.fontanaworkshop.com

Sept 27 - 28
Cave Run Storytelling Festival
Twin Knobs Campground
5195 KY Hwy 801 South
Morehead KY 40351
Info: http://www.caverunstoryfest.org or 800-654-1944

Oct 4 - 6
National Storytelling Festival
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Info: http://www.storytellingcenter.net/festival/

Oct 19
Oktober CLOGfest
Clogging Dance Workshop
The Seasons Lodge & conference Center
Nashville, Indiana
Info: 812-579-6979 or Naomi_P@SBCGlobal.net

Nov 1 - 2
Kentucky Storytelling Conference
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Greenup, Kentucky
Info: http://www.kystory.org/conference/intro.shtml

Nov 2 - 3
Indiana Fall Classic
Clogging & Dance Championships
Clarion Hotel Convention Center
Columbus, IN
Info: Naomi: naomi_p@sbcglobal.net or Jeff: ccajeff@aol.com

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http://festivalsandevents.com/featureinfo.shtml
http://www.festivals-and-shows.com/ohio-festivals.html

 

 

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