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August 2018

Join Us: August Pickin' on the Square

Saturday, August 18, 2018

FREE

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

August Pickin’ on the Square

Join us Saturday, August 18th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm for our 5th Annual Pickin’ on the Square Series! Pickers, come jam informally around the square!  All playing levels welcome.  Secure instrument check is available. Not a picker?  Come and bring your family and friends and sit back and enjoy as we celebrate the tradition of bluegrass music.  Take part in complimentary kids crafts, snacks, yard games, and more! Interested in visiting the museum?  Special during the Pickin’ – Pickers get in…

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October 2018

Join Us: 9th Annual Rhythm and Roots Run

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Banjo Players, Walkers, Runners, Spectators

Race starts at 8:30am (Tribute to Earl Scruggs at race kick-off)

9th Annual Rhythm and Roots Run

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH, 2018   Click here to register! Thank you to Rhythm & Roots Run Presenting Sponsor RUNNER’S WORLD SAYS THIS IS A RUN NOT TO MISS!  RUNNER’S WORLD LISTED THE RHYTHM & ROOTS RUN AS ONE OF 18 5KS THAT ARE “AWESOMELY UNIQUE”.  JOIN US TO FIND OUT WHY! A group of banjo players get ready to join Wiregrass bluegrass band to kick off the Rhythm & Roots Run Certified 10K Course and Dri-Fit type T-shirts!  As is our tradition,…

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$10

Join Us: Shaped-Note Singing with Laura Boosinger

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Shaped-Note Singing with Laura Boosinger

Click here to reserve your spot! The addition of shaped-notes to religious texts was introduced during the 18th century in New England in an effort to restore congregational singing, the reading of music and the musical heritage that had perished since the early settlers came to America.  Congregational singing declined with the increase of illiteracy and the scarcity of printed music.  Singing schools utilizing shaped-notes were instituted to instruct and to encourage lively group singing.  Recently, this style of singing has…

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