Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention set for Labor Day weekend in Lenoir

Press release from Caldwell Arts Council:


Subject:          14th Annual Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention

Who:                Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, North Carolina

When:              Labor Day Weekend: August 31, September 1 and 2, 2018.

Where:            Jones Farm, 3590 NC-268, Historic Happy Valley, Caldwell County, NC

Cost:                Friday $5, Saturday $10, Sunday $15

Experience a perfect Labor Day Weekend on the banks of the Yadkin River being surrounded by mountain music, dance, food and beautiful scenery. Festival music begins at 7:00 PM Friday featuring Pam and Brett Riggs, The Sunny Mountain Serenaders, and Jason Cade along with cakewalks and simple mountain dances ($5 adults, 15 & under free).   Gates open for primitive camping on Thursday.

Saturday is packed with great entertainment!  The music competition begins at 10:00 AM and includes 12 separate categories.  The Youth Tent offers music performances by some extremely talented youngsters. Non-music and children’s activities include hayrides, storytelling, children’s crafts, and rock stacking in the river.

The weekend ends with a Sunday concert starting at 10:00 AM featuring an all-star lineup of folk, blues, gospel, old-time, Cajun and bluegrass musicians including the Kruger Brothers, The Harris Brothers, Strictly Clean and Decent, Irish folk music plus other performances and workshops.   This fantastic weekend ends approximately 5:00 PM on Sunday.  Friday $5, Saturday $10, Sunday $15, $25 for Weekend Pass, children under 16 free.

When was the last time you had the privilege of sitting on the banks of a mountain river with music echoing throughout the hills around you.  So come for a day or camp for the weekend.

Check out the details and directions at www.happyvalleyfiddlers.org .
Learn about the historic Happy Valley at http://explorecaldwell.com/happy-valley

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