Fall Dulcimer Weekend 2023
Friday, September 8, 2023
12:00-1:00 Arrival and Check In at Shepherd Spring
Registration in the Lodge. Classrooms open at 12 noon.
1:00-4:30 pm Friday Afternoon Classes
5:00-6:00 pm Dinner
6:00-7:00 Student-led mini classes or Jams.
7:30 pm Showcase Concert featuring festival staff and special guest, Pieter Blondelle.
Registration from 7:00-7:30pm.
9:30-til Bedtime: Jamming…
Slow Jam Appalachian style for the first hour, then 2-3 jams in various locations.
Saturday, September 9, 2023
9:00-10:00 am Saturday Registration in Lodge atrium
9:30-11:45 am Saturday Morning Classes
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:15-3:30 pm Saturday Afternoon Classes
4:00-4:50 pm Mini Classes and Jams
6:15-7:15 pm Featured Weekend Tune taught by Pieter Blondelle
7:30 pm Student Open Mike
8:30pm on Jamming and possible Balfolk Party
8:30-9:30 Slow Jam of “Dulcimer Favorites”, regular jams around the facility. Possible balfolk dance in the dining hall.
Potluck Refreshments in the dining hall… bring something festive to share.
Sunday, September 10, 2023
9:30-11:45 noon Sunday Morning Classes
1:00-1:20 Recording a video of the Festival Tune with EVERYBODY.
1:30-3:00 pm Final Afternoon class
3:00-4:00 Moving Out… See you next year!