GENERAL GUIDED TOURS – CLASSES ON MUSIC – APPALACHIAN ARTISANS IN SELECT CABINS
FRIDAY 5 PM Open 7:30 PM Coffee House Concert
SATURDAY 9 AM Open 7:30 PM Coffee House Concert
SUNDAY 9:30 AM Open 2:15 PM Music Circle
The dulcimer weekend features hands-on music workshops during the day for all levels of players. The workshops will be primarily on mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer with additional workshops on other folk instruments. Our workshop leaders/performers are experienced musicians from Ohio, West Virginia and beyond. General guided tours will occur daily up till concert time. In addition to the musicians, visitors will see various artisans through out the weekend. Scheduled are live demonstrations of blacksmithing, basket making, tinsmithing, fiddle making and more! There are concerts on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM. Each concert is “coffee house” style concert features short sets by several of the workshop leaders. The concerts are included in the general admission. Our gift shop will also be open featuring gifts & crafts. On-site food service will be available on Saturday from 11 until the evening concert and Sunday from 11 to close.
General Admission & Evening Concert $7 per day*
Evening Concerts $7 per day*
*Children 10 and under admitted free with paying adult
Workshop fees vary. Click to download the tentative workshop schedule 2018 Dulcimer Workshop Schedule
Festival Pass includes general admission to all days and each concert.
All proceeds benefit Fort New Salem. For more information on Fort New Salem visit call 304-695-2220.
This event is sponsored by the Fort New Salem Foundation, Martin Ventures LLC / EastGate Used Cars LLC, WBOY & WDTV, West Virginia Culture & History.