ODPC Funfest

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Osceola County Fairgrounds, 101 Recreation Ave, Evart, MI 49631

I'll be teaching, performing, and vending at this festival held the third weekend in July. Known as the largest dulcimer festival out there, they have workshops, vendors, jams, and evening concerts. This three-day event is $10 a day or $20 for a three-day pass, kids 12 and under are free with an adult. (Camping is extra, see their website for details: Workshops cover hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, and many other folk instruments for all skill levels.

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The classes I taught were 
Advanced Arrangement—"Silent Night"—an advanced hammered dulcimer class featuring this well-known Christmas piece  
More Than Just a Melody—an intermediate class…

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