Sawmill Center to Hold Folk Music Competition Saturday

18301448_1398838730175820_2319629589135816077_nCOOKSBURG, Pa. –  The Sawmill Center for the Arts will hold a Folk Music Competition on Saturday, May 13 starting at 10 a.m.

  Three divisions will compete for $1,000 in prize money:  fiddle, guitar and banjo/mandolin.

Any musician wishing to compete can register by calling (814) 752-2959.  Registrations will also be accepted the day of the event beginning at 12 noon.

The public is invited to come and enjoy the music.  There will also be crafters and food vendors on hand.  Admission is free, and this event will be held rain or shine.

At 6 p.m., a “Hoe Down Square Dance” will be held in the Sawmill’s large instruction room.  Attendees are invited to stay and dance. Spectators are welcome.

The Sawmill Center has several unique festivals planned for the 2017 season.

  • Annual Herb and Fiber Arts Festival ~ June 3 & 4
  • French & Indian War Encampment ~ June 10 & 11
  • Woodcarving Show and Competition ~July 15 & 16
  • Quilt Show ~ August 19 & 20
  • Chainsaw Carvers’ Round-Up ~ September 15-17
  • Gingerbread Tour ~ November 3-5

Cook Forest Sawmill Center for the Arts is located at 170 Theatre Lane, Cooksburg, Pa. 16217.

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