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Sunday, September 9, 2018

Stephen Foster Old-Time Music Weekend @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:00am EDT to Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 2:00pm EDT

$199.00 registration includes all workshops, jam sessions, discussion groups, concerts and meals.

A spouse program is also offered for just $85.00 and includes two concerts, jams and all meals.


More Information:
Events Team (386) 397-7009

Located in the Northeast region at:
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
11016 Lillian Saunders Drive/ US HWY 41
White Springs, FL 32096

This three day event offers participants in-depth instruction in old-time music techniques on the banjo, guitar, vocals, and fiddle for all levels.


Additional Information:


Registration Begins at 11:00 a.m.

Group Orientation: 1:00 p.m.

Workshops begin at: 2:00 p.m.

Florida Masters Concerts: 7:00 p.m.

Evening Jam: 8:30 p.m.


Workshops begin at 9:00 a.m. • Jams and individual instruction  

Instructors Showcase Concert:  7:00 p.m.

Evening Jam: 8:30 p.m.


Workshops begin at 9:00 a.m. 

Event closes at 2:00 p.m.


Participants please bring your instruments, tuners, a notepad with pen/pencil and be prepared to have a great time!


Participation Requirements


Weekend Schedule of Classes


Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

Free with park admission.

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10:00 a.m.  Meet in front of the Park's Nature Center. 

Additional Information:

Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.

Garden Tour - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Call the ranger station 352-236-7148 ext. 4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

Visit the gardens at Silver Springs State Park, on the 2nd Sunday of each month, for our Garden Tour. Join a park ranger for information about the gardens' history, learn about the different seasonal flowers and blooms, as well as about pollinators like hummingbirds and butterflies. The tour passes through the following gardens: Courtyard Garden, Crossroads Garden, Camellia Garden, Fire & Water Garden, and the tour ends at the Wildflower Garden. After the tour, visitors are free to continue exploring the garden pathways and trails or walk back along the river.

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).

Participation requirements.