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Coffee House @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm EDT

Free

More Information:
Kim Rivers, Park Ranger (386) 397-7005

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

Coffee House hosted by Del Suggs. Open mic night at the auditorium, play music, read a poem, tell a joke or story or just join us for great entertainment! Coffee, refreshments and home made goodies available

Coffee House @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm EDT

Free

More Information:
Kim Rivers, Park Ranger (386) 397-7005

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

Coffee House hosted by Bodie Runnels. Open mic night at the auditorium, play music, read a poem, tell a joke or story or just join us for great entertainment! Coffee, refreshments and home made goodies available

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

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 9:00am EDT to Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 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.

Concerts will be held Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Admission for the public is $10.00 at the door.

More Information:
386-397-7009

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

This three day event offers participants in-depth instruction in old-time music techniques on the banjo, guitar, and fiddle for all levels. Instructors include John Grimm, Beverly Smith, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Chuck Levy, Aisha Ivey and Tommy Bledsoe.

Register here

Additional Information:

Friday

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.

Saturday

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

Instructors Showcase Concert:  7:00 p.m.

Evening Jam: 8:30 p.m.

Sunday

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!

 

 

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

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00am EDT to Monday, September 14, 2015 - 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.

Concerts will be held Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Admission for the public is $10.00 at the door.

More Information:
386-397-7009

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

This three day event offers participants in-depth instruction in old-time music techniques on the banjo, guitar, and fiddle for all levels. Instructors include John Grimm, Beverly Smith, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Chuck Levy, Aisha Ivey and Tommy Bledsoe.

Register here

Additional Information:

Friday

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.

Saturday

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

Instructors Showcase Concert:  7:00 p.m.

Evening Jam: 8:30 p.m.

Sunday

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!

 

 

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

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 9:00am EDT to Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 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.

Concerts will be held Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Admission for the public is $10.00 at the door.

More Information:
386-397-7009

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

This three day event offers participants in-depth instruction in old-time music techniques on the banjo, guitar, and fiddle for all levels. Instructors include John Grimm, Beverly Smith, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Chuck Levy, Aisha Ivey and Tommy Bledsoe.

Register here

Additional Information:

Friday

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.

Saturday

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

Instructors Showcase Concert:  7:00 p.m.

Evening Jam: 8:30 p.m.

Sunday

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!

 

 

Literacy Day @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:00am EDT

Regular park entry fee, $5 per car up to 8 people.

 

More Information:
Assistant Park Manager, Stephanie McClain, (386) 397-2733

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

Come listen to a reading of Iris Wall, Cracker Cowgirl by Carol Matthews and Lux Rey. This is the true story of a real cracker cowgirl from South Florida. Iris lived a life that was not average and not one that many girls during that time era lived. She is a part of the “Real Florida” heritage synonymous with endurance, pride, and strength. Iris Hall was named Florida's Woman of the Year in Agriculture in 2006 and was inducted into the Florida Cracker Hall of Fame that same year!

Meet Iris Wall and spend time with Park Rangers and get a chance to be a part of a working Florida Cracker Cow Camp, learn some contra dancing and make a sweet treat!

Additional Information:

If you have a homeschooler or school that you would like to attend this event or would like more information on this event please contact us.

Participation Requirements

National Public Lands Day @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Free for all those volunteering for the day

More Information:
Assistant Park Manager, Stephanie McClain at (386) 867-1636

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

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will be hosting National Public Lands Day by continuing our efforts to restore the Azalea Garden and our “To the River” trail.

Additional Information:

Hot Dog lunch sponsored by Stephen Foster’s Citizen Support Organization for all participants!

Participation Requirements

Coffee House @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm EDT

Free

More Information:
Kim Rivers, Park Ranger (386) 397-7005

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

Coffee House hosted by Johnny Bullard. Open mic night at the auditorium, play music, read a poem, tell a joke or story or just join us for great entertainment! Coffee, refreshments and home made goodies available

Quilt Show and Sale @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm EDT

$5.00 per person in addition to regular park admission.

More Information:
386-397-7009

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

Quilts of all shapes and sizes will be on display. The tranquil setting along the historic and famous Suwannee River is the perfect place to shop, display, sell and enter into a judged showing or just to show off your quilting skills and treasures. Throughout the park you will enjoy boutiques, quilting supply vendors, demonstrations, lectures, door prizes, food and more.

Additional Information:

We are also looking for kids that have a quilt they would like to enter. Please enter all quilts by October 09, 2015.

Buses are welcomed. Register your group bus and we will have goodie bags with door prizes ready for you upon arrival.

Register your quilt here!

 

Participation Requirements

This event is sponsored by the Stephen Foster Citizen’s Support Organization.

Quilt Show and Sale @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm EDT

$5.00 per person in addition to regular park admission.

More Information:
386-397-7009

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

Quilts of all shapes and sizes will be on display. The tranquil setting along the historic and famous Suwannee River is the perfect place to shop, display, sell and enter into a judged showing or just to show off your quilting skills and treasures. Throughout the park you will enjoy boutiques, quilting supply vendors, demonstrations, lectures, door prizes, food and more.

Additional Information:

We are also looking for kids that have a quilt they would like to enter. Please enter all quilts by October 09, 2015.

Buses are welcomed. Register your group bus and we will have goodie bags with door prizes ready for you upon arrival.

Register your quilt here!

 

Participation Requirements

This event is sponsored by the Stephen Foster Citizen’s Support Organization.

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