Family Happenings

 

And the MCCORMICK FAMILY FOUNDATION

DESIGNED WITH OUR SMALLER ATTENDEES IN MIND! TWO DAYS OF FUN & MOVEMENT. THESE EVENTS ARE SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL JUST LOOK FOR ☻.

 

SATURDAY

Kids Crafts by York County Libraries
SATURDAY 10am-6pm

 


GIVE AND TAKE JUGGLERS: Little Circus & Juggling Workshops
SATURDAY 11am – 12pm; 4pm – 5pm
MINUTEMAN FIELD

The Give & Take Little Circus is an hour-long performance with elements of the circus, the structure of a variety show, and the spirit of vaudeville. Juggling, tightwire, aerial artistry, and more are presented in a highly interactive manner with good-natured humor throughout. The show genuinely appeals to audiences of all ages with lots of audience participation.


LEARN TO PLAY THE UKELELE WITH KEVIN NEIDIG!
SATURDAY 12:30 pm – 2 pm
Pickin’ Place

Join multi-instrumentalist Kevin Neidig for this beginning ukulele workshop which will include just enough chording basics to be able to play a finger style 12 bar blues in the key of C! After the workshop show off your ukulele prowess during a blues jam lead by the Blues Society of Central PA as the first part of the jam will be “beginner friendly”. Open to youth 9 years and older through adult. A limited number of ukuleles will be available.


SLIM HARRISON & THE SUNNYLAND BAND!
SATURDAY 2:00-3:00 pm; 5:30-6:30 pm
PATIO STAGE

Slim Harrison brings the ‘American musical gumbo’ to the stage when he invites everyone to sing and dance along to some great old American folk classics. Then join the Sunnyland Band and try your hand at some pretty cool instruments including spoons, jugs, washboards, skiffleboards, limberjacks, washtub bass, PA Dutch “stumpf-fiddles”, African tambourines, Cajun frattrois, Native American whammy-diddles, Chinese “gao” bead drums, Latin maracas, castanuelas & guiros and more!

SUNDAY

Kids Crafts by York County Libraries
SUNDAY 10am-5pm


Hip Hop Dance Workshop
SUNDAY 12;45 pm-1:45 pm
Cabaret Stage

Hip-hop is rooted in traditional West African movement and rhythms. Kulu Mele dancer and expert hip-hopper Bryant Lee will teach a recreational workshop that will engage the energy and enthusiasm of its participants as they journey into hip-hop and street grooves movement, music and culture. Dress comfortably and wear sneakers. Age 10 and up.


African Drum Workshop
SUNDAY 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Traditional West African Drumming

Kulu Mele music director John Wilkie and drummer Ira Bond are both highly accomplished professional percussionists and drum instructors. “Wilk” and Ira will teach djembe and doundoun technique, rhythms and language. Participants will learn basic call and response patterns on the drum and how the music communicates to the other musicians, the dancers and the audience. Students will also learn about the historical context of the rhythms and their sacred and ritual practice. This workshop is open to drummers ages 10 & up at all skill levels.. Students will bring their own drums (either a djembe or any in the doundoun family). Djembes are hand drums. Doundouns require drum sticks. (A limited number of loaner drums will be available)


RHYTHM AND BOOKS WITH RED LAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY
SUNDAY 3:45-4:45

 


CHILDREN’S PARADE
SUNDAY 5 PM – 5:30 PM