tag: Try It

“If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”  Dr Seuss was right! Todays the day to try something new.

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“If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”  Dr Seuss was right! Todays the day to try something new.

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News

Bil Lepp
Love telling tall tales and shaggy dog stories? Enter the Liars Contest at the second annual Susquehanna Folk Festival! Read on to learn how to apply. Read more...
John McCutcheon stands with his banjo in front of a rustic wall.
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. April 2019 features concerts by Del Rey (free to members!) and John McCutcheon, our spring Coffee House, and our April jam session. Read more...
Janet Bixler
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. March 2019 features concerts by Bon Débarras, Zoë Conway & John McIntyre, and The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers; our March jam session (bring your best Irish!), the storytelling workshop we announced last month, and a 10-mile run/walk that supports the arts and SFMS. Read more...
Zita Angelo
SFMS presents a full calendar of traditional arts events in south-central Pennsylvania. February 2019 features concerts by Tracy Grammer and Charm City Junction; our Winter Coffee House; our monthly jam... and a special sneak preview of one of our Festival dance workshops, in which Zita Angelo teaches waltzes and couple dances. Enjoy sweetie season! Read more...
Janet Bixler
Do you like to tell stories? Do you naturally embellish the truth? Would you like to win $100? If you answered yes to these questions, come to this fun, interactive, FREE workshop that will help you create and tell a dynamic story. Read more...
Contradance at the 2018 festival: several couples swing under a ceiling draped with wide fabric ribbons
The festival kicks off on FRIDAY this year, with a Contra Dance Ball featuring music by the Faux Paws, and a Concert with local favorites Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell, plus some tall tales from storyteller Bil Lepp. Read more...

Events

Beginners Contra Dance Workshop with Will Mentor

Women contra dancing
Dance Hall Friday, 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Learn basic steps for this fun, community-focused dance style. No need to bring a partner!

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Contra Dance Ball with The Faux Paws and calling by Will Mentor

The three members of The Faux Paws play fiddle and guitars in front of a rustic lodge fireplace.
Dance Hall Friday, 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
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All Saturday: Crafts for Families by York County Libraries

Crafts: making a drum
Family Zone Saturday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Chair Yoga for Musicians, with Eileen Kozloff

Eileen Kozloff
Pickin' Place Saturday, 10:00 am to 10:50 am

For musicians, and folks who love music festivals! RYT 200 Yoga Instructor and musician, Eileen Kozloff, will offer a Chair Yoga workshop that places emphasis on the mind, body, spirit connection, while increasing flexibility and range of motion, core strength and self care.

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International Dance Workshop with Zita Angelo and John Matulis

Five men and women perform an international folk dance.
Dance Hall Saturday, 10:30 am to 12:10 pm
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The Give and Take Jugglers: Little Circus, Juggling Lessons, Balance Playground

The Give and Take Jugglers
Family Zone Saturday, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
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Harmony Singing Workshop with Debbi Kauffmann and Henry Koretzky

Deb Kauffman and Henry Koretzky
Patio Stage Saturday, 11:15 am to 12:15 pm

Storytelling Workshop with Bil Lepp

Bil Lepp
Family Zone Saturday, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Intro to Ukulele Workshop with Kevin Neidig (ages 8 and up)

Kevin Neidig playing ukulele
Patio Stage Saturday, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

String wizard Kevin Neidig is bringing a carload of ukuleles and you're invited to try 'em out!  Learn a few simple fingerings, enough to play some tunes and get started with this super-packable, versatile little instrument.

Swing Dance workshop with Alyssa Arter and Hot Club of Cowtown

Alyssa Arter
Dance Hall Saturday, 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
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Swing Dance with Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Club of Cowtown
Dance Hall Saturday, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Sing-Along with KLMN-tine — for kids of all ages.

Karen Lee Miller-Newman (AKA KLMN-tine) holding her guitar
Family Zone Saturday, 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm

Contra Dance Workshop with Janine Smith

Janine Smith
Dance Hall Saturday, 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
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Contra Dance with The Faux Paws and Janine Smith calling

The three members of The Faux Paws play fiddle and guitars in front of a rustic lodge fireplace.
Dance Hall Saturday, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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The Give and Take Jugglers: Little Circus, Juggling Lessons, Balance Playground

The Give and Take Jugglers
Family Zone Saturday, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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Intro to Contra Dance Workshop with Will Mentor

Will Mentor, grinning and holding a microphone
Dance Hall Saturday, 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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Contra Dance with The Stringrays (featuring Rodney Miller) and calling by Will Mentor

The Stringrays with their instruments: individual photos of Rodney Miller, Owen Morrison and Stuart Kenney.
Dance Hall Saturday, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
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Late Night Festival Club: blues music and dance with the Festival Band featuring Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell and a short dance set by The Ladybirds

Neidig, Koretzky, Gehret & Campbell
Patio Stage Saturday, 10:00 pm to midnight
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All Sunday: Crafts for Families by York County Libraries

Boy with a craft project
Family Zone Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Shape Note Singing

Women shape-note singing
Pickin' Place Sunday, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
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Waltz and Easy Couple Dances with Zita Angelo

Zita Angelo
Dance Hall Sunday, 10:30 am to 11:40 am
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Storytelling Workshop with Bil Lepp

Bil Lepp
Family Zone Sunday, 11:45 am to 12:45 pm

Cajun Dance Workshop with Alyssa Arter

Alyssa Arter
Dance Hall Sunday, 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
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Community Sing with Debbi Kauffmann

Debbi Kauffman
Patio Stage Sunday, 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm

Cajun Dance with BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

BeauSoleil
Dance Hall Sunday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Sing-Along with KLMN-tine — for kids of all ages.

Karen Lee Miller-Newman (AKA KLMN-tine) holding her guitar
Family Zone Sunday, 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm

Contra Dance Workshop with Will Mentor

Men contra dancing
Dance Hall Sunday, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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Contra Dance with The Stringrays (featuring Rodney Miller) and calling by Will Mentor

The Stringrays with their instruments: individual photos of Rodney Miller, Owen Morrison and Stuart Kenney.
Dance Hall Sunday, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
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