45th Annual Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival at Tannehill State Park

Mark your calendar for the 45th Annual Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival which will be held April 29 – May 6, 2018.  Gazebo performances will be on Friday May 4th, and Classes and open stage will be on Saturday May 5th.   Check back for more information later.
Festival Flyer: will be posted in Winter
Gazebo Schedule and classes: will be posted in February 2018
For those that can’t camp, hotels in the area: Hotels
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, McCalla, AlabamaApril 29 -May 6, 2018Schedule of Activities

Members please remember to bring your folding chairs to outside events!

April 29 – May 4 Informal jams at campsites and at SADA host site and later in the week, schoolhouse jams Monday – Thursday nights.

  • May 3, Thursday TBA PM Ice cream and dessert social
  • May 4, Friday 9:30 AM Informal playing and singing by members and guests at the Gazebo next to the Country Store. Vendors open for sales all day.
  • May 4, Friday 5:30PM  Pot Luck Supper. Bring a dish to share & the Host Club will provide the rest. Jamming afterwards!
  • May 5, Saturday 9AM-5 PM Hospitality tent open – Information and signup for Open stage. Vendors open for sales near Gazebo or Kiwanis Pavilion.
  • May 5, Saturday 9AM-Noon Lessons in mountain and hammered dulcimer & psaltery. Those attending lessons should join club. See Gazebo and Lesson Schedule.
  • May 5, Saturday 11:15 – 12:30 Hot dog lunch at the Event Center – Free for club members
  • May 5, Saturday 1 PM Open Stage at the Kiwanis Pavilion, drawing for dulcimer at end of program. School.
  • May 6, Sunday 9 AM Church service held in Cane Creek School House