the 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: 2018 Flyer
Gazebo Schedule and classes: 2018 Gazebo times
For those that can’t camp, hotels in the area: Hotels
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, McCalla, Alabama  April 29 -May 6, 2018
Schedule 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 6 PM Ice cream and dessert social at Kiwanis Pavilion – jamming after at Schoolhouse & Kiwanis Pavilion
  • May 4, Friday 9:00-3:45 Informal playing and singing by members and guests at the Gazebo next to the Country Store. Vendors open for sales all day. In case of rain performances will be moved to Event Center
  • May 4, Friday 5:30PM  Event Center Pot Luck Supper. Bring a dish to share & the Host Club will provide the rest. Jamming afterwards!
  • May 5, Saturday 9AM-4 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 for teachers and locations
  • May 5, Saturday 11:30 – 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.
  • May 6, Sunday 9 AM Church service held in Cane Creek School House