Upcoming Events

 

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - Friday, October 27, 2017

Black Mountain Music Festival

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly
Black Mountain, North Carolina

Folkcraft will be vending (lots of instruments, cases, strings, straps, books, and other goodies), Richard will be the "on-site" repair person, plus teaching and performing, and you will be having the time of your life. Join us for the second annual Black Mountain Music Festival!

www.BlackMountainMusicFest.com

 

 

Friday, November 3, 2017 - Saturday, November 4, 2017

Heartland Dulcimer Club Festival
First Christian Church
Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Folkcraft will be vending at the Heartland festival. Lots of dulcimers (and ukes, and other goodies) on display, and Richard will be on-site with his tool kit, ready to make repairs and adjustments to your favorite instruments.

http://heartlanddulcimerclub.org/fallfestival.asp

 

 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Introduction To Ukulele
Fort Wayne Community Center
233 West Main Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Richard will be teaching an "Intro" to uke class from 9:30 until 11:30. The $65 course fee includes a ukulele which you can keep at the end of the class. Sign up at the Fort Wayne Parks website:

http://www.fortwayneparks.org/ 

 

 

Friday, January 5, 2018 - Sunday, January 7, 2017

Kentucky Music Winter Weekend
Ramada Plaza
Louisville, Kentucky

Join in the fun with world-class instructors (folks like Folkcraft endorsing artist Dave Haas, plus many more great teachers and performers), fine concerts, and of course, the full-size Folkcraft Instruments display. (Most festivals are limited in space, but the vending area at the Winter Weekend is huge, and festival host Nancy Barker lets us bring the BIG set-up!)

Kentucky Music Winter Weekend

 

 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Introduction To Ukulele
Fort Wayne Community Center
233 West Main Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Richard will be teaching an "Intro" to uke class from 9:00 until noon. The $72 course fee includes a ukulele which you can keep at the end of the class. Sign up at the Fort Wayne Parks website:

http://www.fortwayneparks.org/ 

 

 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - Sunday, February 25, 2018

Florida Gulf Coast Dulcimer Retreat
Homosassa Riverside Resort
Homosassa, Florida

Folkcraft will be vending, Richard will be teaching, and you'll be having a ton of fun at the sixth annual Florida Gulf Coast Dulcimer Retreat. This will be Folkcraft's sixth year of sponsoring the festival, and Richard's sixth year of teaching and performing.

Other instructors (this is what guarantees fun for you!) are Bing Futch, Guy George, and Sharrie George. 

The venue? A beautiful (and affordable) riverside resort facility, with an on-site restaurant and superb outdoor amenities. 

http://GulfCoastDulcimer.com

 

 

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Lil' Rev Clinic 
Folkcraft Concert Hall
22133 Main Street
Woodburn, Indiana 46797

Details to come at a future date, but mark your calendars now!

Ukulele superstar Marc Revenson (Lil' Rev) will be leading a special Irish Ukulele Song And Style workshop for St. Patrick's Day! Several hours of instruction, an informal concert, and tons of fun (you KNOW that's what you get with every Rev experience!).

The exact start and end time will be announced later, as will the fee for class registration, so check back here for details as we get closer to St. Patrick's day. Meanwhile, reserve the date, and we'll see you then!

 

 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Second Saturday Clinic with Dave Haas
Folkcraft Instruments Concert Hall
22133 Main Street
Woodburn, Indiana 46797

Dave will be leading a four-hour clinic, followed by an informal concert, here at the Folkcraft Instruments facility. We'll have a jam (open to all acoustic instruments) from 10:00 until 12:00, a clinic from 12:00 until 4:00, and a concert from 4:00 until 4:30.

We'll take a lunch break around 1:00.

The fee (which covers the full day, including lunch) is $30.00. No preregistration is necessary - just show up with your dulcimer, and prepare to work hard and have some fun.

 

 

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - Saturday, June 9, 2018

Arkladulcifest
Congo Road Baptist Church
Benton, Arkansas

Join the fun (learning from great teachers, listening to two amazing concerts) at the 2018 Arkladulcifest. Featuring instructors John Keane, Karen Keane, Linda Brockinton, Duane Porterfield, Dave Haas, and Folkcraft's very own Richard Ash, this is an amazing event.

The vending starts Thursday afternoon, and goes through Saturday afternoon. There's a concert both Thursday and Friday evenings, and classes are all day Friday and Saturday. Informal (not too long!) jams take place after both of the evening concerts, and there's plenty of RV parking available at the church.

See  you there!

Arkladulcifest

 

 

Saturday, June 9, 2018

We will NOT be having a Second Saturday Clinic in June of 2018. Richard is out of town (at the Arkladulcifest, in Benton, Arkansas) and won't be available to host the clinic in Woodburn, Indiana. Join us next month (on July 14, 2018) for the Second Saturday Clinic with John and Karen Keane.

 

 

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - Friday, June 29, 2018

Kentucky Music Week
Bardstown City Schools
Bardstown, Kentucky

Folkcraft will be vending (look for the nice display in the corner of the gym), and Richard will be hanging out in the display area all day, every day. Lots of dulcimers on hand for you to try out, and just maybe, something new to see, too.

KentuckyMusicWeek.com

 

 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Second Saturday Clinic with John Keane and Karen Keane
Folkcraft Instruments Concert Hall
22133 Main Street
Woodburn, Indiana 46797

John and Karen will be leading a four-hour clinic, followed by an informal concert, here at the Folkcraft Instruments facility. We'll have a jam (open to all acoustic instruments) from 10:00 until 12:00, a clinic from 12:00 until 4:00, and a concert from 4:00 until 4:30.

We'll take a lunch break around 1:00.

The fee (which covers the full day, including lunch) is $30.00. No preregistration is necessary - just show up with your dulcimer, and prepare to work hard and have some fun.

 

 

July 19, 2018 - July 21, 2018

ODPC Funfest
Osceola County Fairgrounds
Evart, Michigan

Folkcraft will be vending (look for the huge new display area at the "other" end of the Woodcarver's Barn (same building as before). Richard will be performing on-site repairs, and of course helping both new and experience players choose their first (or next) dulcimer.

ODPC Funfest

 

 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Second Saturday Clinic with Wendy Songe
Folkcraft Instruments Concert Hall
22133 Main Street
Woodburn, Indiana 46797

Wendy will be leading a four-hour clinic, followed by an informal concert, here at the Folkcraft Instruments facility. We'll have a jam (open to all acoustic instruments) from 10:00 until 12:00, a clinic from 12:00 until 4:00, and a concert from 4:00 until 4:30.

We'll take a lunch break around 1:00.

The fee (which covers the full day, including lunch) is $30.00. No preregistration is necessary - just show up with your dulcimer, and prepare to work hard and have some fun.