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Kick up your heels, during bluegrass festival

SPRINGVILLE — The second annual Fiddlers Green Country and Bluegrass Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3. The event is being sponsored by the Concord Historical Society and planned by Joel and Jean Maul.

The festival will take place on Franklin Street, from Fiddlers Green Park to the Concord Historical Society’s general store, at Franklin and Main streets.

Crafters, food vendors, live demonstrations and a colonial encampment will welcome attendees to Fiddlers Green Park, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. A Wendel’s chicken barbecue, sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 524, will be held from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Six bands will provide continuous country and bluegrass music, from noon – 6 p.m.

Fiddlers Green gazebo musical performances will include Yesteryear, from noon – 1:30 p.m.; United Heritage Fiddlers of North Collins, from 2 – 3:30 and Sunset Bluegrass Band, from 4 – 5:30.

The Niagara Frontier Fiddlers will perform at the Concord Mercantile general store, from 12:30 – 2 p.m. The Middle Road Misfits Musicians will take the stage from 2:30 – 4 and John Boys will complete the musical performances, from 4:30 – 6 p.m.

The Springville Post Office will extend its lobby hours until 6 p.m. Visitors may view the original 1938 Victoria Huntley “Fiddlers Green” mural, in the post office lobby.

A community round and square dance will be held in the town hall, from 6 – 9. Homemade Jam will perform and Pete Boberg will call the dances.

The Western New York Cloggers Association will perform, during the square dance intermission. The winner of a Historical Society Fender® guitar will be announced, at that time.
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