What’s the difference between Old-Time Music and Bluegrass Music? The Surry Arts Council schedules music workshops during the annual Mount Airy Bluegrass & Old Time Fiddlers Convention. The 37th annual convention will be held the first weekend in June please visit www.mtairyfiddlersconvention.com for more information.
Also the Oldest and Largest Old Fiddlers Convention in the World takes place August 4-9, 2008 in Felts Park, Galax, Virginia (72nd Annual Fiddlers Convention)
For more information please contact Jessica Icenhour, Director of Tourism at the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce (336) 786-6116 or Tanya Jones at the Surry Arts Council at (336) 786-7998
Veterans Memorial Park, Mount Airy, N.C., 631 W. Lebanon Street, Mount Airy, NC
Always Held the First Weekend in June (Bring Your Lawn Chair)
Starting Friday at 7pm and Saturday at 9:30am.
$2,075.00 Prize Money Plus Ribbons to be Awarded to Contestants.
To Register for The Fiddlers Convention please send to:
Fiddler’s Convention ATTN: Fiddlers Convention, PO BOx 445, Mount Airy, NC 27030
Admission: Friday $5, Saturday $6, Two Days $10. Contestant’s Ticket $15 Children 6 & Under Free with Paid Adult.
Sponsored by the American Legion and V.F.W.
-Parking Room for 3,000 Cards
-10 Acres of Shady Woods For Camping and Picnicking
-Well-Lighted Park-Modern Restrooms
-2 Large Concession Stands, Picnic Sheds
-34 Full Trailer Hook-ups ($25 Per Night)–Contact Mrs. Judy Leftwich at (336) 786-2236
-Non-Hook up Camping on Grounds $5.00 (336) 786-2236
-Full hook-up charged if you use electricity ot water from hook-up sites
Tickets Paid at Gate
Old time and bluegrass musicians gather to play, compete and camp. Call 336-786-6830 or 336-786-2236.
For Further information call (336) 786-2236
Old-Time Music and Bluegrass
Mt. Airy, North Carolina