Learn about local crafts, and save the planet at the NAFF Workshops

Here’s a schedule of our confirmed workshops for this year’s Northern Appalacian Folk Fest.

Click here for the complete listing.

Time

Workshop

Presenter

Location

Outside

11:00 -11:45

Bee keeping

Dick Farbaugh / Bill Stancombe

Near “Children’s Alley”

11:00 -12:00

Edible Weeds

Cindy Rogers

Meet at the stage

Brown Hotel

12:00 -12:45

Songwriting 101

Si Kahn

Brown Hotel

1:00 – 1:45

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Tina Palmer, Coordinator, GMO Action Network, TBD

Brown Hotel

2:00 – 2:45

“Dreams of Hope” Organization Will – Project QAMP!, a summer camp for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13-19

Susan Haugh

Brown Hotel

3:00 – 3:45

Multicultural Music

Wisaal

Brown Hotel

Spaghetti Benders

12:00 – 12:45

Soap Making

Deb Beisel

Spaghetti Benders

1:00 – 1:45

Appalachian women’s Music

Sue Massek

Spaghetti Benders

2:00 – 2:45&

4:00

Film: Roots and Hollers

Spaghetti Benders

3:00 – 3:45

Eco friendly Rain Barrels – Storm water and ways to help mitigate water problems. Win a rain barrel!

Master gardeners/ community gardens

Spaghetti Benders

The Coney Upstairs

12:00 – 12:45

Picture Perfect, Recreating Memories in 3D computer generated coal town sites

Marion Smeltzer

Coney upstairs

1:00 – 1:45

Indiana County Archaeology: Flintknapping and Cordage Making

Sarah Neusius

Coney up stairs

2:00 – 2:45

Musicians United To Protect Bristol Bay – A model for collective action by grassroots and community musicians, and find out what YOU can do.

Si Kahn

Coney up stairs

3:00 – 3:45

Underground Railroad Passport to Freedom, the Blairsville Underground railroad

Festival Permit Approved by Indiana Borough Council!

A huge round of applause and thanks to Indiana, PA Borough Council members!  Last week, the Council approved the street permit that will allow the launch of the first Northern Appalachian Folk Festival, Friday,  September 6th and Saturday, September 7th.

We are one step closer to a lively street festival with a juried art market, music stages featuring local and regional artists, compelling folkways workshops, great food and (we hope) some great regional brews too!

Last Open Mic Night

Our LAST OPEN MIC NIGHT of the SPRING SEMESTER will be
When: TOMORROW NIGHT
(April 30th) 8:00PM – 11:00PM
Where: BROWN HOTEL!
There will be a raffle!
Please come out to support us and have some fun!