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Square Dance, Bradford, Pennsylvania, every Tuesday eve., 7 pm. Crook Farm, Seward Ave. Extension. Admission: $3. Music by the Crook Farm All Stars. Info: Howard Blumenthal 814-368-4057; http://bradfordlandmark.org/index.php?Old%20Time%20Music
The Old Fiddlers' Club of Rhode Island (ofcri): www.ofcri.webs.com
7th Annual Ol’ Fashion Family Barn Dance, Friday, March 4th, 2016, Thorncliffe-Greenview Community Centre, Calgary, Alberta. Music provided by the Calgary Fiddlers Association. The steps to each dance will be taught, making it easy for everyone who attends. This all-ages event is a family favourite for all Calgarians! 7-10 pm. $20 (Adult), $15 (Seniors/Students), $60 (Family of 4). Purchase tickets online at http://cfabarndance.bpt.me/ Cash bar (beer and wine), coffee, water, pie and pizza by the slice available (while it lasts) for purchase! More info: 403-257-4666; www.CalgaryFiddlers.com
Nevada State Fiddlers' Contest
The oldest fiddle club in the US., started in 1929.
Quiet Corner Fiddlers, Northeast, CT: www.qcf.webs.com.
, May 13-14, 2016, Eureka, Nevada (formerly in Wells, NV). Eureka Opera House. Info: Eureka Activities, (775) 237-6120.
, August 5-14, 2016, Lorient, France. "Year of Australia: Celts under the Southern Cross." Info:
Fiddle Hell Massachusetts, Westford, MA, Nov. 4-6, 2016. Fiddle styles: Bluegrass, Cajun, Cape Breton, French Canadian, Gypsy Jazz, Irish, Klezmer, New England, Norwegian, Oldtime Southern, Scottish, Swedish, Swing, Texas, Western Swing. Levels: Beginner through Advanced. 12th annual gathering, inexpensive weekend and day rates, adults and children. 200+ workshops and jams throughout the weekend in New England inn (stay there or commute) with lots of free parking. Fiddles, cellos, violas, mandolins welcome; others ask. Saturday night concert and dance open to the public (7PM, Nov. 7). Info: (781) 367-7316; www.reinerfamilyband.com/introduction.html
41st Annual National Old-Time Country & Bluegrass Music Festival
, Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2016, LeMars, Iowa. 500 performers, jams, dances, crafts, fidddlers jubilee, Hall of Fame inductions... Info: www.ntcma.net