Daily Activity Schedule

DSC02709 CRP1(This schedule is subject to change.  You will receive a final schedule at check-in.)

Thursday, May 26

  • 1:00 – 2:30 — Instructor/Staff Check-In (Dyer Hall Lobby)
  • 2:00 – 9:00 — Participant Registration/Check-In (Dyer Hall Lobby)
  • 3:00 – 4:00 — Staff meeting (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 4:30 – 5:30 — Dinner (Franklin Hall, 2nd Floor Dining Hall)
  • 5:45 – 6:45 — Dulcimer Orchestra for All (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 7:00 – 7:30 — Introduction of Instructors/Orientation/Q&A (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 7:30 – 8:15 — Ben Seymour’s “The Care and Feeding of the Dulcimer” (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 8:30 – 9:30 — Instructor Jam – Come Listen and Join in (Dyer Hall Conference Room)

Friday, May 27

  • 7:30 – 8:45 — Breakfast (Franklin Hall, 2nd Floor Dining Hall
  • 8:30 – 8:45 — Vendors’ Area Open (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 9:00 – 10:15 — Ken Bloom‘s “Connections:  Appalachian Dulcimer/Zither” (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 10:15 – 10:40 — Break/Vendors’ Area Open (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 10:45 – Noon — Workshops (Dyer Hall)
  • Noon – 1:30 — Lunch (Franklin Hall, 2nd Floor Dining Hall)
  • 1:45 – 3:00 — Workshops/Repair Shop Open (Dyer Hall)
  • 3:00 – 3:20 — Break/Vendors’ Area Open (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 3:30 – 4:45 — Workshops/Repair Shop Open (Dyer Hall)
  • 5:00 – 6:00 — Dinner (Franklin Hall, 2nd Floor Dining Hall)
  • 6:15 – 7:15 — Dulcimer Orchestra For All (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 7:45 – 9:30 — Instructors in Concert (20 Minute Sets) — Maddie, Bill, Marsha, Becky & Ben, Phyllis & Jim Gaskins (Franklin Hall, Panther’s Den)
  • 9:45 – 10:45 — Choose Your Jam:  The Tortoise or the Hare (Dyer Hall; Room Locations and Leaders TBA)

Saturday, May 28

  • 7:30 – 8:45 — Breakfast (Franklin Hall, 2nd Floor Dining Hall
  • 8:30 – 8:45 — Vendors’ Area Open (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 9:00 – 10:15 — Colleen Walters and Kit Putnam’s “Mill Run Dulcimer Band:  A Slice of Virginia History” (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 10:00 – 10:40 — Break/Vendors’ Area Open (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 10:45 – Noon — Workshops (Dyer Hall)
  • Noon – 1:15 — Lunch (Franklin Hall, 2nd Floor Dining Hall)
  • 1:30 – 1:40 — Group Photo (Everyone Line Up With Your Dulcimer Behind the Instructor Chairs Outside Dyer Hall Conference Room, Weather Permitting)
  • 1:45 – 3:00 — Workshops/Repair Shop Open (Dyer Hall)
  • 3:00 – 3:20 — Break/Vendors’ Area Open–LAST CHANCE TO BUY! (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 3:30 – 4:45 — Workshops/Repair Shop Open (Dyer Hall)
  • 5:00 – 6:00 — Dinner (Franklin Hall, 2nd Floor Dining Hall)
  • 6:15 – 7:15 — Dulcimer Orchestra for All (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 7:45 – 9:30 — Instructors in Concert (20 Minute Sets) — Ken, Wayne, Dave, Neal & Colleen & Kit  (Franklin Hall, Panther’s Den)
  • 9:45 – 10:45 — Choose Your Jam:  Waltzes or Harmony Singing or Irish/Old-Time Uptempo or Create Your Own Jam With New Friends and Acquaintances (Location & Leaders TBA)

Sunday, May 29

  • 7:30 – 8:45 — Breakfast (TBA)
  • 9:00 – Until … — Farewell Gathering for ALL Participants and Significant Others:  Dulcimer Orchestra , Beginners Class, Beyond Beginners Class, Student Solo/Group Sharing of Tunes and Songs (Signup Sheet on the Check-in Table), and Closing Remarks (Dyer Hall Conference Room)
  • 1:00 — Checkout Deadline

We’re glad you took the time to be with us.  Hope you learned a lot and had fun!

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