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Northern Appalachian Folk Festival, Inc.

September 8 @ 11:00 am - September 10 @ 10:00 pm

Join us in Indiana, PA for a community event celebrating the Appalachian region with music, food, fun, & more at the Northern Appalachian Folk Festvial, Inc.

The Northern Appalachian Regional Folk Festival is dedicated to preserving the past, promoting the present and securing the future of regional music, art, folkways, foodways and other related forms of cultural expression through education, presentation and participation.

Thursday, September 8
6:30 PM: Documentary “The Life of Jim Thorpe” (2022 Walk of Fame Recipient)
A Free Viewing.
Location: Jimmy Stewart Museum
835 Philadelphia Street, Indiana

Friday, September 9
3:50 PM: Opening Comments
Entertainment (Location: Main Stage)
4 – 5 PM: Black Cat Moan
5:20 – 6:20 PM: The Bricks
6:45 – 7:45 PM: Jason Gamble Band
8 – 9:30 PM: Buffalo Rose

Saturday, September 10
10 AM: “Walk of Fame” Ceremony Location: In Front of Spaghetti Benders
11 AM: Local Wall That Heals
11:30 AM: Proclamation of Indiana County & Underground Railroad

Entertainment (Location: Main Stage, 500 Block of Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA)
12 PM: Fiddle, Mandolin & Banjo Contest
2:30 – 3:30 PM: Krazy Kat Daddies
4 – 5 PM: Jerry B & The Bonetones
5:30 – 6:30 PM: Eleanor Walrus (Beatles Tribute Band)
7 – 8 PM: Black Ridge
8:30 – 10 PM: Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers

Children’s Alley 
(Location: Delaney Parking Lot; 626 Water Street, Indiana (between Nixon Ave. & Water St. on North 6th St.)
On Stage Performers:
1 – 2 PM: The Council of Three Rivers American
Indiana Dancers (Traditional Native American Dancing)
2:15 – 3:15 PM: The Wild Laurel Cloggers
(Traditional Irish/Scotch Irish Dancing)
3:30 – 4:30 PM: Trapper Dan & Bill
(Old Timey/Acoustic Music)
Off Stage Activities:
The Carnegie Museum of National History
Science Center Expo
Pollinator Activities for Kids
Face Painting
Tie-Dye NAFF Kids t-shirts
Sand Art
12 – 5 PM: 2 Bouncy Houses from Go Bonkers
• Kings Castle for Toddlers Only
• Obstacle Course for All Ages up to 10 y.o.

Workshops
(Location: American Legion Post 141)
12 – 2 PM: Story Tellers & Liars Contest “It happened to me….or did it?”
2 – 3:30 PM: Unexplained phenomenon of Northern Appalachia by Amanda Poole
3:30 – 5 PM: Dress-making Civil War Fashions & Sewing Machines in 1860’s by Jan Lauer

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Details

Start:
September 8 @ 11:00 am
End:
September 10 @ 10:00 pm
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Venue

Downtown Indiana
Indiana, PA 15701 + Google Map
Phone:
724 463-6110

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