Sunday, October 7, 2018 – Quiet Valley Harvest Festival
Cliff, Anna Lisa, and Rob will be playing on Sunday at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm for their Harvest Festival celebration. A bunch of us traditional musicians will be playing our music here and there around the farm. Come on out and enjoy this bucolic setting in the hills near Stroudsburg, PA,
44th Annual Harvest Festival – “Living Off the Land”
Saturday and Sunday October 6 & 7, 2018. Open 10am to 5pm both days. Rain or Shine.
Admission – Adults $10; Ages 3-12 years old $5
Saturday, October 6, 2018 – Apple Butter Frolic
Cliff, Anna Lisa, and Rob will be playing between 11am and 3pm at the annual Apple Butter Frolic held at the Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, PA, with parking at Indian Valley Middle School, 130 Maple Ave., Harleysville, with a shuttle to the nearby Frolic.
This popular autumn festival has been enjoyed by the local community for over 40 years. The Frolic is an opportunity to learn how Mennonites and their neighbors lived 100 or more years ago, and it’s great fun for young and old alike. It also raises important funds to support the mission of the Mennonite Heritage Center. The Frolic is a rain or shine event! There is plenty to do undercover if we have a shower.
ADMISSION: $8.00 – Adults/Youth, $2.00 – Children age 6-12, Children under 6 free – Please no pets
FEATURES: –Pancake & Apple Sausage Breakfast (7:30-10:00 am) –Apple Foods Tent –Folk Craft Demonstrations –Delicious PA German Food –Children’s Activities –Tractor and Wagon Rides –Farming Demonstrations –Grandma’s Kitchen -18th Century Hearth Cooking
Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society
Cliff, Rob, and Norm Williams, (as The Dulcimer Boys) will be presenting a concert and workshops on hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, and playing well together. This event is sponsored by the Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1376355469106735/)
Venue: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 910 Marne Hwy, Hainesport, NJ
Workshops: 3- 4:15 pm ($15)
Pot luck dinner 5 pm (perhaps a jam time between dinner and concert)
Concert: 7 – 8:30 ($10)
Saturday, July 14, 2018 – Music in the Valley
Cliff, Anna Lisa, and Rob will be playing at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm for their Music in the Valley celebration. A bunch of us traditional musicians will be playing our music here and there around the farm. Come on out and enjoy this bucolic setting in the hills near Stroudsburg, PA.
Sunday, July 8, 2018 – Maidencreek Old-time Music Festival
Rob will be presenting two workshops this year at Maidencreek. In the first, Rob and Norm Williams will introduce the student to methods of finding and singing harmony. We’ll talk a little theory and use familiar trad tunes to try out our developing skills. In the second, Rob will help students with techniques to find confidence in singing. Visit www.mcotmf.org for times and more information about the festival in Blandon, PA.
Sunday, May 6, 2018 – Saucon Valley Farmer’s Market
Cliff, Anna Lisa, and Rob will be playing at the opening day of the Saucon Valley Farmer’s Market. We’ll be sharing our music between 9am and 1pm . It looks like it should be a nice Spring day for the Market.
Saturday, March 17, 2018 – St. Paddy’s Day at McCoole’s
Join us for dinner & Irish music — call 215-538-1776 for reservations. We’ve been playing annually for St. Paddy’s at McCoole’s at the Red Lion Inn, an historic Quakertown restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere & great food for reasonable prices. Personnel this yr. will be Cliff, Rob, Anna Lisa, Trudy, and our friend L.A. Williams. We’ll play from about 5:30 or 6:00 to 9:30 with breaks now & then for a Celtic piper. This time we’ll be in the main restaurant dining area. It’s a fun evening for us when we roll out all the Irish pieces we’ve added to our repertoire over the years, from hither and yon. So “Banish Misfortune” and come grab a bit of that “luck o’ the Irish” with us if you’re able!
McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn
4 South Main Street
Quakertown, PA 18951
Saturday, February 17, 2018 – Perkasie Patchwork Coffeehouse
Hey! It’s a reunion. Cliff, Anna Lisa, and Rob will be joined by all of their now adult offspring for a concert at Perkasie Patchwork Coffeehouse. Trudy, Emily, Lydia, and Seth will come back from parts far and wide to join us for a great evening of folk music. We’ll play some of our old favorites as well as several new selections. It will be great to have the band back together.
Sam Edelston, mountain dulcimer virtuoso, will warm up the crowd for us.
Admission: $12 for adults; $10 for adults 65 and over; students 13 and up, $6; 12 and under free. All tickets sales at door, no advanced sales or reservations. The doors open at 7:00 and performances begin at 7:30.