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12th Annual Tazewell Co. Fiddlers' Convention underway

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 The 12th Annual Tazewell County Old Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers' Convention will be held July 11-13 at Crab Orchard Museum in Tazewell, Va. Several contests for different categories will be held with cash prizes available.

Crab Orchard's gates open at noon on Friday, July 11. The events begin with a hot dog supper in the barn and youth performances at 6 pm, followed by an old fashioned dance on the green at 7 pm and a showcase of area talent performances at 8 pm. On Saturday, July 12, the competitions begin at 10 am starting with a youth competition. The competitions held throughout the day include bluegrass band competitions, a folk song competition, banjo and fiddle competitions both solo and duet, and more. The weekend will wrap up on Sunday with a gospel sing at 10 am.

Over $5000 in cash and prizes will be awarded. A weekend adult pass is $12, and free for children under 12. Friday or Saturday single day passes are $7 for adults and free for children under 12. For more information, call 276-988-6755, or visit www.craborchardmuseum.com.

WVVA is a  sponsor of the convention.


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