Historic Places in South Jersey

Historic Places in South Jersey - Places to Go and Things to Do

A discussion of things to do and paces to go, with the purpose of sharing, and encouraging exploration of South Jersey.

Friday, July 28, 2017

New Jersey Pinelands Event for August 2017

Just in case you aren not on their e-mail list, this is just in from the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.  I have attended man of their events and a visit to the Bishop Farmstead, their book store, and auditorium is always delightful.  I plan to attend this one and hope you do too!

PPA is excited to host an afternoon of music by the Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society and a book signing by Michael Gabriele, author of New Jersey Folk Revival Music History & Tradition.  PPA's visitor center will be open and light refreshments will be available.  This event is free to the public and is family friendly.


Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
PPA, 17 Pemberton Rd. (CR 616), Southampton NJ 08088

Members of the Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society desire to preserve folk instruments, among which the Appalachian Mountain and hammered dulcimers stand out. The extended dulcimer family also includes other well-known instruments, like autoharp, banjo, bozouki, bass fiddle, folk harp, mandolin and penny whistle.  You will hear a variety of playing styles, from old-time mountain music to Irish jigs and airs.

Schedule of Events:
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Book Signing
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Mountain Dulcimer Performance
2:00 p.m. - 2 :30 p.m. - Michael Gabriele - Talk and Q & A
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society Jam

More information about the author and this amazing book:

"New Jersey Folk Revival Music - History and Tradition" is a new book written by New Jersey author and historian Michael Gabriele and published by Arcadia Publishing/The History Press. The book-190 pages with over 80 photos-provides a narrative on the evolution, traditions and history of folk revival music in New Jersey.

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