Pioneer Museum to host Music Fest

first_img Print Article Book Nook to reopen Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “We call it a festival but it’s really not,” Bodiford said. “It’s a jam. Just a bunch of friends getting together to play – and sing. Whoever comes is welcome to join in. We play country, gospel and bluegrass and you don’t have to be experienced to play. If you have an instrument, bring it. If you don’t, I’ll find you a fiddle or something to play on.”Music Fest will tune up around 10 a.m. Saturday and wind down around 2 p.m. or until everybody gets tired and wants to go on home.Jerry Peak, museum director, said that during warm weather, the musicians gather inside the museum village to play. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories You Might Like Mitchell advocates statewide water use policy The Pike County Soil and Water Conservation District was the county host for the Southeast Alabama Soil and Water Conservation… read more By Jaine Treadwell “When the weather cools off, they will play at the reunion cabin. Right now, it’s just too hot to play out on the cabin porch,” he said.The number of musicians varies from about four or five up to 20.“Everyone is invited and anyone with an instrument is admitted to the museum at no charge,” he said. “Of course, those who want to just come and listen have to pay but the admission charge includes a tour of the museum and the grounds.”Those who just happen to visit the Pioneer Museum of Alabama at Music Fest get even more for their money – the museum tour to the tune of old-time music played on acoustic instruments by folks who love to play. Sponsored Content Email the authorcenter_img A second Music Fest is set for Saturday, Sept. 20 at the museum.Admission to the museum is $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and $4 for students.As always, members are admitted free.Memberships to the Pioneer Museum of Alabama are available year around. For more information about museum activities or membership, call 566-3597. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The coming end of summer spurs activity at the Pioneer Museum of Alabama and Saturday’s Music Fest is the first event on an exciting calendar of fall events.Music Fest is one of many down-home events sponsored by the museum and one that has quickly grown in popularity.Calvin Bodiford, who for about 10 years was the resident musician at the museum, just couldn’t “retire.” His toes kept tapping and the music kept playing in his head. So, to “keep time,” he created the Music Fest, which is an opportunity for musicians to come together, informally, to “jam.” Pioneer Museum to host Music Fest By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 10:56 am Thursday, September 4, 2008 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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