Whitesburg KY

Family Folk Week planned at Hindman Setllement School

Traditional music, crafts, story-telling and folk-dancing are all part of the Hindman Settlement School’s 33rd annual Appalachian Family Folk Week June 6-12. Families from around the U.S. and abroad gather at the Forks of Troublesome Creek to take part in a week of workshops, performances and shared traditions geared for people of all ages.

Folk Week features traditional music and dance programs each evening at the May Stone Building on the Settlement’s campus. All evening programs are free and open to the public. Programs start at 7:30 p.m. except Friday night, which begins at 7 p.m.

The evening schedule is: Sunday, June 6, Lee Sexton; Monday, June 7, Al and Alice White and Jim and Ada McCown; Tuesday, June 8, Deborah Thompson, Sparky and Rhonda Rucker; Wednesday, June 9, Randy Wilson, Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly; Thursday., June 10, Sara Grey, John Haywood and Rich Kirby; Friday, June 11, participants perform.

For more information, call (606) 785-5475 or visit www.HindmanSettlement. org.

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