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Susquehanna Folk Festival Workshops & Try-Its

Wed, May 12 - Tall Tales Workshop

Tall Tales Workshop Online

Thinking about entering our Liars Contest this summer? In this workshop, master storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin teaches some of his tricks for creating comically believable balderdash. Zoom workshop on Wednesday, May 12. MORE

Sat, June 5 - Sierra Hull & Justin Moses

Sierra Hull & Justin Moses Online

We're declaring June 5th to be Mandolin Day! IMBA favorites and Grammy nominees Sierra Hull and Justin Moses are the first headline act to be announced in our endless summer of festival events. We're pleased to host them for a virtual mandolin workshop and live-streamed evening concert on Saturday, June 5. MORE

Sun, June 6 - Old-Time Music Workshop Series

Old-Time Music Workshop Series Online

This series of workshops is for novice fiddle and banjo players, adults and teens. Seasoned teacher Janie Rothfield will teach you tunes, show you tricks, and share the fun of playing old-time music. Give it a try! Four Sunday evenings in June. MORE

Wed, June 30 - Cups & Crankies: Homegrown Family Fun

Cups & Crankies: Homegrown Family Fun Online

Games and crafts with ordinary paper cups, moving panoramas (crankies), original and traditional songs about our animal friends, dancing, and plenty of silliness. A FREE interactive workshop for all ages on Wednesday afternoon, June 30. MORE

Wed, July 14 - Liars Contest

Liars Contest Online

Love telling tall tales and shaggy dog stories? Enter the Susquehanna Folk Festival's 2021 Liars Contest, emceed by Andy Offutt Irwin! Anyone who can tell a short, funny, family-friendly story is invited to apply for the virtual storytelling contest on Wednesday evening, July 14. MORE