Happy Valley, NC – The 14th Annual Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention, sponsored by Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, NC, is Labor Day Weekend August 31, September 1 and 2. The location is Jones Farm, 3590 NC-268, Historic Happy Valley, Caldwell County, NC.
Experience a perfect Labor Day Weekend on the banks of the Yadkin River being surrounded by mountain music, dance, food and beautiful scenery. Festival music begins at 7pm Friday featuring Pam and Brett Riggs, The Sunny Mountain Serenaders, and Jason Cade along with cakewalks and simple mountain dances ($5 adults, ages 15 & under free). Gates open for primitive camping on Thursday.
Saturday is packed with great entertainment! The music competition begins at 10am and includes 12 separate categories. The Youth Tent offers music performances by some extremely talented youngsters. Non-music and children’s activities include hayrides, storytelling, children’s crafts, and rock stacking.
The weekend ends with a Sunday concert featuring an all-star lineup of folk, blues, gospel, old-time, Cajun and bluegrass musicians including the Kruger Brothers, The Harris Brothers, Strictly Clean and Decent, Irish folk music plus other performances and workshops.
This fantastic weekend ends approximately 5pm on Sunday. Entrance is Friday $5, Saturday $10, Sunday $15, $25 for Weekend Pass, children under 15 & under free.
When was the last time you had the privilege of sitting on the banks of a mountain river with music echoing throughout the hills around you. So come for a day or camp for the weekend.