8252
Nancy
Appalachian Folkways
Discover Appalachian culture in Kentucky, where you’ll meet musicians, enjoy folk-culture classes, learn traditional dances and speak with locals about their enduring way of life.
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6 days
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6 days
5 nights
14 meals
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DAY
1
Check-in, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
Nancy, KY
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Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center

Afternoon: Registration starts at 4:00 PM.

Dinner: Dinner at 6 PM at the conference center.

Evening: Welcome program at 7:15 PM. Introduction and overview of the schedule. Social activities.

DAY
2
Kentucky Music & Dance, Culture, Entertainment
Nancy, KY
B,D
Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center

Activity note: Learn to dance traditional folk and western dances each evening.

Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: 9:00-10:15 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30am-11:45am - Square and Folk Dance instruction. In the Cafeteria 12:00pm - Lunch - In the cafeteria

Afternoon: 1:30pm-3:00pm - Natural History lectures; 3:00pm - 5:00pm - Trail Stroll or field trip 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Dulcimer Instruction

Dinner: 6:00pm In the dining hall

Evening: Evening music performance

DAY
3
Kentucky Music & Dance, Culture, Entertainment
Nancy, KY
B,L,D
Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center

Activity note: Take a day trip to "lookout point" to see goreous view of one of Kentucky's largest lakes, Lake Cumberland.

Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: 9:00-10:30 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30 AM-12:00 NOON Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dance class.

Lunch: 12:00 NOON lunch at the conference center.

Afternoon: 1:30pm-3:00pm - Natural History lectures; 3:00pm - 5:00pm - Trail Stroll or field trip 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Dulcimer Instruction

Dinner: 6:00 PM dinner at the conference center.

Evening: 7:00-8:30 PM Local Kentucky artists perform.

DAY
4
Kentucky Music & Dance, Culture, Entertainment
Nancy, KY
B,L,D
Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center

Activity note: Take a short trip to our local general store, eating an ice cream cone and sharing stories with some of the locals.

Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: 9:00-10:30 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30 AM-12:00 NOON Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dance class.

Lunch: 12:00 NOON lunch at the conference center.

Afternoon: 1:30pm-3:00pm - Natural History lectures; 3:00pm - 5:00pm - Trail Stroll or field trip 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Dulcimer Instruction

Dinner: 6:00 PM dinner at the conference center.

Evening: 7:00-8:30 PM Local Kentucky artists perform.

DAY
5
Kentucky Music & Dance, Culture, Entertainment
Nancy, KY
B,L,D
Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center

Activity note: Sample some authentic Kentucky Appalachian food, prepared in your classroom.

Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: 9:00-10:30 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30 AM-12:00 NOON Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dance class.

Lunch: 12:00 NOON lunch at the conference center.

Afternoon: 1:30pm-3:00pm - Natural History lectures; 3:00pm - 5:00pm - Trail Stroll or field trip 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Dulcimer Instruction

Dinner: 6:00 PM dinner at the conference center.

Evening: 7:00-8:30 PM Local Kentucky artists perform.

DAY
6
Program Concludes
Nancy, KY
B,L

Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: 9:00-10:30 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30 AM-12:00 NOON Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dancing class.

Lunch: 11:30am- lunch at the conference center.

Afternoon: 12:00pm - Checkout