The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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March 27, 2014

Pickin' Time: 13th Old Time Music & Dulcimer Festival begins today



The schedule for Friday and Saturday will be as follows: 9 to 10:15 a.m., workshops and jams; 10:45 a.m. to noon, workshops and jams; noon to 1:15 p.m., break for lunch; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., day concerts; 2:45 to 4 p.m., workshops and jams; 4 to 6:45 p.m., free time and dinner; 6:45 to 10:05 p.m., evening concerts; 10:05 until, jamming.

Pre-registration is not required. Cost for participants is $75 for all three days, which includes five concerts, workshops and jamming for participants.

Cost for the three days without workshops is $55 (five workshops and jamming).

Single-day cost is $35 for everything (two concerts, workshops and jamming) or single-day without workshops, $25 (includes two concerts and jamming).

For the public (those not participating in the workshops and other events), evening concert tickets are $15 per person or $45 for the family. Day concert tickets are $10 each.

For the complete package for a large family (mom, dad and the kids), the cost is $150.

“We have package prices for people depending on what they are wanting to do — whether it's just attend the concert, or to participate in the workshops and jamming,” Margaret Wright said.

A reception desk for those wanting to attend the festival or concerts is set up in the main entrance of the museum.

The museum is located at 400 Micheaux St. in Palestine, behind Reagan Park. For detailed information about the festival, visit

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