Folk Festival

NGFF_13 Music Bios
2013 poster

2013 North Georgia Folk Festival

October 5, 2013

Sandy Creek Park
400 Bob Holman Road
Athens, Georgia


NGFF_13_String Theory Drawing

ART ROSENBAUM “String Theory” 2013
charcoal and white conté 22 x 30″

Festival Admission: Adults: $12; Students: $7; Children under 12: Free

Gates open at 10:30am
Kids activities from 11:00am-3:00pm

Music: 11:30am-9:00 pm
Arts and Craft Demonstrations: 11:00am-6:00pm

Park Admission: $2 per person ages 4-64




2013 Performance Schedule

11:30 Mary Wooten and Athens Montesorri School Ukulele Club
12:30 Roy Tench and Art Rosenbaum
13:10 Solstice Sisters
14:00 The Darnell Boys
15:00 Borderhop Five
16:00 The Rosin Sisters
17:00 Emerald Road
18:00 John McCutcheon
20:00 String Theory

NGFF_13 Music Bios (pdf)

If you’d like to help plan or volunteer to work at the festival, please contact Tommy Jordan at


Sound Reinforcement: Dan Whittington and Thunder and Lightning Sound

Food Vendors

Harry’s BBQ
Juan’s Empanadas
Jittery Joe’s Coffee
The Cafe Truck
King of Pops
Your Pie
Marotta Boiled Peanuts
The Comerian Bakery

Night Bunny by Peter Loose

Cotton Patch Quilters – handmade quilts and folkcraft
Peter Loose – folk painting and stage dress
Classic City Turners – wood carving and lathe work
David van Wyk and Luke Snyder – blacksmithing
Rosa Hall – Broom making
Brenda McKaig – Wool spinning
Jim Richardson – Silver smithing and jewelry making

Artists and Vendors
Barb Ali – Gourd art
Chelsea Born – Nature-themed paintings, photography and jewelry
Jamie Calkin – Ink and watercolor drawings of local scenes
Cap man – Art car, Bottle Cap art
Mary Ellen DiMauro – Sewn ties, totes, etc
Don Highfield/Ken Calkin – Wood carving
Dana Lea – Jewelry
Mama Bird’s Granola – Granola
Kathryn Miller – Beeswax candles, skin care products
Tim and Alice Mills – Corn meal, grits, porridge, polenta
Cathy Pentz – Gemstone jewelry
Lisa Pickett – Herbal soap, lotion and skin care products made from homegrown herbs
Mary Clyde Sims, Mary Wooten, Darilee Nelson, Casey Wooten – Knitted, crocheted and felted wool
Beth Zorbanos – Corn shuck dolls
Rockdaughter Designs – Crochet
Pat McCaffrey – Pottery
Sunrise Farm Landscapes – Native plant seedlings
Annette Paskiewicz – Multimedia art

Bear Hollow Zoo
Sandy Creek Nature Center
Boy Scout Troop 1111 (Athens)

Folk Festival Related Events

  1. Monday, Sept 9 - Pre-Festival Hoot at the Melting Point Pavilion.  8:00-10:00.
  2. Friday, Sept 27 – It’s Friday on WUGA FM radio  (3:00-4:00)
  3. Saturday, Sept 28 – Folk Society Band at Farmer’s Market (10:00-12:00)
  4. Friday, Oct 4 – Festival Setup at Sandy Creek Park (12:00-4:00 – time approximate)
  5. Friday, Oct 4 – Pre-Festival Contra Dance – Lay Park (7:30-10:30) - Band: Joe Willey and the Ale Raisers; Callers: Deena Kushner and Stuart Whipple
  6. Saturday, Oct 5 – 29th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival, Sandy Creek Park (11:00am-9:00pm)
  7. Sunday, Oct 6 – Sandy Creek Park cleanup (12:00-2:00)

Please email: for more information or to volunteer.

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