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luke'nlele
01-27-2011, 05:39 AM
We're planning an RV trip for sometime during the late spring /early summer, traveling along 95 South, from Maryland to Central Florida. We can still be somewhat flexible with the dates. So, we're looking for any ukulele festivals, gatherings, etc that might be good stops along the way. We'll have our travel ukes onboard as usual. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

luke'nlele
01-27-2011, 08:51 AM
Nothing going on? Really?

dnewton2
01-27-2011, 09:07 AM
you could check out the North Carolina ukulele academy in Wilmington. Looks like they have a monthly get together.

http://www.alohau.com/

FMM has a calender but I don't know if there is anything going on along your route.

bottlegreen
01-27-2011, 10:09 AM
Your northeast tour starts in what I consider the south. :) But if I were you, I'd go see Mim! She seems so welcoming.

austin1
01-27-2011, 10:12 AM
as soon as spring rolls around I'd like to get another round of the philadelphia uke group going, if our meet-up coincides with your roadtrip, you should come!

luke'nlele
01-28-2011, 02:45 AM
dnewton2
Thanks for your suggestion! We'll check out the Ukulele Academy in North Carolina. What is "FMM"?

bottlegreen
We're not planning a "Northeast tour", but an RV vacation beginning at our home in the northeast part of Maryland,
through DC, VA, NC, SC, GA and ending in central Florida. We'd love to meet Mim in SC. Thanks.

austin1
Philly is about 1 1/2 hours north of where we live in Maryland and we'll be heading south. However, we may be able to
make a separate trip up to Philly for a meetup at a different time. We've made car trips up to four hours round trip for
meetups. Thanks for the invitation!

dnewton2
01-28-2011, 02:57 AM
FMM is Fleamarket Music, makers of the Flea and Fluke. Link to thier calender of events. (http://www.fleamarketmusic.com/calendar/default.asp) I think there is a group around Charelston, SC as well, lowcountry ukers or something like that, might be able to find info on groups on FMM player directory as well.

haolejohn
01-28-2011, 03:11 AM
The SEUkers will be doing a summer uke thing like we do every year but it is in the Atlanta area which is just a little out of your way.

hoosierhiver
01-28-2011, 03:25 AM
The Ukulele World Congress, first weekend in June.

caambers
01-30-2011, 02:36 PM
Where in central Florida are you heading? I'm in Sanford (north of Orlando).

Ukuleleblues
01-31-2011, 12:15 AM
March 19 Blackwatrer Ukulele Festival http://blackwaterukulelefestival.charlestonhotshots.com/

Local Club meets every 2nd Thurs. http://lowcountry-strummers.blogspot.com/

We also play every 3rd Saturday at Cypress Gardens outside of Charleston, April is open for more players.