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jalapeno
09-20-2011, 02:45 AM
Happening this Saturday, 9/24 at Core Creek Park in Langhorne, PA... free to attend! See additional details below and RSVP here (http://www.meetup.com/phillynjuke/events/28414441/) or here (https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=156897564388391).

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Please join us for our 1st Annual UkeFest / Picnic!

FREE TO ATTEND... Cookout | Beginners Workshop | Performances | Ukulele Raffle

Bring your family, friends, and ukulele... ukulele not required :) Please RSVP!

We will be raffling off a brand new KALA UKADELIC Tropical Night (http://www.kalaukulele.com/Detail_KA-SNIGHT.asp) ukulele (valued at $115). Secod and 3rd prizes are a copy of Jim Beloff's "The Ukulele: A Visual History" and a set of Kala Red strings. All items kindly donated by Nick Roberti of the Ukulele Institute (www.ukuleleinstitute.com (http://www.ukuleleinstitute.com/)) located in Jim Thorpe, PA. All proceeds of the raffle to benefit the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation -http://www.mhopus.org/

A limited amount of merchandise (e.g., ukuleles, accessories, and other miscellaneous swag) will also be available for purchase at the event - vendor sponsorship provided by the Ukulele Institute (www.ukuleleinstitute.com (http://www.ukuleleinstitute.com/)) and Music & Arts of Lambertville/Princeton (www.musicarts.com (http://www.musicarts.com/)).

Schedule of events:
12-1:30 - cookout, meet-and-greet, and open-mic sign-up
1:30-2:30 - open mic session #1
2:30-3:30 - beginners workshop and group jam
3:30-end - open mic session #2 followed by special performances

For beginners, we'll teach you enough chords during the workshop session for you be able to play just about any popular song. No prior experience necessary. You'll then be well-equipped to participate in the "group jam" where we'll all play a song together.

All attendees will have an equal opportunity to sign-up and perform during one of the open mic sessions (if you so desire). These will be 5-10 minute sets. Come early and sign up!

We will be located in Pavilion 1 - located off of the Tollgate Rd entrance.

The 1st Annual UkeFest is brought to you by the Greater Philly and Central NJ Uke Ensemble.

jonesjimbo
09-20-2011, 08:35 AM
Awesome! I might have to check that out. I got married in Core Creek Park!

Sambient
09-22-2011, 10:57 AM
Surprised you just didn't bump your old thread (http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?52195-Greater-Philly-amp-NJ-Uke-Picnic)

In any case my ultimate beau and I plan on being in attendance.