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Kutztown Folk Festival 2016 Schedule
      July 2 - 10, 2016
Location: Kutztown Fairgrounds
Address: 225 N. Whiteoak St, Kutztown, PA.


Festival Times:
July 2, 3, 8, 9 -- 10:00 am. - 8:00 pm.
July 4, 5, 6, 7, 10 -- 10:00 am. - 6:00 pm.

Seminar Stage, Daily
11:30 - 12:00 - Hex Signs & Barn Stars, Myth & Meaning - Patrick Donmoyer
12:00 - 12:30 - PA Germans at Gettysburg - Dr. David Valuska or, Mike Rhoads - The Mennonites
12:30 - 1:00 - Schooling, Dr. William Donner
1:00 - 1:30 - Spirituality, Dr. Harry Serio
1:30 - 3:30 - Cultural Theme Speakers/Special Presentations
3:30 - 4:00 - Leroy Brown-Life of a Dutchman
4:00 - 4:30 - Bill Meck & Leroy Brown, Dialect Humor
4:30 - 5:00 - Quilts - Utilitarian, Decorative, Collectible



Evenings July 2, 3, 8, 9, 2016
5:00 - 6:00 Crafts of the Festival and Cultural Events, Dr. Bill Donner
6:00 - 7:00 “Growing Up Dutch” – Bring your stories and questions, open to all Festival visitors and participants.

Seminar Stage Special Events
Liar’s Contest - 7/6, 1:30 pm and 7/9, 1:30 pm
Deitsch Writer’s Fescht - 7/5, 1:30 pm
Children’s Essay - TBA

Children’s Stage, Daily
11:15 - 11:45 - Marty’s Miraculous Flea Circus
12:00 - 12:30 - Ed and Brenda Hanna, Puppets
12:45 - 1:30 - Keith Brintzenhoff, Storytelling and Music
1:30 - 2:15 - Marty’s Miraculous Flea Circus
2:15 - 2:45 - Ed and Brenda Hanna, Puppets
3:00 - 3:30 - Keith Brintzenhoff, Storytelling and Music
      - Todd Newman - Children’s Show July 2 and July 3
      - Acoustic Roadshow - Local Musical Showcase July 8 and July 9

3:30 - 4:00 - Traditional Wedding
4:00 - 4:30 - Marty’s Miraculous Flea Circus
4:30 - 5:00 - Ed & Brenda Hanna, Puppets



Afternoon / Evenings on July 2, 3, 8, 9,2016

4:15 - 4:45 - Ed & Brenda Hanna, Puppets
5:00 - 5:45 - Todd Newman – Children’s Show 7/2 & 7/3
5:00 - 5:45 - Acoustic Roadshow – Local Musical Showcase 7/8 & 7/9
6:00 - 6:30 - Marty’s Miraculous Flea Circus
6:45 - 7:30 - Todd Newman – Children’s Show
6:45 - 7:30 - Acoustic Roadshow – Local Musical Showcase 7/8 & 7/9

Hoedown Stage, Daily
11:00 - 11:45 Sauerkraut Brass Band 7/2, 7/4, 7/6, 7/8 (10:45-11:15 on the 4th)
11:00 - 11:45 Keith Brintzenhoff and Mike Hertzog, PA Dutch Duo 7/3, 7/5, 7/7, 7/9, 7/10

12:00 - 12:30 - Hoedowning, By the Miller Family
12:45 - 1:15 - Sheep Sheering
1:30 - 2:00 - Hoedowning, By the Miller Family
2:15 - 2:45 - Sheep Sheering
3:00 - 3:30 - Hoedowning, By the Miller Family
3:30 - 4:00 - Sheep Sheering
4:30 - 5:00 - Hoedowning, By the Miller Family



Hoedown Stage, Evenings
July 2, 5:30 - 7:45 - Zepp Family Band
July 3, 5:30 - 7:45 - Little Brass Band
July 4, 5:00 - 5:45 - Reutlingen, Germany’s Hohner Harmonica Band
July 5, 5:00 - 5:45 - Reutlingen, Germany’s Hohner Harmonica Band
July 6, 5:00 - 5:45 - Mountain Folk Duo
July 7, 5:00 - 5:45 - Mountain Folk Duo
July 8, 5:30 - 7:45 - Folk Dance Competition w/ Miller Family Square Dancers, Celtic Martins, and Dave Kline & The Country Folks Band
July 9, 5:30 - 7:45 - Cat Elwell & Saucony Grass
July 10, 5:00 - 5:45 - Mountain Folk Duo

Festival Commons (Central Loop)
Daily Noah’s World Animal Petting Zoo
Daily Antique Engines
Daily Farm Demonstrations
Daily Pony Rides
11:30am Festival 4th of July Parade - On the Commons
Daily Kutztown PA German Cultural Heritage Center - Hex Sign / arn Stars,
Pow Wowing Artifacts, One-Room School House.

Union Church
12:00 - 5:00 Hymn Singing
12:00 - 3:00 Children’s games
2:00 - 2:30 Union Church Tradition

The Gallows 11:30 - 12:00 - Hanging of Suzanna Cox. (July 4th at 12:30) 1:00 - 1:45 - Acoustic Roadshow - Local Musical Showcase 2:30 - 3:00 - Hanging of Suzanne Cox 3:30 - 4:15 - Acoustic Roadshow - Local Musical Showcase 4:30 - 5:00 - Hanging of Suzanna Cox *5:00 - 5:30 on 7/2, 7/3, 7/8, 7/9.* 7/5, 7/6, and 7/7 - Bob and Mimi Koerner, Magical Flute Duo 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm Evenings 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm July 2 Grexin July 3 Acoustic Roadshow – Local Musical Showcase July 8 Zepp Family July 9 The Kickbacks

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