Event: The Appalachian Festival

The spirit of mountain people is returning to Cincinnati for the 45th annual Appalachian Festival.

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The Appalachian Festival

The spirit of mountain people is returning to Cincinnati for the 45th annual Appalachian Festival. Guests can enjoy a lineup of authentic music, storytelling, dance and mountain foods plus festival crafts, educational exhibits and a living history village with demonstrations in Appalachian life, beekeeping, apple butter making, Native American drum and dancing, natural dye methods and more. Live Appalachian and Bluegrass music by local favorites including The Tillers, Ma Crow & the Lady Slippers and others. Each adult who brings three non-perishable items for the Free Store Food Bank will receive a $2 discount on admission. 


9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. $10; $5 seniors; $2 children ages 3 and younger. Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., California, appalachianfestival.org.

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