Natchitoches/NSU Folk Festival July 20-21
Two-day event celebrates state's unique culture
The 33rd Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held on Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21.
The theme for this year's festival is "Celebrating Louisiana's Folk Music.
Tickets are $11 for a two-day pass, available in advance only, $8 for all events on Saturday or $5 for a one-time evening pass to all events after 5 p.m.
The Annual Louisiana State Fiddle Championship will also be part of the Festival. The Fiddle Championship will be held July 21 at 1 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. There will be a non-championship class for those 12 and under, 13-18 and 60 above and a championship class for those 21 and under, 22-59 and age 60 and above.
Dozens of craftspeople have been invited to display their traditional work on Saturday and discuss their work with those attending the Festival. Craftspeople are expected to display pottery, beadwork, baskets, toys, necklaces and silver jewelry, gourds, musical instruments, walking sticks, bows, wooden puzzles, file’, wood carvings, crafts and more.
For more information, call (318) 357-4332 or go to http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu.