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Since 1985, the Exchange Place Living History Farm has conducted a Spring Garden Fair.  Now in its 33rd year and recognized as the oldest garden fair in Northeast Tennessee/Southwest Virginia, the 2017 edition will be held on our region will be held on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30, and is putting out a call for local musicians.

Dozens of vendors will set up throughout the historic 19th Century farmstead, a member of the National Register of Historic Places, and a music tent is always located right in the middle of all the activity.  We are looking for musicians who play traditional American music, bluegrass and old-time country.  As a nonprofit organization run exclusively by volunteers, we do not, unfortunately, have a budget to pay our musicians, but we are very happy for you to make CDs or other souvenir items available during your set.

The Spring Garden Fair is always one of our most popular public events.  Every year it features thousands of plants and herbs, along with garden accessories and related crafts, plus demonstrations of springtime activities found on an 1850s farm.

If you are interested in getting involved, and would like to share your musical talents at one of the most popular historical festivals in Northeast Tennessee, - or would like more information, ..

please contact Marshall Adesman at email listed above. Please feel free to also share this post to help us get the word out!  

Thank you.. from the Exchange Place 1850s Farm and More :)

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