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Yoga Featured at Third Annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

The third annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival will open its Saturday, September 12 show with yoga sessions for both adults and children.

Posted on 9/3/2015 9:12:37 AM

Carlos Barata to Kick Off Weekend of Music at Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

Carlos Barata will take the stage at the downtown Indiana Theater on Thursday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m. to kick off the third annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival.

Posted on 9/2/2015 2:37:20 PM

Storytelling and Liars Contest to be Held at Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

The first Storytelling and Liars Contest will be held at the 2015 Northern Appalachian Folk Festival on September 12 in downtown Indiana. Storytelling is enormously popular in many folk festivals throughout the United States, including the recent Three Rivers Story Telling Festival in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 8/31/2015 12:16:44 PM

Economic Report to be Presented at Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

Kostas Skordas, director of the Division of Regional Planning and Research of the Appalachian Regional Commission in Washington, D.C. will provide an overview of the report “Economic Progress and Challenges in the Appalachian Region Since 1965” on September 12.

Posted on 8/31/2015 12:15:33 PM

Herping Field Day: Friends of the Parks

Join us in herping for amphibians and reptiles throughout Pine Ridge Park to search both streams and wooded areas on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

Posted on 4/14/2015 12:07:44 PM

Power of One Voice: A 50-Year Perspective on the Life of Rachel Carson

The Center for Northern Appalachian Studies is sponsoring the next film in the 2015 Center for Community Growth film series, “The Power Of One Voice,” on March 27. The screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker.

Posted on 3/17/2015 12:02:31 PM

Second Annual Folk Festival Coming to Indiana

The Northern Appalachian Folk Festival is coming back to downtown Indiana on September 4, 5, and 6, 2014, with venders, artists, workshops, theater, film, and 17 bands performing on Philadelphia Street, at the Brown Hotel, and at the Artists Hand Gallery, including Joe Gruschecky and the Houserockers.

Posted on 8/28/2014 4:31:22 PM

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