Fiddlers Convention Set
The 76th annual Highfalls Old-Time Fiddlers' Convention will be held at North Moore High School Auditorium on Saturday, March 12.
The auditorium is located on North Moore Road between High Falls and Robbins.
Registration for participants will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. Bands can participate without preregistration.
Admission is $7 per person for an evening of entertainment that begins at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door. A concession stand will be open throughout the evening.
More than $1,000 in cash prizes and ribbons will be given for the following categories: bands, fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, singer, dancing, bass fiddle, dobro, piano and most promising young talent. Trophies will also be given for the first-, second- and third-place bands.
This event is sponsored by Highfalls Elementary School with the proceeds being used to benefit the school. Dave "JJ" Moore will emcee this event, where some of the best musicians in the state can be heard.
For more information, call Highfalls Elementary School during school hours at (910) 464-3600 or visit http://schoolcenter.mcs.k12.nc.us/education/school/school.php?sectiondetailid=95&.
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