2014 Wine Country Ukulele Festival
In California’s beautiful Napa Valley
Sept. 4 – Sept. 7, 2014
Here’s a little preview of what we’ve got brewing for this year:
Thursday, September 4
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Heidi Swedberg & the Sukey Jump Band
Free Concert & Ice Cream Social for the Kiddies, to be held at Umpqua Bank, 1065 Main Street, St. Helena, CA
Friday, September 5
10am – 12pm
Busking at the St. Helena Farmer’s Market
Free, live music at the St. Helena Farmer’s Market in Crane Park, St. Helena and a free beginners’ lesson at 10:30 am
6pm - ?
Wine Country Ukulele Picnic at Lyman Park
Bring a blanket and a picnic basket (and don’t forget your uke!) and join us at beautiful Lyman Park for a wonderful evening of music, camaraderie, and fun.
1300 block of Main Street between Pine & Adams Streets in St. Helena. Free!
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2013
10am – 5pm
Wine Country Ukulele Festival
Free beginner’s lessons, ukulele give-aways, live music, ‘ukulele marketplace, instructional workshops, ‘ukulele building demonstrations, jam sessions, open mic, flea market, and more all at the Wine Country ‘Ukulele Festival at the Upper Valley Campus of the Napa Valley College, in St. Helena. (Admission $15. Free for children 12 and under. Extra charge for instructional workshops.)
5pm - 8pm
Last Stage out of Town
Brand new for this year, the all-festival dinner and jam led by the original jam master, Andy Andrews, held right there at the Upper Valley Campus of the Napa Valley College so you don’t have to budge an inch…not even for dinner because the fabulous taco bar by Azteca will be coming back. Free with festival admission. Dinner will be extra. Song books will be posted soon.
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2013
10am – 5pm
Aloha Day Returns!
Join Faith Ako and Steven Espaniola for a kani ka pila (Hawaiian for “let’s make music”), and a day full of Hawaiian music, dance, crafts, and food, in addition to our traditional ‘ukulele workshops (covering topics from all genres), ‘ukulele building demonstrations, ‘ukulele marketplace, open mic, free beginners lessons, ‘ukulele give-aways, and flea market…..all at the Wine Country ‘Ukulele Festival at the Upper Valley Campus of the Napa Valley College, in St. Helena. (Admission $15. Children 12 and under free. Extra charge for ‘ukulele workshops.)
Stay tuned! There’s more to Come!
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