Department of Parks
Great American Dulcimer Convention at Pine Mountain Sept. 24-25
PINEVILLE, Ky. -- Mountain traditions abound the weekend of Sept. 24-25 during the Great American Dulcimer Convention at Pine Mountain State Resort Park at Pineville.
Guests can enjoy the sweet music of Appalachian lap and hammered dulcimers softly chiming in the hands of some of the finest performers in the country.
Delight to lively, entertaining evening concerts and participate in one-of-a-kind workshops in the midst of legendary dulcimer artists. A special event package includes accommodations for two nights, two evening buffet meals and admission to all workshop sessions and concerts for $209 single occupancy and $259 double occupancy. A fee of $8 per person, per evening, applies to non-package participants attending the evening concerts. The Saturday morning lesson sessions and afternoon concert are free and open to all.
This year’s talent lineup will include the duo of Cathy Barton and Dave Para; Doug Berch; Butch Ross; Josh Noe; Terry and Pam Lewis; Kentucky Standard Band; and Anne MacFie. Contact the park for details and reservations at 800-325-1712.
Pine Mountain State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, Mountain View Restaurant, an award-winning golf course, an interpretive center and hiking trails. Pine Mountain State Resort is located one mile south of Pineville, Ky., on US 25E or 10 miles north of Middlesboro, Ky.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 51 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov