This is a festival of Traditional Dance, Music, and Song, sponsored by the Fayetteville Traditional Dance Society. It takes place at the Mount Sequoyah Retreat Center, a 32 acre wooded campus just 5 minutes from the Fayetteville square. It is a participatory festival with multiple workshop opportunities including contra, International, and square dancing, along with fiddle, banjo, guitar, as well as ballad and harmony singing. Saturday night includes an open mic student showcase followed by a Dave Smith concert. The full weekend includes four on campus meals. You can register online at the bottom of this page.
Mount Sequoyah offers a variety of affordable housing options ranging from $45 for a dorm style room with twin beds, to motel style rooms for $75. FTDS has booked a block of rooms in three locations at the Retreat Center for the event. They are being held in the name of the Fayetteville Traditional Dance Society. Contact Mt. Sequoyah at 479-443-4531 for reservations.
Music for dances and workshops provided by:
Nathan McAlister & Friends
The Old 78s
Carole Anne Rose & Sara White
Steve & Joanie Green
Full Weekend: $65 (Includes four on-campus meals)
Register early and Save! Cost increases to $75 after October 15, 2019.
Single day: Friday only - $35, Single day: Saturday only - $45
(Single day registrations must be sent by mail or paid at the door.)