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Poplar Forest Folk Fest
October 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm$20.00 – $25.00
Spend an afternoon savoring the sweet sounds of American Roots music at the first-ever Thomas Jefferson Folk Music Festival. The one-day festival, celebrating one of Jefferson’s favorite passions, will feature some of Virginia’s best Americana and folk music bands—blue grass, old time and Americana—on a stage in the backyard of Jefferson’s favorite hide-away. Funds raised by the festival support the ongoing restoration, preservation and interpretation of the Founding Father’s secluded Bedford County retreat.
Enjoy performances by the Sons of Liberty, The Crooked Road Ramblers, The Wildmans and Morgan Wade and the Step Brothers. Pair their foot-tapping music with local foods; shop for works by local artisans; and explore Jefferson’s octagonal villa—considered his most perfect work of architecture at a reduced rate.
Tickets to the Thomas Jefferson Folk Music Festival are $20 per person in advance, and $25 per person at the door.