Friday, September 11

Hoppin’ John Bluegrass & Old-Time Fiddlers’ Convention

This is sure to be a weekend of pickin' and grinnin'. Not only can you compete in musical and dance competitions, you can also show off your culinary skills with the black-eyed pea. Or just sit back, enjoy, and cast your vote for best hoppin' john. Bring a tent, your favorite instrument, and your best recipes to Shakori Hills, situated on 72 beautiful acres of ancient trees in Silk Hope, North Carolina.

Hoppin’ John Fiddlers’ Convention is sponsored by Shakori Hills, Inc., a non-profit formed in order to provide an environment for community building through arts and education for Chatham County and beyond. For more information, visit or call 919-542-1746.