CALIFORNIA STATE OLD TIME FIDDLERS ASSOCIATION DISTRICT #5

Califonia State Old Time Fiddlers Association, District 5 (CSOTFA #5) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) U.S. IRS # 23-7288853, charitable corporation formed to educate about and perpetuate the art and culture of Old Time Fiddle Music. We are dedicated to preserving and enjoying authentic old-time music, providing a welcoming place for musicians of all levels to jam and perform, and passing down the traditions of old-time country, folk, and bluegrass music to our families, friends, and interested musicians.


      2022 Jam Schedule   

January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12
July 10
August 14
September 11
October 9
November 13
December 11

Notice

Dear CSOTFA District 5 Members, Friends, Supporters, & for this month we add a special shout-out to all Mothers:
Our Jam at the Orangevale Grange will be on Sunday, May 8th from 1:00 to 4:00pm.
br>We realize our meeting is on Mother's day and a lot of you may have other commitments & plans,
but we do appreciate your continued attendance at these jams. Hope to see you there,
and a reminder that for the upcoming June 12th meeting,
Jon Smith & his daughters will host a tribute for Stephanie Smith,
one of the District's long time & well loved members!

Thank you all for the diverse music we have been enjoying in our get-togethers & see you soon!

Sincerely, Jeff Gebhart

CALIFORNIA STATE OLD TIME FIDDLERS ASSOCIATION DISTRICT # 5
Typical Jam Schedule 12:OO to 4:00 P.M.

12:00 NOON TO 1:00 P.M. ---BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING IN COTTAGE.
12:00 NOON TO 1:00 P.M. ---OPEN MIKE ON STAGE.
1:00 P.M.---FULL STAGE ASSEMBLY OPENING WITH THE SINGING OF GOD BLESS AMERICA.
1:15 P.M. TO 2:00 P.M.---STAGE PERFORMERS FROM SIGN UP BOARD.
MEETING ROOM
2:00 P.M.---FIDDLE KIDS PERFORMERS FROM SIGN UP BOARD.
3:00 P.M.--- FULL STAGE ASSEMBLY WITH TWO FIDDLE TUNES AND ONE VOCALIST.
ALL AFTERNOON---THE OAK TREE GANG JAM OUT FRONT AND THE BACK FORTY GANG JAM BEHIND THE GRANGE HALL.
1:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M.---DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS EVERY FIFTEEN
MINUTES (TWO TICKETS EACH DRAWING). WINNERS’ NAMES POSTED ABOVE PRIZE DISPLAY TABLE.
4:00 P.M. --- CASH DRAWING. (WINNING TICKET MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN).
· Donate to the Fiddle Kitty at the front door.
· Buy  Drawing Tickets at 3 tickets for $1.00 or 20 for $5.00 and donate door
   prizes for the drawings. Cash drawing at 4:00 p.m. Must be present to win.

Buy items for sale at our Membership Table:
· Membership Roster $2.00
· Standing Rules $1.00
· Name Badge $5.00
· Cassette Tapes __________________ $7.00
· Cds___________________________ $10.00

· Help cleanup at closing time but not until all the entertainers are off the stage.
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