Blog site of the

California State Old-Time Fiddlers' Association

District 5 (Orangevale / Sacramento)

This blog will be used to keep you abreast of activities of the CSOTFA District 5.

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Fiddle Friends,

This is CSOTFA D5 Officer Election period.  During the next (November 11, Veteran’s Day) jam you will have the opportunity to submit your nominations for D5 officers and advisors.

We need to fill the Vice President, Secretary, and Treasure positions as well has 3 Advisor positions.  If you or any one you of your choosing, is willing to serve in any capacity you are encouraged to submit your nominations for any position.

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Thurs. Oct. 4, 6:30-9 p.m., Stonegate Mobile Home Park clubhouse, 7368 Whyte Ave., Citrus Heights.   Info, Jan Leathers, 916-595-3463.


Sat. Oct. 6, 12 noon-4 p.m., Lakeview Village Mobile Home Park clubhouse, 6211 Summerset Lane, Citrus Heights.  Info, Karen Heller, 916-572-0692.   The November jam will be Nov. 17.

Snacks and donations to the food and coffee containers are welcome.



Sun. Oct. 14, 12 noon-4 p.m., regular 2nd Sunday District 5 jam, Grange Hall, 5807 Walnut Ave., Orangevale.   Info, Ralph Standiford, 530-676-0836.


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The 2018 Western Open wil be held in Redbuff, California October 25 to 27th


The Friday night concert will be Laurie Lewis.


Also a new rule: if a string breaks on an accompanist, the Contestant can either a) continue and finish the round, or b) allow the accompanist to change out the string by going to the end of the play order.



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Hello Fiddle Friends,


During our normal 2nd Sunday Jam/Show we will be having our annual Fiddle Kids Showcase and Fund Raiser.  At about 1PM we will server hot dogs and hamburgers to those who wish to participate (with a $10 donation). 

Invite your friends and neighbors!





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