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Highland Co. Fiddler's Convention Forecast

June 15, 2012|Meteorologist Brent Watts
  • The weekend looks perfect for the Old Time Fiddler's Convention
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The Highland Old Time Fiddler's Convention will hold its first ever competition this weekend (June 14-17) at the Highland County Fairgrounds.

Competition will start Friday at 4 PM and will continue at 11 AM on Saturday. Food will be available on the grounds. Prizes will be awarded in all old time categories and will be announced by 7 PM Saturday at which time there will be a top 5 play off.


Conditions look perfect for this outdoor event. Wind should remain light with mainly sunny skies Thursday through Sunday. Afternoon highs will climb to the low 70s, and cool overnight lows in the upper 40s to low 50s.


2:00 pm Contest Registration Opens

4:00- until Opening Ceremonies
until no contestants are waiting
*Best Time To Perform Is Friday evening


10:00 am Contest Registration Opens

11:00 am Contest begins

5:00 pm Individual Contest Ends

5:00-6:00 pm Dinner Break

6:00-8:00 pm Guest Band,
Youth Dance, Youth Ribbon
Special Acknowledgement

8:00 - Until Top 5 Band Finalist Playoff
Adult Dance Contest
couples welcome



10:00 AM, there will be a hymn-sing that is free to the public.


**Admission to the competition is $5 on Friday and $10 on Saturday with children under 12 free.Here's a link to the Old Time Fiddler's Convention Facebook Page

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