23rd Annual Heartland Dulcimer Fest
November 3-4, 2017
First Christian Church, 1811 N. Miles St
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

HDC FEST 2017 Festival Schedule

Friday, November 3rd:

-6:00-7:00 PM (EST) Meet and Greet Catered Dinner with Guest Artists (must pre-register in advance to attend)

-7:00-9:30 PM Jam Sessions (Slow & Fast) led by All-Star guest artists, plus vendors and consignment swap shop open

Saturday, November 4th:

-8:00-9:00 AM Registration

-9:00-10:015 AM Session 1 Workshops

-10:30-11:45 AM Session 2 Workshops

-12:00-1:00 PM Lunch

-1:00-2:15 PM Session 3 Workshops

-2:30-3:45 PM Session 4 Workshops

-4:00-4:45 PM Session 5 All Instrument Folk Band

-5:00-6:30 PM Dinner

-6:30-7:00 PM Open Seating & Slide Show for Concert

-7:00-9:00 PM All-Star Concert *Live Filming for KET and WEB

Click HERE for a printable PDF pre-registration form.

Click HERE for an online pre-registration form.

All-Star Concert November 4th, 7:00 PM

First Christian Church Sanctuary

Tina Bergmann, Tom Cunningham, Dave Haas, Anne Lough, Sue Massek, Carol McClure, Molly McCormack, Sarah Morgan, Don Pedi, John Skelton

For complete bios and picture of each our of guest artists, click HERE.

Concert tickets available from club members in advance and at the church door at 6 PM. Suggested donation to the all-star concert is $10.

(Each pre-registration includes a ticket to the All-Star Concert)

All proceeds go to sustain the Heartland Dulcimer Club Festival.

Directions to Festival and Concert Location:

First Christian Church 1811 N. Miles St Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (270) 765-4994

From I-65:

- Take Exit 94, US-62/KY-61 towards Elizabethtown

- (From I-65 S) Turn Right/(From I-65 N) Turn Left onto N. Mulberry St. (Go approximately 0.7 miles)

- Turn Right on Ring Rd (Go approximately 1.8 miles)

- Turn Left onto N. Miles St./Shepherdsville Rd/KY-251 (Go approximately 0.4 miles) - The Church will be on your Left.

From Bluegrass Parkway (BG):

- Merge onto I-65 N/Kentucky Tpke N via Exit 1A towards Elizabethtown/Louisville (Go approximately 0.6 miles before you take Exit 94)

- Follow directions from I-65 N, take Exit 94, etc.

From Western Kentucky Parkway:

- Merge onto I-65/Kentucky Tpke N via Exit 137B toward Lexington/Louisville (Go approximately 3.1 miles)

- Follow directions from I-64 N, take Exit 94, etc.

Lodging Information

A limited block of rooms has been reserved with the special rate of $79 per night (plus tax) at the Ramada Inn, I-65 (Exit 94), (270) 769-9683. You must call to make your own room reservations before October 21st. Mention the Heartland Dulcimer Club Festival in order to receive the Club’s special rate. This block filled quickly last year, so don’t wait! (There are a number of other hotels in this same area. If you have trouble finding a hotel room, please let us know!)

Directions from the Hotel to the Church:

Ramada Inn 205 Commerce Drive Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (270)769-9683

- Head North on Commerce Dr.

- Turn Left onto N. Mulberry St./US-62 W/KY-61 (Go approximately 0.3 miles)

- Turn Right onto Ring Rd/KY-3005 (Go approximately 1.8 miles)

- Turn Left onto Shepherdsville Rd/KY-251 which becomes Miles St. (Go approximately 0.4 mile)

Campground Information

Crossroads Camp Ground (Good Sam Park) is near the festival location. For information please call Keith or Carol Nichols at (270) 737-7600 or 1-800-975-6521.

Directions from the Campground to the Church:

Crossroads Camp Ground 209 Tunnel Hill Rd Elizabethtown, KY 42701 1-800-975- 6521

- Go North on Tunnel Hill Rd toward Copper Medallion Dr. (Go approximately 0.3 miles)

- Turn Left to stay on Tunnel Hill Rd. (Go approximately 0.4 mile)

- Take the 3rd Left onto Old Tunnel Hill Rd (Go approximately 1.3 miles)

-Turn Left onto N Miles St/KY-251 (Go approximately 0.3 mile)

- The Church will be on your left.

Meal Information

An optional catered lunch will be available from Back Home Restaurant for those who order and register by October 22nd. Catered lunch will NOT be available after October 22nd. To order a lunch, complete the lunch section of the registration form and submit your order no later than October 22nd, post-marked October 22nd for mail in orders. Dinner will be on your own. There are a number of restaurants near the festival location and hotel area.

Click HERE for a printable PDF pre-registration form.

Click HERE for an online pre-registration form.

Contact Information

Still have questions or concerns? Contact us!

- Registration information: Alice (502) 827-0572 or lilpt@aol.com

- Vendor information: Glenda (270) 312-3001 or ddean1@windstream.net

- Swap Shop Consignment: Norma (270) 352-4464 or jnolive@bbtel.com

*Unlike the vendor and artist sales tables, an HDC club member will watch your items. We ask that you donate 10% of your earnings, or what you feel comfortable for their work at the table.

- Please “like us” on FB and keep up with all the latest festival information facebook.com/heartlanddulcimerclub

Registration to the 23rd Annual Heartland Dulcimer Fest

A printable form is available for those who wish to print a form, fill it out and mail a check for purchases. Click HERE for a printable PDF pre-registration form.

An online form is available for those who wish to register online. Click HERE for an online pre-registration form. After your form is submitted, you will receive an email directing you to pay through Paypal, Credit Card, or Check.

A concert ticket (valued at $10) is provided along with your completed registration form. You DO NOT need to pre-register to attend the concert only.

Thanks to our corporate sponsors to date:

Outdoor Power Source Swope Family of Dealership Elizabethtown Tourism and Conventions Bureau