Mount Airy Old-Time Retreat

Make Time for Old-Time as we warm up for the Mount Airy Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddlers Convention. Offerings will include fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, bass, slow jams with “hot seats,” a dance, and more. Online registration is now available. Instructors, classes, and schedule coming soon. The retreat is hosted by the Surry Arts Council and supported in part by the North Carolina Department of Natural & Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tuition is $300. Payment in full is confirmation of your registration. $100 is nonrefundable. The balance of the tuition is refundable if requested by January 31, 2019. Tuition includes classes, meals (lunch and dinner), event tickets, and a t-shirt.

A limited number of youth scholarships are available. Complete the scholarship application (.docx or .pdf), including a statement of need, and submit in person, by mail or email to Young musicians are included in all of the classes. In addition, there are youth competitions at the Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention.

This project is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

Event Details

Location Veterans Memorial Park
Mount Airy, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
Music Styles Old-Time
Event Type Workshop / Class / Demonstration
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible

Contact Info

Phone (336) 786-7998

Upcoming Dates:

  • Wed, Jun 5, 2019 at 12:00am - Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 12:00pm