Old Fiddlers to Perform Aug. 8


Old Fiddlers Picnic takes place Aug. 8.

The 87th Annual Chester County Old Fiddlers’ Picnic will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 8 at Hibernia Park, which is less than 30 miles from Hamanassett B&B.

Bring your fiddle because groups and individuals are encouraged to take the stage and registration begins at 9 a.m. The Remington Riders, the Old Fiddlers’ house band, will kick off the picnic. Then a continually changing slate of individuals and groups who perform all day.

The Sanderson Museum in Chadds Ford will have a booth at the Picnic for the first time. The Old Fiddler’s Picnic, which was originally coordinated by Chris Sanderson, will now host a display of his collection at the Picnic.

Visitors will enjoy instrument demonstrations, beginner jam sessions, wagon rides, a variety of craft items and novelties, plenty of food including BBQ and funnel cake. Don’t forget your lawn chair.

Rain date is Aug. 9.