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The Appalachian Festival returns to Coney Island

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Maija Zummo
CityBeat

Join in the fun at the 44th annual Appalachian Festival. Coney Island hosts this day of tradition, crafts, history, demonstrations and more with live storytelling performances; music from the likes of The Tillers and the Rabbit Hash String Band; dancing demonstrations from the All Nations Drum Native American Indian drum and dance performers, Hoosier Hoedowner Cloggers and Country line dancing instruction; a plethora of mountain foods; and a living history village with families in Appalachian period clothing explaining everything from smoke houses and food preservation to beekeeping and dulcimers.

DETAILS: Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. $8 general admission with $6 parking. 6201 Kellogg Ave., California, appalachianfestival.org .

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