Bluegrass and Old West Fest continues in Ramona through Sunday

Hot Club of Cowtown leads a music workshop on Saturday afternoon. Sentinel photo/Maureen Robertson

The atmosphere was relaxed at the first of the two-day Bluegrass & Old West Fest on Saturday as Ramonans and

Freja Aevermann, 2, from San Diego dances to the tunes. Sentinel photo/Maureen Robertson

visitors spread out blankets, sat at picnic tables or the fold-up chairs they brought from home, or strolled the Ramona Outdoor Community Center listening to music, attending workshops, enjoying the perfect weather, and talking with authentic re-enactors in the Old West Encampment.

Children played, adults talked and enjoyed the music, bands played, and the re-enactors brought guests back in time.

The festival continues this evening with Chris Stuart and Janet Beazley from 6:35 to 7:25, Hot Club of Cowtown from 7:30 to 9, and fireside talks and jams from 9 to midnight.

Sunday activities will start with the Taildraggers at 11 a.m. and end with Chris Clarke & Plow from 6:10 to 7 p.m.

Parking is free as is a walk through the Old West Encampment with Civil War re-enactors, Cowboy Camp, Saloon, Chuck Wagon, Pioneer Family, and the Mountain Man camp.

Tickets are available at the gate and online. Saturday tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Tickets on Sunday are $10 for adults

Three members of the Lonesome Otis band entertain from the Rocky Top Stage. Sentinel photo/Maureen RobertsonJim Mildren of Banning shows a rifle made during the Civil War to Old West Encampment visitors. Sentinel photo/Maureen Robertson

and $5 for children.

See ramonabluegrassfest.com for more.

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Posted by Maureen Robertson on May 4 2013. Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Country Living, Featured Story. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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