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Old-Time & Gee's Bend 2024

Quilters, basket weavers, and blacksmiths pursue their work in an encouraging atmosphere while music students fully immerse themselves in old-time classes, their days and nights filled with instruction from master musicians, jam sessions, and an instructor concert. Afternoon mini classes give all participants a chance to take part in learning something totally new. With more than 1,140 acres of forest consisting of breathtaking canyons, waterfalls, miles of hiking trails, and glistening streams, there’s plenty of exploring to do during your free time. Take a hike, go canoeing, or pick a porch and rocking chair to relax.

Read About Classes & Instructors:

  • Banjo I: Charlie Hunter-Cook
  • Banjo II: Joe Newberry
  • Fiddle I: Carter Laney
  • Fiddle II: Jimmy Triplett
  • Mando: Mike Compton
  • Repertoire: Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones
  • Guitar & Harmony Singing: Kay Justice w/ Kathy Hinkle assisting

Mini classes hosted throughout the event require no registration and are open to all students. Some loaner instruments will be available, but please bring your own if you know you'd like to participate. More info coming soon about mini class offerings.

Registration Coming In Summer of 2024


All music classes are $255.00

Craft classes are $275.00 (additional small supplies fee for blacksmithing paid upon arrival)

Lodging prices (including meals) range from:

  • Lodge Room & Meals for 2: $550.00
  • Lodge Room & Meals for 1: $420.00
  • Cabin Bunk Bed & Meals for 1: $155.00
  • Commuter Fee & Meals for 1: $80.00