Pickin’ at the Doak’s returns for 2013 at the Doak House Museum

Posted on 15 January 2013 by eestes@tusculum.edu

“Pickin’ at the Doak’s” will return to the Doak House Museum at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25.

The program is a fun, free, family-friendly, informal music jam session, open to pickers and listeners alike. The museum welcomes all who play and sing old-time music on traditional acoustic instruments.

This month, the jam will be held in the academy building at the Doak House site with free tours of the Doak House also being offered.  Join the pickers for fun, fellowship, and old-time music deeply rooted in the culture of the mountains.

Pickin’ at the Doak’s takes place on the fourth Friday of the month from January through October  at the Doak House, located at 690 Erwin Highway in Greeneville. The program’s schedule for 2013 is Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27 and Oct. 25.

For more information, contact site manager Leah Walker at 423-636-8554 or lwalker@tusculum.edu.

The Doak House Museum and the President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library are operated by the Department of Museum Program and Studies of Tusculum College. In addition to the museums, the department is responsible for the College Archives and offers one of the few undergraduate Museum Studies degree programs in the country. The two museums are also part of the National Historic District on the Tusculum College campus. Follow the museums on Facebook and Twitter to learn the latest news and upcoming events or visit its Web site at www.tusculum.edu/museums to learn more about the variety of programs offered at the museums.

 

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