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Fiddle contest set for Saturday

Sep. 13, 2012 @ 07:07 AM

ASHLAND -- The 17th annual Ed Haley Old Time Fiddle Festival is scheduled Saturday in downtown Ashland.

The festival includes a demonstration of "old time" Appalacian fiddle techniques at 10 a.m. Saturday. An Old Time Fiddle Contest is scheduled at 12:30 p.m. with categories for teens, adults and seniors. Prizes include $500 for the adult and senior winners. Entry fee is $10 for adults and seniors and $5 for teens.

The events will be held at the Family Life Center at 1628 Winchester Ave.

It is being held in conjunction with Ashland's Poage Landing Days. For details go to www.poagelandingdays.com.