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POTOMAC RIVER CONVENTION
Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7, Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department Hall, 3900 Lee Highway, Arlington VA. 10AM-3:30PM both days. Contact Leyland DelRe – Chair: Leyland.firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook page.
ROCHESTER NY SINGING
Sunday, April 14, 111 Hillside Ave, Rochester NY; Secret Schoolroom Shenandoah Sing 10- 2:00; contact: tmetzger at brockport.edu
NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY ALL DAY SHENANDOAH HARMONY SINGING
First Sunday in June, Charles Washington Hall, 204 N. George St, Charles Town WV (12 miles north of Berryville VA), 10 am to 3:30 pm. Sing Shenandoah Harmony; jdelre at visuallink.com
Saturday before; 10 to 3:30 pm, sing Sacred Harp, same location
TYNESIDE SHORT DAY SHENANDOAH HARMONY SINGING
First Sunday in June UK; Contact benny.ross at gmail dot com or lindsey.james at gmail dot com
MINNESOTA ALL DAY SHENANDOAH HARMONY SINGING
Saturday before second Sunday in July; 9:30 am – 3:00 pm with potluck lunch. University Baptist Church 1219 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. Singing school held the evening before at 7 pm at same location. Contact: joel.l.menk at gmail.com
BERLIN, GERMANY ALL DAY SHENANDOAH HARMONY SINGING
August 15-16, 2020, facebook ; Sunday, sing from Sacred Harp; Ev. Kirche in Charlottenburg Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis Gemeindebüro, Lietzenburger Straße 39, 10789 Berlin, Germany
FLOYD COUNTY ALL DAY
Saturday, August 24, 10 am to 3:30 pm, 336 Dreamers Ln, Floyd, VA 24091; Sacred Harp & Shenandoah Harmony; event
RIVANNA RIVER ALL DAY SINGING–Charlottesville VA
Second Saturday in September; 10 am to 3:30 pm; White Hall Community Center, 2904 Browns Gap Turnpike, Crozet VA 22932 map; Sing from The Shenandoah Harmony and Sacred Harp; event
BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON ALL DAY SHENANDOAH HARMONY SINGING
First Saturday in October, 10 am to 3:30 pm; location to be announced; contact graham.dezarn at gmail.com
JAMES RIVER ALL DAY
Saturday before 2nd Sunday in November, 10 am to 3:30 pm; potluck lunch; St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2401 E. Broad St, Richmond VA; sing from The Sacred Harp & The Shenandoah Harmony; nearby social. event
LEHIGH VALLEY ALL DAY
1st Saturday in December ; 10 am to 3:30 pm; potluck lunch; Nurture Nature Center 518 Northampton St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042; contact Dan Hunter, hunterhillfarm901 at gmail.com
WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS ALL DAY
Saturday 14th December, 10:30am-3:30pm – Northampton Friends Meeting House – 43 Center St, Ste 202, Northampton, Massachusetts 0106. Contact Julia Seidenstein email@example.com.
SECOND ANNUAL ROVING UK SHENANDOAH HARMONY ALL DAY
Third Saturday in January, 2020; 10 am to 4 pm; 59 Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PT; contact: robinbisson at gmail . com
NORTH CAROLINA CONVENTION
First Sunday in March; check for details facebook page
Except where indicated, all singings use both The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition and The Shenandoah Harmony. “Mixed book” singings combine three or more books.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – CAPITOL HILL
3rd Tuesdays, 7 to 9:30 pm; Capitol Presbyterian Church, 201 4th St. SE; enter by side door; DC shape note facebook page; or brendadunl at gmail.com or www.dcshapenote.squarespace.com
NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VA (1 1/4 hours west of Washington, D.C.)
Most 1st Saturdays, 4-8 pm — (no December singing–see Lehigh Valley all day) Singing Hall, 2336 Salem Church Rd, Boyce VA, potluck dinner at 6pm, jdelre at visuallink dot com. dcshapenote.squarespace.com
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1000 Barton Ave. Richmond, Va 23221. Website
2nd Thursdays, 7:30 – 9 pm and 3rd Saturdays, 4 – 7:30 pm at the Friends Meeting House at 1104 Forest St; contact John Alexander, jaa9n[at]virginia.edu
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 5:30-8 pm. Floyd Country Store, Floyd, VA; contact: Chris Wolf 276 229 2394 or search facebook page “Floyd Shape Note”
1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7-9 pm; contact Nora, norarose at gmail dot com or 443 845 9050
PHILADELPHIA, PA – UNIVERSITY CITY
Second Sundays, 5:00-8:00 pm with a potluck dinner around 6:30, St. Mary’s at Penn, 3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia PA 19104. Contact Rachel Hall at rhall [at] sju.edu. Web page
HAVERTOWN, PA (near Philadelphia)
Mixed book. 2nd Fridays, 7:30-9:30 pm at St. James United Church of Christ, 135 Myrtle Ave, Havertown, PA 19083. Contact: Marian McKenzie at 610 896-1565 or mmckenzie [at] friendshaverford.org
LEHIGH VALLEY, PA
Contact: Daniel Hunter at (484)788-4634 or hunterhillfarm901 [at] gmail.com
STATE COLLEGE, PA
2nd and 4th Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm; University Mennonite Church, 1606 Norma St., State College, PA 16801. For more information, please contact Hal Kunkel at 814-360-2162 or hal.kunkel [at] gmail.com. Visit the Central Pennsylvania Sacred Harp web page
Mixed book. Second Sundays, 2-5pm: You are also welcome to bring copies of other four-shape songs — a dozen is usually enough. St. Paul’s Carroll Gardens, Carroll & Clinton Sts.
Mixed book. 2nd Sundays from 2-5 Rochester Mennonite Meeting House, 111 Hillside Ave., Rochester, NY 14610 Info: Thom Metzger (585) 467-5192.
Shenandoah Harmony. Third Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, Beacon Hill Friends House. Contact Myles Dakan at gmail dot com.
Mixed book. Fifth Thursdays. For info, contact Laura Timmerman, laurat at crocker dot com or 413 773 8325
House singing on the 3rd Thursday of the Month, contact Crispin Youngberg (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sam Hathaway (email@example.com) for more info.
WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS – AMHERST
Mixed book. First Sundays, the Octagon on the Amherst College Campus 2:00-4:30 p.m., bring a snack to share, more info: Linda Shea, lindasacredharp at yahoo dot com or 413 262 5244
Mixed book. Third Sundays, 3-5:30 PM. Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St, Newburyport, MA 01950 (enter Parish Hall from Chapel St.). Info: “Newburyport Sacred Harp” Facebook group, or Chris Noren, bearcreek269 [at] gmail dot com.
Mixed book. 2nd Sundays, 2 – 5 pm, First Baptist Church, 1 Park Street, Waterville, Maine; contact Peter Golden, Watervillesingings@Mainesacredharp.org
Mixed book. 1st Sundays from 1-4 at the New Church, 302 Stevens Ave, Portland ME. Info: Vicki Adams (207) 985-7002, Chris Holley (207) 677-6437
Shenandoah Harmony. Fourth Sundays, 4:30-8pm. Info: Tarik Wareh, (518) 631-4861. Website: http://www.albanysacredharp.org/
Second and Fourth Tuesdays; 7 to 9 pm; Fairview United Methodist Church, 600 W. 6th St, Bloomington, IN; sing from Shenandoah Harmony and Sacred Harp; contact: barbrlund at gmail.com
Fourth Sundays, 3-6 pm; contact: daytonsacredharp.com
No fixed date yet; contact: eclark at spsp.net
CHICAGO, IL – HYDE PARK
Mixed book. Every Thursday. For more info & directions, email Rachel Adelstein, radelstein at earthlink dot net, or Lisa Cohen lcohen at panix.com.
Third Sundays, 4-6 pm; contact Martha Beverly, marthabeverly at gmail.com
TWIN CITIES, MN
Shenandoah Harmony. Third Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at University Baptist Church in Minneapolis. contact patte019 at umn.edu
PORT TOWNSEND, WA
Mixed book; Saturdays 3-5 pm at St Pauls Episcopal Church, 1032 Jefferson St., contact: Doug Hill, ianivan_1947 at icloud.com
CULVER CITY/LOS ANGELES CA
First Thursday split singing (7-8 pm Denson, 8-9 pm Shenandoah Harmony), 2nd & 4th Thursday, Denson only (7-9 pm); 3rd & 5th Thursday Shenandoah only (7-9 pm); Parish Hall of Grace Lutheran Church (Room #4), 4427 Overland Avenue, Culver City, 90230; contact David Olson, david at thirdculture dot com, http://www.hosorembo.com/
SANTA CRUZ, CA
irregular; contact Ed Rice, edsrice at gmail dot com
BAY AREA, CA
Mixed book. 5th Sundays, 1:00-4:00 pm; Alameda, CA, 94501; contact Malinda Groening, lgroening at gmail dot com, or Bay Area Sacred Harp website [www.bayareasacredharp.org]
First Sunday of every month from noon to 2pm. 7032 Avenue Champagneur; facebook
Mixed book. Contact benny.ross at gmail dot com or lindsey.james at gmail dot com
2 book singing, Thursdays, 7 pm. Contact Caro, c.stammreusch at gmail.com or www.sacredharpberlin.de
Shenandoah Harmony singing on fourth Tuesdays. 7-9pm, Ipplepen Methodist Church, East Street. TQ12 5SU. https://southwestshapenote.weebly.com/ipplepen.html or contact Nadia: 07577218696 or Jeremy: 07851069723 or jeremyjamesdonaldson at gmail.com
monthly, contact: robinbisson at gmail . com for details