I haven't made a habit of writing about my upcoming gigs, since there is a whole page dedicated to that information... BUT... March is full of such marvelous things, I couldn't help but make a space for them right here!
First off, next Saturday, March 19th, Weymouth Woods - Sandhills Nature Preserve is hosting one of the many state-wide Centennial Celebrations for North Carolina State Parks, and I am beyond thrilled to be taking part in this event. From 10am - 3pm, the event will feature live music (with yours truly on from 11 - 11:45), as well as nature hikes, birdhouse-building, local craft vendors, face-painting, free longleaf pine tree seeds, raffles, critters, a chainsaw carving demonstration (yeah, you heard me), and much more. So much good stuff, right here in our backyard. Oh -- and birthday-cake-eatin' for THE oldest living longleaf pine tree in the world. Happy 468th, ol' gal! My sweet songbird friends, Abigail Dowd, Laura Jane Vincent and Rich and Linda Angstreich, will be adding some theme music to this delightful event, so I hope you can come out and celebrate our great state with us!
It would simply be wrong to miss the opportunity while in Pinehurst to play at The Drum and Quill Public House. I'll be sharing the evening (Saturday, March 19) with the above-mentioned friend and fellow songstress, Abigail Dowd, whose sultry alto tones will have you asking for another round. We'll be playing from 5:30 - 8:30pm.
The following weekend, on Saturday March 26, I'm delighted to report that while playing, I'll be taking in the gorgeous views of Childress Vineyards, honestly one of the prettiest places I've seen in the Piedmont. Add visual aesthetics to delicious locally-sourced wines and you have yourself a quintessential Spring Saturday. Childress will be hosting two Cork Hunts on this day as well, starting at 12pm and 3pm, which is basically the adult version of an Easter Egg Hunt: except that instead of a stomach ache, the winner goes home with a $100 gift card (or $50 / $25 for 2nd and 3rd place winners). No reservations are needed, but the event is limited to the first 80 individuals. (Click here for more details.)
So as you can see, while March is sometimes known to be a fickle month, this year it is being quite sweet and amiable to me. Here's to many more months of good music, good events, and better-than-good friends with which to share them!