See a comedic magician, learn how to make scrimshaw, and see dozens of music performances at the Lowell Folk Festival, July 28-30. The free event features five stages of traditional music, crafts demonstrations, ethnic foods, and children’s activities. Enjoy music from around the world, including performances by zydeco, gospel, Irish, and Appalachian groups. Learn how to do the National Dance Day Routine and make origami, and meet 18 artisans and craftspeople who will offer demonstrations on how to make western saddles, ship’s wheels, and more. Games for all ages include the ring toss, the muffin tin game, and box hockey, which was invented in Lowell.
For more information visit: http://lowellfolkfestival.org/