Free live-streaming summer programs for children and families from the Susquehanna Folk Music Society (SFMS). Based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, SFMS is a nonprofit education and arts organization dedicated to the advancement, promotion and preservation of traditional, contemporary and international folk music and folk culture. Its events feature artists from around the globe as well as hometown performers. Many programs have a “hands-on” component that strengthens the connections between music and folks.
Wednesday, June 9 at 2:00 p.m. Beverly Street String Band
A fun, fast-paced program full of silly sing-a-longs, zippy fiddle and banjo music, physical comedy, funny poetry, and awesome storytelling for all ages. The audience gets to participate in much of the action. Watch a video.
Wednesday, June 30 at 2:00 p.m. Cups and Crankies: Homegrown Family Fun
Box and String invite you to an interactive workshop for all ages featuring moving panoramas (crankies), games and crafts with ordinary paper cups, original and traditional songs about our animal friends, dancing, and plenty of silliness. Watch a video.
Wednesday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. Andy’s Wild Amphibian
Andy Offutt Irwin presents Andy’s Wild Amphibian Show featuring many things including tadpoles, ridiculous parental questions, a five-gallon pickle jar, and a cat named Bootsie. Andy Offut Irwin’s official website.