Past Dates

Friday, October 27th, 2017

3rd Annual Antique Show - Performance times TBD
177 Lyons Road
Decatur, Alabama 35603
USA
256-303-9849 [map]
Price: Free

Rich's Antiques will host their 3nd Annual Antique Show on Friday, October 27th and Saturday the 28th. Jan will be there performing traditional music on the mountain dulcimer.

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Melodies & Musings - Our Appalachian Legacy - Wednesday - Friday
1500 Sunset Drive
Guntersville, AL
USA
256-571-7734 [map]
Price: Visit website for festival details

This wonderful mountain dulcimer event is hosted by the RSVP program at Lake Guntersville. Classes are offered in beginning, intermediate and advanced levels for three days, with several instructors including Aubrey Atwater, Lorinda Jones, Heidi Muller and Jan Hammond. There will be a staff concert on Friday night that is open to the public. For information, please see www.melodies-and-musings.com.

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Adult Arts Program - Mountain Dulcimer Immersive Workshop - TBA
4000 S M 137
Interlochen, MI 49643
(231) 276-7200 [map]
Price: TBA

Now a two day event, enjoy this wonderful opportunity to meet people, learn a new instrument or grow your dulcimer experience. Instructors Wanda Degen, DeeDee Tibbits and Jan Hammond are active performers and educators and perennial favorites at many folk and dulcimer festivals around Michigan and other parts of the country. They share a love of Appalachian, Celtic and Folk music, and all three are enthusiastic in sharing what they’ve learned.

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Lawerence County High School
13th Annual Hee-Haw Variety Show - 5:00 PM
102 College Street
Moulton, AL 35650
USA [map]
Price: Tickets at the door

Some of the area's finest citizens will suit up again to take on the roles of the colorful characters of the 1970s television show "Hee-Haw". The event will benefit the Lawrence County Relay for Life, an event of the American Cancer Society.

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

2nd Annual Antique Show - Performance time TBA
177 Lyons Road
Decatur, AL 35603
USA
256-303-9849 [map]
Price: Free

Rich's Antiques will host their 2nd Annual Antique Show on Friday, October 28th and Saturday the 29th. Jan will be there providing traditional music on the mountain dulcimer.

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Jan Hammond & Paul Conrad - TBA
Roy Smith Shelter House, 497 Middlebury Rd
Kent, OH 44240
USA
Tom Ball (330) 733-8845. [map]
Price: TBA

Friday, December 4th, 2015

E.J. Thomas Hall
Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - Noon to 7pm (Friday), 10am to 6pm (Saturday) and 10am to 4 pm (Sunday)
198 Hill Street
Akron, OH
USA
330-972-7570 [map]

This will be Jan's fourth year of exhibiting nature photography at this wonderful show. It is a quality, three day event and one that shouldn't be missed.

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

House Concert
Dulcimer Duet Concert w/Paul Conrad - 5:00 PM
West Laffayette, Ohio [map]
Price: $8.00

There'll be an intermission with snacks and a jam after the concert. 

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Nature Fest Arts & Crafts Show - 9 AM - 4 PM
9877 Alabama Ave. S.W.
Wilmot, OH 44689
USA
877-359-5235 [map]
Price: Free

Jan will have her entire selection of nature photo products. This is a wonderful show at a really beautiful location. 

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Nutcracker Sweets Fine Arts and Crafts Festival - 10 AM – 8 PM
146 S Chillicothe Rd
Aurora, OH 44202
USA
(216) 387-6268 [map]
Price: $5.00 General Admission, Children under 12 are free.

This is a two day event and Jan will be exhibiting her nature photography.

The Church in Aurora’s Nutcracker Sweets Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is not to be missed! Over 50 carefully selected crafters are on hand to offer exciting and unique gift and craft items. Each year these items can include hand painted dinnerware, specialty candles, candy apples, chocolate and maple sugar candies, ornaments, wooden items, linens, holiday wreaths and decorations, doll clothes, plaques and prints and originals on canvas... just to mention a few.

If you become hungry while shopping our Church “café” offers homemade pies, cakes, our renowned chicken almondine, and many other delights to dine on.

The Nutcracker Festival is a wonderful way to get some fall and Christmas shopping out of the way early and, or, to discover a new treasure to display at home. We hope to see you there.

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Wooster Arts Jazz Fest - 11 AM - 7 PM
On the Square in Downtown Wooster
Wooster, Ohio 44691
USA
330-262-6222 [map]
Price: Free

In its 12th year, the Wooster Arts Jazz Fest 2015 will feature over 50 artists, along with children’s activities, music, and gourmet food. The purpose of this festival is to celebrate the arts, provide sales opportunities for artists, and promote economic development in downtown Wooster.

Presented through a partnership between Main Street Wooster Foundation, Inc, Wayne Center for the Arts, Rotary Club of Wooster and the Wooster City Schools. The Wooster Arts Jazz Fest is organized by volunteers and funded through donations.

Jan Hammond will be exhibiting and selling all of her nature photography products, including cards, ornaments, mouse pads, bookmarks, matted and framed photos of various sizes. 

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Made In Ohio Festival - 10 AM – 5 PM
2686 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH
USA
(330) 603-4924 [map]
Price: $5.00 General Admission

The Made in Ohio Art & Craft Festival features Ohio artisans, local restaurants and all that Hale Farm & Village has to offer!
The $5 admission fee includes one day admission to the art festival as well as the grounds, buildings and period craft demonstrations at Hale Farm & Village. This represents a great value as regular admission is $10 per person.
Our vendors include jewelry artists, potters, carvers, glass artists, soap and lotion makers, quilters and a variety of unique crafters. You will be amazed at the variety of the vendors and the one-of-a-kind finds! In addition, we have a variety of food vendors and local wines and beers. These two days are all about Ohio! Let's celebrate our incredible state!
The Made in Ohio Festival is held the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend, and we welcome you to join us this year for a day of history, shopping and eating!

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival
41st Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival - See schedule on website
600 North Whitewoman Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
United States
740-545-6265 [map]
Price: Price: Event is free - Workshops $15/each
The mission of this festival is to preserve a part of our Appalachian heritage by focusing on its music. The main components are the workshops, headliners’ concert, Mid-East Regional Championships, mini-concerts, and jam sessions. Jan will teach private lessons on Friday and perform a solo mini-concert set on Saturday. She'll also emcee some of the events. Please refer to the festival website for complete information.

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Adult Arts Program - Mountain Dulcimer Immersive Workshop - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
4000 S M 137
Interlochen, MI 49643
(231) 276-7200 [map]
Price: $85.00 Registration

This is a wonderful opportunity to meet people, learn a new instrument or reconnect with your dulcimer if you've been neglecting yours, and to play music with others. Instructors Wanda Degen, Jan Hammond and DeeDee Tibbits are active performers and educators and perennial favorites at many folk and dulcimer festivals around Michigan and around the country. They share a love of Appalachian, Celtic and Folk music, and all three are enthusiastic in sharing what they’ve learned.

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Dulci-More Spring Concert Series - 2:30 PM
239 South Lundy
Salem, Ohio 44460
USA
234-564-DULC [map]
Price: Admission at Door – $10 per Person - Additional $5 Total for All Children in a Family

Mountain Dulcimer Specialists, Singers/Songwriters, Poets, and Storytellers. Come and enjoy the afternoon.

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Hale Farm and Village
Ramp Up Peninsula - 11 AM – 6 PM
2686 Oak Hill Road
Bath, Ohio 44210
USA
330-657-2670 [map]
Price: $3 ADMISSION FEE—General public Children 12 or under are free!

There will be live music all day, on two stages. Jan will play from 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, with a short break at 3:00 pm. She'll be on Stage 1 (the patio or inside, if bad weather).

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Restoriative Yoga With Essential Oils & Live Relaxation Music - 7:00 PM
415 Front Street
Berea, Ohio 44017
United States
440-315-4381 [map]
Price: $20.00

Tish Prince will guide participants thru restorative poses while listening to relaxing, live music. She also uses essential oils. Jan will play relaxation music throughout the entire hour and 15 minute session.  Space is limited, so please register early by calling Tish Prince at 440.315.4381. www.innerharmonyholisticwellness.com

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Recreation Unlimited
Buckeye Dulcimer Festival
7700 Piper Rd
Ashley, Ohio 43003
USA
937-295-5253 [map]
Price: Visit website for details - buckeyedulcimerfestival.com

Jan will be teaching the extended Past Beginners/Early Intermediate classes, as well as several mini-workshop sessions on Saturday. 

DESCRIPTION:

NO MT. DULCIMER PLAYER LEFT BEHIND. For anyone who has tried to teach themselves, taken some lessons or done some beginning workshops, it's time we move forward together. We'll start with making sure we all have a firm foundation by going over everything from the dulcimer's history, talking about those mysterious modes, to construction and care. We'll also review and build on basic scales, chords shapes, strums, playing by ear and various right & left hand techniques to help smooth out your musical adventures. Through a variety of tablature styles and musical genres we'll build repertoire and skills while having a whole bunch of fun.

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

The Bath Church
2015 Epiphany Arts Festival - Wed. 1-4 PM, Thurs. 7-9 PM, Sat. 10 AM-3 PM and Sun. 12-3 PM
3980 W. Bath Road
Akron, Ohio 44333
USA
330-666-3520 [map]
Price: Free

January 18th through February 15, 2015 The free, non-juried show features a variety of art forms from more than 200 regional artists. Items on display include paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glass, jewelry, calligraphy, photography and fiber arts. The mission of the arts festival is to celebrate artists who offer insight and talent to the world and to promote respect for God’s creation. Jan will have two of her framed photos in the show. 

Friday, December 5th, 2014

EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall
34th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - Friday (Noon-7pm), Saturday (10am-6pm) and Sunday (10am-4pm)
198 Hill Street
Akron, OH 44304
(330) 972-7570 [map]
Price: Admission at the door

The quality of the exhibiting artisans and craftsmen, along with the beauty of E.J. Thomas Hall, have made this annual event the best handcrafted show of its kind in Ohio. Jan will be displaying and selling matted and framed photos, photo greeting cards, ornaments and bookmarks.

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Nutcracker Sweets - Friday 10am-8pm and Saturday 10am-4pm
146 S Chillicothe Rd
Aurora, OH 44202
USA
330-562-8266 [map]
Price: $5 adults, 12 & under free

2014 Nutcracker Sweets will celebrate its 33rd year! This show is a fundraising effort by the Women's Guild with 25% of the profits going to a charitable cause and the remaining funds being distributed within the church through our now famous "Wish List" (icing on the cake as it were). Free Parking, Free Re-Admission (same day or next day), Delicious home cooked Meals & Delectable Desserts, Admission $5, 12 & under Free, Children must be accompanied by an adult. No Wheelchairs, Strollers or Pets. 

Jan will be exhibiting and selling her photo cards and matted & framed nature photographs. 

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Wadsworth Bicentennial Historical Tea
Historical Tea - 2:00 PM
Steve & Gail Williams Home
Wadsworth, Ohio 44281
United States
330-335-2705 [map]
Price: $30.00

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Wadsworth's founding, the Bicentennial Events Committee is offering a series of historical teas at community homes that exhibit architectural appeal and beautiful gardens. Visit the website for a form, which can be printed and mailed to purchase tickets. www.wadsworth200.com/bicentennial/bicentennial-schedule.html

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Festival of the Arts - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
[1-13] E Park Ave
Columbiana, OH 44408
USA
330-482-2282 [map]
Price: N/C

The Harvey S Firestone Park Festival of the Arts, revived by the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau, is in its 28th year!  The festival includes quality vendors showcasing antiques, fine arts and crafts.  All of your favorite concession snacks are available as well as musical entertainment every hour-on-the-hour at the gazebo and a 50/50 raffle.

CompozArtzLLC will share an exhibit space with Timbrehill Dulcimers, displaying matted and framed nature photography as well as mountain dulcimers. 

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Wadsworth Bicentennial Community Picnic - Friday, 6-10 pm, Saturday 10-10 and Sunday 4-10
Memorial Park
Wadsworth, Ohio 44281
United States
3304192342 [map]
Price: Free and Open to the Public

Jan will be providing music for the event. She may also be vending with her nature photography.

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

The Log Cabin Gallery
Summer Pure & Simple Exhibit Reception - 5-7 PM
1671 Main St, Peninsula, OH, US, 44264 · (330) 657-2670
Peninsula, OH, Ohio 44264
United States
(330) 657-2670 [map]
Price: N/C

Visit the The Log Cabin Gallery during one of their Five Distinctive Pop Up 2014 Exhibits featuring Diane Seskes Photography and Local Artists/Artisans in a variety of styles and mediums–clay, glass, wood, metals, fiber arts, upcycled objects, stone, paper, mixed media–exhibited in the restored 1850s log cabin located in the backyard of our private residence. Jan will be performing a mix of original, and traditional favorites.

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival
40th Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival - Begins on Friday and goes through Sunday
600 North Whitewoman Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
United States
Louise at (740) 545-6265 [map]
Price: Event is free - Workshops $15/each

The mission of this festival is to preserve a part of our Appalachian heritage by focusing on its music. The main components are the workshops, headliners’ concert, Mid-East Regional Championships, mini-concerts, and jam sessions. Jan will teaching workshops and performing a solo mini-concert set. Please refer to the festival website for complete information.

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Ramp-up Peninsula - 11 AM - 5 PM
Brandywine Country Club 5555 Akron-Peninsula Road
Peninsula, Ohio 44264
USA
Diane at 330-657-2670 [map]
Price: $3 ADMISSION FEE—General public Children 12 or under are free! All children must be accompanied by an adult

RAMP UP PENINSULA is a festival honoring the ramp, the wild leek, the ramson, Allium tricoccum  also known as “little stinkers” by some folks in the Cuyahoga Valley. Jan will be part of the local musicians in the Americana, bluegrass, folk, roots and blues style that will perform in the pavilion area. Artists, artisans, and crafters will provide a glimpse into the art-filled Cuyahoga Valley. Some food vendors will provide small portions of food items incorporating ramps... ramp breads, ramp butter, ramp omelets, ramp peirogis, ramp burgers, fried ramps, ramp salad, ramp frittata, ramp soup, ramp meatloaf,ramp salsa, ramp potatoes, ramp jellies and ramp vinegars!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Luncheon - 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
617 School Drive
Wadsworth, OH 44281
USA
330-335-1513 [map]
Price: Free and Open to the Public

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Women's Fellowship Luncheon
146 S Chillicothe Rd
Aurora, OH 44202
USA
(216) 387-6268 [map]

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

First Night - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ritzman Pharmacy, 120 High Street
Wadsworth, Ohio 44281
USA
330-335-2595 [map]
Price: Admission buttons will be available for $5 for the entire night of the event.

www.wadsworth200.com/bicentennial/bicentennial-schedule.html

Jan will be playing in the juice bar area of the store from 3-5 pm. There will be activities all around the square. 

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

23rd Buckeye Dulcimer Festival - Wednesday thru Sunday
7700 Piper Rd
Ashley, Ohio 43003
USA
937-295-5253 [map]

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Craft & Vendor Fair - 10:00 am until 3:00 pm
578 Killian Rd
Akron, OH 44319
United States
Susan Ross 330.808.0749 [map]
Price: Free and Open to the Public

BEAT THE WINTER BLUES! Get a jump start on upcoming spring shopping!
We will have auctions for you to win great gifts from our participating vendors and crafters! 
Tickets can be earned by visiting our vendors or by purchasing tickets.
Food, refreshments and baked goods can be purchased as well.

Jan will be selling matted and framed photos, photo cards, CDs, Tab books.

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

15th Annual Epiphany Arts Festival - Thursday evenings 7-9 PM, Saturdays 10 AM-3 PM, Sundays 12-3 PM
3980 W. Bath Road
Akron, OH 44333
USA
330-666-3520 [map]

Jan will display two of her original nature photos at this wonderful show. The opening reception is Saturday, January 25 th from 2-5 PM. Through the visual arts, The Bath United Church of Christ hopes to promote a more profound sense of beauty and greater communication with our Creator, nature and each other. The show will close on February 23rd with a Closing Concert presented at 3 PM by the Bath Church vocal, handbell and brass choirs. 

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Mountain Rose Concert Series - 6:30 PM
Roy Smith Shelter House, 497 Middlebury Rd
Kent, OH 44240
USA
Tom Ball (330) 733-8845. [map]
Price: $7.00

The Mountain Rose is a small-hall concert series featuring local and regional artists with more talent than exposure. We pride ourselves on presenting high-quality performances to an audience that really LISTENS. Concerts are in the (heated) Roy Smith Shelter House.

This will be an evening of dulcimer music and fun. Paul Conrad will join Jan for some tunes, jokes and in memory of our dearly departed, Poet Merle Mollenkopf, some poetry.

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Holiday Concert
351 W. Sixth Street
Lorain, OH 44052
USA
440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ [map]
Price: Free and Open to the Public

Friday, December 6th, 2013

E.J. Thomas Hall
Holiday Arts & Crafts Show - 12-7 PM Friday, 10 AM-6 PM Saturday and 10 AM-4 PM Sunday
198 Hill Street
Akron, OH
USA
330-972-7570 [map]
Price: Admission at the door

This beautiful handcrafted show has become a tradition in Akron for nearly 30 years. The University of Akron's E. J. Thomas Hall is the perfect venue to showcase artisans from across the country as well as those locally respected. Jan will be showing and selling her photography products.

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

The Nature Fest Arts and Crafts - 9 AM - 4 PM
9877 Alabama Ave. S.W.
Wilmot, OH 44689
USA
877-359-5235 [map]

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Nutcracker Sweets Fine Arts & Crafts Show - 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Friday, 10-4 Saturday
146 S Chillicothe Rd
Aurora, OH 44202
USA
(216) 387-6268 [map]

 

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Villa Maria Community Center Harvest Day - 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Evergreen Road
Villa Maria, PA 16143
USA
724.964.8920, ext. 3348 [map]
Price: Non-perishable food item for donation to local food banks.

Jan will be performing at 11:30-12:00 and again from 1:30-2:00. Come and enjoy the entire day of Live Music • Hay Rides • Alpacas • Farm Fresh Food • Our Butternut Squash Soup • Baked Goods • Guided Nature Trail Walks • Children’s Activities • Pumpkin & Face Painting • Vendors & Demonstrations • Gift Basket Raffle • Jot the Clown!

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Kent State 'Round Town Music Festival - Visit the website.
'Round Town
Kent, OH
USA [map]
Price: Visit the website

The festival runs from Thursday, September 19th through Sunday, September 22nd. Jan will be a workshop presenter on Saturday, September 21st. The workshops are free and open to the public. 

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

North Canton Farmers Market
North Canton Farmers Market - 9:30-11:30 AM
The market is located directly behind the Main Street Grille at 123 South Main Street.
N. Canton, OH [map]
Price: Free

Jan will be performing and she'll also have her CDs, dulcimer tab books, and a few of her nature photo products available for purchase throughout the day.

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Jan Hammond w/Laura Elder - POSTPONED - Please watch for new date in October!
Fairfield County Fairgrounds
Lancaster, OH
USA [map]

On the final Friday night of every month (April-October), we will gather at the Fairgrounds for a night of outstanding acoustic music.

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Firestone Festival of the Arts - 9 AM - 4 PM
[1-13] E Park Ave
Columbiana, OH 44408
USA
330-482-3822 [map]

Jan will be displaying and selling her wonderful photo cards, matted, and framed nature photographs. She will share the booth space with Timbrehill Dulcimers of Millersburg, OH. Owner, Paul Conrad and Jan will be playing and demonstrating mountain dulcimer music throughout the day. Paul will be selling his beautifully handcrafted rhythm shakers and dulcimers.

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival - Workshops & Concerts
600 North Whitewoman Street
Roscoe Village, Coshocton, OH 43812
USA
coshoctondulcimerdays@gmail.com [map]
Price: See website

The event starts on the 14th. Jan will be teaching workshops, performing a mini-concert and will be on hand for the Mid-Eastern Regional Dulcimer Championships.

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Firestone Friday - 7pm - 8pm
2620 Harrington Rd.
Akron, OH 44319
USA
330-865-8060 [map]
Price: Free

Program will go on rain or shine. In the event of rain the open air shelter will be used, otherwise the performance is in the open near the campfire area of Tuscarawas Meadows.
After the concert, there will be an offering of fireside activities complete with marshmallows for roasting, and stories from the park naturalist. Jan will be there to answer any questions you might have about her dulcimers or her music.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Buckeye Dulcimer Festival - Festival runs through March 10th.
7700 Piper Rd.
Ashley, OH 43003
USA
937-295-5253 or 937-216-5176. Ask for Shari or Joyce. [map]
Price: See website

Jan will be teaching Intermediate 1 for the extended sessions and a variety of workshops on Saturday. She will also perform in concert and lead jams. Jan also designed the festival tee-shirt which is available by pre-ordering prior to the event.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Spring Thaw Fling Dulcimer Gathering - Noon -10:00PM
Charles F. Memorial Alley Park, 2805 Old Logan Road
Lancaster, OH 43130
USA
foothillsoh2@gmail.com [map]
Price: Workshops & Concert - $30.00, Concert (non workshop attendees)- $10.00

Featuring:
Jan Hammond AND Stephen Seifert
Workshops, Vending, Jamming, Potluck Dinner and Concert!

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Dulcimania - Paul Conrad, Jan Hammond & Friends - 7:30 - 9:30 PM
117 College St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281
330-336-5557 [map]
Price: Free

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Concert - 2:00 PM
The Inn at CoalRidge
Wadsworth, OH 44281
USA
(330) 334-1546 [map]
Price: Free to residents.

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Instrumental Mountain Dulcimer Music - 1:30 - 3:00 PM
351 W. Sixth Street
Lorain, OH 44052
USA
440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ [map]
Price: Free