Note: Evening performances will be held at the main event tent on schoolhouse grounds (Clay/Clark St.) in Clifton
Tuesday, June 30th
10:00 am – New Carlisle Library -Debra Conner leads youth workshop, “Carried Away” – Consider examples of Titanic era travel art (posters, luggage stickers, postcards, etc.) and create your own masterpiece.
2:00 pm – Yellow Springs Library – Hank Fincken leads adult workshop, “The California Trail – Then and Now” – Take a slide-illustrated journey along the California Trail and discuss the beginning and end of the gold rush.
6:45 pm – Main Stage Tent, Clifton – Springfield Pianist Clara Blackwell
7:30 pm – Main Stage Tent, Clifton – Martin Luther King, Jr. story performed by Marvin Jefferson
Wednesday, July 1st
10:00 am – Cedarville Library – Hank Fincken leads youth workshop, “Gold Fever: To Go or Not To Go; That Is the Question” – Play theater games and debate the details of gold rush fever.
2:00 pm – Xenia Library – Dianne Moran leads adult workshop, “A Profound Destiny” – A closer look at boundarieschanged by wars, westward expansion, and general attitudes of Americans toward Native peoples.
6:45 pm – Main Stage Tent, Clifton Leslie Stratton, Principal Harpist for the Dayton Philharmonic
7:30 pm – Main Stage Tent, Clifton Titanic Survivor Edith Russell story performed by Debra Conner
Thursday, July 2nd
10:00 am – Afro-Amer. Museum, Wilberforce – Marvin Jefferson leads youth workshop, “The Power of the Written Word!” – Discuss issues that matter to young people and write letters seeking solutions.
2:00 pm – Clark Co. Historical Society, Heritage Center – Debra Conner leads adult workshop, “Titanic Surprises” – Discover some interesting facts and discuss why the Titanic still fascinates people today.
6:45 pm – Main Stage Tent, Clifton – Bud Eagle Wolf, Native-American Wind Flute instrumentalist
7:30 pm – Main Stage Tent, Clifton – Indian Captive Olive Ann Oatman story performed by Dianne Moran
Friday, July 3rd
10:00 am – Xenia Library – Kevin Radaker leads youth workshop, “Picturing Nature” – Listen to passages from Thoreau’s Walden and illustrate nature scenes.
2:00 pm – United Senior Services, Springfield – Kevin Radaker leads adult workshop, “Thoreau’s Passion for the Wild & the Wilderness” – How Thoreau influenced the wilderness preservation movement.
6:45p – Main Stage Tent, Clifton – The Springfield “Cardinal Squares” square dance performance
7:30p – Main Stage Tent, Clifton Gold Rush ‘49er J. G. Bruff story performed by Hank Fincken
Saturday, July 4th
10:00 am – Clifton Gorge Naturalist Center, Clifton – Dianne Moran leads youth workshop, “Eyes to the West! – Interact with artifacts and animals, and experience life on a wagon train heading west.
2:00 pm – Afro-Amer. Museum, Wilberforce – Marvin Jefferson leads adult workshop, “Dr. King’s Last Great Dream: The Poor People’s Campaign” – Examine Dr. King’s plan to bring about economic equality.
6:45 pm – Main Stage Tent, Clifton – Glen Helen inspired duo Scott Lindberg and Amy Blue
7:30 pm – Main Stage Tent, Clifton Henry David Thoreau story performed by Kevin Radaker