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February 2017

February 13-19 - 19th International Storytelling
Festival, Tehran, Iran




2018

June 2018

June 1 - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum,
10:30 - 1:30, Springfield, IL

June 4
- Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing -
5:30,
Algona Public Library, Algona, IA

June 6 -  
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing -
10:00, West Bend Public Library, West Bend, IA

June 6 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
3:00, Melbourne Public Library, Melbourne, IA

June 6 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing -
7:00 - Sioux Center Library, Sioux Center, IA

June 7 -
Summer Reading 2:00 & Adult Programming
6:00- Spencer Public Library, Spencer, IA

June 9-10, 2018 -
Gebhard Woods Duclimer Festival,
Goolds Park, Morris, IL

June 11 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing -
10:00 - Williamsburg Public Library, Williamsburg, IA

June 11 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
2:00, Blairstown Public Library, Blairstown, IA

June 11 -
Beauty of the Dulcimer - 6:30 -
Hiawatha Public Library, Hiawatha, IA

June 12 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
2:00, Burlington Public Library, Burlington, IA

June 12 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing -
6:30,
West Branch Public Library, West Branch, IA

June 13 - Summer Reading, 10:00,
Newton Public Library, Newton, IA

June 13 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
1:00,
Drake Com. Library, Grinnell, IA

June 14 - Summer Reading , 6:30, Council Bluffs, IA

June 16 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
4:00, Joplin Public Library, Joplin, MO

June 18 - Summer Reading,
10:00 am Ashland & 1:00 Pleasant Plains, IL
Prairie Skies Public Library District

June 19 - Summer Reading - 6:00 -
McDonald County Library, Southwest City, MO

June 20 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
10:00, Public Library, Memphis, MO

June 20 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
2:00, Hannibal Free Public Library, Hannibal, MO

June 21-23 - Summer Reading,
June 21, 10 am, Willard Branch Library -- kid's concert
Friday, June 22, 10 am to 12 pm at
Republic Steam Engine Grounds
Saturday, June 23, 10 am, Schweitzer Brentwood
Branch -- Recycled Rhythm workshop
Springfield-Greene Library System, Springfield, MO

June 21-23
June 21 - Tin Can Dulcimer Workshop, 2:30 -
June 22 - Family Concert - 2:30
June 23 - Life & Times of Lincoln - 1:00'
Christian Co. Library, Ozark, MO

June 26 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
10:30,
Adult Beauty of the Dulcimer,  6:00,
Ozark Regional Library, Fredericktown, MO

June 27-29 - Summer Reading -
Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO


July 2018

July 2 - Summer Reading, 11:00 & 2:00,
C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library, Mt Vernon, IL

July 3 - Summer Reading - 10:00 -
Jacksonville Public Library, Jacksonville, IL

July 3 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing
2:00 - Forsyth Public Library. Forsyth, IL

July 5 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing &
a Build an Instrument workshop
9:30, Osceola Public Library, Osceola, IA

July 7 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing -
3:00,
Champaign Public Library, Champaign, IL

July 11 - Build-an-Instrument Workshop,
Beauregard Parish Library District,
10 a.m. at DeRidder branch.
11:30 a.m. at DeRidder branch.
2:30 p.m. at our Ragley branch

July 12 - Camp Theodore, 1:00, Baton Rouge

July 16 - Summer Reading,
Jefferson Parish Libraries, LA

July 17 - 18 -
Summer Reading -
St. Charles Parish Library, Destrehan, LA

Tuesday, July 17
Hahnville Branch @10:30 (Tin-Can)
Paradis Branch @ 2:30 (Songs and Stories)

Wednesday, July 18
Norco Branch @ 10:30 (Tin-Can)
St. Rose Branch @ 2:30 (Songs and Stories)


July 19 - Summer Reading,
Jefferson Parish Libraries, LA

July 20 - Adult Programming, Rapides Parish,
Alexandria, LA

July 23,
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
Kisker Rd Branch, 2:00
St. Charles County Libraries, St. Peters, MO

July 24-25 -
Stories, Songs, and a
Boingy, Boingy Thing
St. Joseph Libraries,
St Joseph, MO

July 26 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
McClay 10:00
Spencer 2:00
Deer Run 6:30
St. Charles County Libraries, St. Peters, MO  

July 27 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
K. Linnemann 10:00
Coporate Pkwy 2:00
St. Charles County Libraries, St. Peters, MO

July 26 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
Middendorf-Kredell 2:00
St. Charles County Libraries, St. Peters, MO

August 2018

August 7 - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum,
10:30 - 1:30, Springfield, IL

August 12 - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum,
11:00 - 2:00, Springfield, IL

August 11-12
- Gateway Dulcimer Festival,
Our Lady of the Snows Shrine, Belleville, IL

August 28 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy
Thing, Jesup Library, 1:30, Jesup, IA

August 28 -
The Life and Times of Lincoln Denver
Public Library, 6:30, Denver, IA

August 29 -
 Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy
Thing, Hudson Public Library, 2:30, Hudson, IA

August 29 -
 Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy
Thing
, Monroe Public Library, 6:30, Monroe, IA

September 2018

September 8 - Strawn Art Gallery, 6-8:00,
Jacksonville, IL

September 15 - Springfield Downtown Farmers
Market, 10-12, 3rd Street, Springfield, IL

September 22-23 - Harvest Frolic, 10-4,
Lincoln Log Cabin, Lerna, IL

September 30 - 2:30 pm,
Washington Area Performing
Arts and Events Center, Washington, Iowa

October 2018

October 6 - Strawn Art Gallery, 6-8:00,
Jacksonville, IL

October 6-7 -  Bomke’s Pumpkin Patch just off
Farmingdale Rd, Springfield, IL
www.bomkespatch.com

October 10 - Missouri Library Assoc. Showcase,  
Columbia, MO

October 11 - Spooky Stories - 7:00,
Smithton Public Library Smithton, IL

October 13-14 -  Bomke’s Pumpkin Patch just off
Farmingdale Rd, Springfield, IL
www.bomkespatch.com

October 15 -
The Beauty of the Dulcimer (adult programming) 2:00
Spooky Stories - 6:30 -
Hiawatha Public Library, Hiawatha, IA

October 16 - Spooky Stories - 6:30 -
Osceola Public Library, Osceola, IA

October 20 - Spooky Stories - Northeast Louisiana
Children's Museum, Monroe, LA

October 22 - Spooky Stories - 6:30 - Main Library,
Baton Rouge, LA

October 23 - Spooky Stories - 6:30 - Fairwood Branch
Library, Baton Rouge, LA

October 24 - Spooky Stories - 10:00 - River Center
Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

October 24 - Spooky Stories - 2:30 - Greenwood
Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

October 24 - Spooky Stories - 6:30 - Jones Creek  
Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

October 25 - Spooky Stories - 2:30 - Baker
Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

October 25 - Spooky Stories - 6:30 - Bluebonnet
Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

October 27 - Spooky Stories - 4-7:00, Nokomis, IL

October 29 - Spooky Stories - 6:00 -
Breese Public Library, Breese, IL

October 30 - Spooky Stories - 5:30 -
Magnolia Public Library, Magnolia, IL

November 2018

November 1-2 - Adult Concert & Senior Homes -  
Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO

November 3 - Strawn Art Gallery, 6-8:00,
Jacksonville, IL

November 23-25 -  Bomke’s Christmas Tree Farm,
just off Farmingdale Rd, Springfield, IL  
www.bomkespatch.com

December 2018

December 1 - Strawn Art Gallery, 6-8:00,
Jacksonville, IL

December 1-2 -  Bomke’s Christmas Tree Farm,
just off Farmingdale Rd, Springfield, IL
 
www.bomkespatch.com

December 6 - Hugo's Coming to Town,
6:30, Conrad Public Library, Conrad, IA

December 7 -
Hugo's Coming to Town, 6:00,
Tolono Public Library, Tolono, IL

December 8 -
Hugo's Coming to Town, 11:00, Cape
Girardeau Public Library, Cape Girardeau, MO

December 9 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! -2:00,
Springfield-Greene
Library System, Springfield, MO

December 12 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 6:00,
Vemilion Parsh Library, Abbeville, LA

December 13 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 10:00,
Carver Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 13 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 6:30,
Eden Park Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 15 -
Hugo's Coming to Town,
TBA, Lafayette Public Libraries, Lafayette, LA

December 16 - The Christmas Dulcimer - 3:00,
Central Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 17 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 10:00,
Scotlandville Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 17 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 2:30,
Fairwood Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 17 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 6:30,
Jones Creek Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 18 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 10:00,
Zachary Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 18 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 2:30,
Central Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 19 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 10:00,
Main Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 19 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 2:30,
Pride Branch Library, Baton Rouge, LA

December 28 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 10:00
Atlantic Public  Library, Atlantic, IA

December 28 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 2:00 - Harlan
Public  Library, Harlan, IA

December 28 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 5:00 -
CarrollPublic  Library, Carroll IA

December 29 -
Hugo's Coming to Town! - 10:30
Audubon Public  Library, Audubon, IA

2019
January 2019

January 12 - Strawn Art Gallery, 6-8:00,
Jacksonville, IL

February 2019

February 1 - First Friday Program -
Life and Times of Lincoln, 10:00
Burlington Public Library, Burlington, IA

February 2 - Strawn Art Gallery, 6-8:00,
Jacksonville, IL

February 7 - The Beauty of the Mountain Dulcimer,
Selby Branch Library, Sarasota, FL

February 8-9 -
Central Florida Dulcimer & Autoharp Festival
Mt. Dora, FL

February 22-24,
Illinois Mountain Dulcimer Weekend,
Shore Acres Park, Chillicothe, IL


March 2019

March 2 - Annual Mid-Winter Mt. Dulcimer Festival,
Shelby, NC

March 20 - 24 -
Buckeye Leadership Conference,
Ashley, OH

April 2019

April 6 - Strawn Art Gallery, 6-8:00,
Jacksonville, IL

June 2019

June 8-9 - Gebhard Woods Duclimer Festival,
Goolds Park, Morris, IL

June 20 -
Stories, Songs, and a Boingy, Boingy Thing,
St Bernard Parish Library, Chalmette, LA,

July 2019

July 3 - 4th of July Celebration,
Slater Public Library, Slater, IA

August 2019

Gateway Dulcimer Festival, August 2-4,
Belleville, IL

November 2019

November 29-30, Dec 1 -  Bomke’s Christmas Tree
Farm,
just off Farmingdale Rd, Springfield, IL  
www.bomkespatch.com

December 2019

December 7-8 -  Bomke’s Christmas Tree Farm,
just off Farmingdale Rd, Springfield, IL
 
www.bomkespatch.com

December 11 - Alumni Family Christmas Party - 11:00 -
St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL
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Findlay, Ohio
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Jacksonville, IL
Children's Hospital,
Taichung City, Taiwan
Birthday Party
Jacksonville, IL
Our Town Books
Jacksonville, IL
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Jacksonville, IL
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
Old Courthouse
St Louis Storytelling
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Twinflower Inn,
Bishop Hill, IL
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A song live at the
Morton, IL, library!
"I Dropped It!"
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Mike play the Box Banjo.
To hear a spooky song.
"The Big Hairy Spider"
Live from the
New Salem Storytelling
Festival.
Mike's an author.
Santa has reindeer.
His brother Hugo has goats.
Mike & his Dulci-Lin
Warm Kitty Live
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mike@dulcimerguy.com
217 473 5889
PO Box 35, Jacksonville, IL 62651
St. Louis Storytelling Festival
Touhill Performing Arts Center
Cancelled due to Presidential Politics
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Updated July 4, 2018