July 2017 Singings

Updated July 4, 2017

Update:The United Note Singings for July are canceled. The 4th Sunday singing at The Center is the only note singing this month.

If July is anything like June, when you get out to these fine singings, in addition to your fan, bring an umbrella...

Note that the Decatur monthly singing is the 2nd Thursday this month, and the Swannanoa singing is a week later this year due to scheduling conflicts (July 29). A couple of singings that would require plane fares are included in case you have not made vacation plans yet.

July 1, Sat. United Note Singing, Bro Arie Arney’s Annual Singing, Zion Hill Baptist Church, 70 Zion Hill Drive, Dallas, Ga. 30157, Starting at 1:00 pm. Info: Joyce Hammock, jvhammock -at- yahoo -dot- com.

July 1 and 2, 1st Sun. and Sat. before, Henagar-Union Convention, Liberty Church, 2 miles north of Henagar AL on Liberty Road. 9:00 a.m. Central Time Sat., 9:30 on Sun. From Henagar Crossing, take Hwy 40 west to the Farmers Telephone Cooperative. Turn right and go to dead end. Turn right, take first left past Henagar Methodist Church (Liberty Rd.). Church is on right, approximately 1.5 miles. Info: David Ivey (256) 922-8090 david -at- davidivey -dot- com .

July 2, 1st Sun., Cross Roads Baptist Church, near Tallapoosa Ga. 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. Take Hwy 100 (exit 5 from I-20) north to Tallapoosa GA, continue on 8.6 miles, turn left onto Cross Roads Church Road (just past mile marker #15), go 2.6 miles, church is on right at the intersection of Cross Roads Church Rd. and Steadman Rd.

July 3, Mon., Independence Day Singing, Lakeview Lodge, Camp Lee, Choccolocco Road, east of Anniston AL. 10:00 a.m. Dutch Treat (lunch is $8.00 each). Info: David Ivey (256) 922-8090 david –at- davidivey –dot- com . Directions: From I-20, exit 188, turn north to Choccolocco Rd., turn right, go 2.2 miles, sign for camp on the right. http://campfasola.org/directions/ This is also the beginning of the Camp Fasola Youth Camp which runs from July 3-7. http://campfasola.org/

July 13, Thurs., monthly singing, 7:30-9:30, in the Robinson Fellowship Hall, behind Emory Presbyterian Church, 1886 North Decatur Rd, Atlanta GA 30307. Directions: Half-mile west of the intersection of North Decatur Rd and Clairmont Rd, at the corner of North Decatur Rd and Westminster Way. Parking behind the church, off Westminster Way. Experienced and new singers, all are welcome. Contact: David Brodeur, david .at. davidbrodeur .dot. com.

July 6, Thurs., Community Singing at Camp Lee (Fasola Youth Camp), 7:00 p.m. All are invited. See entry for Independence Day Singing July 3 for contact info, website, etc.

July 8, Sat. before 2nd Sun., Flat Shoals Primitive Baptist Church, 2052 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, Georgia. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. with dinner on the grounds. Directions: --- From I-20 East, one exit past I-285 east of Atlanta (we think this is exit 69), exit on Wesley Chapel Road. Turn right. Travel 0.3 miles. Turn left on Snapfinger Road. Travel for 7.8 miles Enter turnabout, and take first right on Fairview Road. Meeting house is 0.7 miles on left. --- Or, from I-75 southbound or northbound, take Exit 228, GA-138. (Or, From I-675 southbound or northbound, take Exit 1, GA-138.) Turn east for approximately 1.5 miles to North Henry Boulevard/US23. Turn right. Travel for approximately 2.5 miles to Pinehurst Road. Turn left. Travel on Pinehurst Road until dead-end (approximately 1.2 miles). Turn right on Old Conyers Road. Go approximately 2.7 miles to Flat Shoals Church Road. Turn left on Flat Shoals Church Road. Travel approximately 1 mile to fork in road. Take right fork. Meetinghouse is on left. Information: Jesse Roberts, (678) 432-6175 jroberjr -at- bellsouth -dot- net

July 8, Sat., John C. Campbell Folk Art School singing - Brasstown NC. Singing mostly from the 2010 Christian Harmony. 10:30-3:00 p.m. Info: Annie Fain Barralon, (828) 837-2775 ext 110, anniefain -at- folkschool -dot- org. Directions: https://www.folkschool.org/index.php?section=articles&article_cat_id=5&article_id=25

July 8, Sat. before 2nd Sun., Savannah monthly singing, Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, 54 Diamond Causeway, Savannah. 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Website: http://www.savannahsacredharp.com/ Info: Gene Pinion, genepinion -at- gmail -dot- com, (912) 655-0994.

July 9, 2nd Sun., Hardeman Primitive Baptist Church, , 3965 Glenwood Rd., Decatur Ga. Singing from the 1911 J. L. White edition of the Sacred Harp. Preaching at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 12:15, singing 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Contact: Sandra Wilkinson, sandylou03 -at- comcast -dot- net .

July 9, 2nd Sun., (canceled) United Note Singing at County Line Baptist Church, Jackson, Ga. Info: Joyce Hammock, jvhammock -at- yahoo -dot- com.

July 12, 2nd Wed, Biweekly Singing at St. John the Wonderworker Orthodox Church, 543 Cherokee Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30312 (across from Grant Park) 7:00pm-9:00pm. Enter through the double doors on the basement courtyard level, to the left of the main entrance. Ample street parking (no meters). Tell your friends! Contact: Matt Hinton 404.918.4914, mattandericahinton -at- yahoo dot com, or John Kelso 678.668.5766 . Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/45458433401/?ref=ts).

July 13, Thurs., monthly singing, 7:30-9:30, in the Robinson Fellowship Hall, behind Emory Presbyterian Church, 1886 North Decatur Rd, Atlanta GA 30307. Directions: Half-mile west of the intersection of North Decatur Rd and Clairmont Rd, at the corner of North Decatur Rd and Westminster Way. Parking behind the church, off Westminster Way. Experienced and new singers, all are welcome. Contact: David Brodeur, david .at. davidbrodeur .dot. com.

July 14, Fri., Sacred Harp Singing School at Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, Ga. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Led by Dr. Robert Kelley, clinician from Landers University. Register by calling 678-466-4491 or online at http://www.clayton.edu/spiveyhall/Education?OccuranceId=250&ctl=ViewEvent&mid=132104 . $10 for adults, $5 for students 12 and under or student ID . For more information, call 678-466-4491 or online at http://www.clayton.edu/spiveyhall/Education?OccuranceId=252&ctl=ViewEvent&mid=132104

July 15, Sat., Sacred Harp Community Singing/Potluck Luncheon at Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, Ga. 10AM – 3PM with potluck lunch. Free. Information: Malinda Snow, msnow -at- gsu _dot- edu, (404) 892-6836 or Melanie Darby, MelanieDarby -at- clayton -dot- edu, 678-466-4481. http://www.spiveyhall.org/uncategorized/sacred-harp-singing-and-luncheon/

July 16, 3rd Sun evening, 6:00p-8:30pm, Church of our Saviour in Virginia-Highlands. 6:00 Singing School, 6:30 Singing. Church of our Saviour, Garrison Hall (building across from main church entrance) 1068 North Highland Ave. Atlanta, GA 30306. Parking along N. Highland or Los Angeles. Metered spaces are free on Sunday. Contact Amy Wells at 404-436-4522 or amyarmstrongmidwife at gmail dot com for additional information.

July 18, “Teenth Tuesday” Athens Area Sacred Harp Singing at the home of Shannon Primm - 6:30pm - beginners instruction; 7:00 - 9:00pm - singing. Contact Shannon Primm at sprimm at yahoo dot com for directions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/22285031545/

July 20, Thurs., Capitol City Shape Note Singing, Loeb Reception Center (near Kiwanis Park), 310 Columbus Ave., Montgomery, AL. 9:30 a.m. (Central Time). Singing from four different books: The Sacred Harp, The Sacred Harp (Cooper Revision), The Christian Harmony and The Colored Sacred Harp. Bring a sack lunch or plan to go to the Farmers Market Café across the street. Sponsored by the Alabama Center for Traditional Culture. Information: Joey Brackner, 334-242-4076, ext.225, joey dot brackner -at- arts dot alabama dot gov.

July 20, 3rd Thurs. evening, Chattanooga monthly singing, 7PM-9PM, Wayne-O-Rama, 1800 Rossville Ave., Chattanooga, Tennessee. Contact: Judy Mincey, mincey -dot- judy -at- yahoo -dot- com, 770-773-0818. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChattanoogaSacredHarp .

July 20 - 23 Camp DoReMi Europe, Essex, U.K. Details here: http://www.othona-bradwell.org.uk/event/Camp-Do-Re-Mi/

July 20, 3rd Thurs. evening, Bremen monthly practice singing at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church. 7:00 p.m. Directions: Take exit #11 from I-20, turn south on Hwy. 27, go to top of hill at service station, turn left on Holly Springs Rd., go to dead end and turn left, church is on left. Info: Jason Stanford, jason.t.stanford -at- gmail -dot- com .

July 22-23, 4th Sun. and Sat. before, Mount Zion Memorial, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Mt. Zion, Ga. 10:00 a.m.. 8.5 miles west of Carrollton on Hwy. 16. In Mt Zion, turn north on N. Prospect. The church is on the right, just after the school.

July 23, 4th Sun., Associated Note Singers, The Center, 985 Oakland Dr. Atlanta, GA 30310. 2 pm. "Tight Parking." Info: Joyce Hammock, jvhammock -at- yahoo -dot- com.

July 26, 4th Wed., Biweekly Singing at St. John the Wonderworker Orthodox Church, 543 Cherokee Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30312 (across from Grant Park) 7:00pm-9:00pm. Enter through the double doors on the basement courtyard level, to the left of the main entrance. Ample street parking (no meters). Tell your friends! Contact: Matt Hinton 404.918.4914, mattandericahinton -at- yahoo dot com, or John Kelso 678.668.5766 . Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/45458433401/?ref=ts).

July 29, Sat., The Swannanoa Gathering Shape Note Singing, in the Morris Pavilion at Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa North Carolina, near Asheville. 10:00-3:00 with dinner on the grounds. Note that Morris Pavilion is an 'open air' pavilion, but is shaded and used for classes taught during the summer. Dress to stay cool and bring your hand fans! Singing from The 1991 Sacred Harp, The Christian Harmony (2010 edition) and The Southern Harmony. Directions: http://www.christianharmony.org/harmony/directions/WWC.html . Information: Jane Spencer, jcspencer59 -at- gmail -dot- com, Home:(706) 769-8782, Cell: (706) 410-0982; or Sarah Kehrberg - smkehrberg at gmail dot com.

July 29, Sat before 5th Sun., Young People's Convention, Denver Colorado.

July 30, 5th Sun., Colorado Cooper Book Singing, Denver Colorado. Details here: http://www.sacredharpcolorado.org/events.html

July 30, 5th Sun., Lacy Memorial Singing, Fuller Cemetery, Ider, AL. 9:30 a.m. (Central time). Just off AL Hwy. 117, 1 mile north from intersection of Alabama Highways 117 and 75. Church is just west of AL Hwy. 117 - follow sign. Info: Reba Windom, brwindom -at- hotmail -dot- com, 256-632-6386.

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