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2013 Outdoor Mechanical Music Events Calendar
By Wallace Venable

Since my Mid-February post I have found information on additional
events in 2013 for "outdoor mechanical music" instruments -- carousel
organs, crank organs, street pianos, etc.  I now have the following:

27-28 April 2013 -- COAA Rally -- Dutch Village, Holland, Michigan.
Hosted by Jim & Donna Partrick
Email: jpartrick@juno.com.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]
Home: 269.429.1306
Registration Web Site:  http://dutchvillage.weebly.com/ 
General park information:  http://www.dutchvillage.com/ 

?? April - AMICA Heart of America Rally
Victorian Eureka Springs AR
Based at the Historic Crescent Hotel, hosted by Elise Roenigk.
I received this in an email, no further details found.

4-5 May 2013 - Southern California Band Organ Group
Displaying many types of organs during the "Wild West Days" at the Los
Angeles County Arboretum, along with Monkey Organs, Street Organs,
Carrousel Organs, Fair Organs, and Calliopes there will be, Stagecoach
rides, Root Beer Saloon, BBQ food, Historic Home Tours, Historic Train
Depot Tours, U.S. Marshall Posse, and lots of other Family Activities.
For more information:
http://www.pasadenanow.com/main/wild-west-days-at-the-arboretum-may-4-5 

18-19 May 2013 - Golden Gate Chapter of MBSI
Ardenwood Regional Park.
Besides having Band, Monkey, and Fairground organs, we will also
display music boxes and roller organs inside the Victorian house
located on the grounds at Ardenwood.  Hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Anyone who wants to participate can contact: David Corkrum
<musikwerke@att.net.geentroep> [delete ".geentroep" to reply]

25-27 May 2013 -- COAA Rally -- Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park,
Rossville (Chattanooga), Georgia.
General park information:  http://www.lakewinnie.com/ 
Hosted by Jonathan Bopp & Ted Guillaum
Phone: 1-706-266-4061
Email: jbopp@berry.edu.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]
Registration Web Site: http://lakewinnie.weebly.com/ 

13-14 July 2013 - COAA Rally - Oatka Festival
LeRoy, New York
Hosted by Craig Smith
Email: craigsmith@sprintmail.com.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]
General Info: http://www.oatkafestival.org/ 

27-28 July 2013 -- COAA Rally -- Germanfest, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
General festival information: http://www.germanfest.com/ 

26-27 July 2013 -- MBSI Mid-America Chapter 38th Annual Band Organ
Rally, Lake County Historical Site, Painesville, Ohio.  This may be
a members only event.
Contact: Harold Wade
http://www.mbsi.org/events/special_events2.pdf?890913756 

2-4 August 2013 -- DeBence Antique Music World Organ Grinders Rally,
Franklin, Pennsylvania.  (Small hand-cranked instruments only.)
http://www.DeBenceMusicWorld/ 

10-11 August 2013 -- COAA Rally -- Illinois Railway Museum, Union,
Illinois.  Hosted by Dave Calendine.
Email: dave@calendine.net.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]

10 August 10th, rain date 11 August - Coney Island History Day
The event, which is free to the public, will be 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Live music, entertainment, history lectures/demos and exhibition.
Link for details of last year's (2012) History Day:
http://www.coneyislandhistory.org/news/?p=959 
Contact: Bob Yorburg
email: magicarve@gmail.com.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]

20-22 Sept. 2013 -- COAA Rally -- Festa Italiana, St Paul, Minnesota.
Hosted by Angelo Rulli & Suzie Hendricks
Phone: 651.775.7575
Email: angelorulli@gmail.com.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]
General festival information: http://www.festaitalianamn.com/ 

28-29 Sept. 2013 -- COAA Rally -- Oktoberfest, St Charles, Missouri.
General festival information: http://www.saintcharlesoktoberfest.com/ 
Hosted by Gary Stevenson
Phone: 1-314-753-8607
Email: garyg@studio801.com.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]

?? September - AMICA Organ Rally
Sutter Creek, California

1-2 Nov. 2013 -- COAA Rally -- Soule Steamfest, Meridian, Mississippi
Hosted by Jean Orcutt
Email: 4mspiper@bellsouth.net.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]
Home: 1-601-679-7326
Mobile: 1-601-479-6628

Additional details on COAA events may be found via links on the COAA
public web site http://coaa.us/  These pages will be updated throughout
the season.

Registration materials are available online.  If you need a hard copy
of individual rally documentation, please contact the appropriate host;
they will mail you the rally information and registration materials.
COAA allows non-members to register for rallies.

Wally Venable
Wallace.Venable@mail.wvu.edu.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]


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