Harp gathering planned in Archbold

Harpists and their companions from 21 states and Canada will gather at the Sauder Heritage Inn, Archbold, from May 12 – 15. Participants will enjoy workshops, concerts, jam sessions and fellowship.

The public is welcome to attend any of the three concerts. Tickets for each concert are $15 and available at the door. Individual workshop tickets can also be purchased for $65.

Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. features the harp and acoustic guitar duo, Tapestry – Denise and Michael Grupp-Verbon – from Toledo, and Diana Rowan from Berkley, Calif.

Saturday evening at 7:30 will have performances by Northville, Mich. harpist Christa Grix; Louise Trotter from Houston, and Atlanta’s Rhett Barnwell.

On Sunday morning at 11:30, concert attendees will hear The Harp Gathering Ensemble, directed by Rhett Barnwell; followed by a performance by Angi Bemiss of Atlanta.

For those shopping for harps, dulcimers, ukuleles, Native American flutes, kanteles, lyres, gifts, jewelry, music and accessories; a free-admission, first-class vendor hall will also be featured.

For more information visit www.harpgathering.com, or call: 419-478-4177.