Festival Schedule

At Cypress Gardens March 19, 2011
For the Benefit of Doc Williams SPCA
Regular park admission +5$ donation to Doc Williams for Festival Participants
* Free Park Admission for Berkeley County residents until noon
Two Ukulele workshops, open mic, Uke vendors and a three act concert
"Buy an uke, learn how to play it, and perform on stage in the same day"

10:30 am   Ukulele Workshop -  Beginners– Taught by Donald “Noodle” Whitley
11:30 am    Ukulele Workshop - Intermediate and Advanced – Taught by Noodle
11:30 am    Hula Workshop - Beginners  
12:30 pm   Open Mic, strut your chops
2:00 pm     The Charleston Hot Shots
3:00 pm     Kent Knorr
4:00pm      The Fabulous V-Tones

- Ukulele Vendors - ukuleles, ukulele accessories, Hawaian galore
   - Mims Ukuleles http://www.mimsukes.com/   http://stores.ebay.com/Mims-Ukes (704) 238-3555

   - North Carolina Ukulele Academy www.AlohaU.com (910) 538-3419
   - East of Maui, LLC Hawaiian Store from Charleston, will be set up offering for sale Hawaiian sarongs, leis, hula dashboard dolls, ukulele gifts & novelties. 
     www.eomhawaiianstore.com for links to their Amazon & Ebay stores.  Owner Denise Primel will also be helping teach the hula workshop. 
  - Lyn Calahorrano from Mount Pleasant, SC, will be offering unique guitar/ukulele straps, in a variety of designs including Hawaiian, sea turtles, sharks,
    surfboards, dogs, horses, fighter jets, hippie/flowers/paisley, branches of the military, hula babies, etc.   Lyn uses a hot pink Hawaiian pattern guitar strap on her
    own ukulele, and a multi-colored-paisley strap on her guitar.   In addition, Lyn is offering simple thong-type ukulele straps in numerous designs! 
    You can contact Lyn by email :  joseandlyncalahorrano@hotmail.com   or by phone:  (843) 442-0126.  There is something for everyone -  man, woman and child!
    Reminder - The vendors (Uke and Craft), for the most part, will not have credit card machines, so bring cash, travelers checks, etc
 - Local Craft Vendors
- Sandwiches, hot dogs, beverages will be on sale by the Friends of Cypress Gardens
- Bring a folding chair or blanket - picnic lunches are welcome - achoholic bevervages are not permitted at the park or pets leased or unleashed.

The Festival Is Sponsored  by:  
The Charleston Hot Shots
Cypress Gardens