Ninth Annual Harp Festival Set To Come To Archbold


Harpists and their companions from 21 States and Canada will gather at the Sauder Heritage Inn, Archbold, Ohio from May 12 – 15, 2016. 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 $15.00 and available at the door. Individual workshop tickets can also be purchased for $65.00.

Friday evening at 7:30 pm features the harp and acoustic guitar duo, TAPESTRY (Denise and Michael Grupp-Verbon) from Toledo, and Diana Rowan from Berkley, CA.

Saturday evening at 7:30 will have performances by Northville, MI harpist Christa Grix; Louise Trotter from Houston, TX 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, GA.

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.

Denise and Michael Grupp-Verbon, of Toledo, direct the Harp Gathering. For more information:, or call: 419-478-4177.


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