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Riley’s Farm
Riley’s Farm

Though we usually are taking a break in August we decided to join the colonial celebration at Riley's farm after their invitation. We are so glad we did. What an awesome place and atmosphere.

4th of July Knott’s Berry Farm
4th of July Knott’s Berry Farm

We were invited to perform at Knott's Berry Farm for their 4th of July Celebration. Knott's always treats us well and we get a little play time to after our work is done.

Strathearn Encampment
Strathearn Encampment

What a majestic and wonderful event this past weekend at the Strathearn Historical Park Civil War Encampment. It was an amazing weekend of Fife & Drums, Dancing, Camping and singing. It was so very nice to be appreciated, over and over. It meant so much to us to...

Presidents Day at Knott’s 2015
Presidents Day at Knott’s 2015

The folks at Knott's Berry Farm are always so gracious to the Mountain Fifes & Drums. We performed twice this last President's Day and had a wonderful turn out for both of our stage performances. It's always good to get some R&R every once in a while and what...

Redlands Civil War Tattoo
Redlands Civil War Tattoo

We were invited to play this years Civil War Tattoo with other great civil war musicians. It was a wonderfully awesome day to play for all the folks at the Redlands Lincoln Shrine. [nggallery id=55]

Moorpark Civil War Reenactment 2014
Moorpark Civil War Reenactment 2014

It was hot, there was no shade other than that which we could provide, it was a barren desolate landscape, and it was awesome! In years past the Moorpark reenactment has been held in a beautiful walnut grove near a corn field that the battles took place in. This year...

Special Olympics Gathering 2014
Special Olympics Gathering 2014

We had the honor to have a small group of performers play for a special gathering for the Special Olympics. This was a gathering recognizing Lake Arrowhead as one of the Host Towns for the Special Olympics. What an honor, and thank you for inviting us to play for...

The Great Pinecone Festival 2014
The Great Pinecone Festival 2014

This isn't just any pinecone festival this is THE Great Pinecone Festival! That is right we were invited back to this unique mountain even this year and we had a blast. A few times a year we are able to dust off the entire encampment including tents and kitchen!...

Blue Jay Quilt Walk 2014
Blue Jay Quilt Walk 2014

It is always nice to play in our community and often times yields beautiful days for performing, this day was no exception. A gorgeous blue sky welcomed us to downtown Blue Jay California for this years Quilt Walk. A plethora of quilters and quilts welcomed us to this...