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Beautiful Dreamer: The Music of Stephen Foster

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January 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Join historian Carson Hudson and his musical group, to learn about the life and music of the most popular American songwriter of the 19th century, Stephen Foster. You may recognize some of his songs, such as “Beautiful Dreamer,” “Camptown Races,” “Jeanie with the Light Brown Hard,” “My Old Kentucky Home,” and “Oh Susanna.” Discover the backstory of Foster’s most endearing songs and maybe even sing along. What does DooDah really mean? Come to learn its meaning and many other fascinating things about Foster’s songs.

Help us celebrate Foster with some refreshments and dancing that was popular during his lifetime.

This program is recommended for ages 13 and older.
For more information, email den63@henrico.us

Details

Date:
January 14, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Recreation and Parks
Phone:
(804) 501-7275
Email:
henrec@henrico.us
Website:
henrico.us/rec

Venue

Belmont Recreation Center
1600 Hilliard Road
Henrico, VA 23228 United States
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Phone:
(804) 652-1410
Website:
www.henrico.us/rec/places/belmont