Large turnout for Belfast's ukulele picnic
Belfast — A large crowd attended the inaugural Belfast Ukulele Picnic June 7 at Steamboat Landing.
The event began with an 11 a.m. introduction and was followed by performances from various ukulele clubs hailing from places such as Machias, Blue Hill, Farmington and Belfast, beginning at noon. The day-long festivities ended with a 6:30 p.m. concert headlined by Dos Eckies, Jim & Liz Beloff and the Edukated Fleas.
There also were three free workshops including one for advanced beginners and for both jazz and chord melody.
Jennifer Allenwood is a senior Journalism student at the University of Maine in Orono.
She will be putting her passion for writing and love of photography to use while interning for Courier Publications.
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She lives in Waldo, Maine and enjoys boating and snowboarding with her family in her spare time.
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