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Lunch with the dulcimers

The Danville Dulcimers performed at the Community Arts Center’s monthly Lunch with the Arts series on Wednesday.

Avarice Shoemaker, of Harrodsburg, learns to play a simple song on a cardboard dulcimer after listening to the Danville Dulcimers group perform at the Community Arts Center Wednesday. Photo by Robin Hart.

The ensemble performed fiddle tunes, gospel songs, waltzes and traditional Appalachian melodies. The audience also learned about the history and enduring appeal of this music style, and had a chance to play a practice dulcimer following the performance.