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Gourd Banjo Making Workshop

Create a piece of art that sounds as beautiful as it looks! Using a watch and do approach, noted builder, sculptor and lecturer, Jeff Menzies, will guide you step-by-step through the entire process of creating your own gourd banjo.

Jeff teaches instrument making and sculpture in Kingston, Jamaica and travels worldwide offering workshops in instrument making as an art form. No woodworking or musical experience is required.

Learn to build your own gourd and tackhead banjo from Jeff at ArtsPlace in Lexington, July 16-21. Materials and instruction all-in are $695 and you can register by contacting Jeff directly at or 876-538-4932.



Earlier Event: March 26
Old Time Jam