Nelsonville theater to host Old Time Fiddlers Competition

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville will host the Ohio State Old Time Fiddlers Competition on Friday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m.

This event is part of Nelsonville’s Parade of the Hills. Whether you’re a fiddler or someone who enjoys fiddling, this contest offers something for you, sponsors said.

For tickets call (740)753-1924 or go to stuartsoperahouse.org.

The first round of competition decides the winner of each age group, who then continue on to the championship round, and compete for the title of “Grand Champion,” as well as an additional $300 and a plaque.

Register to be a competitor and get more information at paradeofthehills.org. Registrants can change their tune selections leading up to the competition, including the day of the contest.

There are 10 spots available in each age group. Depending on the total number of registrants, entries on the day of the contest may be allowed, sponsors said. The age groups are 12 and under, 13-18, 19-54, and 55 and over.