January 2023 Atlanta Sacred Harp Singing Update

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John Plunkett

Dec 30, 2022, 9:06:55 AM12/30/22
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January 2023 Atlanta Sacred Harp Singing Update

A few singing opportunities local to the Atlanta area this month:

No 3rd Sunday singing at Haygood UMC for January.  Plans are to aim for February with some requirements for attendance (indoors).

January 1st, Sunday - 10:00am start.  All day, NYD  Georgian Harmony Singing at the Hollingsworth. (GPS coordinates for the Hollingsworth’s mailbox: 34.152384, -83.322767.  Directions: From Athens: Take Hwy 29 north, towards Danielsville. At the light near the Ingles store, bear left onto Hwy 106. Just past the 9-mile marker, turn left onto Adams Clarke Rd (at the Hill's Automotive sign). Go 1.5 miles to mailbox on right numbered 1574. When driveway splits, bear left. From I-85 North: Take Exit 149 to Hwy 441 at Banks Crossing outlet malls. Turn right onto 441 South. Go about 5 miles to Hwy 98 and turn left. In about 8 miles you'll reach a 4-way stop in Ila. Turn right and go 0.8 mile, then turn right on Adams Clarke Rd, go 1.5 miles to mailbox on right numbered 1574. When driveway splits, bear left.   Dinner on the grounds at noon (please note, Elsie will provide the meat, so please bring side dishes/desserts.) John Hollingsworth, 706-789-3916, john -at- billnet -dot- org.

January 5th, First Thursday, 7:00 PM  to 9:00 PM.  Indoor singing from The Sacred Harp and The Eclectic Harmony. Emory Presbyterian Church, 1886 North Decatur Rd, Atlanta GA 30307. Park behind the church, off Westminster Way.  "Test-to-Sing" COVID precautions: Vaccination is required; don't come if you have any COVID or flu-like symptoms; same-day COVID antigen test required.  Test at home, and bring the details to be verified.  Tests are also available on site, if you arrive early. Details: https://bit.ly/3I9ePuK  Info: David Brodeur, david .αt. davidbrodeur -δόt- com, or Amy Wells, amyarmstrongmidwife-αt- gmail -δόt- com.

January 8th, 2nd Sunday - 10:00 am Central Time.  Uncle Jack Kerr and Henry Kerr Memorial, Camp Ground Methodist Church, Muscadine AL. Canceled for 2023.

January 28th, Sat before 1st, 5th Sunday, 10:00am - Georgian Harmony Singing, Roberta Civic Center, Roberta GA. Covered dish lunch at noon.  Directions: From Atlanta, I-75 South to I-475 South. Turn right/west onto Hwy 80W (Eisenhower Parkway) to Roberta. Or, from Macon, take Hwy 80W to Roberta. In Roberta, turn left/south on N. Mathews Street. It becomes S. Mathews Street when you cross over Agency Street. The Civic Center (an old wooden church with good acoustics), is located at 93 South Mathews Street, just south of the old part of the town, next to the recycling center. S Mathews St is one block east of Highway 341. Contact/info: Oscar McGuire . 478-955-6135 (text preferred) - Contact Oscar with any questions.

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