The Avalonfest 2010 Schedule (The 'Nakedfest')

Article Contributed by press | Published on Saturday, July 31, 2010

Gather your friends, beach chairs/blankets/towels and sunscreen because the schedule for the 13th annual Avalonfest is out. Avalon Resort hosts Avalonfest 2010 from Friday August 13th through Sunday August 15th.  For those arriving early on Thursday evening August 12th there will be a special pre-fest bonus concert by Bill Danoff, of Starland Vocal Band and co-writer of “Country Roads”. For the complete details including performer bios and workshop descriptions go to the Avalonfest page of

Friday, August 13, 2010
2:00-2:15 pm    Fest Opening
2:15-3:00 pm    Miss Tess and the Bon Ton Parade     (swing)
3:20-4:05 pm    Anne Hills      (featured performing songwriter, folk)
4:15-5:15 pm    Cajun Dance Workshop
4:15-5:15 pm    Performing Songwriter Competition: the 4 finalists are - Dean Batstone, TM Hanna, Gina Holsopple, Tortoise & Hair
5:35-6:35 pm    Craig Birkhardt band         (country singer-songwriter)
7:50-8:00 pm    Songwriter Competition Winner announced
See the winner’s trophy at the Avalonfest page of
8:00-9:15 pm    CREOLE STOMP       (Zydeco, Cajun, Blues, Swamp Pop)
9:30 pm-12:30 am        Dance in the Field House NO DRAMA GROUP
9:30-11:00 pm   Sing in the Lodge with David Kleiner

Saturday, August 14, 2010
9:30 am Songwriting Workshop with Anne Hills
11:00-11:45 am  Creole Stomp    (Zydeco, Cajun, Blues, Swamp Pop)
12:00-12:30 pm  2010 Songwriting Competition Winner
12:30 – 2:00 pm Drawing Workshop with Jennie Avila
12:35-1:20 pm   David Kleiner band    (2009 Songwriting Competiton Winner)
1:40-2:30 pm    IlyAIMY    (percussive harmony)
2:30-3:00 pm    Group photo of guests on the front lawn
3:30-4:30 pm    Guy Mendilow Band    (world music)
4:45-5:30 pm    Anne Hills    (featured performing songwriter, folk)
5:50-6:50 pm    Resonance    (steel drum, jazz, world fusion)
8:00-9:15 pm    RANDALL WILLIAMS BAND    (performing songwriter)
9:30 pm-12:30 am        Dance in the Field House - Chinese Bandits
9:30-11:00 pm   Sing in the Lodge with Jennie Avila

Sunday, August 15, 2010
10:00 - 11:20 am        Open Mic
11:30 - Noon    Robyn Kay (Avalonfest ’09 Songwriting Contest finalist)
12:15-1:30 pm   Randall Williams Band   (performing songwriter)
1:45-2:30 pm    Two Man Gentleman Band   (Dixieland, Vaudeville, Dueling Kazoos)
2:45-3:30 pm    Iona    (Celtic)

This year the festival Marketplace at Avalonfest showcases a variety of vendors of various arts and crafts. Vendors expected include photos, handmade birdhouses and walking sticks, jewelry, clothing, clay and glassware, crystals, beaded jewelry, custom designed clothing, cut/adorned T-shirts, a photographer to take pictures and others. If you are a vendor and wish to be part of the fun at Avalonfest 2010 email [email protected] or call (304) 947-5600.


If you want to attend and be a part of the Avalonfest fun order your festival tickets now. The 3-day festival tickets include free tent camping Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets for the entire 3-day festival are $140. Daily ticket prices are Friday ($50), Saturday ($65) or Sunday ($50). Call the office at (304) 947-5600 or email [email protected] to order Avalonfest 2010 tickets and to make reservations. Food and beverages are available onsite at the festival.


If you can’t make it to Avalonfest 2010 but want to advertise your products or services at the festival email [email protected] to find out what advertising opportunities are available.


Avalon, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier clothing-optional resort and campground, is a casual and family-appropriate clothing-optional facility and is affiliated with the American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR) and The Naturist Society (TNS). Avalon Resort is a popular ‘nakation’ destination for people from all over the United States. Avalon is proud of the tradition of Avalonfest and expects this year’s ‘Nakedfest’ to be even better than last year.


To find out more about Avalon Resort and to get more information about Avalonfest 2010 please visit To receive a weekly newsletter via email, send a request to [email protected] so you can keep up to date on the exciting activities and events taking place at Avalon.