Horning’s signature annual event, NWSS is a community gathering and camp out in the western woods of North Plains. For those that go, it’s a yearly necessity that’s marked off on the calendar at least 365 days in advance. In its 13th year, each and every one since 2002 has been headlined by Yonder Mountain String Band, and today, it’s grown into three days (actually, there’s an early bird fourth day too), three stages and three sets from Yonder Mountain (one per night) supplemented by a lineup of string ‘n grass bands. Generally, the fest is replete with foot-stomping sounds that’ll get you moving in a family friendly environment, whether that includes your own kids or your newfound kinfolk.
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