Christmas Song Mountain Dulcimer Workshop to be held at Dickson Mounds November 16

Release Date: 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a Christmas Song Mountain Dulcimer Workshop on Saturday, November 16.  A session for beginners will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. and a session for experienced players will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m.  Holiday music will be the focus of the workshops.

Mike Anderson will conduct the workshops.  He is nationally renowned for dulcimer instruction.

For those participants who do not have a dulcimer, nationally known instrument builder Steve Endsley will have several instruments on hand for loan or purchase.  Those who wish to borrow an instrument should call Dickson Mounds Museum by November 14 to reserve one.

The fee for the two-hour workshop is $25 payable by check or cash the day of the workshop. Paypal is also available through Mike Anderson’s website:

To register, please call Mike Anderson at 217-473-5889 or contact him by email at

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off of Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at

Contact Person: 

Christa Christensen

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 

(309) 547-3721