Ancient Sounds Festival Frequently Asked Questions

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    Can I purchase tickets at the venue the day of the "Dinner in the Fork" on Friday, September 2nd?

    All "Dinner in the Fork" tickets must be purchased by August 19th. If we have tickets available, we will allow ticket sales on the day of.

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    Can I purchase tickets at the venue the day of the "Gathering on the Grounds" on Saturday, September 3rd

    Although we do recommend purchasing ahead of time and saving, we do allow tickets sales on the day of the event. We accept cash and all major credit cards. 

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    Do I need to bring a chair for "Dinner in the Fork"?

    No. We will have tables and chairs for your use!

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    Do I need to bring a chair for "Gathering on the Grounds" ?

    Yes! Bring a comfy chair or a blanket and enjoy the sweet sounds of Celtic & Appalachian music.

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    Is this event rain or shine?

    Yes! Both the Dinner in the Fork and Gathering on the Grounds will be held rain or shine.

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    Is there a tent for spectators to sit under?

    Yes! We have a large tent for all guests to sit under for both events. However, during the "Gathering on the Grounds" portion of the festival on Saturday, September 3rd, availability under the tent will be first come, first serve.

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    Can I bring my own food/beverages?

    We do not allow outside food and drink at this festival, but we do have food and drink vendors available (see below!).

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    Will there be food vendors at the "Gathering on the Grounds" portion of the festival on Saturday, September 3rd?

    Yes there will be! We will update those vendors as soon as we are able. If you purchase a ticket to Dinner in the Fork, your BBQ meal is included in the ticket price. 

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    What about drinks?

    We will be serving signature cocktails featuring Knox Whiskey Works, beer from Schulz Brau Brewing Company, as well as non-alcoholic beverages.

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    Will the Historic Ramsey House be open for tours?

    It sure will be! Self-guided tours will be available on Saturday, September 3rd from 11:00-4:00pm. 

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    Where do the proceeds go?

    Great question! All proceeds from ticket sales, merchandise sales, guided house tours, and drinks go directly to the ongoing preservation of the Historic Ramsey House. We thank you for your support!

All photos from this page are credited to Eric Manneschmidt.