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Title: Bluegrass Music Jam
When: 04/19/2013 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library, 201 ast Main Street, Bedford, VA
Description: Free except for the second Friday of the month, when the event will feature a local band. Those nights, admission is $5 for those 12 and older. Donations will be accepted on other nights. The event will not be held on the fifth Friday of the month.
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