Folks, the Grafton has reserved the whole back room for us, with comfy couches and roaring fireplace and everything!

Sunday, October 17
2pm  - ?
The Grafton Pub
4530 N. Lincoln Avenue, just south of the Old Town School (and often referred to as the OTS Annex)
http://www.thegrafton.com/

and a cool pub review:

http://www.chibarproject.com/Reviews/Grafton/Grafton.htm

Contact me if you have any questions!  Bring a couple instruments, some boxes to trade, a few tunes in your head and a friend!

Diane

Views: 176

Replies to This Discussion

I'm in will bring steampunk builds
Post your RSVPs here, kids!

And think about stuff you have you'd like to trade. Maybe some odd tuners, maybe some fingerboard stock too narrow for what you build, maybe piezos because you have too many to use in a lifetime (me!) , . . .
There doesn't seem to be many responses to this.
Will it just be three people or are we all just poorly trained RSVP-ers ?
I've got at least a 2 hour drive to get there. No disrespect towards anyone but I sure would like to meet more than 2 people. :-) Oh well, we gotta' start somewhere hey ? I'm in.
Is that folk music museum thingie open Sunday...if so, what time does it open ?
The Old Town School of Folk Music is a music/dance school, and they have classes 7 days a week and performances almost every night. A great resource for Chicago folks, and I know people drive silly distances from the burbs to take classes. You can check their website. www.oldtownschool.org

The Chicago crowd is small, no doubt but growing. If you are looking for building tips and advice, there will be plenty of that.

An RSVP means nothing anymore, the days of Emily Post are far behind us.



Wally LeTendre said:
There doesn't seem to be many responses to this.
Will it just be three people or are we all just poorly trained RSVP-ers ?
I've got at least a 2 hour drive to get there. No disrespect towards anyone but I sure would like to meet more than 2 people. :-) Oh well, we gotta' start somewhere hey ? I'm in.
Is that folk music museum thingie open Sunday...if so, what time does it open ?
Thanks Diane, all sounds good to me. Gotta' run, the salt-mine becons...take care n' have a good one. :-)
I am SO there!! Thanks to Diane for sending me a message to give me a little nudge :) Can't wait!
To be honest I'm extremely terrible with replying to invitations myself, just ask anyone who's invited me to ANYthing.
Anyway,...I feel like a bit of a dolt for phrasing my rsvp comment as I did, pardon me.
What the heck does the r,s,v, and p stand for anyway ? I'm 57 stinkin' years old and feel I should know this, even though it's useless info.
Wait, what was the topic ?
Oh yeah, the Grafton thing...I may drive in earlier, are there any points of interest nearby the Grafton that an outa' towner might take interest in ? Like a gallery, museum, second hand stores or antique shops, historical thingies...etc.
Spencer from Indiana is coming! We're buying his beer!
My brother will also be there. I figured I should invite him because he build me my first CBG and got me hooked on all this!
Sorry for the lateness, I'll be there.
Miles Raymer from the Chicago Reader is coming - he's a player and has a blues-stick of mine.

I'll be there. (Emily Post? D, your decade is showing...(g).
Paul H

Diane in Chicago said:
Post your RSVPs here, kids!

And think about stuff you have you'd like to trade. Maybe some odd tuners, maybe some fingerboard stock too narrow for what you build, maybe piezos because you have too many to use in a lifetime (me!) , . . .

RSS

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Discussion Forum

Renegade Mini Fair in PIlsen June 22&23

Started by Kimmer Olesak. Last reply by Glenn Kaiser Jun 19, 2014. 7 Replies

Handmade Music Exhibit in Rockford, IL

Started by Diane in Chicago Sep 16, 2012. 0 Replies

Saturday, May 14 at the Grafton!

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Alex May 28, 2011. 10 Replies

Sunday, October 17 a 2pm at the Grafton! We're on!

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by ProfWaldo Nov 6, 2010. 19 Replies

Chicago area CBG makers meetup?

Started by Mister Scott. Last reply by Diane in Chicago Oct 16, 2010. 13 Replies

west suburbs

Started by petey twofinger. Last reply by petey twofinger Oct 6, 2010. 3 Replies

Starting out

Started by Kimmer Olesak. Last reply by ProfWaldo Oct 3, 2010. 2 Replies

Spring! Meeting of the Chicago Cigar Box Guitar Guild on April 18!

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Diane in Chicago Apr 13, 2010. 19 Replies

article about DIANE

Started by BILL. Last reply by Roger Martin Feb 18, 2010. 2 Replies

Blog Posts

How to add photos?

Posted by Stephen Sell on January 13, 2022 at 1:19pm 2 Comments

My first 3 string cigar box guitar

Posted by Stephen Sell on January 13, 2022 at 1:16pm 1 Comment

Shedding a Tear for Dave Lynas

Posted by Poorness Studios on December 20, 2021 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

Latest Activity

Arnold Kelly updated their profile
1 hour ago
GARAGE HERMIT added a discussion to the group DULCIWORLD: Dulcimers & Strummers
1 hour ago
GARAGE HERMIT joined Randy S. Bretz's group
1 hour ago
Johnny Deck replied to Cigar Box Nation's discussion Headless Guitar Project - a $100 eBay kit & Gitty pickups
2 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's photo
Thumbnail

CBG Xmas Songbook 301

"Glad to hear it Kale! That is why I make it available. Christmas songs are really fun to do in a…"
3 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's photo
Thumbnail

Surf Chugger

"I’m not sure how much rigidity they add to the neck, probably some. It does make it possible…"
3 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's photo
Thumbnail

Surf Chugger

"You are very observant Kale! I have been going crazy with buzzing cigar boxes. I thought a custom…"
3 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's photo
Thumbnail

Surf Chugger

"Thanks Kale! I love using yardsticks; they are easy to work with, and the price is right."
3 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's photo
Thumbnail

Surf Chugger

"Thanks Kale! DIY tuners have always appealed to me but they have to work well. I explored the…"
4 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's photo
Thumbnail

Surf Chugger

"That’s high praise Kale; I appreciate it. I’m always inspired by other builders here at…"
4 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's photo
Thumbnail

Surf Chugger

"Thanks Ambrose! It’s a righty, I gifted it to a friend, so he will do the surfing."
5 hours ago
Uncle John commented on BUGGY (C)'s video
Thumbnail

Whenthemoneyrunsout

"Happy Christmas, Buggy.  Sounding smooth and good,man.  "
5 hours ago

Music

© 2022   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->