Sept. 19-20: Leeds Downtown Folk Festival and John Henry Celebration

You are invited to celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture Sept. 19 & 20 at the Leeds Downtown Folk Festival and John Henry Celebration. The festival features a broad array of fine artisans demonstrating and selling original works of art, and performances by a storyteller and a variety of folk musicians. An original play about John Henry will be performed on the grounds of the Leeds historic depot. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Birmingham, the festival will be a wonderful weekend jaunt for you, your family and friends. Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 12 noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free, and we suggest you bring a folding chair because you may want to stay all day. 205-699-1892. www.leedsfolkfestival.com

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