Friday, August 12, 2016
East Texas Sacred Harp Convention
It is here! The 161st Anniversary of the East Texas Sacred Harp Convention with convene August 13th and 14th, 2016 at the Henderson Civic Center (d.v.). The Civic Center is located at 1500 Lake Forest Parkway (at or near the corner of State Highway 64 and Lake Forest Parkway) in Henderson, Texas. We sing from 9:30 - 3:00 on Saturday and 9:30 - 2:30 on Sunday, using the 2012 Cooper Edition of The Sacred Harp. On Saturday night we have a social at the Henderson Civic Center at 6:00 p.m. In addition to food and fellowship, those who want to will gather to sing afterward. It's "mix-and-match". If you have songs you'd like to sing, bring copies of them -- new compositions or songs from other shape note tune books. You probably need to bring 30 songbooks or photocopies.