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October 3, 2013 12:00 AM

Debbie Croft: Historic town of Columbia plays host to fiddles, banjos, more

At the gazebo in downtown Columbia this Saturday, visitors to the historic town will enjoy the 31st annual Fiddle and Bango* Contest. (The word “banjo” was accidentally misspelled the first year of the competition, and the tradition has been continued ever since.) This year’s contest is dedicated to Ron DeLacy, a musician, journalist and well-loved, longtime Columbia resident. As a fellow musician and participant in this event, commemorative T-shirts with his likeness will be available for purchase.

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