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Caleb Bailey and Paine’s Run--Bluegrass Concert to Commemorate Camille
Friday, August 19
Caleb Bailey and Paine’s Run--Bluegrass Concert to Commemorate Camille  (Special Events)
7:30 pm
Nelson Center, 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston
Tickets will be sold at the door for $20.
Local bluegrass band Caleb Bailey and Paine’s Run will unveil “Camille,” a song Bailey wrote about the flood. They will also perform two other songs related to Nelson, one about the Blue Ridge Tunnel and another about hard cider in Nellysford.


Saturday, August 20
Camille Commemoration  (Special Events)
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Oakland Museum
Oakland Museum will present several videos and slide shows about the 1969 flood, beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing until 3 p.m.



Saturday, September 10
Ask the Genealogist  (Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Nelson Memorial Library, Virginia Meeting Room
Deborah Harvey, Certified Genealogist
Submit your "brick wall" questions from your genealogy research for discussion and suggestions for breaking through that wall. Questions should be submitted at least one week in advance. As many as possible will be addressed during the session. Others will receive an email with suggested research avenues, or the questions may be addressed in a later program. Email questions to Debbie (debbie@backtorootsgen.com) by September 3 and use the subject line September Genealogy Consult Session.
 
 
For Nelson County Historical Society members only. Limit: 14 participants
 
Follow these steps to register:
3. On the left-hand menu, under Member Login, click on "Society Programs"
4. Click on the title of the genealogy program listed
5. Fill out the registration form
 


Saturday, September 24
Lynn Coffey, author of "Backroads"  (Special Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Oakland Museum
Lynn Coffey will be at Oakland to talk about her years of interviewing and writing about the mountain people of the Blue Ridge. "The Mountain People," a DVD produced as part of a Virginia Humanities grant awarded to the Society, includes Lynn's story and photographs of the people she included in her "Backroads" monthly newspaper and the"Backroads" books. Over the years, Lynn has written many articles for the Society about the mountain people and their ways of life and you can read them here. A new article is added each month.
 
On Saturday, September 24, we will show "The Mountain People” DVD at Oakland as well as offering the six "Backroads" books and "The Mountain People” DVD for sale.
 
 
 



Saturday, October 8
Using DNA Results in Genealogy Research  (Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Nelson Memorial Library, Virginia Meeting Room
Deborah Harvey, Certified Genealogist
Have you considered taking a DNA test?  If so, which one?  There are numerous choices and even types of DNA, so which one will be the best for you?  This session will discuss the different types of DNA, different tests and testing companies, and, most importantly, what do you do with the results. There's so much more that DNA can tell you about your family than just your ethnicity. Come and learn some of the basic techniques to begin to organize your DNA results to help find your family.
 
For Nelson County Historical Society members only. Limit: 14 participants
 
Follow these steps to register:
3. On the left-hand menu, under Member Login, click on "Society Programs"
4. Click on the title of the genealogy program listed
5. Fill out the registration form
 



Saturday, November 12
DNA Case Study  (Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Nelson Memorial Library, Virginia Meeting Room
Deborah Harvey, Certified Genealogist
Using the techniques demonstrated in the October session, a case study demonstrating how to identify an unknown relative using DNA with documentary evidence will be presented.
 
For Nelson County Historical Society members only. Limit: 14 participants
 
Follow these steps to register:
3. On the left-hand menu, under Member Login, click on "Society Programs"
4. Click on the title of the genealogy program listed
5. Fill out the registration form