State fair strings

Home Strings state fair

From the left, Home Strings Youth Dulcimer Club members and siblings Ollie, Jake and Sam Moreland tune their ukulele, mountain dulcimer and upright string bass, respectively, Monday prior to the Logan County-based club’s performance at the Ohio State Fair’s Ohio Department of Natural Resources stage. The theme of this year's music performance was “This Land is Your Land” and this was their fifth time performing at the state fair. Also this week, the Home Strings members under the direction of Leanna George and Judy Gattis will entertain the Bellefontaine Kiwanis Club Thursday during the organization’s meeting at the Hilliker Y. Other upcoming performances include 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 at the West Liberty Labor Day Festival at Lions Park, along with noon Sept. 25 at COSI in downtown Columbus.