Country Music: Oasis for Fiddlin' Buffs

The 125 folks who live in Union Grove, N.C.— that's between Harmony Love Valley, not far from the Brushy Mountains — believe in being right nice to outsiders. So, when thousands of visitors stream into town on Easter weekend for the annual Old Time Fiddlers' Convention, the residents go all out to accommodate them. Farmer Herman Speece lets herds of autos crowd the cows off his pasture. The boys at the firehouse move the truck out so that people who find it too cold in their cars or tents can spend the night...

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