Goodbye – John Wagster – [2020-10-15]

Goodbye - John Wagster - [2020-10-15]

Shannon Williams asks that we remember her friend, John Wagster, who died of cancer on October 15, 2020. John volunteered at the Wheatland Music Festival for several years. He enjoyed the music and loved camping at Wheatland. John made many friends and was able to work next to his coworker and good friend Eric Neumann. […] Read more »

Goodbye – Amber Koa – [2020-09-29]

Goodbye - Amber Koa - [2020-09-29]

Amber Koa‘s longtime friend Beth Samul wrote that Amber died unexpectedly on September 29, 2020. After Beth introduced Amber to Wheatland in 2015, Beth said, “(Amber) always looked forward to Wheatland, saying it gave her the ability to just be calm, and soak in the emotions of the music and the peaceful energy of the […] Read more »

Goodbye – Leone Howard – [2020-08-11]

Goodbye - Leone Howard - [2020-08-11]

Keith Howard wrote about his late wife, Leone Howard, who died on August 11, 2020. Keith said Leone “attended nearly every festival with friends and family since 1991. Leone absolutely loved Wheatland. She was an artist and loved shopping the craft booths. (Leone) loved playing her dulcimer at the slow jams. She loved the Rhythm […] Read more »

Goodbye – Beth Ricker – [2020-02-29]

Goodbye - Beth Ricker - [2020-02-29]

Longtime Wheatland supporter Jo McLachlan submitted a tribute to Beth Ricker, who die on February 29, 2020. Jo wrote, “Beth was a very accomplished quilter, and during the early years of Wheatland Traditional Arts Weekend she attempted to teach many of us how to quilt. I would love to say that she was successful teaching […] Read more »