BELLOWS FALLS -- Immanuel Retreat Center and Stone Church Arts present the Festival of Mandolin Chamber Music II on Friday to Sunday, Jan. 17-19, culminating with a Mandolin Chamber Music Concert on Jan. 19 at 3 p.m.

The Festival of Mandolin Chamber Music II is a workshop and concert dedicated to the classical mandolin and chamber music composed for the mandolin ensemble format. The concert on Jan. 19 at 3 p.m., will present works for mandolin and guitar, and mandolinists are invited to register for a weekend of rehearsal, instruction and performance. Led by August Watters, a Boston area teacher and composer, the weekend workshop is open to anyone who plays mandolin, mandola or guitar and reads standard notation. Music is available for preparation.

For more information and to register for the festival, visit