I found out recently that an old schoolmate of mine is the son of one of my YouTube inspirations:
Unfortunately, Oregon is too far from Kansas for me to take advantage of the connection. My schoolmate did clue me in to what looks like a fun event for those in or near Oregon.
I don't think he will mind if I quote him here:
I'll tell you if you wanted to meet the most old-time fiddlers you ever
saw in your life you'd go to the Centralia campout.
I've been and it's a hoot for the whole family.