Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will be hosting its first-ever Appalachian Heritage Day on the Logan Campus Saturday, August 24. The event will run from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. with regional authors, award-winning old-time musicians, and Appalachian scholars featured. The event is free and open to the public.
The day’s activities will include presentations, author readings, music workshops, a genealogy workshop, a writers’ workshop, and information tables promoting history, culture, tourism, and economic development. The day will culminate with the gathered musicians joining for a concert in the Savas-Kostas Performing Arts Center beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Numerous other musicians, authors, and scholars, as well as agencies relating to history, culture, tourism, and economic development, will be on hand for the day. Free workshops will be offered to the public. There will be food vendors on site, as well, featuring popular local food attractions.
For a full list of featured musicians, writers, and scholars, please visit the following website: