Tales of shivery fun for the whole family. Ilene Evans spins an evening of wonder and adventure through the land of spirits and ghosts, through the hollows of West Virginia and beyond. Including, legends from the coal camps, love gone wrong, rumors of those who visit from the other side, warnings and cautionary tales. Fun and not too scary stories for all ages. Tickets must be purchased by 10/20/2016 Catered by Linda Jack Music by “We Three” Mining Display: NACHMA 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Join us Saturday, August 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 .pm. for an August Way Back Weekend, Stories of Appalachia! Meet famous storytellers Bil Lepp and Darci Tucker, relive a Hatfield & McCoy feud reenactment, and enjoy an old fashioned book arts demonstration by 8 different artisans! Explore Heritage Farm's award-winning museums and interactive exhibits, including the Six Simple Machines Discovery Zone and state-of-the art MakerSpace. Tickets are $15/adult and $10/child (2 and under, free), or purchase a 2016 Way Back Weekend season pass, which will give you entry into every Saturday, including Way Back Weekends, through December 2016. Individual passes are $30 each, and family passes, which cover two adults and any child under 18 in the home, are $75. Visit bit.ly/1r5VMJf to purchase or call 304-522-1244 for details.
A free public lecture, presented by the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 25 in Eshleman Science Center room 400 featuring traditional storytelling from Appalachia and Ireland with Adam Booth and Mairtin de Cogain. A jam session and dancing on Halliehurst porch will take place after the lecture.