The 70th annual Mountaineer Week will be held Friday, October 20th through Sunday, October 29th. Events every day of the week to include the Quilt Show, Family Fun Day, Mon-Valley Model Railroad Display, Craft Fair, Pepperoni Roll Day, Fiddle Contest, Tellabration, Mountaineer Idol, Ghost Tour, Square Dance, Pearl S. Buck Day, Country Vittles Dinner and much more!
Augusta Folks Art for Kids “Exploring Art Through Times” will take place from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Aug. 7-11 on the Davis & Elkins College campus. Instructed by artist Kylie Proudfoot-Payne children will explore visual art and heritage crafts through the creation of a variety of art projects. Students will paint, print, weave, bind, mold, sew, experiment, square dance and much more as they learn about how the heritage crafts are connected to the world today. They will have the opportunity to experience the wider Augusta program through coordination with other Augusta instructors. Registration is open at www.augustaheritagecenter.org. For additional information, call the Augusta Heritage Center at 304-637-1209.
May Square Dance with Squeezhammer & Bow from Pittsburgh, PA! Last chance before the end of the season :) Come early for the family dance! A great chance for families with younger members to come dance before bedtime :) 6:00 Potluck and Playtime! Family dance to oldtime music 6:45-7:45. Regular Square Dance at 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Refreshments will be served! Beginners and singles welcome! No Experience necessary! Dance: $5/adults, $3/students, $10/Family admission
Lou Mauri calling to Diddly Squat Band from Morgantown! Refreshments will be served! Beginners and singles welcome! No Experience necessary! $5/adults, $3/students, $10/Family admission.
Tony Minney will be calling to the Allegheny Hellbenders . Morgantown Square Dance Saturday March 11, 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Refreshments will be served! Beginners and singles welcome! No Experience necessary! Dance: $5/adults, $3/students, $10/Family admission.
The Mountain Dance Trail, a heritage tourism project of the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, will host its monthly square dance on Friday, January 13 in Myles Center for the Arts Pit Dance Studio on the College campus. The event will feature music by Ben Townsend and friends, with Nevada Tribble and other local residents calling square dances. A beginners’ workshop is set for 7:45 p.m. and the dance starts at 8 p.m. All dances are beginner and family friendly and participants don’t need to come with a dance partner. Admission is $6 for general public, $4 for students and AmeriCorps members, and free to Davis & Elkins College students, faculty and staff. Those attending should bring an extra pair of shoes for dancing. For additional information, visit www.augustaheritagecenter.org, email email@example.com or call 304-637-1209.
Augusta Heritage Center’s Halloween Square Dance, presented by the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, October 21 in the Pit Dance Studio in Myles Center for the Arts on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. A beginners workshop starts at 7:45 p.m. Music will be provided by the Old-Time Week Staff Band with calling by Lou Maiuri. General admission is $6 or $4 for students. Those who come in costume will receive a $1 admission discount. The dance is part of Augusta’s October Old-Time Week, October 16-21, featuring West Virginia musicians. For additional information, visit augustaheritagecenter.org, call 304-637-1209 or email augusta@AugustaHeritageCenter.org.
A square dance called by Mack Samples of Nicholas County, W.Va., with music provided by Bluegrass Staff Inflictions, will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, August 5. Admission is $6 general or $4 for students and AmeriCorps members.
A Ceili dance and square dance will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, July 29 in the Augusta Dance Pavilion on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. The event will feature the Augusta Ceili Band with calling from Padraig McEeany and followed by a square dance with Dave Bing, Mark Payne and Andrew Dunlap playing old-time music with Mack Samples calling. Admission is $6 general or $4 for students and AmeriCorps members.
Join the Aurora Project for the Annual Aurora Barn Dance! Enjoy an afternoon of music and dancing, featuring Born Old and Aurora Celtic. There will be a silent auction, and refreshments will be provided. Admission is free for children under 10. Contact the Aurora Project by phone at 304-735-3620 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Heritage Days is a two day event celebrating the rich central West Virginia culture and history. The event features a Civil War Reenactment in the City of Spencer, encampments at Spencer Civil War Park, square dancing, old-time music, seminars on old time traditional cooking, quilting, presentations by General Stonewall Jackson, museums, and much more.