Friday, August 12 – Sunday, August 14, 2016
The Augusta Festival is an annual celebration of traditional music, dance and craft, the grand finale to our summer session.
FRIDAY FESTIVAL DANCE
Friday, August 12, 8 p.m.
Kick off the Augusta Festival by square dancing to live music in the open-air Augusta Dance Pavilion.
ADMISSION*is $6 & $4 for students and AmeriCorps
AUGUSTA FESTIVAL & CRAFT FAIR
Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Join us for the festivities in tree-shaded Elkins City Park. The Augusta Festival includes a juried craft fair featuring the best regional artisans, live music on three stages, workshops, craft demonstrations, jam sessions and children’s activities. This family-friendly event is free and is open to the public, rain or shine.
FESTIVAL CONCERT FEATURING MOUNTAIN STAGE!
Saturday, August 13, 7:30 p.m.
The Augusta Festival concert will be recorded live for the internationally syndicated radio program Mountain Stage with Larry Groce. Heard weekly on NPR stations across the country, Mountain Stage is produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and is celebrating its 33rd year on the air. Keep your eyes on www.mountainstage.org and www.augustaheritagecenter.org for the lineup. Tickets available beginning May 13 here.
Admission* is $20 General, $10 for Non D&E Students (available at the door only) and free to the D&E Community.
SATURDAY FESTIVAL DANCE
Saturday, August 13, following concert
The final dance of the summer will be held following the concert in the Augusta Dance Pavilion.
ADMISSION* is $6 & $4 for students & AmeriCorps. (Included in Mountain Stage concert admission.)
FESTIVAL GOSPEL SING
Sunday, August 14, 10:00 a.m.
Please join us in song to close out the Augusta Festival in the beautiful stained glass Robbins Memorial Chapel on the D&E campus. FREE.
*No charge for Week 5 registered Augusta participants.