The Mountain Dance Trail

The Mountain Dance Trail is a heritage tourism initiative of Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College which honors, embraces and promotes local community square dances throughout West Virginia. The 2017 season features dances in various locations each and every month.

Call 304.637.1209 or visit for dance schedules.
Click Here for the 2017 Schedule of Dances!

The Appalachian Ensemble at Davis & Elkins College

Appalachian Ensemble is a student performance group that focuses primarily on the music and dance traditions of the Appalachian region, and includes some other music and dance traditions as well. The Appalachian Ensemble brings top-notch live music and dance to audiences in WV and beyond.

The Augusta Collection

Field recordings of West Virginia folk culture and music, and documentation of more than 30 years of Augusta’s activities, are housed in the Augusta Collection of Folk Culture in the Davis & Elkins College’s Stirrup Gallery. The Augusta Collection is composed mainly of field recordings, oral histories, photographs, and historical concert tapes.