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Augusta Heritage Center Pickin’ in the Park / Pickin’ Indoors
Every Wednesday
5 – 10 p.m.
October to May – D&E campus, Myles Center for the Arts
May to September – Elkins City Park
Old-time, bluegrass, country, & gospel jam sessions. Country jam typically begins at 5 p.m., and old-time jam begins around 6:30 p.m. All are welcome!

Augusta Heritage Center October Square Dance
Friday, October 26, 2018
8 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45 p.m.)
D&E Campus, Augusta Dance Pavilion. Cold weather location: Myles Center for the Arts Creative Commons (former Pit Dance Studio)
Dance to live old-time music! All dances are beginner and family friendly, and participants don’t need to bring a dance partner.

Augusta Heritage Center WV Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion
Saturday, October 27, 2018
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts Joni & Buck Smith Arts Forum
Performances all day by master West Virginia musicians, plus exhibitors, jam sessions, & the Augusta Store

October Old-Time Week Cultural Session: A Visit with Master Artist Keith McManus
Friday, October 26, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
D&E Campus, Halliehurst Dining Room
Free
This October Old-Time Week cultural session is free and open to the public. Coordinator Ben Townsend will interview guest master artist Keith McManus, sharing stories and tunes from his experiences in old-time music of West Virginia and beyond.

October Old-Time Week Participant Showcase
Friday, October 26, 2018
2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
D&E Campus, Halliehurst Dining Room
Free
October Old-Time Week participants will showcase their talents. Participant ensembles and workshop groups will perform material they have prepared during their week together.

Augusta Heritage Center October Square Dance & Cake Walk
Friday, October 26, 2018
8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45pm)
D&E Campus, Augusta Dance Pavilion. Cold weather location: Myles Center for the Arts, Creative Commons (former Pit Dance Studio)
$7 general, $5 students & AmeriCorps, free to Augusta participants and D&E students, faculty, & staff
Dance to live old-time music by October Old-Time Week instructors with calling by Lou Maiuri. All dances are beginner and family friendly, and participants don’t need to bring a dance partner. Bring an extra dollar or two for a chance to win a cake in the cake walk! Costumes are welcome!

Augusta Heritage Center W.Va. Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion
Saturday, October 27, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts, Joni & Buck Smith Arts Forum
Free
Performances all day by master West Virginia musicians, plus exhibitors, jam sessions, & the Augusta Store

Augusta Heritage Center December Square Dance
Friday, December 7, 2018
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45pm)
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts, Creative Commons (former Pit Dance Studio)
$7 general, $5 students & AmeriCorps, free to Augusta participants and D&E students, faculty, & staff
Dance to live old-time music by Josh Wanstreet & Friends with calling by Taylor Runner! All dances are beginner and family friendly, and participants don’t need to bring a dance partner.

Augusta Heritage Center January Square Dance
Friday, January 18, 2019
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45pm)
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts, Creative Commons (former Pit Dance Studio)
$7 general, $5 students & AmeriCorps, free to Augusta participants and D&E students, faculty, & staff
Dance to live old-time music by Emily Miller & Friends with calling by Mike Miller! All dances are beginner and family friendly, and participants don’t need to bring a dance partner.

Augusta Heritage Center February Square Dance
Friday, February 8, 2019
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45pm)
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts, Creative Commons (former Pit Dance Studio)
$7 general, $5 students & AmeriCorps, free to Augusta participants and D&E students, faculty, & staff
Dance to live old-time music by Tessa Dillon & Friends! All dances are beginner and family friendly, and participants don’t need to bring a dance partner.

Lift Me Up! Gospel Tour
Saturday, February 9 and 10, 2019
Time TBD
Location TBD
Cost TBD
This event is supported by the Folk and Traditional Arts Touring Network – Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center March Square Dance
Friday, March 1, 2019
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45pm)
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts, Creative Commons (former Pit Dance Studio)
$7 general, $5 students & AmeriCorps, free to Augusta participants and D&E students, faculty, & staff
Dance to live old-time music by Andy FitzGibbon & Friends with calling by Hannah Johnson! All dances are beginner and family friendly, and participants don’t need to bring a dance partner.

Augusta Heritage Center April Square Dance
Friday, April 12, 2019
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45pm)
D&E Campus, Augusta Dance Pavilion. Cold weather location: Myles Center for the Arts, Creative Commons (former Pit Dance Studio)
$7 general, $5 students & AmeriCorps, free to Augusta participants and D&E students, faculty, & staff
Dance to live old-time music by Red Run! All dances are beginner and family friendly, and participants don’t need to bring a dance partner.

Augusta Heritage Center May Square Dance
Friday, May 3, 2019
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45pm)
D&E Campus, Augusta Dance Pavilion. Cold weather location: Myles Center for the Arts, Creative Commons (former Pit Dance Studio)
$7 general, $5 students & AmeriCorps, free to Augusta participants and D&E students, faculty, & staff
Dance to live old-time music by Annie Stroud & Friends! All dances are beginner and family friendly, and participants don’t need to bring a dance partner.

Augusta Heritage Center Cajun & Creole Week 2019
Sunday, July 7 – Friday, July 12, 2019
Check-In 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, workshops begin Monday morning – Workshops end 5:00 p.m. Friday
D&E Campus, Various Locations
Rates TBD, pre-registration at www.augustaheritagecenter.org recommended
Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center Classic Country Week 2019
Sunday, July 7 – Friday, July 12, 2019
Check-In 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, workshops begin Monday morning – Workshops end 5:00 p.m. Friday
D&E Campus, Various Locations
Rates TBD, pre-registration at www.augustaheritagecenter.org recommended
Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center Blues & Swing Week 2019
Sunday, July 14 – Friday, July 19, 2019
Check-In 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, workshops begin Monday morning – Workshops end 5:00 p.m. Friday
D&E Campus, Various Locations
Rates TBD, pre-registration at www.augustaheritagecenter.org recommended
Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center Old-Time Week 2019
Sunday, July 14 – Friday, July 19, 2019
Check-In 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, workshops begin Monday morning – Workshops end 5:00 p.m. Friday
D&E Campus, Various Locations
Rates TBD, pre-registration at www.augustaheritagecenter.org recommended
Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center Bluegrass Week 2019
Sunday, July 21 – Friday, July 26, 2019
Check-In 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, workshops begin Monday morning – Workshops end 5:00 p.m. Friday
D&E Campus, Various Locations
Rates TBD, pre-registration at www.augustaheritagecenter.org recommended
Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center Vocal Week 2019
Sunday, July 21 – Friday, July 26, 2019
Check-In 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, workshops begin Monday morning – Workshops end 5:00 p.m. Friday
D&E Campus, Various Locations
Rates TBD, pre-registration at www.augustaheritagecenter.org recommended
Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center Festival & Juried Craft Fair 2019
Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Elkins City Park
Free
Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center October Old-Time Week 2019
Dates coming soon!
Check-In 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, workshops begin Monday morning – Workshops end 5:00 p.m. Friday
D&E Campus, Various Locations
Rates TBD, pre-registration at www.augustaheritagecenter.org recommended
Details coming soon!

Augusta Heritage Center W.Va. Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion 2019
Dates coming soon!
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts
Free
Details coming soon!