Community Events

Community Events

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2017 Community Events

Classic Country and Cajun & Creole Week

Sunday, July 9
8pm Cajun Dance, Pavilion

Monday, July 10
8pm Cajun Dance, Pavilion

Tuesday, July 11
4-6:30pm Show & Sell, Halliehurst Porch
7:30pm Cajun & Classic Country Concert, MCA
After Concert Honky-Tonk Dance, Pavilion

Wednesday, July 12
6-10pm Pickin’ in the Park, Elkins City Park
8pm Fais Do-Do, Halliehurst Porch
10pm Zydeco Dance Party, Icehouse

Thursday, July 13
6-7:15pm Craft Showcase, MCA
7:30pm Cajun & Classic Country Concert, MCA
After Concert Cajun & Creole Dance, Pavilion

Friday, July 14
1pm Cajun Showcase, Pavilion
3pm Classic Country Showcase, Madden Lounge
8pm Honky-Tonk Dance, Pavilion
Followed by Cajun Dance, Pavilion

Blues & Swing Week

Sunday, July 16
9pm Gospel Jam Session, Chapel
Midnight Juke Joint Grand Opening, Icehouse

Monday, July 17
8pm Blues & Swing House Party, Halliehurst Porch
8pm Doo-Wop Jam, Madden Rotunda

Tuesday, July 18
4-6:30pm Show & Sell, Halliehurst Porch
7:30pm Blues & Swing Concert, MCA
After Concert Swing Dance, Pavilion

Wednesday, July 19
6-10pm Pickin’ in the Park, Elkins City Park
8:30pm Participant Showcase Cabaret, Madden Lounge

Thursday, July 20
6-7:15pm Craft Showcase MCA
7:30pm Blues & Swing Concert, MCA
After Concert Blues & Swing Dance, Pavilion

Friday, July 21
2:20pm Blues & Swing Participant Showcase, Madden Lounge
Time TBA Cakewalking Dance Competition Halliehurst Porch
8pm The Big Blues & Swing Dance, Pavilion

Bluegrass Week

Sunday, July 30
8:30pm Bluegrass Welcome Party, Halliehurst Porch

Monday, July 31
7pm Onion Jam Halliehurst Lawn
8pm Guided Tour of Bluegrass Videos Madden Lounge

Tuesday, August 1
4-6:30pm Show & Sell, Halliehurst Porch
7:30pm Bluegrass Concert featuring master artist Dudley Connell, MCA
After Concert Square Dance Pavilion

Wednesday, August 2
6-10pm Pickin’ in the Park, Elkins City Park

Thursday, August 3
6-7:15pm Craft Showcase, MCA
7:30pm Bluegrass Extravaganza Concert, MCA
After Concert Square Dance, Pavilion

Friday, August 4
8pm Farewell Square Dance, Pavilion

Old-Time Week and Vocal Week

Sunday, August 6
9pm Square Dance, Pavilion
9pm Song Swap, Chapel

Monday, August 7
8pm “Anna & Elizabeth: Songs, Tunes, & Crankies” Mini-Concert, Chapel
9pm Square Dance, Pavilion

Tuesday, August 8
4-6:30pm Show & Sell, Halliehurst Porch
7:30pm Old-Time & Vocal Concert, MCA
After Concert Square Dance, Pavilion

Wednesday, August 9
6-10pm Pickin’ in the Park, Elkins City Park
7:30-9:30pm Onion Jam Halliehurst
8-10pm Vocal Participant Showcase, Chapel
10:30pm Doo-Wop Jam, Madden Center Rotunda

Thursday, August 10
6-7:15pm Craft Showcase MCA
7:30pm Old-Time & Vocal Concert, MCA
After Concert Square Dance, Pavilion

Friday, August 11
3pm Vocal Sampler, Chapel
3:30pm Old-Time Showcase & Flatfoot Dance Contest, Halliehurst Porch
8pm Augusta Festival Square Dance, Pavilion
8pm Songs of Hazel & Alice Workshop with Laurie Lewis, Chapel
Following Workshop Open Sing, Chapel

The Augusta Festival!

Saturday, August 12
10am-5pm AUGUSTA FESTIVAL and WV OPEN FIDDLE & BANJO CONTEST, juried crafts, live music, kids’ tent & more! Contest registration 10-11am, Elkins City Park
7:30pm Mountain Stage with Larry Groce Concert, MCA Featuring Tom Paxton and The Don Juans, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, Bill Kirchen, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, and The Early Mays. Gen. Admission: $25, Student tickets: $15, available with student ID on night of
concert only. Includes after concert dance admission.
After Concert Square & Contra Dance, Pavilion

Concerts, Dances, and Jams

Augusta Summer Season Pass!
Includes all Tuesday and Thursday evening concerts, the Mountain Stage Festival Concert
Saturday, August 12, and admission to all dances following the concerts. PASS PRICE ONLY $85. Face value $121 • $4 discount per ticket!

Tuesday and Thursday Concerts are held in Myles Center for the Arts (MCA) Harper-McNeeley Auditorium. General Admission tickets: $12, available online and at D&E Box Office. Student tickets: $6 available the night of the show. Free to the D&E Community.

DANCE ADMISSION: $7. Students/Americorps: $5. Free to the D&E Community & Augusta Participants.

Check out the wide array of MINI-COURSES offered weekly, Monday-Thursday evenings.

JAM SESSIONS occur nightly in The Icehouse, Halliehurst Porch, Madden Center, and other locations on campus.

October Old-Time Week

Sunday, October 15
8pm October Old-Time Jam Sessions & Welcome Party, Icehouse

Monday, October 16
8pm October Old-Time Staff-Led Jam: West Virginia Tunes, Halliehurst
Tuesday, October 17
7:30pm From the Archives: Films of West Virginia’s Master Musicians, Halliehurst Dining Room

Wednesday, October 18
6-10pm Wednesday Night Pickin’, Halliehurst & Icehouse
Thursday, October 19
7:30pm October Old-Time Staff Concert featuring D&E Appalachian Ensemble, MCA

Friday, October 20
8pm Halloween Square Dance & Cake Walk, Pavilion (cold weather: MCA)

Saturday, October 21
10am-5pm WV Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion. Performances by master WV musicians, plus exhibitors, jam sessions, & the Augusta Store, MCA