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Augusta Heritage Center Pickin’ in the Park
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 September Square Dance
Friday, September 14, 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 October Old-Time Week Workshops
Sunday, October 21 – Friday, October 26, 2018
Check-In 3 – 5 p.m. Sunday, workshops 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday, and special events each evening.
D&E Campus, Various Locations
October Old-Time Week focuses on West Virginia’s rich traditions of old-time music. Workshops meet 9 a.m. to noon, with an afternoon cultural session each day and afternoon workshops. Presentations from master artists, evening jam sessions and much more fill out the week. Stay for the Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion, October 26 – 27, a celebration of West Virginia fiddlers. The Reunion kicks off Friday night with a square dance and continues Saturday with performances by West Virginia’s master fiddlers, a flatfoot dance contest, instrument vendors, and the Augusta Store. Visit augustaheritagecenter.org for details and to register.

Augusta Heritage Center Mini-Courses during October Old-Time Week
Monday, October 22 – Thursday, October 25, 2018
6 – 7:15 p.m.
D&E Campus, Various Locations
Augusta Mini-Courses add to participants’ daily learning experiences and allow busy local residents to be part of the Augusta experience. You DO NOT need to be enrolled as a full-time Augusta participant to sign up for Mini-Courses. Check out the wide array of subjects, listed by week, from which to choose! A real bargain, Mini-Courses include four evenings of instruction by world-class artists. Some Mini-Courses may require a small materials fee. All Mini-Courses meet Monday – Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Visit augustaheritagecenter.org for details and to register.

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

Augusta Heritage Center November Square Dance
Friday, November 9, 2018
8 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45 p.m.)
D&E Campus, 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 December Square Dance
Friday, December 7, 2018
8 p.m. (Beginners’ Workshop at 7:45 p.m.)
D&E Campus, 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.