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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 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 / Soul Food Dinner with the The Legendary Ingramettes
Saturday, February 9
5:00 p.m.
Graceland
$20 All / Tickets here.

Join the Legendary Ingramettes for a Soul Food Dinner in Graceland Inn. Christine Ingram-Murphy, former member of the Ingramettes and current member of the 2018-2019 class of Master Artists in the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program, is a master of soul food cooking, w/ an emphasis on healthy traditional soul food dishes. The menu will feature turkey, purple cabbage and green cabbage, macaroni and cheese, black eyed peas, rice, candied carrots, cornbread, chocolate cake, sweet potato pie and pound cake. The Legendary Ingramettes will be on hand and the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood will drop in! Dinner tickets are $20 per person and seating is limited. And, join us on Sunday at 2 p.m. for their amazing concert – The Legendary Ingramettes & The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Master of American Gospel concert. Concert tickets – $14.

This engagement of the Legendary Ingramettes and the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers is made possible through the Folk and Traditional Arts Touring Network program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in collaboration with the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, and Davis & Elkins College.

Lift Me Up! Gospel – Tour The Legendary Ingramettes and the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
Sunday, February 10
2:00 p.m.
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts, Harper McNeeley Auditorium
$14 general admission and free D&E students, faculty, & staff / Tickets here.

Join us for The Lift Me Up! Masters of American Gospel concert featuring The Legendary Ingramettes and the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. in Harper McNeeley Auditorium in the Myles Center for the Arts on the campus of Davis & Elkins College.

The roof-raising sounds of traditional American gospel will be celebrated in commanding, spirit-filled performances by these two sensational grassroots ensembles that demonstrate both the diversity of expression and the extraordinary depth of talent in American gospel music. Backed by their sizzling band, the Legendary Ingramettes reign as one of Virginia’s premier traditional gospel ensembles. The Brotherhood Singers are among the nation’s foremost practitioners of the venerable art of unaccompanied gospel harmony singing.

This engagement of the Legendary Ingramettes and the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers is made possible through the Folk and Traditional Arts Touring Network program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in collaboration with the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Augusta Heritage Center March Square Dance
Friday, March 15, 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
October 13-18, 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 W.Va. Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion 2019
October 19, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
D&E Campus, Myles Center for the Arts
Free
Details coming soon!