It’s Bluegrass Week at the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. Checkout this jam packed schedule of events that are open to the community.

Sunday-Friday, July 26-31

Nightly: Bluegrass jam sessions, Madden Student Center, Halliehurst porch and other locations throughout campus.

 

Monday, July 27

7:30 p.m.: Lecture, “Josh Graves: Bluegrass Bluesman” by Fred Bartenstein, Eshleman Science Center 400. Free.

9-10:30 p.m.: Film screening, “Early Bluegrass Clips with Ira Gitlin,” Madden Student Center. Free. Vintage Restaurant will have pizza and beverages available for purchase.

Tuesday, July 28

4-6:30 p.m.: Show and Sell: Instruments, crafts, recordings and more for sale by students and staff, Halliehurst porch. Free.

6:30-7:30 p.m.: Book signing by author and editor Fred Bartenstein, Myles Center for the Arts. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Bluegrass Concert, “Masters of Bluegrass Fiddle” with Byron Berline, and Darol Anger and Friends, (doors open 7 p.m.), Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium. Admission is $12 and $6 for students.

After concert: Square Dance with Patrick McAvine and the Bluegrass Staff Inflections with caller Becky Hill, outdoor Augusta Dance Pavilion, admission included in concert ticket.

Wednesday, July 29

6-10 p.m.: Pickin’ in the Park local old-time, bluegrass and country jam sessions, Elkins City Park. Free.

Thursday, July 30

6-7:15 p.m.: Craft Student Reception featuring exhibits and demonstrations by the arts, craft and folklore classes, The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum, Myles Center for the Arts. Light refreshments available. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Bluegrass Concert (doors open 7 p.m.), Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, silent auction ends at intermission. Admission is $12 and $6 for students.

After concert: Square Dance with The Bluegrass Staff Inflections and caller Mary Alice Milnes, outdoor Augusta Dance Pavilion, admission included in concert ticket.

Friday, July 31

8 p.m.: Square Dance with Darol Anger, Joe Walsh and Bluegrass Staff Inflections with callers Ellen and Eugene Ratcliffe, outdoor Augusta Dance Pavilion. Admission is $6 and $4 for students.

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