August 12-14, 2016
The Augusta Festival is the final weekend that caps off the summer session. It’s a wonderful celebration of traditional dance, craft, and music that is attended by thousands.
The Augusta Festival festivities kick off Friday night, August 12 at 8:00 pm, with Contras and Squares in the Augusta open-air pavilion. ADMISSION*is $6 & $4 for students and AmeriCorps
Augusta Festival & Craft Fair In The Park
On Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Join us for the festivities in tree-shaded Elkins City Park. The Augusta Festival includes a juried craft fair featuring the best regional artisans, live music on three stages, workshops, craft demonstrations, jam sessions and children’s activities. This family-friendly event is free and is open to the public, rain or shine.
Festival Concert Featuring Mountain Stage Concert
Saturday, August 13, 7:30 p.m.
The Augusta Festival concert will be recorded live for the internationally syndicated radio program Mountain Stage with Larry Groce. Heard weekly on NPR stations across the country, Mountain Stage is produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and is celebrating its 33rd year on the air. Keep your eyes on www.mountainstage.org and www.augustaheritagecenter.org for the lineup. Tickets available June 1 at www.dewv.edu.
Admission* is $20 General, $10 for Non D&E Students (available at the door only) and free to the D&E Community.
After-Concert Festival Dance
Saturday, August 13, following concert
The final dance of the summer will be held following the concert in the Augusta Dance Pavilion.
ADMISSION* is $6 & $4 for students & AmeriCorps. (Included in Mountain Stage concert admission.)
FESTIVAL GOSPEL SING
Sunday, August 14, 10:00 a.m.
Please join us in song to close out the Augusta Festival in the beautiful stained glass Robbins Memorial Chapel on the D&E campus. FREE.
*No charge for Week 5 registered Augusta participants.
For more info click here>> http://augustaheritagecenter.org/augusta-festival/