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Augusta Event: West Virginia Mumming Traditions—Wintertime Cultural Celebrations, presented by Gerry Milnes

December 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gerry Milnes, Augusta Heritage Center’s former Folk Arts Coordinator, will tell us about West Virginia’s longstanding wintertime traditions of belsnickling and Shanghai. He will describe what people have done as part of the celebrations, show pictures he has collected of West Virginians participating in them, and play music that has been associated with theses traditions over the years.

Watch live or see the archived session at: https://www.facebook.com/AugustaHeritageCenter/live

Details

Date:
December 15, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Augusta Heritage Center
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241 United States
Phone:
(304) 637-1209
Website:
http://augustaheritagecenter.org/