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Augusta Square Dance
February 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$7
Join us for an evening of high-energy family fun as the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College hosts a square dance on February 8th in the Creative Commons (formerly known as The Pit in the Myles Center for the Arts.) Live old-time music will be provided by the Tessa Dillon & Friends with calling by TBA.
The dance starts at 8pm, with a beginning workshop at 7:45 pm. All dances are beginner and family friendly. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students and AmeriCorps members, and free to Davis & Elkins students, faculty, and staff. Participants do not have to come with a dance partner and listeners are welcome.
Elkins is part of the Mountain Dance Trail, a heritage tourism project of Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. The project preserves and promotes 15 local community square dances from the Virginia line to the Ohio border. The Mountain Dance Trail hosts a square dance almost every weekend somewhere in West Virginia. The 2018 Mountain Dance Trail schedule is available online at www.mountaindancetrail.org and in the brochure. For more information, call the Augusta Heritage Center at 304-636-1209.
Programs offered by the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College are presented with financial support from the WV Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the WV Commission on the Arts and the West Virginia Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Local support is provided by the Randolph County Commission.
Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of Pittsburgh and 4 hours west of Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the College website at www.dewv.edu or call 304-637-1243.