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Augusta Heritage Center

Elkins, WV
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Ranked #5 of 9 attractions in Elkins
Description: Part of Davis and Elkins College, the center offers a variety of seminars ranging from music to cooking to Appalachian and African-American cultures.
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English first
Hopewell Jct. New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Went to a week long music camp . Blues and swing . If you play an instrument ,sing or want to write a song, get yourself to Elkins . They also have other genres.

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Napoleon, Ohio
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92 reviews 92 reviews
41 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This event occurs every August on Davis and Elkins college campus. Each week has a theme. Dance. Country. They have students studying with masters and have shows in evening? Very much worth the visit. Lots to do. They also have a craft market with unusual and delightful offerings. Hope to attend again this year!!

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Hagerstown, MD
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76 reviews 76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We walked through the snow into the weekly "pickin'" in the Augusta Heritage Center and left thoroughly sated by the 7 incredible musicians who treated us like long, lost family. We were their only audience on a cold winter night, but they played for 4 hours without a shred of sheet music. Two guitars, 2 mandolins, 2 dulcimers, and a... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

I attended Irish Week a few years ago with a friend and we had a blast. The Heritage Center is on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. We stayed in a dorm room (during the summer when the students are gone) together. Meals and room were included in the price we paid and I don't think we ever left... More

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