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Augusta Heritage Center

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Artistry in an Idyllic Setting

Happened to stop by during Augusta festival and enjoyed hearing and seeing the artists and... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Dawn S

This place is a hidden gem inside the city. If you have spare moments while in town, be sure to... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
Dallas, Texas
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Aug 10, 2018
“Artistry in an Idyllic Setting”
Aug 23, 2016
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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Elkins, WV
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Happened to stop by during Augusta festival and enjoyed hearing and seeing the artists and musicians. We really enjoyed the cultural enrichment.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dawn S
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This place is a hidden gem inside the city. If you have spare moments while in town, be sure to check this place out.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank SawTheLight
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Augusta sponsors week long class, a weekend festival (Music in the Parks), and concerts on Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the summer sessions. We just attended the Thursday evening concert which was a part of Old-time Week. The talent of these performers was amazing. This...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Judy W
Reviewed August 6, 2016

My husband took the intermediate banjo class and I took beginner fiddle - both were fabulous. Instructors are without exception professional and accomplished musicians who were generous with their time and knowledge, and the ones I met personally were nice people, too. We both learned...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Janet M
Reviewed December 15, 2015

The best learning experience possible for instrumentalists looking for a week long set of immersion classes taught by master musicians.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Michael F
Reviewed August 10, 2015

We attended the Mountain Stage recording on the campus after the Augusta festival. Everything was well organized yet very warm and friendly. A lovely campus.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank rtnovell
Reviewed August 6, 2014

I just returned from Bluegrass Week at Augusta Heritage and it was magical. There is no other way to describe being surrounded by the teachers and students on a beautiful campus in the cool mountains of West Virginia. The program is intense. During my week...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank ipswich27
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Every summer, the Augusta Heritage Center on the campus of Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, WV, hosts five weeks of classes, concerts, and dances. The week-long music programs typically include a focus on blues, swing, bluegrass, blues, Cajun, and vocal traditions as well as...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank DonnaDAF
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.

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank dtareilly
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...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Barbara B
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