Stories and Songs
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Wandering Minstrel Concert
Back Seat Serenaders
May 23 - Thursday
Unitarian Universalist Congregation
520 Kanawha Blvd West, Charleston
Come for a fun evening of unusual twisted mountain tunes, and all sorts of mostly wacky old-time songs from the 20s & 30s, sung in two and three part harmony. Hear fiddles, banjo, guitar, jaw harp, and musical saw!
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Community Bulletin Board Message
Vandalia Gathering 2013
To be scaled back this year
The WV Division of Culture and History has announced a new format for Vandalia Gathering 2013,
Vandalia events will be scaled back to allow focus on West Virginia's 150th anniversay celebration, June 20-22.
This year Vandalia will be a two-day festival, May 24 & 25. Some activities usually associated with Vandalia will be take place during these two days. Other Vandalia related activities will be featured Saturday, June 22 at the sesquicentennial celebration at the capitol complex.
In 2014, the Vandalia Gathering will return to its usual 3-day format.
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The Vandalia Gathering - presented by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History - is a celebration of West Virginia's rich mountain cultural heritiage.
The Vandalia Gathering is Music - Dancing - Stories - Crafts - Food - Fun
Upcoming Regional Events
May 18 [Sat] FOOTMUSIC - Old-time square dance: Caller Cindy Harris. Music TBA. 8:00 - 10:30 pm. $5. Marilla Center, Morgantown [Monongalia County], WV. Morgantown Friends of Old-Time Music. www.MorgantownDance.com
May 19 [Sun] Drum Circle at UUC: Every 3rd Sunday. Come to a relaxed environment that will both encourage listening and meditation, but produce some ecstatic sounds. While the emphasis will be on drumming there will be a place for sharing a song, poem or acoustic music piece in the round. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. West, Charleston, WV 25311 More info: 304.345.5042 or www.myspace.com/uucwv
May 24-25 [Fri-Sat] Vandalia Gathering: Festival of West Virginia traditional music and crafts. Concerts, contests, food, craft sales. Indoor and outdoor stages. FREE. State Capitol Complex, Charleston, WV. www.wvculture.org/vandalia
More information for May 2013
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