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a Calendar of Events a Historic Arts Education Workshops

JULY 14 AND 15

a HISTORICAL ARTS WORKSHOP:

INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING FOR ADULTS

Friday and Saturday

How would you like to try your hand at weaving on a

tape loom? Participants will receive one hour of personal

one-on-one instruction from one of our skilled interpreters.

One-hour sessions are $20 per person and participants

must be age 16 and older. One person per session.

Admission to the fort is included. Please register by

contacting the Foundation Office at (304) 363-3030 to

set up a date and time. Spaces fill up fast, so make sure

to register early.

JULY 18

a HEARTH COOKING DEMO

Tuesday, 11 am to 2 pm

Come out and tour the fort and smell the food cooking over

an open hearth, the way food was prepared during the

colonial period of our history. Recipes will be available upon

request. Regular admission applies.

JULY 21

a FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT:

JACOB’S FERRY STRAGGLERS

Friday, 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Hailing from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland,

The Jacob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from Old-Time,

Bluegrass, Rockabilly, and Swing music to create their

own brand of high energy Appalachian Bluegrass.

Free and open to the public. Pricketts Fort State Park

Amphitheater.

JULY 22 AND 23

a ARTIST IN RESIDENCE WITH

LINDSEY DUGAN

Saturday, 10 pm to 4 pm,

Sunday, 12 noon to 4 pm

Come out and welcome

Lindsey Dugan as part of

our continuing Artist in

Residence program. Lindsey

is a contemporary artisan who

lives in Fairmont, West Virginia.

A native of Michigan and

earning a Fine Arts degree in

Communication Design from

the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. Lindsey’s hand

painted jewelry pays homage to the Appalachia and Great

Lakes Regions. Visitor Center.

JULY 28

a FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT:

BRASS, RHYTHM AND SAX ORCHESTRA

Friday, 7 pm to 8:30 pm

The Brass, Rhythm and Sax Orchestra was formed in 2018

with musicians from Harrison, Marion, and Upshur Counties,

making up the core group playing that big band sound from

the 1930s through the 1970s. The band is comprised of

former band directors and music majors. Pricketts Fort State

Park Amphitheater. Free and open to the public.

AUGUST 4

a FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT:

SODA POP GYPSIES

Friday, 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Come join us in welcoming the Soda Pop Gypsies to the

Pricketts Fort State Park Amphitheater. The Soda Pop Gypsies

play an eclectic mix of all genres of music. They get their

inspiration from bands such as Tracy Chapman, Stone Temple

Pilots, and Fleetwood Mac. The Soda Pop Gypsies play a mix of

music that has a little something for everyone. Free and open to

the public. Pricketts Fort State Park Amphitheater.

AUGUST 5 AND 6

a HISTORICAL ARTS WORKSHOP:

INTRODUCTION TO SPINNING FOR ADULTS

Friday and Saturday

How would you like to try your hand at spinning wool?

Participants will receive one hour of personal one-on-one

instruction from one of our skilled interpreters. One-hour

sessions are $20 per person and participants must be age 16

and older. One person per session. Admission to the fort is

included. Please register by contacting the Foundation Office at

(304) 363-3030 to set up a date and time. Spaces fill up fast, so

make sure to register early.

AUGUST 11 AND 12

a HISTORICAL ARTS WORKSHOP:

INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING FOR ADULTS

Friday and Saturday

How would you like to try your hand at weaving on a tape

loom? Participants will receive one hour of personal one-onone

instruction from one of our skilled interpreters. One-hour

sessions are $20 per person and participants must be age 16

and older. One person per session. Admission to the fort is

included. Please register by contacting the Foundation Office at

(304) 363-3030 to set up a date and time. Spaces fill up fast, so

make sure to register early.

AUGUST 22

a HEARTH COOKING DEMO

Tuesday, 11 am to 2 pm

Come out and tour the fort and smell the food cooking over an

open hearth, the way food was prepared during the colonial

period of our history. Recipes will be available upon request.

Regular admission applies.

SEPTEMBER 9

a TRADITIONAL MUSIC DAY

Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm

Enjoy a full day of traditional music with musicians scheduled to

perform at the Visitor Center with informal jamming in the park.

Tours of the fort and Job Prickett House require a ticket. Visitor

Center. Free and open to the public.

SEPTEMBER 12

a HEARTH COOKING DEMO

Tuesday, 11 am to 2 pm

Come out and tour the fort and smell the food cooking over an

open hearth, the way food was prepared during the colonial

period of our history. Recipes will be available upon request.

Regular admission applies.

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