Friday, May 22, 2009

Vandalia Gathering!

The biggest celebration of traditional mountain arts in West Virginia happens this weekend at the State Capitol in Charleston: The Vandalia Gathering. Old-time music, musician competitions, dancing, crafts, and storytelling will all be on tap for a weekend of good fun. There will be good food too. I'm ready for the homemade ice cream myself.

On Saturday, I will be at the storytelling tent and performing with other members of the West Virginia Storytelling Guild on stage in the Cultural Center from 12:30-1:30pm. We will have storytelling and children's activities at our tent--something for everyone. Please stop by to say hello, listen to a story and enjoy this beautiful festival. Here are some photos from last year's festival: (For more from last year, click here)







A very good time! I hope you can join us.

4 comments:

Cathy said...

I hope I get to see you there! I am dying for some roasted corn!

Granny Sue said...

I hear you! I'll be looking for you.

Twisted Fencepost said...

Would have loved to have been there!!!

Angelena said...

Had a great time at Vandalia this year. I posted a video of Jake Ryder playing in the flat picking competition yesterday. If you get a chance come over to my blog and check it out.

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