2021 West Virginia Marching Band Invitational

University of Charleston Stadium at Laidley Field 1549 Piedmont Rd, Charleston, West Virginia

Each year in October the WVDACH hosts the "Official State Marching Band Championship of West Virginia." Which takes place at Laidley Field in Charleston, WV. High School Marching bands from all over the state come to showcase their skills and compete for the title of "State Honor Band." We are proud to continue that tradition... View Article

$7.00 – $8.00

Lecture @ Grave Creek: First Encounters of the Earthworks at Marietta

Grave Creek Mound 801 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, WV

By William Reynolds, Historian and Exhibit Specialist, Campus Martius Museum, Marietta, OH This program looks at some of the first reports on earthworks in the Ohio Valley, including the Grave Creek Mound. Early maps and descriptions of mounds and other prehistoric earthworks can provide a more complete picture of  these ancient structures than is visible... View Article

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Activities @ Grave Creek: Snip a Snowflake

Grave Creek Mound 801 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, WV

During regular museum hours (Tuesday - Saturday 9am to 5pm), visitors are invited to create paper snowflakes for the holidays. Make one snowflake to take home and one to hang in the museum’s windows.

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Film @ Grave Creek: Native America – Episode 2:Nature to Nations

Grave Creek Mound 801 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, WV

Explores the rise of great Native American nations from dynastic monarchies to participatory democracies.  Democracy as we know it in the United States was built on the democratic system of New York’s Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) confederation. In addition, science and oral traditions show how corn, cedar, shell, and the jaguar each inspired new nations and planted... View Article

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Film @ Grave Creek: Native America – Episode 2:Nature to Nations

Grave Creek Mound 801 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, WV

Explores the rise of great Native American nations from dynastic monarchies to participatory democracies.  Democracy as we know it in the United States was built on the democratic system of New York’s Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) confederation. In addition, science and oral traditions show how corn, cedar, shell, and the jaguar each inspired new nations and planted... View Article

The SteelDrivers, Pokey LaFarge, Stephanie Lambring, Seth Glier, and Yasmin Williams on Mountain Stage

West Virginia Culture Center Theater 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, West Virginia

Be a part of the live audience as Mountain Stage records a fresh episode for NPR Music! The SteelDrivers, Pokey LaFarge, Stephanie Lambring, Seth Glier, and Yasmin Williams on Mountain Stage Tickets can be purchased online at https://mountainstage.org/upcoming-live-shows/ or by calling 877.987.4900

$25.00

22nd Biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition

West Virginia Cultural Center 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV

The 22nd Biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition will be taking place Sunday, November 14th. Doors open at 1:30 and the awards ceremony is set to take place at 2pm in the State Theater. The purpose of this exhibition is to provide astimulus for all artists, to encourage artisticproductivity and to support outstanding potential.The Department of... View Article

Free

North Mississippi Allstars, Cedric Burnside, Corey Harris, Kate Vargas, and Jonah Tolchin on Mountain Stage

West Virginia Culture Center Theater 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, West Virginia

Be a part of the live audience as Mountain Stage records a fresh episode for NPR Music! North Mississippi Allstars, Cedric Burnside, Corey Harris, Kate Vargas, and Jonah Tolchin on Mountain Stage Tickets can be purchased online at https://mountainstage.org/upcoming-live-shows/ or by calling 877.987.4900

$25.00

West Virginia State Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grants Available

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Applications are now being accepted for FY 2022 Historic Preservation Survey and Planning grants through the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH). Approximately $90,000 will be awarded from funding appropriated by the United States Congress for preservation efforts through the National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund.

Film @ Grave Creek: Ancient America: Eastern Woodlands

Grave Creek Mound 801 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, WV

An overview of the prehistoric Native American cultures who left their mark on the eastern United States, narrated by Cherokee actor and Oklahoma native Wes Studi (Dances with Wolves, Last of the Mohicans). The film begins with Ice Age hunter-gatherers and moves on to people who adopted more agrarian lifestyles. The documentary focuses on earthworks... View Article

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