August Events


31st annual Concerts in the Park series

August 5–Runa
August 12–Critton Hollow String Band
August 19–Kelly Bell Band

Berkeley Springs State Park • 5:30pm • rain location: Ice House
major sponsors: Berkeley Springs Inn-Best Western • Star Theatre

Summer at the Springs Package

7 Days a Week
2 Night’s lodging, wine and cheese upon arrival & 2 gourmet breakfasts for two at Highlawn Inn.
$100 Spa Gift Certificate at Atasia Spa.
$100 Gift Certificate at Tari’s A Premier Cafe. (may be used for Lunch, Dinner or Alcohol)
Rates from $378.00 to $544.00 (double occupancy) depending upon room selection. Taxes and gratuities not included.
Please make all Package reservations through Highlawn Inn 304-258-5700 or 888-290-4163
Not valid with any other specials, packages, holidays or gift certificates.
Reservations subject to Highlawn Inn’s regular reservation policies.
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Farmers Market Every Sunday 10am-2pm Fairfax Green.

Lodging Special All MonthBella Mattina Bed & Breakfast is offering 3 nights for the price of 2 paid in advance.

Spa Special All MonthAtasia Spa pick any 3 for $120.  25 minute: massage, facial, pedicure, foot massage, or sugar scrub.

August 4 4-6pm  Uke Workshop. All welcome. BlackCat Music Shop. 304-258-4440

August 4 6:30-10pm  Open Mic. All welcome. BlackCat Music Shop. 304-258-4440

August 5 5:30pm Concert in the Park–Runa –Celtic Roots Music
Interweaving the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of jazz, bluegrass, flamenco and blues, Runa offers a thrilling and redefining take on traditional music.
Hailing from Ireland, Canada and The US, RUNA has won two Irish Music Awards and was recognized in 2016 with Best Song in the World/Traditional Music category of the Independent Music Awards.

August 5 8-11pm Live Music. Patsy’s Honky Tonk Torch & Twang. Troubadour Lounge. $5 cover. 304-258-9381

August 12 5:30pm Concert in the Park–Critton Hollow String Band –Old timey
Critton Hollow String Band took form in 1975 with a heart-felt dedication to kindle community life and spirit with their music. Since then Critton Hollow has traveled across the US and Canada playing to audiences from small front-porch gatherings to large festivals, presenting driving old-time songs, fiddle tunes, sensitively harmonized ballads, and traditional and contemporary folk songs. They have been working with Morgan Arts Council since the beginning, 40 years ago.

August 12 10am–?? 2nd Annual Benefit Auction. Lots of gently used items plus new merchandise from local businesses. Baked goods and lunch. Sponsored by the Morgan County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

August 12 Noon-2pm – Rhythm, Roots & Raq Belly Dance Workshop @ the Ice House, Jensuya Belly Dance.

August 12 7-10pm Live Music with Matt Otis & the Sound outside on the Garden Stage. The Country Inn. 304-258-1200

August 19 5:30pm Concert in the Park–Kelly Bell Band–”Phat blues music”
Voted the Best Blues Band in the Mid Atlantic Region 12 years in a row, the Kelly Bell Band from Baltimore, Maryland is among the most genre-expanding acts on today’s blues scene. Imagine Muddy Waters wearing a Bob Marley T-shirt riding on Black Sabbath’s tour bus on their way to a Parliament Funkadelic concert, listening to Sammy Davis Junior on an 8-track tape humming a Run DMC song, that would be close to what they do.

August 19 2-4:30pm Medieval Illumination. Sala Chapman will teach techniques that you will use to create a greeting card sized initial illuminated in the Medieval White Vine style.  Materials provided. $35. @ The Ice House.  Register 304-258-2300.

August 19 7:30-10:30pm Live Music with The Blackthorn Trio outside on the Garden Stage. The Country Inn. 304-258-1200

August 26 6-8pm Summer Beach Party & Night Swim. Cacapon State Park lake to enjoy a special evening of swimming, music, and games! Snack Bar will also be open! Admission for Adults is $3, Children $2 or add $1 to the daily admission price to stay all day!