July 2018 Events
MORGAN ARTS COUNCIL
32nd annual Concerts in the Park series
Berkeley Springs State Park • 5:30pm • rain location: Ice House
major sponsors: Berkeley Springs Inn-Best Western • Star Theatre
July 7–Carsie Blanton
July 14–My Sweet Patootie
July 21–Kelly Bell Band
July 28–Hillbilly Gypsies
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.
Visit us at
Farmers Market Every Sunday 10am-2pm Fairfax Green.
July 3 Dark Fireworks. Widmyer Elementary School Rt 522.
July 4 1pm All American Cookout. Hot dogs, burgers and all the fixin’s, corn hole and fun for the whole family. Rain or shine @ the American Legion Post 60 to benefit the Vietnam Veteran Memorial. $8 adults, $4 under age 10
July 4 1pm Community Band Patriotic Celebration @ Cacapon State Park. Patriotic craft projects to follow at 2:30. 7:30 campfire and 9pm glowstick walk. 304-258-1022.
July 6 6:30-10pm Open Mic. All welcome. BlackCat Music Shop. 304-258-4440
July 7 – 2-4:30pm – Jewelry Making With Mayo Fredo. Learn to make wire and gemstone rings @ the Ice House. Supplies provided. Register early. $35
July 7 5:30pm Concert in the Park–Carsie Blanton. Indie-pop, Americana, Rock & Jazz
Blanton’s music smolders with moxie, combining the understated vocal quality of Billie Holiday with the folk-pop songwriting of artists like Anais Mitchell and Paul Simon. Carsie Blanton makes fun music. It makes you laugh, it makes you dance. Her music settles in the pop realm, infused with jazz elements and even a little Broadway-style panache. For more info call the Morgan Arts Council. 304-258-2300
July 7 7:30-10:30pm Live Music with David Elliott. Outdoor garden stage @ The Country Inn. Free Admission.
July 14 Noon Basket Bingo to support Morgan County Humane Society @ American Legion, Post 60. Susan @ 304-258-5592 for info.
July 14 5:30pm Concert in the Park—My Sweet Patootie. Acoustic Vaudeville & Nostalgic Roots
My Sweet Patootie is a nonstop neo-vaudevillian stage show from Canada that features virtuosic musicianship, uncompromising vocal harmonies and humorous storytelling. It’s new music with an old soul, echoing vintage swing, blues, folk and ragtime – a unique musical experience that transcends the borders of the acoustic genre, promising to entertain music lovers of all kinds. For more info call the Morgan Arts Council. 304-258-2300.
July 14 7:30-10:30pm Live Music with The Boot Leggers. Outdoor garden stage @ The Country Inn. Free Admission.
July 16-20 9am-3pm Visual Arts Camp. Magical Animals ages 6-14. @ The Ice House. For more information. 304-258-2300.
July 21 – 2-4:30pm – Paint a Masterpiece With Janet Gauthier and Robert Howard. Step by step, no prior painting experience needed @ the Ice House. All materials provided. Register early. $35
July 21 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. Who else can combine elements of hip-hop, funk, and blues-electrified here, Delta there, horn driven elsewhere- and still manage to sound sincere?” Blues Revue Magazine. For more info call the Morgan Arts Council. 304-258-2300
July 21 7:30-10:30pm Live Music with Brandi Naugle. Outdoor garden stage @ The Country Inn. Free Admission.
July 23-August 3 10am-4pm Sing Big Musical Revue. 2 week camp style experience taught by professional musician, Joel Newman. Call to register-304-258-4440 size limited. $50.00 ages 10-16. BlackCat Music Cooperative.
July 28 9am Morgan County, WV Officers Down Memorial Walk/Run 5K
July 28 5:30pm Concert in the Park—Hillbilly Gypsies Old time bluegrass & mountain music
Their lightning fast award-winning picking skills and musical arrangements mixed with natural comedic wit and high lonesome mountain vocal harmonies are sure to catch your ear right away. Combine that with a knack for original songwriting and a strong passion for old time and traditional music and this makes for an all-around authentic and exciting musical experience that you won’t soon forget. For more info call the Morgan Arts Council. 304-258-2300
July 28 7:30-10:30pm Live Music with The Scenic Route outside on the Garden Stage. The Country Inn. 304-258-1200