Vandalia Gathering

Vandalia Gathering

May, Memorial Day weekend
A folk festival held on the state capitol grounds in Charleston, W.Va., the Vandalia Gathering serves to exhibit the best of the state's traditional arts, music, dance, crafts, and food. Events include music by fiddlers, banjo players, and lap-dulcimer players, clogging, craft demonstrations, liars' contests, storytelling, and an exhibition of quilts made by West Virginia's top quilters. Held since 1976, the festival attracts about 35,000 people.
See also West Virginia Day
CONTACTS:
WV Division of Culture and History, The Cultural Center
Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E.
Charleston, WV 25305
304-558-0220; fax: 304-558-2779
www.wvculture.org
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