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Events for October 2020

  • "Frances Benjamin Johnston: West Virginia Icon" Exhibit

    October 01, 2020 to October 31, 2020 — Morgantown, Monongalia

    The “Frances Benjamin Johnston: West Virginia Icon” exhibit is about Grafton native Frances Benjamin Johnston, who was a self-made photographer in the late Victorian and early 20th century. While Johnston photographed celebrities such as Mark Twain and the Roosevelts, her most enduring legacy is her historic preservation work doing photographic surveys of the American South, funded by the Carnegie Corporation and administered by the Library of Congress.

    Our exhibit consists of 26 enlarged photographs rarely seen outside the Library of Congress with explanatory captions. The exhibit can be displayed on the wall, easels or tabletops, along with some books of her photography including a first edition. The exhibit is free and open to the public; a web-based version is going live soon for those who cannot attend in person.

    Come see the exhibit at the Aull Center throughout October 2020!

    Aull Center 351 Spruce St. Morgantown, WV 26505

    More information at https://www.pawv.org/francesbenjaminjohnston.html

    This exhibit is made possible through a West Virginia Humanities Council mini-grant.

  • Historical Society Building Open House

    October 03, 2020 — Saint Albans, Kanawha

    St. Albans Historical Society Building (404 Fourth Ave.) Open House. Come see our hundreds of old St. Albans photos, Yearbooks and displays. Wear your mask. Free.

    Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 10 AM – 2 PM

  • Tamarack Wine & Design

    October 10, 2020 — Tamarack, Raleigh

    Come join us in creating a fun Pumpkin Patch painting inspired by the autumn season and Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Lynsi Boyd will lead you in step by step instruction that will help you create a fun painting no matter your skill level. All materials will be provided. No experience necessary. Painters are free to modify their paintings to suit their abilities and interests.

    Each ticket includes one free drink, a complimentary commemorative stemless wine glass, hors d’oeuvres prepared by Tamarack’s incredible culinary team, and an entry to win a giveaway including $200 worth of Tamarack fall favorites! Tickets includes access to our cash bar for participants 21 and older. This event is available for all ages, but I.D. will be required and checked by our bartenders.

    This outdoor event will take place on the Terrace of our Conference Center and tickets are limited to adhere to the highest safety standards. Seating at this event will be spaced according to the 6 ft guidelines set by the CDC and temperatures will be taken upon arrival. Masks will be worn by all staff and are required for those participating until seated to eat. Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the facility and all other necessary safety precautions will be taken.

    Tamarack ensures a clean and safe environment for all to enjoy!

    Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 3 PM – 5 PM at Tamarack.

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