Appalachian Weekend in West Virginia


Time Frame:
September 22-25, 2017


Fayetteville, West Virginia United States


Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

Join Professors Chris Scales and Anita Skeen for RCAH's 2017 Appalachian Weekend near Elkins, West Virginia. On the Fall 2012 trip, students enjoyed a concert with Michael and Carrie Kline, conversation with the Klines about oral history research, a trip to a buckwheat farm, guitar and singing instruction, and more. For photos of the trip, visit the Water Gap Flickr set.

Costs for the weekend:

$350.00.  Includes transportation, lodging, meals (except for lunches on the road).  Must be paid by Friday, September 15, 2017.  12 slots for students are available.  Students will be taken on a first come, first paid basis.  Checks payable to Talking Across the Lines. Travelers will go in vans driven by Professors Skeen and Scales and will leave Snyder-Phillips early on Friday, September 22, and return by 6 p.m. on Monday, September 25.

A limited number of spaces for students are available. Students will be taken on a first come, first paid basis. For additional information about the trip, contact Anita Skeen ( or Chris Scales (


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