There are parts for 10 women and 10 men, ages 16 and older, for the outdoor drama and for the 18th-century encampment. The event will take place Sept. 12-15.
In 1755, Mary Ingles was captured by Shawnee Indians and taken to Ohio. After several months, she escaped and made her way back home by walking more than 500 miles. That journey took her through the Kanawha Valley.
Exhibit set to close
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Helen Chilton's "FRESH" art exhibition at The Art Store on Bridge Road closes March 29.
The exhibition is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free.
Digital photo workshops
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Thorney Lieberman, of Charleston, is offering a three-week digital photo workshop starting in April.
The workshop will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. April 7, 14 and 21. The workshop is for beginning and intermediate photographers with point-and-shoot or advanced SLR digital cameras. Lieberman will cover using the camera, shooting and lighting, and processing photos on computer.
The fee is $150. To register, call 304-342-1842. For more information, visit www.ThorneyLieberman.com.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A new exhibit, "From Jackson's Mill to Paris: The Fine Art Photography of Sam McColloch," is on display in the library on Marshall University's South Charleston campus, 100 Angus E. Peyton Drive.
McColloch, who grew up in New Martinsville and now lives in Texas, still uses his vintage cameras and darkroom equipment to turn out black-and-white photos.
After receiving bachelor's and master's degrees in geology and chemistry from WVU, McColloch traveled extensively for 28 years in his work for Shell Oil Co.
His photos have taken top prizes in numerous competitions, been featured in exhibits throughout the U.S. and are in both private and corporate collections, including the permanent collections in the libraries at WVU and Bethany College.
The MU exhibit is made possible through the cooperation of McColloch's cousin, Jerry Gorby. Several of McColloch's prints are on display in the showroom of Gorby's Music in South Charleston.
The exhibit will be on display through early August. For hours of operation, directions or other information, phone 304-746-8910.
Vandalia Gathering set
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Vandalia Gathering will take place as usual on Memorial Day weekend on the Capitol grounds and will have a featured role in the celebration of West Virginia's 150th birthday in June.
For the Vandalia Gathering, the focus will be on music contests and concerts, annual juried quilt exhibition awards program and the presentation of the Vandalia Award. Food vendors will be on the grounds.
For the state's sesquicentennial, the winning musicians from the Vandalia Gathering will play on an outdoor stage to highlight the importance of Appalachian music in West Virginia's culture.
The celebration will take place June 20-22 at the Capitol Complex. The West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission will also host the food and craft vendors who traditionally participate during Memorial Day weekend and will set up the food contests, craft circle, dance stages, and liars competition.
To view a complete schedule for the 2013 Vandalia Gathering, visit www.wvculture.org.
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