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EKU Appalachian Heritage Festival


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EKU's Appalachian Heritage Festival

October 4th, 5th, & 6th


Wednesday October 4th

E. Ky Community Culture & Art Asset Mapping Project

12:00 – 4:00  Powell Lobby


Ornery Women: Two Stories from the Mountains

7:00 pm Pearl Buchanan Theater


Thursday October 5th

Entrepreneurship & Stewardship in the New Appalachian Economy: A Businesswoman’s Story- Robin Richmond-Mason

3:00 – 4:00  Jaggers Room, Powell Building


100 Years of Appalachia in TV and Film: The Making of a Documentary- with Co-Director Sally Rubin

7:00 p.m. O'Donnell Auditorium

A Chautaqua Special Event


Friday October 6th

Beans-N-Greens: Exploring Appalachia’s diversity through local food traditions

Jenny Williams, Perry Co Pathfinders

11:30 – 1:30:  Powell Lobby *Rain Location Powell Lobby)


Telling Our Own Stories: How Appalachian Storytelling Traditions Shape our Past and Future

Featuring Gurney Norman and Michael Williams

With Savannah Sipple & Jay McCoy of Brier Books

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Herndon Lounge


Appalachian Music Stage

6:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m. O’Donnell Auditorium


Headliner Mitch Barrett

with The Knockdowns & the Old Towne Project

All Appalachian Heritage Festival events are free and open to the public, Donations of school supplies or canned goods to communities in need encouraged

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