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Music in the Hills, Way Back Weekend Media Day

Huntington, WV — Heritage Farm Museum & Village will host members of the media on Friday, June 3rd from 11am-2pm for its Music in the Hills, Way Back Weekend preview. World renowned, national guitar champion Robin Kessinger will be available for all media inquiries.

As part of this year’s Way Back Weekend festivities, Heritage Farm will host the Robin Kessinger Music Festival featuring the WV Flat Pick Guitar Championship on Friday and Saturday, June 3-4. Festivities will include live performances, workshops, The West Virginia State Flatpick Guitar Championship, along with award winning exhibits, live artisans, and more!

Friday Music Festival: $15 per person (12 and under, free). Gates open at 4 pm. Concert begins at 6:30 pm. Visit www.robinkessingerfestival.org for performer lineup and scheduled entertainment.

Saturday Way Back Weekend & Music Festival: $15 per adult & $10 per child (2 and under, free). Gates open at 10 am. The West Virginia State Flatpick Guitar Contest begins at 1 pm. Special 4 pm concert included with admission.

Individual Saturday Season Passes including all Way Back Weekends are available for $30 and Family Saturday Passes (2 adults and all children of the home) for $75 can be purchased at www.heritagefarmmuseum.com, at the door, or by calling 304-522- 1244.

About Heritage Farm Museum and Village

Located at 3300 Harvey Road, Huntington, West Virginia, and founded in 1996, the Farm's collection includes more than 25,000 square feet of historically significant Appalachian artifacts in seven award-winning museums and was recently named West Virginia's first Smithsonian Affiliate Institution. The Farm is also home to more than 30 log structures including 5 Log Cabin Inns and a Barn Retreat Center sleeping 40 people, wired with today’s technology. Artisans, crafters, and re-enactors are on-site daily bringing Appalachian history to life.  To learn more about Heritage Farm Museum and Village, call 304-522-1244 or visit heritagefarmmuseum.com

About Smithsonian Affiliations

Smithsonian Affiliations is a national outreach program that develops long-term collaborative partnerships with museums, educational, and cultural organizations to enrich communities with Smithsonian resources. More information is available at www.affiliations.si.edu 


About Heritage Farm Museum and Village Located at 3300 Harvey Road and founded in 1996, the Farm's collection includes more than 25,000 square feet of historically significant Appalachian artifacts in seven award-winning museums and was recently named West Virginia's first Smithsonian Affiliate Institution. The Farm is also home to more than 30 log structures and other reconstructed buildings, artisans, and re-enactors that bring Appalachian history to life.  To learn more about Heritage Farm Museum and Village, call 304-522-1244 or visit heritagefarmmuseum.com