Yoga in the Gallery
Feb
19
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga in the Gallery

Join Terri for a warm & restorative yoga flow in the River House Gallery. 

All levels welcomed. $10. Please bring your own mat

reserve your spot. space is limited

More about Terri:

Terri Ward, RYT200, is Yoga Alliance certified through Jala Yoga of Shepherdstown, WV, and currently teaches at Jala Yoga Winchester and Trilogy at Lake Frederick. Although her primary style of practice is Vinyasa (flow yoga), Terri also teaches Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Health and Wellness, and Deep Relaxation Yoga. She enjoys exploring other styles of yoga to share with her students and is passionate about helping others discover the transformative power of a consistent yoga practice on and off the mat. Through yoga and meditation, Terri helps individuals of all backgrounds connect with and blossom into the wisdom, strength, and wholeness of their essential self. Terri lives in Slanesville with her husband, sons, two dogs, and two cats. In addition to teaching yoga and meditation, she is a poet and Reiki Master Practitioner. You can reach her at bloomyoga.terri@gmail.com or 540.550.7357.

View Event →
Open Mic Night
Feb
23
6:00 PM18:00

Open Mic Night

Come and share your music, poetry, comedy, or other form of performance art on The River House stage! We have a warm space and a welcoming audience.

Anyone can get on stage at Open Mic Nights (Note: We are an inclusive and family friendly venue so please keep your performance respectful and appropriate). 

Participants must sign up for a 10-20 minute performance block, sign ups will begin by phone or in person as early as 5pm on Open Mic Fridays. (If there is a full list, performances may be reduced to 10 minutes or less)

FREE EVENT (donations appreciated)

Food & Beverages available for purchase in the cafe

View Event →
Trivia Night
Feb
24
7:00 PM19:00

Trivia Night

Ready for another night of Trivia challenge?!

Bring your art & music knowledge to The River House's Trivia Night! It's free to play- Join our host, Tommy Bahama, and test your smarts over different rounds of trivia questions. 

Teams of 2-5 will compete. Come in a group or join a table of fellow trivia players.

Sip a soda, beer or glass of wine and compete to win a River House prize. Start studying!


FREE EVENT (donations appreciated)

Food & Beverages available for purchase in the cafe

 

View Event →
Herb Club Meeting
Feb
25
1:00 PM13:00

Herb Club Meeting

Joy Bridy (Joy Bridy Pottery ) will be guiding us in some botanical rendering (artistically) at this meeting.

 

Led by local herbalist, Leenie Hobbie (Leenie Hobbie, Herbalist), the Herb Club meets once per month. Open to all who are interested in learning something new and sharing love of herbs. We will be learning, exploring, and adventuring as a group!

FREE

(photo credit: Anne Kirk)

View Event →
Yoga in the Gallery
Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga in the Gallery

Join Terri for a warm & restorative yoga flow in the River House Gallery. 

All levels welcomed. $10. Please bring your own mat

reserve your spot. space is limited

More about Terri:

Terri Ward, RYT200, is Yoga Alliance certified through Jala Yoga of Shepherdstown, WV, and currently teaches at Jala Yoga Winchester and Trilogy at Lake Frederick. Although her primary style of practice is Vinyasa (flow yoga), Terri also teaches Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Health and Wellness, and Deep Relaxation Yoga. She enjoys exploring other styles of yoga to share with her students and is passionate about helping others discover the transformative power of a consistent yoga practice on and off the mat. Through yoga and meditation, Terri helps individuals of all backgrounds connect with and blossom into the wisdom, strength, and wholeness of their essential self. Terri lives in Slanesville with her husband, sons, two dogs, and two cats. In addition to teaching yoga and meditation, she is a poet and Reiki Master Practitioner. You can reach her at bloomyoga.terri@gmail.com or 540.550.7357.

View Event →
Live Music: Mike&Jo
Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music: Mike&Jo

Come enjoy The River House house-band, featuring Mike Everson & Jo Murray!

Mike&Jo are a folk-rock duo whose original songs are inspired by places, people, and experiences from their travels around the U.S.A. Soulful harmonies, hard-hitting acoustic guitar, and tongue twisting lyrics will pull in any listener to the deeper message of their original songs.

Hay Fever is a neo-traditional Appalachian band with a sound unique to itself. While leaning heavily on the flavors and traditional of the Old-Time fiddle music played in the hills of West Virginia, each member brings his or her own musical history to the band. When listening to Jim Morris (Guitar), Josh Haza (Mandolin) and Dakota Karper (Fiddle) it is no surprise to hear hints of the Beatles, Bluegrass or even Beethoven. Whatever the style being highlighted, Hay Fever is sure to deliver a musical experience with both finesse and the raw, breathing sounds of living music.

$5 Tickets in advance
$7 at the door

Kids 12 and under FREE

get your tickets here:
https://www.theriverhousewv.org/event-registration

 

View Event →
Meet Featured Gallery Artist: Melissa Jackson
Mar
4
12:00 PM12:00

Meet Featured Gallery Artist: Melissa Jackson

Join us as we welcome Melissa Jackson and her artwork to the River House Gallery for the month of March!

Melissa is an artist from Petersburg, West Virginia. Her painting, collage, and installation work is currently displayed at the Shenandoah Valley Art Center in the "40 Under 40" exhibit.

She will be here on March 4th to talk more about her process, answer questions, and lead us in the beginning steps of an interactive art project, in which River House patrons can add to during the month.

Come meet the artist, enjoy Sunday Brunch, and leave your mark on the wall!

 

More about Melissa:

"Through my artwork I hope to open up a discussion on the notion of "place" and how ones location, identity, and cultural climate shapes the visual language that I call art.

Moving to and then growing up in the rural hills of West Virginia, I developed a Love/Hate relationship to my location, all the while acknowledging that this relationship and struggle is the source of inspiration required for me to produce my art. I find it interesting when personal solitude and beauty collide with the culture of a regional small town atmosphere.

For me this process of understanding my sense of place is where the "art part" lies, the final piece is only a representation of my process.

A scene. (A story told)

A memory. (unfolds)

A pond. (reflection)

A field. (room to breath)

An old woman. (history)

All belonging to this place.

I see my work as emotional landscapes with found material. Utilizing my own personal regrets, feelings, disdain & love, reflected not just in the work itself, but in the fact that it truly was made with the intent and release of an inner dialogue made visual. "

-Melissa Jackson

Artist's Website: https://artuponarrival.wixsite.com/melissajackson

View Event →
Open Mic Night
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Open Mic Night

Come and share your music, poetry, comedy, or other form of performance art on The River House stage! We have a warm space and a welcoming audience.

Anyone can get on stage at Open Mic Nights (Note: We are an inclusive and family friendly venue so please keep your performance respectful and appropriate). 

Participants must sign up for a 10-20 minute performance block, sign ups will begin by phone or in person as early as 5pm on Open Mic Fridays. (If there is a full list, performances may be reduced to 10 minutes or less)


FREE EVENT (donations appreciated)

Food & Beverages available for purchase in the cafe

View Event →
Old Time Slow Jam/ Fast Jam
Mar
10
6:00 PM18:00

Old Time Slow Jam/ Fast Jam

Hey Musicians! Come on out for another OLD-TIME JAM The River House! Bring your instrument and a tune and we'll all have a great time!

Starting at 6pm we are going to start off the night with a slow jam specifically geared to beginning students/musicians though all levels are welcome to come participate. We will be playing slow and will be playing songs like Boil Them Cabbage Down, Angeline the Baker, Barlow Knife, Buffalo Gals, Cripple Creek, Soldier's Joy and Old Joe Clark just to name a few.

Then around 7:30 we will kick it up a gear to a fast jam. Beginners are still welcome to stay, but the music being played then will be faster and may be more complicated.


FREE EVENT (donations appreciated)

Food & Beverages available for purchase in the cafe

View Event →
Camera Club
Mar
11
2:00 PM14:00

Camera Club

All are welcome - everyone who loves photography - from beginners to experts. The mission is to encourage each member at whatever level you are and to share ideas among members, both technical and creative.

FREE

 

View Event →
Fusing Fun: Fused Glass Workshop
Mar
18
3:00 PM15:00

Fusing Fun: Fused Glass Workshop

Suggested Theme: Wind Chimes!

Create beautiful fused glass art! Playing with glass is fun, and unique! Glass in sheets, and pieces, grains, and powders, noodles and strings, so many ways to play with glass!! 

Bend the stringers in a flame, add designs in so many
ways. All tools and materials available for you to create beautiful hanging sun-catchers, wind chimes, picture frames, and more.

Third Sunday of each month from 3:00-5:00pm
Pre-registration required so Liz will know how many materials to bring! Please register one week in advance at the latest! 

Deposit of $10.00 at registration. 
Sign up for all four sessions and get $10 off! 
$30.00 per 2 hour session
SIGN UP HERE: https://www.theriverhousewv.org/event-registration

All tools and materials available for you to create beautiful hanging sun-catchers, wind chimes, picture frames, and more. (If you have time left, and want to make an extra small sun catcher it is $10 per piece.)

Liz Braun http://elizglass.com/

View Event →
Drawing Club
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

Drawing Club

Love to draw? Come to The River House to practice your skills by working from a still life or from your imagination. Bring your own supplies or borrow a pencil and paper from us.

The drawing club is free and open to anyone interested in learning and sharing!

FREE CLUB

View Event →
Open Mic Night
Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

Open Mic Night

Come and share your music, poetry, comedy, or other form of performance art on The River House stage! We have a warm space and a welcoming audience.

Anyone can get on stage at Open Mic Nights (Note: We are an inclusive and family friendly venue so please keep your performance respectful and appropriate). 

Participants must sign up for a 10-20 minute performance block, sign ups will begin by phone or in person as early as 5pm on Open Mic Fridays. (If there is a full list, performances may be reduced to 10 minutes or less)


FREE EVENT (donations appreciated)

Food & Beverages available for purchase in the cafe

View Event →
Live Music: Hoot & Holler
Mar
31
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music: Hoot & Holler

Hoot and Holler formed in 2013 when Mark Kilianski and Amy Alvey discovered a mutual love of American folk music while delving into Boston's burgeoning acoustic music scene. They spent the better part of 2016 living in their camper van "Irene" and playing shows around the country.

Ever inspired by the enduring spirit of traditional Appalachian mountain music, they now call Asheville, North Carolina their home. Their songwriting comes across as simple, honest, and fresh to the ears. Fans of tight duo harmonies will love the tender harmonizing between Amy and Mark that falls in line with masters like Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings. 

Both are Berklee College of Music alumni, and one can expect the polished technique of music school training influenced by the grit and drive of musicians like Bill Monroe and Ola Belle Reed.

 

$7 in advance, $10 at the door.

Kids 12 and under, Free.

get your tickets here:
https://www.theriverhousewv.org/event-registration

View Event →
Old Time Slow Jam/ Fast Jam
Apr
14
6:00 PM18:00

Old Time Slow Jam/ Fast Jam

Hey Musicians! Come on out for another OLD-TIME JAM The River House! Bring your instrument and a tune and we'll all have a great time!

Starting at 6pm we are going to start off the night with a slow jam specifically geared to beginning students/musicians though all levels are welcome to come participate. We will be playing slow and will be playing songs like Boil Them Cabbage Down, Angeline the Baker, Barlow Knife, Buffalo Gals, Cripple Creek, Soldier's Joy and Old Joe Clark just to name a few.

Then around 7:30 we will kick it up a gear to a fast jam. Beginners are still welcome to stay, but the music being played then will be faster and may be more complicated.


FREE EVENT (donations appreciated)

Food & Beverages available for purchase in the cafe

View Event →
Fusing Fun: Fused Glass Workshop
Apr
22
3:00 PM15:00

Fusing Fun: Fused Glass Workshop

Suggested theme: It's Earth Day! Rivers, mountains, trees!

Create beautiful fused glass art! Playing with glass is fun, and unique! Glass in sheets, and pieces, grains, and powders, noodles and strings, so many ways to play with glass!! 

Bend the stringers in a flame, add designs in so many
ways. All tools and materials available for you to create beautiful hanging sun-catchers, wind chimes, picture frames, and more.

Third Sunday of each month from 3:00-5:00pm
Pre-registration required so Liz will know how many materials to bring! Please register one week in advance at the latest! 

Deposit of $10.00 at registration. 
Sign up for all four sessions and get $10 off! 
$30.00 per 2 hour session
SIGN UP HERE: https://www.theriverhousewv.org/event-registration

All tools and materials available for you to create beautiful hanging sun-catchers, wind chimes, picture frames, and more. (If you have time left, and want to make an extra small sun catcher it is $10 per piece.)

Liz Braun http://elizglass.com/

View Event →
Live Music: Hay Fever
Apr
28
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music: Hay Fever

Join us as we welcome Hay Fever back to Giffin Stage!


Hay Fever is a neo-traditional Appalachian band with a sound unique to itself. While leaning heavily on the flavors and traditional of the Old-Time fiddle music played in the hills of West Virginia, each member brings his or her own musical history to the band. When listening to Jim Morris (Guitar), Josh Haza (Mandolin) and Dakota Karper (Fiddle) it is no surprise to hear hints of the Beatles, Bluegrass or even Beethoven. Whatever the style being highlighted, Hay Fever is sure to deliver a musical experience with both finesse and the raw, breathing sounds of living music.

$5 tickets in advance
$7 at the door

Kids 12 and under FREE

get your tickets here:
https://www.theriverhousewv.org/event-registration

View Event →
Fusing Fun: Fused Glass Workshop
May
20
3:00 PM15:00

Fusing Fun: Fused Glass Workshop

Suggested theme: Spring flowers, insects! (Including free-standing critters!)

Create beautiful fused glass art! Playing with glass is fun, and unique! Glass in sheets, and pieces, grains, and powders, noodles and strings, so many ways to play with glass!! 

Bend the stringers in a flame, add designs in so many
ways. All tools and materials available for you to create beautiful hanging sun-catchers, wind chimes, picture frames, and more.

Third Sunday of each month from 3:00-5:00pm
Pre-registration required so Liz will know how many materials to bring! Please register one week in advance at the latest! 

Deposit of $10.00 at registration. 
Sign up for all four sessions and get $10 off! 
$30.00 per 2 hour session
SIGN UP HERE: https://www.theriverhousewv.org/event-registration

All tools and materials available for you to create beautiful hanging sun-catchers, wind chimes, picture frames, and more. (If you have time left, and want to make an extra small sun catcher it is $10 per piece.)

Liz Braun http://elizglass.com/

View Event →
Fusing Fun: Fused Glass Workshop
Jun
17
3:00 PM15:00

Fusing Fun: Fused Glass Workshop

Suggested Theme: It's Father's Day! Make something for Dad, or better yet bring Dad with you and create something special together. Perhaps a picture frame for a family photo! (Plastic frame available for purchase to glue your fused glass frame to.)

Create beautiful fused glass art! Playing with glass is fun, and unique! Glass in sheets, and pieces, grains, and powders, noodles and strings, so many ways to play with glass!! 

Bend the stringers in a flame, add designs in so many
ways. All tools and materials available for you to create beautiful hanging sun-catchers, wind chimes, picture frames, and more.

Third Sunday of each month from 3:00-5:00pm
Pre-registration required so Liz will know how many materials to bring! Please register one week in advance at the latest! 

Deposit of $10.00 at registration. 
Sign up for all four sessions and get $10 off! 
$30.00 per 2 hour session
SIGN UP HERE: https://www.theriverhousewv.org/event-registration

All tools and materials available for you to create beautiful hanging sun-catchers, wind chimes, picture frames, and more. (If you have time left, and want to make an extra small sun catcher it is $10 per piece.)

Liz Braun http://elizglass.com/

View Event →

Andrew Finn Magill & Peter Mawanga- SOLD OUT!
Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Andrew Finn Magill & Peter Mawanga- SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT SHOW!!

Join us as we welcome back to Giffin Stage Andrew Finn Magill! He will be performing with Peter Mawanga, a popular Malawian musician in which he co-wrote and co-produced an album with in 2009.

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Get your tickets here!

 

More about the artists:

Andrew “Finn the Fiddler” Magill has straddled the tenuous line of “fiddler” and “violinist” for the better part of his thirty years. Raised in an Irish musical household in Asheville North Carolina he grew up studying with many of the best traditional American and Irish fiddlers at The Swannanoa Gathering music workshops. He was featured on NPR at age 18 and never looked back. His 2016 two-disc project Roots and Branches debuted at #46 on the Folk DJ charts and says grammy-winner Tim O’Brien:

“He has learned from and now plays with the best in the genre. On Branches you can hear a new musical voice emerging. I’m gonna keep listening for Finn Magill.”

In 2009, he received a Fulbright-MtvU Fellowship to co-write and co-produce an album with Malawi pop icon Peter Mawanga that musically captures ten experiences of HIV/AIDS through song in Malawi, Southern Africa. 

The result, Mau a Malawi: Stories of AIDS was released on October 14th, 2011 as a multimedia show at the University of North Carolina’s Memorial Hall. Sales from the studio album Mau a Malawi are invested in programs to keep vulnerable Malawian children in school and empower them through the arts.

“The inspiring cross-cultural performances on this beautiful album “Mau A Malawi: Stories of AIDS” remind us of the human cost of this disease as well as the imperative to unite in creating an AIDS-free generation. —Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

Mau a Malawi has been a platform for years of musical collaboration between the two artists who now tour blending the traditional sounds of their native continents in exciting original music.

Peter Mawanga's Bio:
At the height of the CHIMURENGA war, the struggle for independence in Zimbabwe, a Malawian missionary family arriving at Harare airport was stranded inside the terminal while chaos took over the city streets.

Oblivious to the muted panic in the airport lounge, two year old Peter Mawanga broke the tension as he sang Amazing Grace, perfectly in tune, to an amazed audience. His uncle pronounced there and then that the boy was destined to be a great musician. After Peter’s astounding first concert, his love affair with music saw him do anything he could to learn and experience music; through school clubs, the church choir and friends he learned to play keyboards and guitar.

In Malawi in 2002 while studying mechanical engineering he recorded a playful album that set him on the path to his musical destiny. Recorded under the name Peter Pine ‘CITY LIFE’, was a sensation across Malawi. The afro-pop album’s controversial hit single ‘AMAKHALA KU BLANTYRE’ discussed the realities of urban versus rural living. The song was so controversial it inspired several ‘response’ songs, which opposed Peter’s shattering of the ‘city streets are paved with gold’ myth. Buoyed by the overnight success of his first album and lack of funds for his college tuition, Peter abandoned his studies for a professional music career.

IMG_9405Shedding the persona of Peter Pine he reverted to his own name Peter Mawanga and began creating definitive music; globally recognized yet intrinsically Malawian. In 2005 he recorded Zanga Zo Zama, produced by renown poet and music producer Q Malewezi . The critically acclaimed album presented Mawanga truer sound; Afro vibes – a fusion of traditional African rhythms, composition, vocal arrangements with modern instrumentation; inspirational, introspective, spiritual and socially conscious. Zanga Zo Zama’s songs such as ‘Tsoka’, ‘Londa’, ‘Mwana Wamasiye’ and ‘Bwerera’ are poignant songs with strong messages marking Peter’s journey from pop star to celebrated musician and voice of the underprivileged.

Concerned by the plight of underprivileged children in Malawi, Peter established Talents of the Malawian Child, in 2004.

With the support from Unicef and Plan international, Peter trained and mentored orphaned and venerable children by organizing music workshops. As a result of these projects Peter produced albums for these children; ‘Ana a SASO’ (2005) and ‘Vingoma na Visekese’ (2006) and ‘Sounds of Lilongwe’ (2008). His song Timveni was the official song for Plan Malawi’s Timveni children’s radio project. Inspired to continue creating great music with young people Peter formed his own band. In 2007 Peter’s third incarnation was born; Peter Mawanga and The Amaravi Movement. Incorporating Malawian instrumentation, Nylon jazz guitar, Mangolongondo (marimba), Sansi (thumb piano) rhythms and singing in Chichewa (Malawian national language), Peter is able to communicate both musically and lyrically to the world on behalf of his country. He composes when he is at peace and in synch with the world and therefore the result is unrestrained and intimate.

Performing at live music venues such as Cargo, London, UNC Memorial hall (USA), The Touhill performing arts center St Louis Missouri USA and festivals such as Lake of Stars (Malawi), LEAF Festival in Asheville (USA) and Celtic Connections in Glasgow Scotland, Mawanga has shared the world stage with international artists such as Oliver Mtukudzi, Manu Dibango and American Grammy award winner Earl Klugh.

Peter Mawanga has garnered respect in the music industry at large. The synergy of Peter Mawanga and The Amaravi Movement impressed Rhythm of Life to sign Peter as the first artist on their independent record label in Malawi in 2008, together they recorded and released Peter Mawanga & The Amaravi Movement’ live debut studio album Paphiri ndi Padambo.

Peter Mawanga has now invested most of his time in a research tour across Malawi, recording and rediscovering the NYANJA sounds of Malawi (Music from the lake shores of Malawi).

View Event →
Knitting & Crochet Club
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Knitting & Crochet Club

Come join us for the Crochet / Knitters Club. Bring a project you are working on ; or if you want to learn, bring a skein of yarn, crochet hook or knitting needles and we will help you learn.

Any questions ask Nancy
mynan241@gmail.com

This is a free club meeting. If you have a pattern you aren’t sure how to read, bring it and we’ll help you out. 


FREE EVENT (donations appreciated)

Food & Beverages available for purchase in the cafe

View Event →
Film Night: Frozen
Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

Film Night: Frozen

Come snuggle in for an evening of FROZEN and winter crafts.

Family & kid friendly, this Disney film is a favorite for all ages.

Who knows, there may be a special appearance from Elsa and Olaf!

Film begins at 7pm

FREE event (donations appreciated)
Food & Beverages available for purchase in the cafe

View Event →
Yoga in the Gallery
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga in the Gallery

Join Terri for a warm & restorative yoga flow in the River House Gallery. 

All levels welcomed. $10. Please bring your own mat

reserve your spot. space is limited

More about Terri:

Terri Ward, RYT200, is Yoga Alliance certified through Jala Yoga of Shepherdstown, WV, and currently teaches at Jala Yoga Winchester and Trilogy at Lake Frederick. Although her primary style of practice is Vinyasa (flow yoga), Terri also teaches Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Health and Wellness, and Deep Relaxation Yoga. She enjoys exploring other styles of yoga to share with her students and is passionate about helping others discover the transformative power of a consistent yoga practice on and off the mat. Through yoga and meditation, Terri helps individuals of all backgrounds connect with and blossom into the wisdom, strength, and wholeness of their essential self. Terri lives in Slanesville with her husband, sons, two dogs, and two cats. In addition to teaching yoga and meditation, she is a poet and Reiki Master Practitioner. You can reach her at bloomyoga.terri@gmail.com or 540.550.7357.

View Event →
Words of Love with Cookies
Feb
11
2:00 PM14:00

Words of Love with Cookies

Ice Mountain Writers & HAMS (Hampshire Actors & Makers of Shows), The River House Writers, and Hampshire County Arts Council

Invite You to

WORDS OF LOVE With Cookies

Bring your original prose or poetry or your favorites on the theme of love and dedicate them to your honey (or not!)

Musical presentations also encouraged

All ages invited

Sign up at the cafe in advance or at the door

-Cookies & Punch provided-

See you there!!

Words of Love 2018 (1).png
View Event →
Camera Club
Feb
11
11:00 AM11:00

Camera Club

All are welcome - everyone who loves photography - from beginners to experts. The mission is to encourage each member at whatever level you are and to share ideas among members, both technical and creative.

FREE

 

View Event →
Drum Circle
Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

Drum Circle

Feel the groove and join us for an evening of drumming! No experience required! Basic drumming techniques will be presented and explored as we make music together. Drums will be provided!

Facilitated by Brenton Colbert from Winchester’s Rockin' Music Therapy Services Inc.

http://rockinmusictherapy.com/

 

View Event →
Art for All
Feb
10
12:00 PM12:00

Art for All

Mardi Gras Crafts! Come and get festive with us and get ready for Fat Tuesday with some Mardi gras crafts.  We will also have valentine supplies available for any last minute valentine making!

FREE EVENT

View Event →
Open Mic Night: Be My Valentine?
Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

Open Mic Night: Be My Valentine?

Open Mic Night! Theme: Valentine’s day!  Wear your pink and red, hearts, or cupid costume to Open Mic.  Best Dressed wins a prize! Will you be my valentine?

Come and share your music, poetry, comedy, or other form of performance art on The River House stage! We have a warm space and a welcoming audience.

Anyone can get on stage at Open Mic Nights (Note: We are an inclusive and family friendly venue so please keep your performance respectful and appropriate). 

Participants must sign up for a 10-20 minute performance block, sign ups will begin by phone or in person as early as 5pm on Open Mic Fridays. (If there is a full list, performances may be reduced to 10 minutes or less)

FREE EVENT

View Event →
Intro to Weaving
Feb
9
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Weaving

Join teacher Christa Lemons and come learn the very basics of weaving. This is not the potholder weaving you learned as a child. We will learn on a lap held tapestry loom which is an excellent way to learn. Make a small bag, purse, or table runner piece of art.

*Learn more about Christa's experience and process at her FB site: Boot Turtle Hill Soulistic Weaving

Two 3 Hour Class Sessions ($30 each- $60 total)
The first class Feb. 9/ Second class TBD

4 student maximum

Sign up here!
https://www.theriverhousewv.org/event-registration/intro-to-weaving-class-feb-9

View Event →
Drawing Club
Feb
8
6:00 PM18:00

Drawing Club

Love to draw? Come to The River House to practice your skills by working from a still life or from your imagination. Bring your own supplies or borrow a pencil and paper from us.

The drawing club is free and open to anyone interested in learning and sharing!

FREE CLUB

View Event →
Yoga in the Gallery
Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga in the Gallery

Join Terri for a warm & restorative yoga flow in the River House Gallery. 

All levels welcomed. $10. Please bring your own mat

reserve your spot. space is limited

More about Terri:

Terri Ward, RYT200, is Yoga Alliance certified through Jala Yoga of Shepherdstown, WV, and currently teaches at Jala Yoga Winchester and Trilogy at Lake Frederick. Although her primary style of practice is Vinyasa (flow yoga), Terri also teaches Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Health and Wellness, and Deep Relaxation Yoga. She enjoys exploring other styles of yoga to share with her students and is passionate about helping others discover the transformative power of a consistent yoga practice on and off the mat. Through yoga and meditation, Terri helps individuals of all backgrounds connect with and blossom into the wisdom, strength, and wholeness of their essential self. Terri lives in Slanesville with her husband, sons, two dogs, and two cats. In addition to teaching yoga and meditation, she is a poet and Reiki Master Practitioner. You can reach her at bloomyoga.terri@gmail.com or 540.550.7357.

View Event →
Art for All
Feb
3
12:00 PM12:00

Art for All

Bring your imagination and come to The River House for an afternoon of creativity!  We provide the materials, you provide the inspiration.  Every Saturday The River House offers opportunities to participate in art activities that are fun for all ages

Come do some paper crafting and make valentines for your loved ones!

FREE EVENT

View Event →
Fire Cider Making Day
Feb
2
4:30 PM16:30

Fire Cider Making Day

 

Join local herbalist, Leenie Hobbie, for an educational demonstration on how to make the traditional immune system tonic Fire Cider!

Free taste testing, recipes and tips for how to use Fire Cider.

Learn about the Tradition-Not-Trademark legal battle to keep this ancient recipe a true folk (“of the people”) remedy that is freely available

4:30-5pm history of Fire Cider

5-5:30pm Fire Cider Making

View Event →
Yoga in the Gallery
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga in the Gallery

Join Terri for a warm & restorative yoga flow in the River House Gallery. 

All levels welcomed. $10. Please bring your own mat

reserve your spot. space is limited

More about Terri:

Terri Ward, RYT200, is Yoga Alliance certified through Jala Yoga of Shepherdstown, WV, and currently teaches at Jala Yoga Winchester and Trilogy at Lake Frederick. Although her primary style of practice is Vinyasa (flow yoga), Terri also teaches Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Health and Wellness, and Deep Relaxation Yoga. She enjoys exploring other styles of yoga to share with her students and is passionate about helping others discover the transformative power of a consistent yoga practice on and off the mat. Through yoga and meditation, Terri helps individuals of all backgrounds connect with and blossom into the wisdom, strength, and wholeness of their essential self. Terri lives in Slanesville with her husband, sons, two dogs, and two cats. In addition to teaching yoga and meditation, she is a poet and Reiki Master Practitioner. You can reach her at bloomyoga.terri@gmail.com or 540.550.7357.

View Event →
Art for All
Jan
27
12:00 PM12:00

Art for All

Bring your imagination and come to The River House for an afternoon of creativity!  We provide the materials, you provide the inspiration.  Every Saturday The River House offers opportunities to participate in art activities that are fun for all ages

FREE EVENT

View Event →
Open Mic Night
Jan
26
6:00 PM18:00

Open Mic Night

Come and share your music, poetry, comedy, or other form of performance art on The River House stage! Been thinking about it? This Friday the stage is yours! 
We have a warm space and a welcoming audience.

Anyone can get on stage at Open Mic Nights (Note: We are an inclusive and family friendly venue so please keep your performance respectful and appropriate). 

Participants must sign up for a 20 minute performance block, sign ups will begin by phone or in person as early as 5pm on Open Mic Fridays. 

Musician, Anton Daub will host this Open Mic Night at The River House. 


FREE EVENT

View Event →
Yoga in the Gallery
Jan
22
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga in the Gallery

Join Terri for a warm & restorative yoga flow in the River House Gallery. 

All levels welcomed. $10. Please bring your own mat

reserve your spot. space is limited

More about Terri:

Terri Ward, RYT200, is Yoga Alliance certified through Jala Yoga of Shepherdstown, WV, and currently teaches at Jala Yoga Winchester and Trilogy at Lake Frederick. Although her primary style of practice is Vinyasa (flow yoga), Terri also teaches Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Health and Wellness, and Deep Relaxation Yoga. She enjoys exploring other styles of yoga to share with her students and is passionate about helping others discover the transformative power of a consistent yoga practice on and off the mat. Through yoga and meditation, Terri helps individuals of all backgrounds connect with and blossom into the wisdom, strength, and wholeness of their essential self. Terri lives in Slanesville with her husband, sons, two dogs, and two cats. In addition to teaching yoga and meditation, she is a poet and Reiki Master Practitioner. You can reach her at bloomyoga.terri@gmail.com or 540.550.7357.

View Event →
Camera Club
Jan
21
2:00 PM14:00

Camera Club

River House Camera Club is up and running! Come join the fun. 

All are welcome - everyone who loves photography - from beginners to experts. The mission is to encourage each member at whatever level you are and to share ideas among members, both technical and creative.

FREE

 

View Event →
Live Music: HAY FEVER---SOLD OUT
Jan
20
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music: HAY FEVER---SOLD OUT

We are SOLD OUT of tickets for this show!

______________________________________

Plan to fight off the cabin fever with HAY FEVER and enjoy a great evening of music!

Hay Fever is a neo-traditional Appalachian band with a sound unique to itself. While leaning heavily on the flavors and traditional of the Old-Time fiddle music played in the hills of West Virginia, each member brings his or her own musical history to the band. When listening to Jim Morris (Guitar), Josh Haza (Mandolin) and Dakota Karper (Fiddle) it is no surprise to hear hints of the Beatles, Bluegrass or even Beethoven. Whatever the style being highlighted, Hay Fever is sure to deliver a musical experience with both finesse and the raw, breathing sounds of living music.

$5 Tickets in advance
$7 at the door

Kids 12 and under FREE

View Event →
Art for All
Jan
20
12:00 PM12:00

Art for All

Bring your imagination and come to The River House for an afternoon of creativity!  We provide the materials, you provide the inspiration.  Every Saturday The River House offers opportunities to participate in art activities that are fun for all ages

FREE EVENT

View Event →
Trivia Night
Jan
19
7:00 PM19:00

Trivia Night

Bring your art & music knowledge to The River House's Trivia Night!

It's free to play- Join our host, Tommy Bahama, and test your smarts over different rounds of trivia questions. 

Teams of 2-5 will compete. Come in a group or join a table of fellow trivia players.

Sip a soda, beer or glass of wine and compete to win a River House prize. Start studying!

FREE EVENT

 

View Event →
Meet Featured Gallery Artist: Doran Richards
Jan
13
4:00 PM16:00

Meet Featured Gallery Artist: Doran Richards

Come meet our January/February Featured Gallery Artist, Doran Richards, and watch her demonstrate her alcohol ink art process!

Doran is a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) and is owner of Blessing God's Way (www.blessinggodsway.com) - a ministry for almost 16 years, for women through maidenhood, maternity and menopause.

Doran has always been an artist at heart. Doran attended Shepherdstown College (before it became University) for Art Education. Art and music speak to her soul, nourish her and fuel her for her other callings and "hats" she wears. She has been married for 23 years and has six children ages 22 down to 7 years old.

Check out her FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Dorans-Alcohol-Inks-1532918027017837/

View Event →