Anna R. Nassif, Artistic Director, the RRC & RCFC present the 4th Annual River City Festival of the Arts! MEMORIAL DAY Weekend
Fri Sat Sun/May 27, 28, 29, 30, 2016 .
Cristina as Soloist in Szilagyi Center for the
Preformaning Arts, Rowlesburg.
Friday June 25, 2010 at 8 PM Cristina as
Soloist in Pasión por la Zarzuela, Carnegie
Hall, Weill Recital Hall
Baritone Jamie Kotmair as Papageno and
soprano Elizabeth Russ as Papagena in
Mozart’s the Magic Flute. Boston Lyric
Opera’s Opera New England.
Photograph of Celticbillies in performance by
Tom Peterson and the Barber Shop Quartet
in the Main Street Garden.
ROWLESBURG, WEST VIRGINIA is a quaint railroad town located on the scenic big bend of the Cheat River, 35 miles Southeast of Morgantown, West Virginia.
Directions: Take Route 7 East, Past Kingwood, and at bottom of hill, turn right onto Route 72 (go 10 miles).
From I-68, take exit #23, direction Kingwood (Rt. 26); in Kingwood take Rt. 7 East to Rt. 72.
Program subject to change 4/1/2015
10am River City Café: Continental Breakfast
Lunch available @ River City Café
Museums and Exhibits
Carolann Hooton R &R Library,
PCSM Sports Mannequin Exhibit Teresa Hyer, Rowlesburg Quilters Exhibit, Raise the Roof & RHS T-Shirts, Walter Shaver Carving, Creative Art Studio,
WWII, Museum, Emporium,
B&O Railroad Exhibit
RHS Picture Gallery
Food &Restaurants: River City Café & Martha’s Kitchen; Cool Springs; Side Tracked; Belko’s; Melanie’s; Monroe’s; Prime Thyme; Kingwood INN; .
Lodging: Main Stay; River House Lodge.
Celebrate the arts in Rowlesburg, West Virginia over Memorial Day Weekend. The vibrant 9th Annual River City Festival will take place May 27, 28,29,30,2016 at the Janet and Imre Szilagyi Center, Rowlesburg, WV. The festival is presented by Rowlesburg Revitalization Committee, Inc., River City Festival Committee and Rowlesburg ON TRAC Community and is produced by seasoned and dedicated volunteers. We especially thank our sponsors: Hazel Ruby McQuain Foundation. WV Fairs and Festivals Association, Clear Mountain Bank, Greer Industries-Cheat River Limestone Company, West Virginia Humanities, Preston Chamber of Commerce, The Nassif Family, The Caporella Family, Mike Hooton Family, The Perry Family Trust.
Be sure to attend An Afternoon Voice Recital by Opera Stars Cristina Nassif, Soprano, Jamie Kotmair, Baritone, Dr. Thomas Nassif, Pianist. Saturday, 3 pm, $15. Vintage Baby Grand Piano by courtesy of Flicky Harvey, historic restoration by Tim Richards, sponsor: Anna R. Nassif. The audience is invited to a reception in the River City Café.
Taste a delicious dinner by the Christ United Methodist Church Women held at CUMC. 5pm-7pm, $8/4,
Dance the night away at the River City Festival Ball featuring The Classics. 8pm $25/15 BYOD.
Don’t miss the River City Patriotic Dinner. Sunday 5pm, VFW Social Hall, $8/4, Silent Auction.
Attend a play on the theme of Rebellion and Revolution featuring Preston Knights Theater Ensemble with direction by Lynne Broderick. Sunday, 7:30pm, $15.
Tickets may be purchased at the door. For Passes and Advanced tickets call 304-454-9786, 304-329-1240 or contact RRC,Inc.,RCF ON TRAC Members. For further information see Websites, rowlesburg.org, rowlesburg.info, rowlesburgguide.com. Event e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Program subject to change.
RIVER CITY FESTIVAL COMMITTEE
Anna Nassif, Chairperson/Director
Lee Waybright, Maggie DeWeirdt
Darrell Dean, Crystal Dean,
Shirley Hartley, Kathleen Orescanin,
George Nassif Margaret Schollar
Paul Riggs, Helen Edmunds, Vicky Jackson, Doris Rooks, Jean Wolfe, Helen Jane Cline, Jewel Reed, Naomi Ellen Nesser, Catherine Burke
Tim Weaver, Mary Wotring, Phil Wotring, Thomas H. Nassif, Paul Riggs, Delores Riggs, Elma Leaman, Roxanne Bautista, Connie Sigley, Judy Halterman, Lorenzo Halterman, P.L. Grimm & Lucille Grimm
Special Thanks to Mayor Barbara Banister & Town Council
ARTS PRESTON VENDORS
Susan Ramey Ridgetop Pottery
Rachel Rerek Jewelry
David Cerbone Photography
For Tickets & RCF Donations Contact:
Preston Chamber of Commerce
Margaret Schollar & George Nassif, RRC, Inc. Co-Chairpersons,
Eric Bautista, Vice Chairperson
Anna Nassif 608-354-9355
Event email: email@example.com
Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust
Clear Mountain Bank, Cheat River Limestone: A Division of Greer Industries. Preston Chamber
Greater Morgantown CVB
Rowlesburg ON-TRAC Community
WV Fairs & Festivals
The Nassif Family
Thomasina & Nick Caporella
WV Humanities Council