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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 19, 2018

10:00 am

Apple Butter Stirring
Presented by John Mullins
Outside, Front of Mountainlair

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

West Virginia Quilt Documentation Project The goal of this project is to gather information on pre-1970 quilts that were made or reside in West Virginia. Mountaineer Week will provide a convenient opportunity to bring quilts for documentation. Data gathered will be stored in the WV Culture Center Archives and will be uploaded to the online data base The Quilt Index (www.quiltindex.org). 
Cathedral Room, Mountainlair

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corn Roast       
Presented by the WVU Collegiate 4-H Club 
Outside, Front of Mountainlair

11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Operating Train Display
Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society 
Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair First Floor 

11:30 am

Opening Ceremony
Featuring keynote speaker Lyn Dotson.  Mountainlair Ballroom and Hallways 

12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Crazy Quilts and Coverlets Crazy Quilts and Coverlets Presented by Anna Schein, Associate Curator, West Virginia and Regional History Center, WVU Libraries 
Area Outside Cathedral Room, Mountainlair 

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Country Store
Presented by Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization Club at West Virginia University
Potomac Room, Mountainlair
Hammered Dulcimer
Presented by Pat Harper
Second Floor, Mountainlair
Craft Fair
Shop among over 60 vendors from all over West Virginia and neighboring states. Ballroom, Mountainlair
Quilt Show
Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild
Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair Second Floor

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Country Vittles Dinner Buffet
Presented by WVU Bookstore and WVU Dining Services
Hatfield's, Mountainlair

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hammered Dulcimer
Presented by Jeff Fedan
First Floor Hallways, Mountainlair

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mountaineer Idol
Fourth Elimination Round - Country and Bluegrass
Food Court, Mountainlair

9:30 pm

The Hillbilly Gypsies
Live music Presented by WVUp All Night
Food Court, Mountainlair


Saturday, October 20, 2018

10:00 am

Apple Butter Stirring
Presented by John Mullins
Outside, Front of Mountainlair

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

West Virginia Quilt Documentation Project The goal of this project is to gather information on pre-1970 quilts that were made or reside in West Virginia. Mountaineer Week will provide a convenient opportunity to bring quilts for documentation. Data gathered will be stored in the WV Culture Center Archives and will be uploaded to the online data base The Quilt Index (www.quiltindex.org).
Cathedral Room, Mountainlair

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corn Roast
Presented by the WVU Collegiate 4-H Club
Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair First Floor

11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Operating Train Display
Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society 
Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair First Floor
Country Store
Presented by Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization Club at West Virginia University
Potomac Room, Mountainlair
Empty Bowls Information Booth

Second Floor, Mountainlair
Craft Fair

Ballroom, Mountainlair
Quilt Show
Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild
Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair Second Floor

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hammered Dulcimer
Presented by Pat Harper
Second Floor, Mountainlair
Family Fun Day
Presented by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Coca-Cola
First Floor and Outside of Mountainlair

2:00 pm

Tellabration!

First Floor, Mountainlair

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hammered Dulcimer
Presented by Jeff Fedan
Second Floor Hallways, Mountainlair

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Empty Bowls Soup Beans & Cornbread Dinner
Presented by Mountaineer Week
Hatfield's, Mountainlair

6:00 pm

Mountain Music Concert
Featuring the WVU Bluegrass and Old-Time Bands
Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair
Fiddle Contest Registration

Hatfield Main, Mountainlair

7:30 pm

Fiddle Contest
Elmer Rich Memorial Appalachian Old-Time Fiddle Contest and WV Heritage Fiddler Award Presented by WVU Bookstore.
Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair

9:30 pm

Square Dance

Food Court, Mountainlair


Sunday, October 21, 2018

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corn Roast
Presented by the WVU Collegiate 4-H Club
Outside, Front of Mountainlair
Country Store
Presented by Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization Club at West Virginia University
Potomac Room, Mountainlair
Empty Bowls Information Booth

Second Floor, Mountainlair
Craft Fair

Ballroom, Mountainlair
Quilt Show
Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild
Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair Second Floor

11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Operating Train Display
Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society
Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair First Floor

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hammered Dulcimer
Presented by Pat Harper
Second Floor, Mountainlair Hallways

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pepperoni Roll Contest
Presented by Mountaineer Week
First Floor, Mountainlair

2:00 pm

West Virginia Quilt History
"Discovering West Virginia Quilt History" with Fawn Valentine, author of West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Echoes from the Hills.
Greenbrier Room, Mountainlair


Monday, October 22, 2018

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Student Appalachian Food Showcase
WVU student organizations will showcase various foods. 
First Floor, Mountainlair

4:00 pm

PRT Cram
A traditional fun-filled competition for our students.
Outside, Front of Mountainlair


Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Health and Wellness Day

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Flu Vaccine Clinic
Receive a flu shot on campus. Presented by WVU Employee Wellness.
Vandalia Lounge, Mountainlair

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Safe Community

Stroll up and down the neighborhood to learn more about health and wellness resources in our community.
First Floor, Mountainlair
WVU ROTC Push-Up Contest Presented by WVU ROTC
Show off your skills by competing in a push-up contest with the famous push-up platform used at WVU Football games. 
First Floor, Mountainlair

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Strollin' Colon

Walk through this giant colon to learn more about colon cancer, prevention, and various cancer screenings.
Front of Mountainlair

1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mountaineer Week Blood Drive
Sign up at redcrossblood.org  to donate blood. Presented by WVU Red Cross Club and American Red Cross.
First Floor, Mountainlair


Wednesday, October 24, 2018
National Food Day

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mountaineer Week Extended
We're taking Mountaineer Week across campus for our HSC students, faculty and staff to take part in the fun. Featuring the PRT cram, live music, corn hole, kettle corn and apple butter.
Health Sciences Campus

12:00 pm

Beard Growing Finals
Watch the finalists compete to see who grew the longest beard.
Grand Staircase, Mountainlair First Floor

1:00 pm

Biscuits and Jam, Just Like Grandma's
Join Chef Mel for cooking demonstrations and free samples of this traditional homecooked meal that any West Virginia grandmother would have made. Presented by Chef Melanie Campbell, Graceland Inn at Davis and Elkins College
Mountainlair First Floor


Thursday, October 25, 2018
Game Day

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

WVU Downtown Farmer's Market 
Enjoy fresh produce from local farmers!  Outside, Across the Street from Mountainlair 

4:00 pm

Harvest Fest
Enjoy food trucks, live bluegrass music, and more before the big game.
Erickson Alumni Center

7:00 pm

Mountaineer Week Game vs. Baylor
Naming of Most Loyals and Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer
Milan Puskar Stadium
WVU Women’s Soccer Game
Presented by WVU Athletics with Halftime Performance featuring the WVU Bluegrass Band
Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium


Friday, October 26, 2018
Blue and Gold Day

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

31st Pumpkin Drop
Presented by WVU Engineering Sciences. There will be no walk-in registration accepted. Pre-registration forms are available or you may contact the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department in room 813 or at (304) 293-3177 e-mail: kande.brandt@mail.wvu.edu. The non-refundable entry fee is $10.00 per pumpkin. Pumpkins plummet rain or shine!!!
WVU Engineering Sciences Building

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

WELLWVU Bartender School
In conjunction with National Pumpkin Day, WELLWVU will donate pumpkin condoms and the Student Wellness Ambassadors will offer Bartender School and a hands-on demonstration for students to make and take healthy non-alcoholic drink alternatives.
First Floor, Mountainlair

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Art Crawl
Presented by Mountaineer Week, the WVU Office of Multicultural Programs, the Art Museum of WVU, and the WVU Libraries
First Floor, Mountainlair


Saturday, October 27, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Crafting with Cooper
Presented by West Virginia Black Bears. This event is open to the public and is $8 per person crafting. Patrons can enter through Gate C, where signage and staff members will direct to the location of the event. 
Monongalia County Ballpark

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Davisson Brothers Band
Mountaineer Week at Evansdale Crossing. Presented by Coca-Cola 
Evansdale Crossing


Sunday, October 28, 2018

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mountaineer Idol
Mountaineer Idol Finale
Ballroom, Mountainlair


Ongoing Events

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Photo Contest Display
Presented by All-Pro Photography
First Floor, Mountainlair
Funnel Cakes
Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Outside, Front of Mountainlair
Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnfully Amazing Cinnamon Rolls
Outside, Front of Mountainlair         
Kettle Corn & Pork Rinds 
Wild West Kettle Corn and Pork Rinds
Outside, Front of Mountainlair
Exhibit
"‘…No Loud Talking… No Crowding on the Benches’: A Teacher’s Rules for Scholars in a 19th Century One-Room School."
Presented by Anna M. Schein, Associate Curator, West Virginia and Regional History Center, WVU Libraries 
Second Floor, Evansdale Library