Carnegie Hall Offers Classes

In a press release dated October 5th, Carnegie Hall announced it is offering Tuesday afternoon classes aimed at providing hands-on arts and sciences educational opportunities for homeschool and virtual school students. Carnegie Hall is a nonprofit organization supported by individual contributions, grants, and fundraising efforts such as TOOT and its annual gala. The Hall is located at 611 Church Street, Lewisburg, WV.

Classes take place at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, October 19th & 26th and  November 2nd, 9th, and 16th, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. There are still a few openings for the older group – students 10 to 14 years of age.

The older group’s five-class, STEAM oriented series begins with Can You Dig It? An intro to Archaeology, and continues each Tuesday with Macramé, Build DaVinci’s Machines: The Ballista Crossbow, Enter the Cosmodome: An Introduction to the Universe, and Clay Whistles.

Homeschool teaching artists include Susan Adkins, Dave Buhrman, Lynn Creamer, Amie Durrman, Harmony Flora, Sharon Ginsburg, Teri Hartford, Sean O’Connell, Jennifer Orr, and Kathy Talley.

Automatic scholarships are available thanks to a grant from United Way of the Greenbrier Valley. Student fees are reduced to $65. Spaces are limited. These workshops are small, socially distanced, in-person classes. All participants are required to wear masks while in Carnegie Hall.

To enroll and for a complete list of classes and workshops visit  or call (304) 645-7917, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Classes & Workshops brochures are also available at 611 Church Street, Lewisburg, West Virginia.

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Scott Smith

Scott Smith is the General Manager for Allegheny Mountain Radio and Station Coordinator and News Reporter for WVLS. Scott’s family has deep roots in Highland County. While he did not grow up here, he spent as much time as possible on the family farm, and eventually moved to Highland to continue the tradition, which he still pursues with his cousin. Unfortunately, farming doesn’t pay all the bills, so he has previously taken other jobs to support his farming hobby, including pressman/writer for The Recorder, and Ag Projects Coordinator for The Highland Center. He lives in Hightown with wife Michelle and son Ethan. In his spare time, he wishes he had more spare time, especially to ride his prized Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

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