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What will you find?

Ready to discover our creative side – and maybe yours, too? Jefferson County’s arts scene is vibrant and engaging, with moving performances and hands-on experiences.

In Shepherdstown, experience live theater and concerts at Shepherd University. (If you’re visiting in July, catch a live performance during the month-long Contemporary American Theatre Festival.) Downtown, contemporary and historic venues host live music and films.

In Charles Town, join a make-it-take-it class at CraftWorks or check out exhibits at the Washington Street Artists Cooperative gallery. Near Harpers Ferry, browse the creations of local makers at the Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival.

To meet artisans across Jefferson County – and watch them at work inside their studios – join an Over the Mountain Studio Tour, an intimate introduction to the area’s creative community.