Past Events

Happy Retreat Festival of Lights

Happy Retreat Festival of Lights

Date: December 31, 2020

The Festival of Lights will be on from December 5 through the New Year. Please drive or walk by to enjoy the brilliant display. Thank you to all who have worked to make this happen. A special thanks goes to Citizens Fire Company for ... read more

CANCELLED: Julian Schwarz & Donovan Stokes, Cello Duo

CANCELLED: Julian Schwarz & Donovan Stokes, Cello Duo

Date: March 22, 2020

Julian Schwarz & Donovan Stokes has been CANCELLED for Sunday, March 22nd. Read more about Julian Schwarz Read more about Donovan Stokes read more

Michael Murphy, Lute & Baroque Guitar

Michael Murphy, Lute & Baroque Guitar

Date: February 9, 2020

Happy Retreat will host Michael Murphy on Sunday, February 9th at 2 pm. Tickets are available online. read more

Christmas Open House 2019

Christmas Open House 2019

Date: December 8, 2019

A Happy Christmas at Happy Retreat! The Friends of Happy Retreat invite you to a free community holiday Open House at Happy Retreat on Sunday, December 8th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. The Open House, which is free and open to the public, ... read more

Tina Bergmann, Hammered Dulcimer & Bass

Tina Bergmann, Hammered Dulcimer & Bass

Date: November 10, 2019

Happy Retreat will host Tina Bergmann with Bryan Thomas – American Old Time, Celtic and South American Music on Hammered Dulcimer & Bass on Sunday, November 10th at 2 pm. Tickets are available online. read more

Kathie Stewart, Baroque & Irish Flute

Kathie Stewart, Baroque & Irish Flute

Date: October 13, 2019

Happy Retreat will host The Charles Washington Chamber Music Society Concert featuring Kathie Stewart, Baroque & Irish Flute on Sunday, October 13th at 2 pm. Tickets are available online. read more

Save America’s Treasures grant awarded to Happy Retreat by the National Park Service

Save America’s Treasures grant awarded to Happy Retreat by the National Park Service

Date: October 12, 2019

PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT On Saturday, October 12, at 11 a.m., Randall Reid-Smith, Curator of the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture and History, will hold a press conference at Happy Retreat to formally announce ... read more

2019 Craft Beer & Music Festival

2019 Craft Beer & Music Festival

Date: September 7, 2019

Please join us on Saturday, September 7, 2019, for the fourth annual Happy Retreat Craft Beer and Music Festival read more

US Army Blues

US Army Blues

Date: August 25, 2019

Comprised of exceptional jazz musicians from across the nation, the Army Blues strive to fulfill their mission through public concerts, educational outreach, and the preservation of the tradition of America’s unique art form: ... read more

Happy Retreat Book Series with Author Joel Achenbach

Happy Retreat Book Series with Author Joel Achenbach

Date: May 19, 2019

Author Joel Achenbach will lead the discussion about George Washington’s plan to make the Potomac River a corridor for commerce between the Ohio River Valley and the East Coast. Admission is free. read more