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Volume 26, Number 10 — October 2018

Arts Calendar

College for Older Adults begins Fall Term Sept. 11- Oct. 18

Date(s):  October 11 - 18, 2018
Venue: Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
Just off I-81 Exit 14
Abingdon, VA 24210

ABINGDON, Va — The College for Older Adults at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center announces the fall term for noncredit classes beginning Tuesday, Sept. 11 and ending Thursday, Oct, 18. Come join more than 300 adults over 50 years of age for fun entertaining classes without exams, papers or stress. Coffee and camaraderie are free and supplied in copious amounts.

Classes are scheduled Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning at 10 a.m. with special classes and field trips offered on Mondays and Fridays. The classes are open to anyone 50 years old or older and the tuition is $40 which entitles one to attend as many classes as he/she wishes. There is no per class fee. The COA is offering more than 40 courses/special classes. Arts-related classes range from “The Movies of Alfred Hitchcock,” “Traveling Tales,” “Square Dancing,” “Community Singing,” “Jack Beck’s Look at Ties Between Scottish and Appalachian Music,” “Great Artists,” “ Behind the Scenes with the Symphony of the Mountains,” to name but a few. A complete schedule can be found at

Program information, online registration and course descriptions are available at Students may register at Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center by mail, by telephone, or online Credit card payments are required for online registrations. All inquiries and questions should be directed to Ramsey White, Director, at 276-619-4377, or to the front desk at 276-698-4300, or email at The mailing address of the COA is P.O. Box 1987, Abingdon, VA 24212

Topics: Classes

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