Athens-Concord Town Social Calling For Vendors

For Immediate Release: 
May 21 2015

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

Concord University

Office of Advancement

PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

(304) 384-6312,         




ATHENS, W.Va. – Vendor space is available for the 29th Athens-Concord Town Social set for Sunday, Aug. 16 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the front lawn of Concord University.

The annual Town Social, historically held the second Sunday in August each year, will take place on the third Sunday of August for 2015. Event organizers say the change is being made to open up the yearly gathering to Concord students and their families who will be on campus that day moving into the residence halls for the Fall 2015 semester.  The new date will also encourage faculty returning to campus to attend.

Craft vendors and organizations with informational displays are invited to set up a booth, free-of-charge, during the social. To reserve a vendor space, contact Sharon Griffee at 304-384-3243 or Pat Edge at 304-384-7709. Reservations may also be made online at: The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015.

Along with an array of vendors, the Athens-Concord Town Social features live musical entertainment, children’s games, free admission and additional activities in a family friendly, small town atmosphere.

For general information about the Town Social contact Dr. Sarah Beasley, co-chair, at or 304-384-6298 or Sarah Turner, co-chair, at or 304-384-5348.


Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086

if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.