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With exciting and unique offerings around every corner, Downtown Charleston ArtWalk celebrates the arts on the third Thursday each month

ArtWalk

The Charleston Area Alliance’s Downtown Charleston programs and events are setting the stage for this year’s holiday season – starting

51st Annual Railroad Days

For two weekends in October, the streets are filled with a variety of vendors, great food, live entertainment, and carriage rides through the Hinton Historic District. The Railroad Museum showcases model railroad and John Henry exhibits, photo and art exhibits, and more. New River Train Excursions runs daily trips from Huntington, WV to Hinton, WV each day of the festival.

ArtWalk

Typically held the third Thursday of each month, participating shops and organizations extend their hours for browsing, shopping and mingling. Attendees can stroll along at their own pace, dip in and out of stores and stop off along the way for a bite to eat at a downtown restaurant. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new. For more information, visit www.artwalkcwv.com.

ArtWalk

Typically held the third Thursday of each month, participating shops and organizations extend their hours for browsing, shopping and mingling. Attendees can stroll along at their own pace, dip in and out of stores and stop off along the way for a bite to eat at a downtown restaurant. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new. For more information, visit www.artwalkcwv.com.

ArtWalk

Typically held the third Thursday of each month, participating shops and organizations extend their hours for browsing, shopping and mingling. Attendees can stroll along at their own pace, dip in and out of stores and stop off along the way for a bite to eat at a downtown restaurant. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new. For more information, visit www.artwalkcwv.com.

ArtWalk

Typically held the third Thursday of each month, participating shops and organizations extend their hours for browsing, shopping and mingling. Attendees can stroll along at their own pace, dip in and out of stores and stop off along the way for a bite to eat at a downtown restaurant. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new. For more information, visit www.artwalkcwv.com.

ArtWalk

Typically held the third Thursday of each month, participating shops and organizations extend their hours for browsing, shopping and mingling. Attendees can stroll along at their own pace, dip in and out of stores and stop off along the way for a bite to eat at a downtown restaurant. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new. For more information, visit www.artwalkcwv.com.

ArtWalk

Typically held the third Thursday of each month, participating shops and organizations extend their hours for browsing, shopping and mingling. Attendees can stroll along at their own pace, dip in and out of stores and stop off along the way for a bite to eat at a downtown restaurant. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new. For more information, visit www.artwalkcwv.com.

Art in the Park

Forty artists exhibit and sell artwork including oil, acrylic, pastels, and watercolor paintings; woodcarving, pottery, photography, and other fine art. Chat with the artists and have pieces commissioned. Bring your favorite person, pet, or photo and match it with your favorite artist. For more information, please visit www.tristatearts.webs.com.

Beer Tasting at OI: Irish Beer & Live Celtic Music

Beer Tasting at OI: Irish Beer & Live Celtic Music beginning at 6:30 p.m. $35/$30 OI members. Register online or call 304-242-7700. Find your “Kiss Me I’m Irish” t-shirt. Then, come celebrate with the Irish and Irish-at-heart. If you’re tired of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by standing around a crowded bar drinking light beers with green food coloring, grab your friends and join us at our annual Irish beer tasting event. Hang out in one of the coolest old mansion’s in Wheeling. Ample supplies of Irish ales, IPAs and stouts are served along with Irish foods. And, live Celtic music knocks the moss off your Blarney Stone! More than just a beer tasting. . . Oglebay Institute’s beer tasting events are must-attend social gatherings for craft beer enthusiasts in the Wheeling area. During the events, you can also view the art exhibit on display in the gallery and explore the elegant mansion. During warm weather, stroll through the sculpture gardens. You can purchase your favorite brews to take home, too. Most of all, unwind and have fun. Although events begin at 6:30 p.m., you can arrive early to meet the friendly staff. And, at some events, guided tours of the art exhibit are offered at 6 p.m. Discover new beers. Socialize with friends. Explore one of Wheeling’s grand, historic properties and view interesting and thought-provoking art at OI’s popular beer tasting events.

“A Veterans Salute to Rosie the Riveters”

The South Charleston Museum Foundation “D” St. Series presents: “A Veterans Salute to Rosie the Riveters” Sunday, November 13 at 4:00 pm LaBelle Theater 311 “D” St. So. Chas. Three authentic Rosie’s telling their stories Music: Pepper Fandango The Band Wagon Exhibiting artists: Robin White (grandmother was a Rosie) Anna Toler-Frazier Carrie Dawson Admission is $5 veterans and children free admission

The Hampshire Highlands Studio Tour

Free, self-guided art tour and sale at four convenient locations off Rte 50 in Romney and Capon Bridge, Hampshire County, WV. Just follow the signs to each location. Meet 15 different celebrated artists and see demonstrations at each location. Most of the artists have won awards in various art shows. Wonderful weekend outing and unique holiday gifts. Event brochures with details & directions can be found throughout Hampshire County at public locations. This 10th annual Studio Tour promises to be one of the best! Visit the website at HHSTWV.org or Hampshire Highlands Studio Tour on Facebook for up-to-date information.

West Virginia Chestnut Festival

Enjoy an Appalachian Chestnut Festival in Rowlesburg, WV, “the little town on the scenic Cheat River!” Honoring the heritage of our Great American Chestnut Tree & the research scientists dedicated to restoring them back to their natural forest habitat. Start your day with a Continental Breakfast – 10:30 to noon – In the River City Café. Meet friends and Distinguished Guests, including Lisa Thomson, President and CEO, The American Chestnut Foundation. Szilagyi Creative Arts Center (10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) West Virginia Chapter Meeting, Chestnut Scientific Program, and Permanent Exhibits! Gala Chestnut Dinner Banquet with chestnut-flavored dishes ! 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m Vendors Welcome: Contact Ellie at ellienesser@yahoo.com. To reserve banquet dinner tickets: Contact Shirley at, shirley.hartley@yahoo.com, or (304) 329-1240. For information contact: Shirley at shirley.hartley@yahoo.com

Gather in the Gorge: Art and Music Walk

The kick-off event for Gather in the Gorge will take place Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in downtown Historic Fayetteville. Free and family- friendly, the music and art walk will feature original local art installations, live music, and interactive art exhibits throughout the community. Over a dozen downtown venues will be hosting artists during the first-time event. Free parking is available throughout the community. For additional information on venues, parking and more, find the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GATHERINTHEGORGEWV/ or contact the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors Bureau at 304-574-1500 or info@visitfayettevillewv.com