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Take a beer adventure to remember at the 2018 Hops on the Mon Craft Beer and Food Festival! This is

Rails & Ales Craft Beer Festival

The annual event will feature live music, food from local restaurants, artisan vendors, and specialty craft beer from West Virginia breweries and craft breweries across the US and from around the world. We’ll be updating our beer list as we get commitments from breweries. Check back often for the most up-to-date information! The festival will be held rain or shine and there will be no refunds. All attendees must have a ticket and must be 21 years or older. Small children can attend if they are carried by their parents at all times – no strollers will be allowed. We are excited to launch a smartphone app this year to help you navigate the festival and keep track of your favorite beers. Check back before the festival for the link to download.

Monarch Market a Migrating Boutique Affair

Wheeling, West Virginia is on the migration path for Monarch Market™ at Wheeling Island Casino, Hotel & Racetrack! SIP•SHOP•PLAY Wheeling, WV ~ Cha-Ching Fling ~ April 13-14, 2018 Wheeling Island Casino 1 S. Stone Street Wheeling, WV 26003 Friday April 13, 2018 Royal Preview Party 5-9pm $5 tickets SOLD AT THE DOOR (Get Free Gift from the Casino with ticket purchase!) ​ Saturday April 14, 2018 Market Day $5 tickets SOLD AT THE DOOR (Get Free Gift from the Casino with ticket purchase!) Monarch Market is a one stop fabulous shopping event complete live music, wine, beer & more! Shop vendors near and far with amazing unique items from vintage to new, boutique fashion and accessories, to repurposed & reinvented, handcrafted and more! Come find us inside the showroom at the Wheeling Island Casino, Hotel & Racetrack. First 50 through the door on Friday 5pm and 50 on Saturday 9am, will get a Monarch Market Swag bag full of boutique gift items and coupons from vendors! Grab the girls, join us for a fun weekend out and support local businesses! ********************************* Now accepting Vendor Merchant Applications for Monarch Market! Seeking the best of the best boutiques, gourmet foods, food trucks, handcrafted, vintage, repurposed, farmhouse and more ! Apply now online www.monarchmarketaffair.com under Merchants tab!

Beer, Bacon, & Bourbon

Live Classic Rock - all day and "Nightrain" Guns N Roses Tribute Band to rock the night! Bands include Zeroking, Scarlet Revolt, Dark Horse and more... Bourbon Tasting Party starts at 5 PM - $10 to taste Classic and Rare Bourbons (pay at the door). At 10 PM – Live from Las Vegas…. UFC Mayweather VS McGregor fight Ms. Bourbon contest Lots of different bourbons and beers and plenty of bacon and bourbon themed foods. ALSO includes: Free Admission and Continuous Shuttles to Classic Car Show - Street Rods, Vintage Choppers, Muscle Cars and Crafts (across the street at Pipestem Resort State Park) Advance Tickets are $15 - Door Price is $20 Cash Only. Gates open at 10:30. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Girls Night Out

Now attracting more than 1,000 women from the tri-state area, GNO is a party women don’t want to miss. Local restaurants prepare their tastiest bites and male volunteers wait on guests with signature drinks, beer or wine from the bar. Photo opportunities abound, as GNO is widely known for its stunning décor. This year’s theme: Be Boho Chic, Live Violence Free. Inside the event, guests can shop a beautifully staged silent auction of over 100 items and dance the night away to live DJ entertainment. Tickets $125 thru August 1st; $150 starting August 2nd at www.gnowv.com

11th Annual FODC Spring Meltdown

Looking for some new outdoor gear for your summer recreational activities? Searching for a deal on a getaway to Walt Disney World Resort or a rafting trip on the New River? The Friends of Deckers Creek Spring Meltdown has it all! Come to FODC’s 11th Annual Spring Meltdown on April 22nd, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 12 .am., at Morgantown Brewing Company. Free entry to this family-friendly silent and live auction. The night also features live music, with an intermission for the live auction from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Learn more at deckerscreek.org, or call 304-292-3970 for more information.

Born Old and Bourbon Barrel Frost Notch!

Join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017, for Born Old (Old Time, Traditional, Folk, Americana) live and in person in the tap room and a special one time only batch of Bourbon Barrel Frost Notch!

Beer, Bacon, Bourbon & Bluegrass Festival

The name says it all! There will be Beer, Bacon, Bourbon, & Bluegrass… Live Music by Poor Taters, The Kind Thieves, and Virginia Ground as well as an afterparty with Matt Mullins & The Bringdowns! All tickets holders will get access to the bacon bar, a bourbon tasting and a commemorative shot glass.

Rhythm & Brews Festival

General admission includes: Commemorative 14 oz. Beer Stein and Tickets for five 12+ oz. beers, Four Hours of Live Music featuring William Matheny, Porch 40 and John Inghram's Slugfest. Food vendors will be on site. Admission: $35 in advance; $50 day of event

Cabin Fever Craft Beer Festival

Cabin Fever Fest is North Central WV's annual in-door winter craft beer festival featuring regional brews from around the Mountain State along with music, games and food and merchandise vendors.

OktoberForest w. The Nature Conservancy

We all know clean water is important, but it's especially precious to make great beer!! Join The Nature Conservancy at Apothecary Ale House in celebrating delicious beer and the clean water used to brew it! Don't miss your opportunity to try (for the first time in Morgantown) Stumptown Ales from Davis, WV! Representatives and Brewers from Stumptown, Chestnut Brew Works, Greenbrier Valley, and Big Timber will all be on hand to help celebrate and raise awareness with us! Hours: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. $10 entry (with access to food and live music) Breweries on tap: -Stumptown Ales (Davis, WV) -Chestnut Brew Works (Morgantown, WV) -Big Timber (Elkins, WV) -Greenbrier Valley (Lewisburg, WV)

Wild Game Cook-off

Come hungry and sample recipes from some of best professional and amateur chefs in the area. With at least one local ingredient in each recipe, it’s a chance to taste a variety of West Virginia delicacies, family favorites and the latest kitchen concoctions. Beer, food and live music. If you consider yourself a chef of sorts, you are invited to compete with your best wild game recipes. Each recipe just needs to include at least 1 local ingredient. 304-661-3778

“Biketoberfest” @ The Arrowhead Bike Farm

A fun filled day of Traditional Bavarian food, Music and Bike Rides - and of course, Oktoberfest Beer (and other craft beers).

First Saturday Concert at GVBC

Enjoy delicious food brought to you by The Market. The Jar Movers will go on at 6pm. Pair this with some great refreshing beer and have yourself a rockin' good time! $1 off pints, $3 off growler fills, $5 220z bottles of any kind, $25 Wild & Wonderful 22oz bottle cases (you can mix and match styles to custom make your case of 12).

6 best craft beer & spirits events across WV

As West Virginia’s craft beer and spirits scene has grown, so have events to celebrate these handcrafted flavors. Some of