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Today’s Forecast in Almost Heaven: It’s Outdoor Dining Season

As Almost Heaven transitions from springy showers to summery sunshine, now is the perfect time to dine outside. This summer,

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Dinner & Mountain Memories Christmas Show

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 5:30pm ~ Dinner at 6:00pm ~ Show at 7:00pm Reservations required.

ArtWalk

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

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Dinner & Mountain Memories Christmas Show

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 5:30pm ~ Dinner at 6:00pm ~ Show at 7:00pm Reservations required.

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Lunch & Mountain Memories Christmas Matinee

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 11:30am ~ Lunch at 12:00 noon ~ Show from 1-3pm Reservations required.

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Dinner & Mountain Memories Christmas Show

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 5:30pm ~ Dinner at 6:00pm ~ Show at 7:00pm Reservations required.

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Dinner & Mountain Memories Christmas Show

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 5:30pm ~ Dinner at 6:00pm ~ Show at 7:00pm Reservations required.

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Dinner & Mountain Memories Christmas Show

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 5:30pm ~ Dinner at 6:00pm ~ Show at 7:00pm Reservations Required.

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Lunch & Mountain Memories Christmas Matinee

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 11:30am ~ Lunch at 12:00 noon ~ Show from 1-3pm

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Lunch & Mountain Memories Christmas Matinee

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 11:30am ~ Lunch at 12:00noon ~ Show at 1:00pm

Gandy Dancer Theatre – Dinner & Mountain Memories Christmas Show

After a fabulous plated dinner of Italian marinated chicken breast, hamburger steak, slaw, green beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage, sit back and celebrate the “Reason for the Season” at the Gandy Dancer Theatre! This incredible cast includes talented singers, beautiful costumed dancers, and the finest musicians around. Join us and make your own mountain memories !!! Arrive at 5:30pm ~ Dinner at 6:00pm ~ Show at 7:00pm

ArtWalk

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

Tastes from Around the World

Good Shepherd Caregivers invites our friends and community to join us for our 10th Annual Tastes from Around the World at the Bavarian Inn on Wednesday, October 3rd at 6:30 p.m. This event will feature various wines and international cuisines chosen from selected locations around the world. Ticket prices are $70 and can be purchased online at www.gsivc.org, or by calling 304-876-3325. For more information feel free to contact us at any time.

New Orleans Cozy Dinner

Join us for our monthly dinner based upon Trellis's family recipes from New Orleans. Each menu is thoughtfully planned with consideration of local seasonal ingredients. Limited seating. Starters Wedge Salad Romaine, Croutons, pecorino Romano and Garlic-Anchovy Dressing Country Gumbo (+$5) served with Rice Petit Crab Cakes (+$7) Pair served with Creole Meunière Sauce Entree CAJUN BLACKEN CHICKEN Breast dusted with Creole Seasonings served with Popcorn Rice and Farm Vegetables Vegetarian Entree: Basil Pesto with Wild Mushrooms Dessert Classic Bread Pudding topped with Rum Sauce $40.00 per person. $15 kids under 12. Vegetarian option available upon request. To make a reservation, call 304-864-4333 or OpenTable.com

North Mountain Arts Festival

This is the 12th year of North Mountain Art Festival. Previously in Hedgesville, WV Now in our 4th year at Orrs Farm Market. This is a juried fine Arts & Artisans show with Live Music, Fine Art, Handmade Crafts, Food and everything that Orr’s Farm Market has to offer. Festival hours are Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm. come out and experience fun for the entire family. This is a Free event for the public with live music and of some of the best artists in the area. See you there!

Mother’s Day Farm Brunch West Virginia Homegrown Farms

Bring Mom and join us for a buffet-style country brunch in an authentic outdoor farm setting at West Virginia Homegrown Farms. Comfortable attire and shoes are encouraged. Bring an appetite and an adventures palate and prepare to feast on local organic pork, chicken, and vegetables, an omelet station and more. Music provided by the talented Paul Nelson. There will be two seating times, 11am and 1pm. West Virginia Homegrown Farms is located in Hico West Virginia and we are proud to be serving the New River Gorge community. Our farm is forever growing, expanding, and evolving as we learn and grow. We practice green sustainable farming methods, we use no pesticides or growth hormones. We grow all natural high quality herbs and vegetables. We also supply high quality farm fresh eggs, pasture raised chickens, turkey, and sheep. Groups are offered a walking tour of the farm which includes the high tunnel, fields, and an opportunity to meet some of the farm animals. In the fall, the tour will include hay ride, corn maze, and u-pick pumpkin patch. Contact us to schedule a tour.

Mardi Gras Casino & Resort- Easter Brunch Buffet

Mardi Gras Casino & Resort Sunday, April 1st 10am – 2 pm $23.95 Easter Brunch Buffet Serving your Easter Brunch

Downtown Charleston ArtWalk

With exciting and unique offerings around every corner, Downtown Charleston ArtWalk celebrates the arts on the third Thursday each month March through December, except in November and June when the event falls on Black Friday and the week of FestivALL, respectively. There is a plethora of art-related events and openings, activities, and special programming that takes place all over downtown.

14th Annual Oyster Feast

Historic Graceland Restaurant on the campus of Davis & Elkins College will host the 14th annual Oyster Feast from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, February 3. The menu includes tossed garden salad, traditional cole slaw, oyster stew, fried oysters, oyster stuffing, fresh oysters on the half shell, Southern sautéed shrimp over pasta, crab balls with pineapple salsa, grilled steak with peppers, onions and mushrooms, roasted potatoes, green beans, rolls, green onion and bacon cornbread and assorted pies. For reservations, call 304-637-1600. Cost is: $31.95 for adults, $10.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger.

New Year’s Eve Buffet

Historic Graceland Restaurant on the campus of Davis & Elkins College will host a New Year’s Eve Buffet from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday, December 31. The menu includes shrimp cocktail, Caesar salad, French onion soup, carved southwest barbecue beef brisket, chicken alfredo, pepper and smoked sugar marinated salmon, baked potato bar, wild rice, West Virginia green beans, cheesecake with berries, chocolate torte and peaches romanoff. For reservations, call 304-637-1600. Cost: $31.95 for adults, $11.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger

First Fridays After Five

First Fridays After 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9 p.m. serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219). First Fridays are always fun, but the December one is extra special with the downtown holiday lighting and window displays, carriage rides and more!

First Fridays After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Green Spring Special – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Join us for a special excursion to Green Spring! This 1 1/2-hour round-trip goes northbound toward the West Virginia/Maryland state line to the town of Green Spring, West Virginia. Don't miss this opportunity, as it happens only once a year!

All-Day Trip to Petersburg – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually-striking gorge known as The Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, The Trough is home to American bald eagles. Train departs at 10 a.m.; takes 3 hours to get to Petersburg, where you'll have a layover of about 2 hours; then return to Romney at 6 p.m. Total trip is 8 hours.

Local Chef’s Dinner at Adaland

Adults $30 plus tip. Reservations Required. Reservations for six or more must be paid in advance. Credit card, check or cash accepted with 10% house gratuity.

Charleston Seafood Week

Join us for our 3rd Annual Charleston Seafood Week October 22-29 where restaurants around the city will help our campaign and encourage people to enjoy seafood more frequently. Some of the restaurants will even have seafood specials available during this week only! Official restaurant list and menus can be found at www.crwseafoodweek.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.

First Fridays After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9 p.m. serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

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2nd Annual Farm-to-Table Dinner at The Wild Ramp

We are extremely excited to share with everyone that once again, we will be lining 14th Street West with tables and chairs to enjoy a local feast with our friends and neighbors. The Wild Ramp’s Annual Farm to Table Dinner has been scheduled for Saturday, September 30th, 2017. Social hour begins at 5 pm and dinner will be served at 6 pm. There will be delicious local food, great music from Moonshine Crossing, and wonderful company in the heart of Old Central City once again as we bring everyone together for our annual dinner. Sponsors include Cabell Huntington Hospital.

All-Day Trip to Petersburg – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually-striking gorge known as The Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, The Trough is home to American bald eagles. Train departs at 10 a.m.; takes 3 hours to get to Petersburg, where you'll have a layover of about 2 hours; then return to Romney at 6 p.m. Total trip is 8 hours.

Celebrate Local Chef’s Dinner at Adaland

Adults $30 plus tip. Reservations Required. Reservations for six or more must be paid in advance. Credit card, check or cash accepted with 10% house gratuity.

Downtown Streetfest

Head down to Capitol Street for Downtown Streetfest block party Saturday, Sept. 23. Meet up with friends and family between 4:30 and 9 p.m. for live music, food and drinks, kid's activities, pop-up shops and much more. Grab a bite to eat at your favorite downtown establishments and listen to some live music. Downtown Streetfest is sponsored by City National Bank, along with sponsorship support from the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Kanawha County Public Library and Tony the Tailor.

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.

First Fridays After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9 p.m. serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Fayetteville’s Merchant Mix & Match

Looking for something fun to do? Come check out Fayetteville’s Merchant Mix and Match! The Fayetteville Merchants are hosting this event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month. Come take a stroll around downtown Fayetteville as your favorite locally owned shops and restaurants pair up for this fun event. You will find restaurants giving out free samples in your favorite shops and shops set up at restaurants. Enjoy live music and fun activities throughout town during the event. This event will give you a chance to see what makes Fayetteville so unique. Stop by the Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Bureau for information and join us for a kids craft hosted by the Fayetteville Arts Coalition. Join in on some Karaoke fun while sampling fresh juice from the Raw & Juicy Bar.

Summer Sunday Buffet Dinner at Adaland

Guests for this day are treated to the mouthwatering down home cooking of Adaland’s long time cook, Lucy Williamson. The buffet table will be laden with two entrees, a collection of sides, salad with Lucy’s famous dressing, homemade bread, and a sideboard of luscious desserts. Adaland’s signature peach iced tea and coffee round out the afternoon meal that has become a favorite of many visitors. Adults $20.00 plus tip. Children $10.00 plus tip. Reservations are required and limited to 10 per caller. Reservations for six or more must be paid in advance. Credit card, check or cash accepted with 10% house gratuity.

Downtown Streetfest

Head down to Capitol Street for the Downtown Streetfest block party Saturday, Aug. 26. Meet up with friends and family between 4:30 and 9 p.m. for live music, food and drinks, kid's activities, pop-up shops and much more. Grab a bite to eat at your favorite downtown establishments and listen to some live music. The event coincides with the Kanawha River Navy annual Funeral Parade. The parade will kickoff at 5 p.m. on the corner of Kanawha Boulevard and Capitol Street and parade through to Downtown Streetfest. Downtown Streetfest is sponsored by City National Bank, along with sponsorship support from the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Kanawha County Public Library and Tony the Tailor. Downtown Streetfest block parties are also scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 23.

All-Day Trip to Petersburg – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually-striking gorge known as The Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, The Trough is home to American bald eagles. Train departs at 10 a.m.; takes 3 hours to get to Petersburg, where you'll have a layover of about 2 hours; then return to Romney at 6 p.m. Total trip is 8 hours.

Celebrate Local Chef’s Dinner at Adaland

Adults $30 plus tip. Reservations Required. Reservations for six or more must be paid in advance. Credit card, check or cash accepted with 10% house gratuity.

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

Kiwanis Doo Wop Dinner & Dance

Featuring the talents of the Richter's and the Holidays. Ticket includes dinner and a show $40.00 per person.

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.

First Fridays After Five – August

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9 p.m. serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

All-Day Trip to Petersburg – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually-striking gorge known as The Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, The Trough is home to American bald eagles. Train departs at 10 a.m.; takes 3 hours to get to Petersburg, where you'll have a layover of about 2 hours; then return to Romney at 6 p.m. Total trip is 8 hours.

Downtown Street Fest

Head down to Capitol Street for Downtown Streetfest block party Saturday, July 22. Meet up with friends and family between 4:30 and 9 p.m. for live music, food and drinks, kid's activities, pop-up shops and much more. Grab a bite to eat at your favorite downtown establishments and listen to some live music. This event coincides with the Glow Run 5K, an all-age run that will light up the downtown street. The race starts at 9 p.m. during Downtown Streetfest, with runners and walkers decked out in glow sticks and neon. Downtown Streetfest is sponsored by City National Bank, along with sponsorship support from the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Kanawha County Public Library and Tony the Tailor. Downtown Streetfest block parties are also scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 23.

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.

Summer Sunday Buffet Dinner at Adaland

Guests for this day are treated to the mouthwatering down home cooking of Adaland’s long time cook, Lucy Williamson. The buffet table will be laden with two entrees, a collection of sides, salad with Lucy’s famous dressing, homemade bread, and a sideboard of luscious desserts. Adaland’s signature peach iced tea and coffee round out the afternoon meal that has become a favorite of many visitors. Adults $20.00 plus tip. Children $10.00 plus tip. Reservations are required and limited to 10 per caller. Reservations for six or more must be paid in advance. Credit card, check or cash accepted with 10% house gratuity.

First Fridays After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Fireworks Train – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Enjoy a 5-hour round-trip from Romney to Moorefield to view their fireworks display. Travel along along the South Branch of the Potomac River through the Trough, a steep narrow gorge where American bald eagles nest.

All-Day Trip to Petersburg – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually-striking gorge known as The Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, The Trough is home to American bald eagles. Train departs at 10 a.m.; takes 3 hours to get to Petersburg, where you'll have a layover of about 2 hours; then return to Romney at 6 p.m. Total trip is 8 hours.

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.

Father’s Day Trough Trip – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Enjoy a 3-hour round-trip from Romney to Sycamore Bridge. Travel along along the South Branch of the Potomac River through the Trough, a steep narrow gorge where American bald eagles nest.

First Fridays After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 8 p.m. serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Taste-of-ALL

TASTE welcomes foodies to an indoor/outdoor experience, encouraging ALL to taste the wild and wonderful food of Charleston, WV and the region. Expect delicious tastes, kids activities, live music and more! Time and location: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Four Points by Sheraton & the Kanawha Boulevard ADMISSION: Tastes 1-6 tickets, $0.50 each

All-Day Trip to Petersburg – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually-striking gorge known as The Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, The Trough is home to American bald eagles. Train departs at 10 a.m.; takes 3 hours to get to Petersburg, where you'll have a layover of about 2 hours; then return to Romney at 6 p.m. Total trip is 8 hours.

Jenkins Chapel United Methodist Annual Ramp Dinner

Ramp dinner with fixings. Donations accepted.

The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10k and 5k is a luxury destination race like no other. Runners will be treated to a course with minimal elevation and will run along some of the country's best golf courses at the base of some of West Virginia's most breathtaking mountain ranges. Run exclusively on the 11,000-acre grounds of the world-class Greenbrier Resort that has played host to 26 of our country's 44 presidents and has long been a favorite destination of royalty, celebrities and business leaders. The Greenbrier is widely regarded as one of the finest luxury resorts around the world. Surrounded by the wondrous Allegheny Mountains, The Greenbrier offers exclusive services and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, more than 55 activities, designer boutiques, a world-renowned mineral spa and a 103,000-square foot gaming and entertainment venue. Sign up, book your stay, and come experience the only truly luxury race personified. For more information, visit https://race131.com

Capon Springs & Farm – 85th Anniversary Celebration

Join in the 85th Anniversary Celebration of Capon Springs & Farms. Featured fun includes history tours, farm to table adventures and golf fun with Capon's new PGA pro! (including night and Flinggolf). Arrive Friday for the feast at 6 p.m. and enjoy a weekend getaway full of family friendly programs. Check out is 2 p.m. Sunday.

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.

Brown Bag Concert Series

Grab your lunch from a Downtown Charleston restaurant and make your way to Davis Park for free live music the third Wednesday of the month May - September 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Brown Bag specials will be offered at participating downtown Charleston restaurants on the day of the concerts. Presented by the Charleston Area Alliance and sponsored by American Medical Facilities Management (AMFM), the free event gives people the opportunity to get away from their desk, enjoy some live music and connect with others in the community.

Mother’s Day Buffet Dinner at Adaland Mansion

Full buffet prepared by the mansion house cook. Roast beef, ham or other entrees along with a variety of seasonal vegetables and homemade desserts. Adults $20.00 plus tip. Children $10.00 plus tip. Reservations are required. Groups of more than 6 people must pay in advance. Cash or Check plus 10% house gratuity.

Mother’s Day Buffet at Adaland

Guests for this day are treated to the mouthwatering down home cooking of Adaland’s long time cook, Lucy Williamson. The buffet table will be laden with two entrees, a collection of sides, salad with Lucy’s famous dressing, homemade bread, and a sideboard of luscious desserts. Adaland’s signature peach iced tea and coffee round out the afternoon meal that has become a favorite of many visitors. Adults $20.00 plus tip. Children $10.00 plus tip. Reservations are required and limited to 10 per caller. Reservations for six or more must be paid in advance. Credit card, check or cash accepted with 10% house gratuity.

Mother’s Day Weekend at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

It doesn't get much better for Mom or the special women you celebrate with on Mother's Day Weekend - A meal at the Last Run Restaurant that Mom doesn't have to prepare or clean up after! The Last Run Restaurant at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is preparing a $15 special meal ( Fried Pork Chops, Scalloped Potatoes, Buttered Peas, Roll, a drink and dessert) on Mother's Day Saturday, May 13 with dining hours from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Live music by Black King Coal is part of the Saturday evening entertainment. Make a weekend of it at Cass! Rent a company house on Friday and Saturday. Two night rentals of a company house includes two Saturday Special Dinners at the Last Run Restaurant! Yum! Reserve a house soon as they fill up quickly. Mother's Day Sunday features a dinner special of 3-piece fried chidken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, roll and a drink, $15 per person. Mom's dinner includes dessert when purchasing the Mother's Day Special. Sunday hours begin at 10:30 a.m. until closing. Sunday church services are open to the public at Cass Methodist Church, 8:00 a.m. Trains are running this weekend on the Cass Scenic Railroad. Tickets are a separate purchase and available online or calling Mountain Rail. Train tickets are available online at www.mountainrail.com or by calling 877-686-7245. For company house reservations: 304-456-4300. Last Run Restaurant: 304-456-9952

Dueling Pianos

“A High Energy, all request, sing along, clap along, Rock n Roll, Comedy Piano show where the audience is just as much the show as the entertainers”. A family friendly show will be held in The Clover Club (upstairs at The RailYard). It will include a buffet dinner then a show. Tickets $30 Per Person. Children 12 are free admission and eat free. Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. The show starts at 7:00 p.m. A cash bar will be available. The second show will be held in The RailYard. The Show starts at 10:00 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. LIMITED SEATING FOR BOTH SHOWS! Please purchase tickets in advance for the first show at The RailYard. Call 304-800-4141. Admission will be taken for the second show at the door.

First Friday After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Shrimp Feast

Featuring music by the Beach Nite Band, raffles, a silent auction and of course SHRIMP!

First Friday After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9 p.m. serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Country Music @ Sagebrush Round-Up

The Sagebrush Round-Up is the host of a weekly country music show and houses the Country Music Hall of Fame for West Virginia. Open Stage 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (If you would like to perform on the open stage, please sign up with the MC). Come early and try a home cooked dinner – 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Round-Up Band Old Habits Whiskey River The Sagebrush Round-Up is located on Bunner Ridge near Fairmont WV – just six miles east of I-79.

Murder in Margaritaville Mystery Dinner

Somewhere in the tropics between the Port of Indecision and Southwest of Disorder you'll find that murder meets mayhem and the intrigue begins! You'll be searching for much more than your long lost shaker of salt. $40/person. Call us to reserve your character!

Country Music @ Sagebrush Round-Up

The Sagebrush Round-Up is the host of a weekly country music show and houses the Country Music Hall of Fame for West Virginia. Open Stage 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (If you would like to perform on the open stage, please sign up with the MC). Come early and try a home cooked dinner from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Round-Up Band Stevie Lynn Touch of Country The Sagebrush Round-Up is located on Bunner Ridge near Fairmont WV – just six miles east of I-79.

Putnam Tastes and Talents Month

Putnam County is home to a wealth of artists, artisans, musicians and writers. Tastes and Talents features these creatives in fun and engaging ways. Enjoy specials at locally-owned restaurants throughout Putnam County in March. Attend our Putnam County Artisans pop-up shop, take an art class, listen to local musicians, or meet local authors at events throughout the county. A full listing of participating restaurants and events is available on our website.

Creole Revels- Winter Dining Series

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Celebrate Mardi Gras at our Creole-inspired Winter Dining Series event. From the bayous of Louisiana and the keys of the Caribbean this meal will make your mouth water and your brow sweat. Tasty, piquant, and always surprising, Creole cuisine is what spawned the flavors of the south. Come and get it at Smokey’s. $40/person. Call us to reserve your seat.

Meet the Brewer

Blackwater Brewing Company, will be hosting a beer pairing dinner event at Timber's Pub & Fireside Grille. The event will showcase five of their brews, paired with dishes created from a variety of local selections and made in Timber's kitchen. $45 per ticket, only 30 tickets so buy them quickly. Tickets available here... https://a.zozi.com/#/express/timberlinefourseasonsresortwv/products/203955?clearCart=true

Valentine Buffet & Dance

Great food! Dancing! It doesn't get much better for an evening with your Valentine. Buffet from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., followed by dancing from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. at the Last Run Restaurant at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Buffet includes: Salisbury Steak with gravy, Roasted Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Macaroni and Cheese, Green Beans, Buttered Corn, House Salad, Rolls, Drinks and Sweetheart Desserts. Music by DJ Bert! Call for reservations. Couples and family-friendly! Cost: $15 per person, Youth 10 and younger $10.

Big Timber Beer Pairing Dinner at Smoke on the Water!

Enjoy big timber beers expertly paired with five delicious courses from Smoke on the Water! Limited to 30 people-reservations required! Dinner starts at 5 p.m. Reserve your spot by calling Smoke on the Water at 304-636-9669.

First Friday After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Chinese New Year

Bid goodbye to the Monkey and say hello to the Rooster. The first day of the Chinese Year is traditionally the day of the new moon between between January 21 and February 20. This year, that will be January 28, and the dinner we present to mark it will be unforgettable, all year long. Take your taste buds to China as we celebrate the Year of the Rooster in our Winter Dining Series. $40/person. Call us to reserve your plate.

Brunch & Brews at the Iron Horse Tavern!

Join us for a special Saturday Brunch & Big Timber Brewing Tap Takeover! We'll have nine BTB brews on tap, special brunch beer pairing suggestions!

Thanksgiving Buffet at The Resort at Glade Springs

The Resort at Glade Springs is cooking up southern West Virginia's most delicious Thanksgiving Dinner this year, and we invite everyone to come share it with us! Our annual Thanksgiving Buffet will be November 24, 2016, with seatings at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in our Bright Ballroom; space is limited. Call us at 304-763-0876 for reservations. $38 for adults, $14 for kids age 6-12 (plus tax and gratuity), and free for kids under age 6 dining with a paid adult. You can view our Thanksgiving menu as a pdf here: http://bit.ly/2eFP4Da.

Capon Springs Closing Weekend Celebration

Join us this November for an extra weekend getaway, November 10-13. Come Thursday and help us celebrate Veterans Day on Friday morning. Stay for the rest of the weekend and enjoy an early family Thanksgiving holiday. While we have had several opening weekend parties, this is our first ever closing celebration! Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Complete 3-night package rate: $418 per adult* from Thursday dinner through Sunday brunch (with all taxes and gratuities). All kids under age 13 are FREE in a room shared with 2 adults! ($352 per adult in rooms with shared bath). *Thursday night only with a special Veterans Day program on Friday morning: $118 & $102 per adult Friday to Sunday package: $300 & $250 per adult Gather with a group which averages 150 adults for both Friday and Saturday nights to reserve closing weekend: Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13 BONUS: Reserve OR find a group by June 1st for the above dates and receive a FREE TWO NIGHT STAY FOR TWO ADULTS anytime in 2016!

Country Music @ Sagebrush Round-Up

The Sagebrush Round-Up is the host of a weekly country music show and houses the Country Music Hall of Fame for West Virginia. Open Stage 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; (If you would like to perform on the open stage, come early and sign up with the MC). Open Stage The Round-Up Band Countryfied Soul Come early and try a home cooked dinner. The Sagebrush Round-Up is located on Bunner Ridge near Fairmont WV – just six miles east of I-79 This is a tobacco and alcohol free facility.

What’s Jonesy Drinking

Wine tasting with wine educator Chris Jones. Discover his top wines for the season while enjoying lite bites.

SpookFeast at 34:8

Join us for a delicious three course Spook Feast on October 28, 2016. 1st Course: Black & Orange Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing 2nd Course: Chicken Parmesan with Zebra Pasta 3rd course: Pumpkin Cheesecake Outside dining tables will be set up in the "Haunted Alley" beside 34:8 Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting 34:8 or calling 304-235-3488 $32.00 per person *Gratuity not included Seating is limited! The 6 p.m. seating time is SOLD OUT. Limited seating available for the 8 .pm. seating.

Arts Walk

This year’s ARTS WALK, sponsored by Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau, Main Street Morgantown, Monongalia Arts Center (MAC) and Arts Monongahela, will take place on Friday, October 7 in downtown Morgantown. Arts Mon, MAC and Appalachian Gallery are information points for the Arts Walk– you can get the inside scoop on where the artists are and what’s happening downtown. Arts Mon is located next to Huntington Bank on the corner of High Street and Pleasant Street. Monongalia Arts Center is easy to find, on the corner of High Street and Kirk Street and Appalachian Galley in on Walnut Street across for the parking garage. Participating businesses and places with artists are marked by lit tiki torches. Plan the perfect Friday night. From 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. you can stroll through over forty downtown businesses and see artwork from local artists. As you stroll through downtown, collect four fantastic bookmarks featuring Morgantown Area Artists. These artists are culture-makers who challenge the status quo and advance our region’s Arts… plus they are your neighbors. You can find them at Arts Monongahela, MAC, the Main Street Offices and pretty much every other business downtown! Enjoy music at numerous locations and a variety of unique dining choices.

Way Back Weekend- Cast Iron CookOff

Bring the appetite as smoky scents of cast iron cooking will fill the Farm! Area Chefs faceoff in this regional competition and you experience how our Appalachian ancestors used an open fire to turn raw foods into the finest cuisine. *WBW's include event listed, museum tours, wagon rides, petting zoo, food for purchase and other hands-on farm fun!

J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works: Chef Geoff Kraus from Thyme Bistro, Weston

We feel it is important to support the growing regional food system by sharing the talents of West Virginia's chefs with you. They source locally and create delicious, unique meals. Tickets for each dinner are $85 per person. Tickets go on sale three weeks prior to each event. Dinners are B.Y.O.B. and do not include gratuity.

Tygart Lake State Park – 7/16 – CARDBOARD BOAT RACE

Cardboard Boat Race. Yes, you're reading correctly, a cardboard boat race at Tygart Lake. Put your duct taping skills together with some cardboard and come join us for the First Tygart Lake State Park Cardboard Boat Boat Race. Categories open to both children and adults. Prizes will be awarded. Race guidelines will post to the Tygart Lake website in early spring including a preregistration form for those working on boats in advance. Sounds like fun. Need more information? Call Nichole Streets, Park Naturalist at 304-265-6148

Summer Soiree

The Trillium Performing Arts Collective is hosting their second annual Summer Soiree on Saturday, June 11 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Greenbrier Convention and Visitors Bureau. Trillium has been encouraging artistic expression and creative opportunities in the Greenbrier Valley since 1982. The evening will feature a dinner catered by The Bakery on Court Street; local brews from the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company, wine, and soft drinks; live music and a DJ; dancing; and a raffle, with various prizes donated by local businesses. Tickets are $60 each or $100 per pair, and may be purchased at the Trillium office, at the Greenbrier Convention and Visitors Bureau, or online at www.summersoiree2016.brownpapertickets.com. For more information, stop by the office at 867 Court Street North, or call (304) 645-3003.

Tygart Lake State Park – 6/11 – HOOKED ON FISHING NOT ON DRUGS

Hooked On Fishing Not On Drugs. This is a great family event that incorporates an anti-drug and alcohol use message. Event is free to the public and events include, youth fishing derby, archery, face painting, police K-9 presentations, children's activities, prizes and much more! Call Nichole Streets at 304-265-6148 for details and activity schedule.

Share the Love Festival

Throughout the day, we will celebrate all locally owned businesses in Lewisburg and independent artists. Artists, product line representatives, business patrons, shop owners, and guests will have a chance to intermingle and support our local economy. The festival shows that we support and appreciate all of those who keep the doors open. Shop, eat, and enjoy all things local! Stay updated at facebook.com/ShareTheLoveFest.

20th Anniversary Spring Festival at Heritage Farm Museum & Village

Celebrate 20 years of Heritage Farm Museum & Villages signature festival as Appalachian artisans preserve interactive crafts of yesteryear! New and exciting experiences await as we unveil the Six Simple Machines Discovery Zone, Generation's murals, and the new state-of-the-art MakerSpace!

Taste of Charleston Inaugural Tour

Come experience the flavor and the fun that downtown Charleston has to offer. Each guided tour welcomes a small group of six to 16 people and includes at least five food stops. You'll cover roughly 1.5 miles at a comfortable pace in two-and-a-half hours. Along the way, enjoy an entertaining and informative look at the history and culture of West Virginia's capital city.

Opening Weekend Party: Live Music, Fling Golf, May Day Dance

Join us Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1 for a weekend loaded with special events, favorite meals and a great rate package! Weekend Highlights Include: A Friday night front porch concert (Robbie Limon), fling golf, a Saturday BBQ chicken cook out on the Hill and more! Be the first to try a new way to enjoy Capon’s prep course! We will be introducing the latest and greatest recreational activity at Capon: Fling Golf! Come up to the prep course Saturday morning for an introduction and demonstration of this “lacrosse meets golf” game. Then play in our first best “fling golf” tourney! *BONUS: If you really want to be the first official guests of our 2016 season, add on Thursday night, April 28th, and feast on our first steak dinner on the Hill and enjoy a special Bingo Bash under the stars.

Surf & Turf at Graceland Inn

Graceland Inn on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins will host Surf & Turf Evening from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. The menu features Fresh Garden Salad with Ranch and Raspberry Vinaigrette; Clam Chowder with Crackers; Chef Mel’s Cole Slaw; Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce and Lemons; Crab Legs with Butter and Lemons; Mahi Mahi and Salsa; Cubed Steak with Coffee Gravy; Cheese Tortellini; Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes; Rice; Honey Glazed Carrots; West Virginia Green Beans; Fresh Dinner Rolls with Butter; Key Lime Pie, Lemon Pound Cake, Assorted Fancy Cupcakes; Red Raspberries and Whipped Topping; Iced Tea, Coffee and Water. The cost is Adults $28.95; Children 12 and younger $9.95; 5 and younger Free. Coca-Cola beverages available for $2 each.

Murder at Main Street Estate-Mystery Dinner Affair

Its the year 1925 and the Main Street Estate is in full swing. Mr and Mrs Twyford, the humble owners of the bed and breakfast, have invited twelve distinguished guests to join them for dinner, calamity, and mystery.

Easter Sunday Brunch

Graceland Inn on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins will host Easter Sunday Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 27. The menu features Spring Greens with Fresh Strawberries and Pecans; Apple, Pineapple and Grape Waldorf Salad; Carved Ham with Pineapple Glaze; Mountain Spring Chicken; Cheese Tortellini with Pesto Cream Sauce; Smoked Bacon and Link Sausage; Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise; Stuffed French Toast and Waffles; Assorted Breads and Butter; Blintz with Fruit Topping and Whipped Cream; Steamed Asparagus; Honey Glazed Baby Carrots; Rice Pilaf; Whipped Potatoes with Gravy; Chef’s Assorted Desserts and Fresh Fruits; Unsweet Tea and Water. The cost is adults $24.95 plus tax per person; children 6-12 $9.95 plus tax; 5 and younger free. For reservations, call 304-637-1308.

Tygart Lake State Park – 3/26 – EASTER EGG HUNT

Easter Egg Hunt. Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Tygart Lake State Park Foundation is fun for the whole family. Bring your children for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Tygart Lake State Park Nature Center area. Call for starting time and age groups. 304-265-6148

Tygart Lake State Park – 2/27 – MURDER MYSTERY DINNER

Murder Mystery Dinner! A body is found and the killer is on the loose, mingling and hiding among other guests. Can you solve the murder and find out who is the killer? Overnight package with room, mystery and dinner and walk-in package with mystery and dinner only available. Murder and Merriment providing mystery and show. Who dunit? Who knows! Call for pricing and reservations. 304-256-6144

Tygart Lake State Park – 2/19 – CREATIVE WRITING WEEKEND

Creative Writing Weekend. A creative writing weekend with WVs own, instructor Colleen Anderson is a special weekend and time. Open to men, women and students ages 16 an older, this annual weekend is a must. Starting Friday evening and concluding Sunday. The weekend workshop includes two nights at Tygart Lake Lodge, the full workshop with Colleen Anderson and these meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Saturday; Breakfast on Sunday; snack time on Friday evening; and twice on Saturday. What a great idea! Meals are at Apple Annie's - Tygart Lake Lodge restaurant. Call for reservations and pricing 304-265-6144 More weekend special events and offers are located on the Tygart Lake State Park webpages. Click the link below. See you at Tygart.