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National Kids to Parks Day

Getting ready to spend the summer outside? Come spend a day at Wine Cellar Park as the City of Dunbar celebrates it's eighth annual Kids Day to the Parks, along with open fishing day. This year a few of the activities planned from 10am to 2pm for kids will include: a fishing competition for the first fish, scavenger hunt, disc golf, archery, BB gun safety, and making s'mores and hotdogs. Adults can enjoy free fishing at Lake Anderson on June 10th and the 11th. Plan on spending your time this summer at our beautiful parks.

Dunbar Critter Dinner

If you are looking for an exhilarating meal, join us for the annual Critter Dinner. Some look toward the groundhog to tell whether spring is coming, the City of Dunbar has been holding it's Critter Dinner since 1974 to let everyone know the weather is breaking. The cooks for the dinner have a reputation of serving anything that walks on four legs, crawls or swims. If it can be boiled, sautéed, smoked or fried, you will find it on the buffet, along with vegetables, breads and drinks. The cost for such a grandiose meal is only 5 items (canned, dry goods, cleaning supplies) or a cash donation.

Zombie Prom – Wine Cellar Style

A Zombie Prom, Wine Cellar Style, for 13 to 18 year old teenagers will be held at the Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars on Dutch Hollow Road in Dunbar. There will be unLIVE music, SCAREprises and reFLESHments. Zombie makeup artists Jeannette Karnes will be on 'hand' to give you a 'face lift' if you so desire. Come as you are, or wear your Zombie attire for a fun evening in the 'DARK' park.

The Annual West Virginia Model Train and Toy Show

The show will feature many operating Model Railroad Layouts from some of the finest train modelers in the country.There will be several collections of railroad memorabilia and collectible toys and antiques.This event will feature a hundred or more dealer tables with items for sale. The event will also have a hands on Geo trax for children of all ages and Thomas the Tank Engine merchandise and collectibles for sale. There will also be food for sale during the show for the public. The Admission prices for the show is, adults $5.00, children 3-12 $1.00. Show Hours on Friday are from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 304-543-2323,you can email us at [email protected]

Dunbar Branch Library Holiday Open House

Stop by during the Dunbar Branch Library's annual Holiday Open House for refreshments, music, children's crafts, and other fun activities! Find out what's new in the library and bask in the holiday spirit.

Dunbar Fall Festival (Street Fair)

City of Dunbar Annual Street Fair - Arts and Crafts, food vendors and live entertainment. There will be special games and activities for kids of all ages on Saturday afternoon through 8:00 p.m. Friday night's entertainment will be Grass Stains Bluegrass Band, Stonestreet Band and The Chase. Saturday's entertainment will include No Regret Band, Tommy Griffith, The Black Diamond and Kenny Evans from the Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge. Sunday's entertainment will include, but not limited to, Dunbar Ministries combined Choir and Squire Parsons will perform at 3:00 p.m.