Leaf Peeper’s Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year in Tucker County. Fall is a special
West Virginia's State Farm Museum's Annual Country Fall Festival includes an Antique Gas Engine Show, CEO's Quilt Show, Antique Bottle Show and Antique Tractor Pull. Watch the making of apple butter, apple cider and sorghum. For sale. Tour over 30 buildings and cabins full of exhibits of a different time. Farm animals to pet. Sunday church service and gospel sing. Country Kitchen and Gift Shop open.
Celebrate the harvest season with our “Garden Checklist” and other seasonal activities. Patrons can make a “Festive Fall Foliage” craft and tour the Interpretive Garden using a garden checklist.
Join us for a fall bird walk led by local birder John Boback, a live bird presentation by the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, and basic birding skills and winter bird Identification by Mountaineer Audubon. See www.wvbg.org for schedule of events. All ages are welcome. This event is free and open to the public, Please refrain from bringing your pet. Meet in the lower parking lot of the Botanic Garden.
FREE EVENT! Where else can you... build and launch a rocket, test your engineering skills, play with liquid nitrogen, do fun science experiments and see some of the biggest telescopes in the whole world ALL IN ONE DAY? Telescope Tours will be available as well as rare peeks into the control room of the world's largest fully-steerable telescope, the GBT! This year we're celebrating Green Bank's pioneering contributions and groundbreaking work in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence with our new project, Breakthrough Listen! Build a squiggly bot, launch a rocket, solve a chemistry mystery, compete in the molecule design challenge and make comet ice cream! See how boats can float on air and smell space! *Come early! Rocket tickets are limited to 2/family and must be completed by 3pm for the launch at 4pm.