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Old Central City Days

Festival will feature antiques, art, crafts, food, music, and more! Hours are Saturday 10AM - 5PM and Sunday 12PM - 5PM. Free parking behind The Wild Ramp accessible from 13th Street West or at the Old Central City Shopping Plaza.

Color Me Au-Some 5K Walk/Run

Color Me Au-Some 5K Walk/Run is an event with a fun and colorful twist where participants are plastered with color bombs of dry tempera paint powder at stations throughout the course. Participants are encouraged to wear white t-shirts to engage in the “Color Me Process.” The Color Me Au-Some 5K course incorporates one of the city’s oldest and most recognizable landmarks, the Wheeling Suspension Bridge. The course starts at the picturesque waterfront, goes through downtown, over the Suspension Bridge, around Wheeling Island, back over the Suspension Bridge, and down Main Street returning to the Waterfront. Following the race, participants can enjoy refreshments, door prizes, awards ceremony, and music. Awards will be given to the top 5 female and male walkers and runners and the top three female and male finishers in the following age categories: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, top finisher in 70+. Children ages 3 & under will pay no registration fee, but parents must register them and sign the waiver. All participants that register as walkers MUST walk. If you register as a runner, you are permitted to run and walk.

Capitol City Biker Bash

The 7th annual Capitol City Biker Bash, sponsored by Go Mart and Mountain Dew, proudly announces the 2018 line up for the 3-day motorcycle rally. Hogan's Goat plays Thursday, June 7. 5-Star Rebellion and Non-Friction are scheduled Friday, June 8, and The Georgia Satellites and The Cat Daddys close out the bash Saturday, June 9. New this year is a stunt show on Friday and Saturday afternoon with Kyle Sliger sponsored by Vino’s Sports Bar & Grill and Copper Pint Pub. For the 6th year we are proud to partner with HospiceCare as our charity.

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!

Cole Chevy Mountain Festival

One of Mercer County's most popular events. For more than 30 years, the Mountain Festival has provided carnival rides, a lumberjack contest, petting zoo, traditional carnival food, vendors, entertainment, music and much more.

All-Day Trip to Petersburg – Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

On the last Saturday of the month (May – September), we offer an 8-hour trip to Petersburg. This is a longer version of the Trough Trip; it goes further south, to the end of the line, through Moorefield and into Petersburg. (It is approximately 76 miles round-trip.) There is a layover in Petersburg, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours long. Passengers have time to enjoy the South Side Depot as well as shops and restaurants.

Family Friendly Feast and Paint Party

Sunday Night Paint Party Image- Capon Fish Pond with Gazebo 7:15-9:15pm $20 to overnight guests, $49 for dinner & paint party only We will paint a Follow-Along painting that anyone can do. No experience required! Monday, May 21- Intro to Acrylic Painting: subject of your choice! *9:30 am – Noon This is for the absolute beginner or intermediate painters. (Advanced painters in other mediums are welcome to come and work on in their medium of choice. The instructor will offer advice if you want it.) The morning sessions will start with a demonstration by the Artist in Residence and then we will help you work on a painting of your choice. Everyone will choose their own subject matter. 2-6 pm Open Studio – Students are welcome to work on their paintings independently or take a break and enjoy the Resort activities. 6-8 pm Featured event: Chicken BBQ cookout on the golf course Tuesday May 22 – Intro to Paper Painting *9:30 am – Noon This is making art using only torn or cut pieces of paper. Beginners or Advanced students will enjoy this. The morning sessions will start with a demonstration by the Artist in Residence and then we will help you work on a painting of your choice. Everyone will choose a subject from a variety offered. 2-6 pm Open Studio – Students are welcome to work on their paintings independently or take a break and enjoy the Resort activities. 8-9 pm Featured event: Live Music: Wildflower Wednesday, May 23 – Choice of Acrylic or Paper Painting *9:30 am – Noon Beginners or Advanced students are welcome. We will do a quick demonstration of the painting styles and then help students work on the subjects of their choice. 2-6 pm Open Studio – Students are welcome to work on their paintings independently or take a break and enjoy the Resort activities. Featured event: 8-9:00pm Bingo: win fabulous prizes! Thursday – May 24 – Choice of Acrylic or Paper Painting *9:30 am – Noon Beginners or Advanced students are welcome. We will do a quick demonstration of the painting styles and then help students work on the subjects of their choice. 2-6 pm Open Studio – Students are welcome to work on their paintings independently or take a break and enjoy the Resort activities. 6-7:15pm Steak cookout on the golf course 7:30-9:30pm – Paint Party $20 to overnight guests, $49 for dinner & paint party only We will paint a Follow-Along painting that anyone can do. No experience required! Friday, May 25 – Week in Review *8:30 – 10 am Questions answered and help for anyone with specific issues they have with their art. *Supplies for morning programs $10-$15 per person depending on medium***

Irish Road Bowling – Strawberry Festival

Irish Road Bowling consists of a ball made of iron and steel that is heavy enough to pick up speed, yet small enough for any person to handle. Besides the basic rules and terms, all you do is hurl this 28 oz. sized "bowl" with an underhand motion over a 1 to 2 mile country road and see how far it goes! Scored like golf, the fewest number of shots from the start to the finish line wins. Irish Road Bowling is similar to fast pitch softball, except with a running start. It's also like bowling if you had enough room to run 10 or 15 yards. Irish Road Bowling is ideal for young athletes or seniors who are looking to enjoy a scenic walk on a country road, combined with an ancient and exciting, but not overly strenuous, sport! Turkey Run Road, two miles north of Buckhannon, site of the 2006 and the 2015 Irish Road Bowling North American Region Championship Finals, Bol~Chumann na hEireann. Winners advanced to the All Irelands, in Ireland (the country). May 19: 4pm-Team Bowling May 20: 1pm- Men's and Women's Singles Qualifier and Team Bowling www.wvstrawberryfestival.com

Mountains Beckon Bicycle Parade & Rodeo

Registration: 9am City Hall Parking Lot Parade time and route: 10am Davis Avenue, Fifth to Third Streets. Rodeo immediately follows parade on Third Street at Joey’s Bike Shop. Free T-shirts for first 30 registrants age 12 & under. Participants are invited to dress up and decorate bikes. Prizes will be awarded in six categories: Wild Camo, Color Crazy, Super Hero, Flower Power, Sparkle & Shine and Mayor’s Choice. Riders must wear helmets and closed toe shoes. Parent/Guardian signature required.

Siege of Fort Randolph

See demonstrations and learn about frontier life skills in the Fort and nearby Indian Village. Outdoor Drama on Saturday. Schedule: Friday, May 18 – School tours, 9 am to 2 pm; Gates close at 5 pm. Saturday, May 19 – Demonstrations 9 am to noon; Trade blanket shopping 9 am to 11 am; Flag Raising Ceremony, 10 am; Magistrate Court, 12:30 pm; “The Siege of Fort Randolph: The Death of Cornstalk” Outdoor Drama, 2 pm; Running of the Gauntlet at the Indian Village, 3 pm; Auction, 4 pm. Gates close at 5 pm. Sunday, May 20 – Gates open at 9 am; Church services, 10 am. Gates close at 2 pm. Gift shop is open during Fort hours. General Admission is $3, Children 6 and under free.

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.

Irish Road Bowling – Kanawha State Forest

Irish Road Bowling consists of a ball made of iron and steel that is heavy enough to pick up speed, yet small enough for any person to handle. Besides the basic rules and terms, all you do is hurl this 28 oz. sized "bowl" with an underhand motion over a 1 to 2 mile country road and see how far it goes! Scored like golf, the fewest number of shots from the start to the finish line wins. Irish Road Bowling is similar to fast pitch softball, except with a running start. It's also like bowling if you had enough room to run 10 or 15 yards. Irish Road Bowling is ideal for young athletes or seniors who are looking to enjoy a scenic walk on a country road, combined with an ancient and exciting, but not overly strenuous, sport! Located just seven miles south of Charleston, West Virginia, Kanawha State Forest is in close proximity to the heavily populated Kanawha Valley and is a recreational haven. The 9,300-acre forest is noted among naturalists for its diverse wildflower and bird populations. Rich cove forest sites provide nesting habitat for 19 species of wood warblers, a feature which draws birders from as far away as Canada. The forest offers some of West Virginia’s best special hikes in winter, spring and fall. Team Registration, 12:30 p.m. Saturday 1:30 pm: Bowling Begins. Contact Kanawha State Forest at 304-558-3500, email kanawhasf@wv.gov, or call Road Master Stephen Wallington 304-638-3224 for more information.

PADLZ Canoe & Kayak Rentals-Opening Weekend

Opening weekend 2018! Come join the fun out on the water! All ages and skill levels welcome! We at Padlz Canoe & Kayak Rentals pride ourselves in customer service providing fast, courteous and inexpensive rental services. We are a family-owned, family (and dog) friendly place! We offer sit on top kayak and canoe rentals on the Bruceton Mills Lake – the body of water located above the dam. All skill levels and ages welcome on this flat water, scenic, fishing section of the Big Sandy River.

Morgan County Master Gardener’s Annual Plant Fair

20th Annual WVU Extension Master Gardener’s Plant Fair Berkeley Springs State Park, Fairfax Street & RT. 522, Downtown Berkeley Springs WV 25411 This year’s theme: “Fruit Trees And Pollinators” Fri. May 11th 2018: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Sat. May 12th 2018: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm *We will be selling all varieties of plants: vegetables, herbs, flowers, and house plants *There will be vendors selling garden art, crafts & pottery, food and fun! *We will have a “Plant Doctor” on call *There will be tours of beautiful gardens in downtown Berkeley Springs. *Children’s Area – With activities and FREE Plants for children to give to Mom for Mother’s Day! *There will be a raffle of a gardening utility wagon FULL of new garden themed items donated by the Morgan County Master Gardeners THIS IS A FABULOUS EVENT TO ATTEND WITH YOUR MOM FOR MOTHER’S DAY! RAIN OR SHINE!

Hard Hats & Heroes

Fire Truck, Buses, Military, Police, Construction, and more! Kids are encouraged to touch their favorite vehicles, get behind the wheel, and meet the people who help to build, protect, and serve our community! Sensory friendly hour is from 10:30am - 11:30am. This is a RAIN OR SHINE event! Location: St. Mary’s Education Center Parking Lot 2853 5th Ave, Huntington, WV 25702

Fayetteville’s Nature Scavenger Hunt

In celebration of the New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend, Fayetteville is having a town-wide nature scavenger hunt April 26th -29th. For a cool new way to discover historic Fayetteville, look no further than your phone. To join us on this interactive scavenger hunt you will need to download the Klikaklu app. (free) This Scavenger Hunt will give residents, visitors, families and friends an opportunity to uncover clues that will lead them on an adventure discovering the nature that Fayetteville has to offer. We encourage everyone and all ages to participate, you can explore solo or compete as a team or family. All participants who complete the scavenger hunt can stop by the Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Bureau to claim a small prize.  Share your adventures during the hunt by tagging us #visittheville for a chance to be featured on our page.

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra presents “Appalachian Rhapsody”

Andre Raphel, conductor Nate Strasser, piano Matt Combs, violin Television/Film composer, songwriter and virtuoso pianist, Nate Strasser returns to his roots performing the WV Premiere of his signature “Appalachian Rhapsody.” Joining Nate is violinist and collaborator, Matt Combs, a featured performer of the “Grand Olde Oprey” the dynamic duo explores music inspired by the West Virginia hills. Nate and the WSO also perform additional orchestral compositions that feature piano, jazz and popular music in this homecoming concert.

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love – the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more – plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rogers and Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes.

South Charleston Easter Egg Hunt

Bring your own basket and join us for fun at Joplin Park! 5,000 eggs will be hidden with prizes and candy inside. For children ages 6 and under. For more information, call Mary or Beth at 304-746-5552

Irish Road Bowling – Irish Spring Festival, Ireland, WV

Irish Road Bowling consists of a ball made of iron and steel that is heavy enough to pick up speed, yet small enough for any person to handle. Besides the basic rules and terms, all you do is hurl this 28 oz. sized "bowl" with an underhand motion over a 1 to 2 mile country road and see how far it goes! Scored like golf, the fewest number of shots from the start to the finish line wins. Irish Road Bowling is similar to fast pitch softball, except with a running start. It's also like bowling if you had enough room to run 10 or 15 yards. Irish Road Bowling is ideal for young athletes or seniors who are looking to enjoy a scenic walk on a country road, combined with an ancient and exciting, but not overly strenuous, sport! Ireland is West Virginia’s Irish road bowling “homeplace,” the origin and heart of WV Irish road bowling. All events are family friendly. Don't miss Saturday's parade, harp concert, and duck race. Time: Saturday road bowling begins at 2:30p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Location: Wildcat Road to Duffy Bridge, at 2.2 miles our longest course. For more information, visit http://wvirishroadbowling.com/schedule-events.html or call Road Master Denton King 304-452-8962.

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.

The Original Harlem Globetrotters

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are on the road for their action packed tour! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. Join Globetrotter stars after the game where they will stay for an autograph, photograph and high five session for fans (subject to availability).

Fossil Day

B. Mitchel Blake, Jr., State Geologist and Director of the West Virginia Geological and Economical Survey, will identify your fossils. There will also be hands-on activities for the whole family, a museum hunt, and a special display of fossils by members of the West Virginia Fossil Club.

The Linsly Extravaganza

The longest running variety show of its kind in the Ohio Valley, the Linsly Extravaganza has become an annual tradition for generations of Linsly alumni, many of whom have children or grandchildren who will perform in their footsteps on the stage Friday night. Showcasing the talent of the Linsly student body, the Extravaganza will include an eclectic range of acts including singing, dancing, instrumental performances, comedy and a few surprises along the way.

Shopkins Live!

Koba Entertainment is pleased to announce Shopkins Live! (www.ShopkinsLive.com), the first live theatrical production based on Shopkins – the wildly successful brand launched in 2014. The Shoppies and Shopkins characters will take to the stage in Shopkins Live! featuring an all new storyline, original pop music and video highlights. The live show features Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint and friends as preparations get underway for Shopville’s annual “Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair”. The live interactive show is inspired by Shopkins and Shoppies, the international toy phenomenon created in Australia by Moose Toys. Shopkins Live! will run for approximately 90 minutes, with one 15 minute intermission. For more information on Shopkins Live!, visit www.ShopkinsLive.com and sign-up to be the first to hear about the pre-sale offer, on sale dates and North American tour dates.

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical”

The beloved TV classic "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season! See all of your favorite characters as they come to life in "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical." It's an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.

A Night At The North Pole

A Night At The North Pole! -Visit with Santa -Personalized letters from Santa for each child -Chance to take your own pictures with Santa -Christmas story time -Hot cocoa with marshmallows -Decorate cookies -Decorate ornaments -Funnel cakes & warm, soft pretzels -Winter Wonderland of lights & decorations Children 6 years old and younger are encouraged to come from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Children 7 years or older are encouraged to come from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Tickets are $45 a piece and include: 1 child & 2 adults; $35 for any additional children; $10 for any additional adults.

A Family Christmas featuring Ron Retzer Trio & 1170

Tickets $20.00 each plus fees. Tickets are available at the WesBanco Arena Box Office, online at www.capitoltheatrewheeling.com or by calling 304-233-4470.

Huntington Holiday Express 2017

All aboard for a one-hour holiday train ride for kids. Santa will be on board giving out a gift for each passenger. Enjoy holiday music while having hot chocolate and cookies. The train board in Huntington and travels to Barboursville and back. Thursday, December 14: 4pm, 6pm, 8pm Friday, December 15: 4 pm, 6 pm, 8 pm Saturday, December 16: 10am, 1pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm Sunday, December 17: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm Prices: Adults $55 each; Children 12 and under: $45 each No refunds and no cancellations. $2 per ticket handling charge.

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live!

Ring in the holiday season with a family favorite, A Charlie Brown Christmas Live! Join Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy and all your Peanuts favorites as they learn the true meaning of Christmas live on stage! Admission varies.

Nitro Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

The City of Nitro hosts its Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Saturday, Dec. 9 starting at 4 p.m. The parade route runs from Pickens Road/1st Avenue to 21st Street and then on to Living Memorial Park. Officials will light the city’s Christmas tree, and free pictures with Santa and cocoa will be available.

The Nutcracker with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

The timeless holiday classic comes alive again with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. This dazzling production includes over 170 dancers, musicians and singers in what is sure to be an event to remember. December 8, 2017 | 7:30 PM December 9, 2017 | 2:00 PM Clay Center Maier Performance Hall Tickets are avaliable through the Clay Center Box Office - (304) 561-3570 or www.theclaycenter.org

Hometown Holiday Marketplace

Browse the storefronts along Richwood's Historic Main Street at our annual Hometown Holiday Marketplace on Saturday, December 9th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. It will be a full day of shopping the store fronts filled with artisans and crafter's selling unique handmade items – along with music, food, and Santa Claus!

The Nutcracker with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

The timeless holiday classic comes alive again with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. This dazzling production includes over 170 dancers, musicians, and singers in what is sure to be an event to remember. December 8, 2017 | 7:30 PM December 9, 2017 | 2:00 PM Clay Center Maier Performance Hall Tickets are available through the Clay Center Box Office: 304-561-3570 or www.theclaycenter.org

Christmas Light Show

Drive-thru this light display to view over 3 million lights on every tree, shrub and building at the WV State Farm Museum. Visit with Santa Claus nightly and enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies for the kids in the Country Kitchen. Gift Shop open. No admission. Donations accepted.

Old Time Christmas at Welton Park- FREE

A beautiful setting of enchanting lights, horse drawn carriages, Dickens carolers, story time, hot cocoa and cookies- all Free at Welton Park- come celebrate the Christmas Season with us! Call the chamber office for more details or see our website! And don't forget the Snowflake Express Train Ride with Santa and Christmas Parade the same weekend- come enjoy the weekend with us!

Full Moon Hike

Full Moon hikes at Cass Scenic Railroad are led hikes designed to encourage visitors to enjoy being outdoors in wintry and spring weather. Meet at the Visitor's Center at Cass, WV at 6:30p.m. There is no charge to participate. Hike guidelines include: • Fee free activity, but limited to 30 participants. • Preregistration is required. Use email link below or call. • Registration will be confirmed by hike leader. • Meet At The Visitor Center • Hike is approximately 3 miles total. • Walk begins from the Visitor Center to MM 79 On The Greenbrier River Trail and back. • Trail is crushed gravel and minimal grade change. • Dress for the weather. Boots or closed toes footwear, socks, layered outerwear is recommended, head wear and gloves could be handy. • Pack a water or snack. • Photography is permitted, but flash photography is not. We'll need to retain our night vision. • NO FLASHLIGHTS OR HEADLAMPS. Shining a bright flashlight will diminish your night vision for up to 30 minutes, limiting your view of the night sky and wildlife. You can bring a flashlight for the 'just in case' but refrain from shining – we'll let the moon and stars do that! • Participants should be believe they can complete three miles. You can do it! The Full Moon Hike group will remain together for the duration of the walk/hike. Safety first. • Children must be with a parent or guardian at all times. • Well behaved dogs are allowed. Dogs will rely on their human to keep them on leash and under control. • Due to limited participation (30), large groups (10 or more people) desiring to participate should contact the leader, email below. • Use Full Moon Hike miles as some of the miles hiking if you are enrolled in the WV State Park Hiking Program.

WV Symphony presents Home for the Holidays

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents their annual "Home for the Holidays" concert at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

Holiday Open House in White Sulphur Springs

Main Street White Sulphur Springs will light up the village for the town’s annual Holiday Open House. Downtown businesses featuring gift items, holiday décor, food, home accessories and more will be open and offering refreshments. Ice sculpting by The Greenbrier, a parade through town, a trolley for the kids and a chance to visit the big guy himself (that's Santa, of course) are part of the festivities.

Christmas Open House with Santa’s Bake Shop at Adaland

Guests may walk through the house with no admission charge. Guests are offered a free cookie, a cup of coffee, or hot tea while they visit and are welcomed by twinkling lights, red velvet ribbons, garlands, and wreathes as well as Christmas trees in every room. HOMEMADE COOKIES TO ORDER: Santa’s Bake Shop features Christmas cookies baked for the occasion by Adaland Board member Jeannie Mozley. Ordered cookies by the dozen may be pick up. Gift Shop Open.

Edgewood Summit’s Santa’s Workshop

Edgewood Summit’s Annual Santa’s Workshop is the place to find one-of-kind treasures! Local vendors will be on hand to offer a wide assortment of gifts and crafts. Kids can visit with Santa while you shop! There will also be live entertainment. Our Courtyard Café will be open for lunch. For more information, please call Michelle at 304-346-2323.

Christmas Fantasy Light Show

Drive through over 30 unique animated light displays and over a million lights throughout Krodel Park from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. nightly. Santa Claus, Santa's Workshop, a 20 foot Windmill, Pirate Ship, Dragon in the Lake, Gingerbread Men, Angels, Santa's Band and many more including the infamous Mothman. New additions every year. No admission. Donations only.

Friday Family Walk

Join WVBG Education Director Erin Smaldone on the second Friday of each month for a short story followed by a walk around the Garden concluding with a simple craft. This easy, casual walk is a great way for children and their caretakers to get outside and enjoy nature and the company of others. The trail will accommodate “off road” strollers. All ages. Free. Donations encouraged. Please register by Thursday, November 9. *All activities take place at the West Virginia Botanic Garden, 1061 Tyrone Rd., Morgantown, WV 26508 unless otherwise noted. Walks and presentations will last 1.5 - 2 hrs. Please refrain from bringing your pet to activities.

Square Dance

Come join us for some good music, square dancing and a great time!

Full Moon Hike

Full Moon hikes at Cass Scenic Railroad are led hikes designed to encourage visitors to enjoy being outdoors in wintry and spring weather. Meet at the Visitor's Center at Cass, WV at 7:00p.m. There is no charge to participate. Hike guidelines include • Fee free activity, but limited to 30 participants. • Preregistration is required. Use email link below or call. • Registration will be confirmed by hike leader. • Meet At The Visitor Center • Hike is approximately 3 miles total. • Walk begins from the Visitor Center to MM 79 On The Greenbrier River Trail and back. • Trail is crushed gravel and minimal grade change. • Dress for the weather. Boots or closed toe footwear, socks, layered outerwear is recommended. Oh! headwear and gloves could be handy. • Pack a water or snack. • Photography is permitted, but flash photography is not. We'll need to retain our night vision. • NO FLASHLIGHTS OR HEADLAMPS. Shining a bright flashlight will diminish your night vision for up to 30 minutes, limiting your view of the night sky and wildlife. You can bring a flashlight for the 'just in case' but refrain from shining – we'll let the moon and stars do that! • Participants should be believe they can complete three miles. You can do it! The Full Moon Hike group will remain together for the duration of the walk/hike. Safety first. • Children must be with a parent or guardian at all times. • Well behaved dogs are allowed. Dogs will rely on their human to keep them on leash and under control. • Due to limited participation (30), large groups (10 or more people) desiring to participate should contact the leader.

Antique Tractor Pull

Come and join Mason County's farm community for an evening of fun at the WV Farm Museum's Antique Tractor Pull and other activities. Country Kitchen and Gift Shop open.

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!

Cass Halloween Train

Come out in full costume to enjoy this family friendly ride this Halloween season! Live music and a hot dog roast will take place at Whittaker Station with fun and candy for all.

Harvest Fest / Tales in the Tavern

Family games, 18th century ghost tales, cider making.

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.

The Pumpkin House

The C-K AutumnFest takes place the last weekend in October in the two quaint communities of Ceredo and Kenova. The centerpiece of the festival is the famous Pumpkin House, which has become one of the favorite tourist attractions of West Virginia, decorated with over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins. Arts and crafts booths, an old-fashioned bake-off, local vendors and more.

Peppa Pig’s Live Surprise

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig's Surprise and it’s coming to the Charleston Municipal Auditorium on Thursday, October 26th! It's a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a surprise for her and George - they can't guess what it is, can you? Enjoy fun, loads of songs and of course, surprises in this charming, colourful new show. Peppa Pig's Surprise promises to be the perfect theatre show for all pre-schoolers! TICKET INFORMATION: Reserved tickets are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50 Tickets are available at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium Box Office and on-line at Ticketmaster.com.

2017 Bridge Day Chili Cook-off – 9th Annual

Things are heating up in Fayetteville with the 9th Annual Bridge Day Chili Cook-off! Have fun at Bridge Day, then come to Historic Downtown Fayetteville, stop by to taste and to help judge the some of the best chili samples from around the region from mild to wild! Admission and parking are FREE, but there is a charge for chili tasting tickets. Bring the kids along, we will have kids activities. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Live Music beginning at 2:30 p.m. Black Garlic Chili Tasting: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Awards Ceremony: 5:15 pm Dining and Shopping: All Day! FREE ADMISSION and PARKING *Fee for Tasting Tickets. *Sold in $5.00 Packs Only. * Tickets Sales Begin at 3:00 p.m. Need More Information? Contact the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors Bureau at 304-574-1500 or email tabitha@visitfayettevillewv.com

Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza!

Watch “Professor of Pumkinology” Scott “Stormin’ Norman as he demonstrates his pumpkin carving skills in this performance on the Library Plaza at the Main Library. Norman of Galva Illinois, calls himself "The Picasso" of pumpkin carving and his skills have gotten him on national television and sporting events. Since 2008, he has traveled throughout the country demonstrating his carving skills. He appeared on America’s Got Talent in 2012, has taught at Disney, worked for the Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Lightning, the Ronald McDonald House, and NASA to name a few. He wrote the book “Pumpkins: A Well Rounded View of the Well Rounded Food” after his stint on America’s Got Talent, hence the reason he also calls himself a “professor of pumpkinology.” This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library. Note: In case of rain this program will be held indoors in the 3rd floor meeting room.

Chief Logan State Park Irish Road Bowling

October 21 at 1:30 p.m. at Chief Logan State Park, Logan; www.chiefloganstatepark.com The WVIRBA adds a new sport, Irish Road Bowling, to the rich sports tradition of Logan, West Virginia's City of Champions. At 4,000-acre Chief Logan State Park with its outdoor amphitheater and wildlife center, you can loft a bowl beneath the statue of Logan, famous Chief of the Cuyoga -Mingos, or in the footsteps of Aracoma, legendary Princess of the Shawnees. Lodging at Chief Logan Lodge 304 855 6100. For info, contact Terry Mullins at 304-855-8591, or email tmullins@chiefloganreccenter.org, or Chief Logan State Park 304-792-7125.

Spooktacular! Journey Through the Wizarding World!

Journey through the Wizarding World! Inspired by the great books/movies of Harry Potter, we will be turning the Clay Center into our very own Wizarding World. There will be wand making and wizard games and MORE along with our classic pumpkin decorating and trick-or-treat trail! For this event we encourage all to dress up in their finest wizarding costume (however it is not necessary). o Pumpkin Transformation (12:00-4:00) o Bag Enchanting (11:00-4:00) o Training Grounds (11:00-4:00) o The Wizard Cup Tournament (1:00 & 3:00) o Wand Making (11:00-4:00) o Tales with Beedle the Bard (12:00 & 2:00) o Wizard Family Crests (12:00-4:00) o Wizard’s Walkway (Trick or Treat Trail)

Classic, Country and Rock & Roll

ADMISSION:Adults - $25; $30 at door | Student/Senior - $20; $25 at door Classic, Country and Rock ‘n Roll will be a mixed-bill performance featuring POULENC PIANO CONCERTO, a contemporary work created in the classic style; SQUARE DANCE, a bluegrass piece of "toe-tapping fun" choreographed to Senator Robert C. Byrd's fiddle music; and a new rock 'n roll ballet! Dancers from the Columbia Classical Ballet will join the Charleston Ballet for an evening of great dance entertainment! Two shows: Oct. 20 and Oct. 21

Spooky Night Tours at the WV Wildlife Center

This will mark the 7th year for this family-friendly event. We have already started planning and building new props. Hayrides will start at 4:30 p.m. and will last until just before 7:00 p.m. At that time, we’ll clear the tractors out of the way and start the guided tours of the animal exhibits. The maze will be open from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. We welcome your group for this event. Please call the office at least one week in advance so we can prepare for your visit and ensure things run smoothly for you. The office is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. You can reach us by calling 304-924-6211. Regular admission fees apply.

Hayrides at the WV Wildlife Center

Enjoy the cool nights of Fall with a Hayride through the WV Wildlife Center!  Perfect for families, young children, and groups of friends, our Hayrides have become incredibly popular!  Hayrides will start at 4:30 p.m. and will last until 7:00 p.m or dark, whichever comes first. 

Fall Festival

There's no better place and time to celebrate the coming of Fall than at Heritage Farm during our Fall Festival! We'll have wagon rides, cider, and lots of Farm fall fun in addition to our 7th Annual Cast Iron Cook-off!

Hayrides at the WV Wildlife Center

Enjoy the cool nights of Fall with a Hayride through the WV Wildlife Center!  Perfect for families, young children, and groups of friends, our Hayrides have become incredibly popular!  Hayrides will start at 4:30 p.m. and will last until 7:00 p.m or dark, whichever comes first. 

Friday Family Walk

Join WVBG Education Director Erin Smaldone on the second Friday of each month for a short story followed by a walk around the Garden concluding with a simple craft. This easy, casual walk is a great way for children and their caretakers to get outside and enjoy nature and the company of others. The trail will accommodate “off road” strollers. All ages. Free.

Inaugural BB&T Malden Salt Fest

Join us for an authentic and unique event designed to educate and commemorate the history of the salt industry, and celebrate its revival. Be immersed in local history, indigenous food, music and family fun.

Country Fall Festival

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.

Arti Gras, Art Around Town

Event takes place at 65 Old Main Plaza, St. Albans. Our area is full of fantastic artists and vendors whose talent range from painting and drawing to photography and jewelry and many categories in between! Find that perfect gift or browse for ideas! More information to come: artigraswv.com.

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.

Grand Vue Park’s Fall Festival

Join Grand Vue for the biggest park-wide event of the year! Vendors, crafters, food vendor, live music, activities for the kids and more!!! Shuttle services available from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

70th Anniversary Airshow

Charleston’s Yeager Airport and the West Virginia Air National Guard's 130th Airlift Wing will celebrate their 70th anniversary with an air show Sept. 30-Oct. 1, featuring flying demonstrations, aircraft displays and tours, and rides aboard World War II-era aircraft. The air show will include several examples of aircraft associated with the airport during its early years, including a Curtiss C-46 Commando transport plane — the first aircraft assigned to the West Virginia Air Guard’s 130th Airlift Wing — and an American Airlines DC-3, the first commercial aircraft to operate at Kanawha Airport during its 1947 debut. A World War II-era P-51 fighter will be part of a “Rise Above” traveling exhibit detailing the history of the Tuskegee Airmen, who formed the first two squadrons of black fighter pilots given the opportunity to serve in the U.S. military and did so with distinction during World War II. Other aircraft committed to taking part in the air show, so far, include World War II-era B-17 Flying Fortress and B-25 Mitchell bombers and a C-47 Skytrain transport from the Yankee Air Museum. Also scheduled are a World War I-era Curtiss JN-4 Jenny biplane, a Stinson L-5 “Flying Jeep” single-engine observation plane, a T-6 Texan training aircraft for fighter pilots and a World War II-era Grumman TMB Avenger torpedo bomber. Rides will be available aboard the B-17 and B-25 bombers for a fee. Rides can be booked at http://yankeeairmuseum.org/fly/ Entry to the air show will be free, with parking available on the airfield from an entry gate at the general aviation area. Overflow parking will be available in Yeager Airport’s long-term parking garages. Buses will shuttle air show attendees from the parking areas to the entry gate. Food and beverages will be available from vendors.

Frankford Autumn Festival

Join in the Frankford community festivities celebrating the official arrival of fall -- arts and crafts, live music, food vendors, kids' games, demonstrations, parade through town and more!

Square Dance

Come join us for some good music, square dancing and a great time!

PJ Masks Live!

The live show is based on eOnes top-rated animated TV series, which airs daily on Disney Junior. Catboy, Owlette, Gekko, and the Baddies will delight fans of all ages with live performances featuring world-class production, familiar and original music, acrobatics, and immersive interactivity. PJ Masks, the hit series, follows the thrilling nighttime adventures of three young friends who transform into their dynamic alter egos, Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, when they put on their pajamas at night and activate their animal amulets. Together, they embark on action-packed capers, solving mysteries and learning valuable lessons along the way.

West Virginia Symphony presents “Handpicked: A Season of Firsts”

ALL-AMERICAN OPENING NIGHT Bernstein: Candide Overture Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F with Alexandre Moutouzkine, piano Copland: Symphony No. 3

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.

Arts & Craft Street Fair

At the Arts & Crafts Street Fair we'll shut down an entire street for shopping and playing! If you’re a local artisan or crafter, local organization or church group, come on out and show us what you’ve got! The Arts & Crafts Street Fair is also an opportunity to together as a community and play-- or just talk and listen to great music. Join us at downtown Hamlin on Saturday, September 23, 2017 as we shut down Walnut Street for traffic and open it up for FUN! Vendor set up is from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

Mountain Games

Mountain Games celebrates our Appalachian Heritage through life and work experiences of our ancestors, but in a fun competition style event. Events such as Dead Eye Shooting, Tomahawk Throwing and Steel Walker are just a few of the 10 competitions in the games. In addition there will be a Trail Run to start off the day as well as the Inaugural Storytelling Competition. For the kids there is a great Kids Zone for children 6 and younger to enjoy and participate in their own activities. This year's event features a Lumberjack Duel with STIHL Timber Sport Champions Arden and Matt Cogar battling head to head. This is an event you DO NOT want to miss. Go to www.ClaimYourHeritage.com for more details how you can get involved and register today!

Country Roads Festival

Enjoy arts and crafts, music and great food at Hawks Nest State Park.

Greek Festival

Mark your calendars for the Annual Greek Festival in Huntington! Once again, the festival looks to be a fun filled weekend of food, music, and dancing. Come out and experience a little taste of Greece. We look forward to seeing you! Check out www.stgeorgehwv.org/festival for a full list of events and food options! Directions: Exit #8 from I-64. Take Fifth (5th)Street toward Huntington. At Eleventh (11th) Avenue, turn right. Go two blocks. Church is at corner of Eleventh (11th) Avenue and Seventh (7th) St.

“Ticket To Nashville” – The Musical

A new musical featuring your favorite classic country songs! 9/22 - 6pm 9/23 - 7pm 9/24 - 3pm

Mushroom Walk

WVU Professor of Mycology Dan Panaccione will lead us in search of forest fungi. He will show us how to identify the native mushrooms at the garden by their unique characteristics. Emphasis will be on general biology, not edibility. All ages. Free. * Please register by September 14. * All activities take place at the West Virginia Botanic Garden, 1061 Tyrone Road, Morgantown, WV 26508 unless otherwise noted. * Free walks and presentations last approximately 1.5 hours. Donations are appreciated and can be made at the Lower Parking Lot Kiosk at any time. * Please refrain from bringing your pet to activities.

Square Dance

Come join us for some good music, square dancing, and a great time!

Birds of Prey – Wings of Wonder

Three Rivers Avian Center (TRAC) will present "Birds of Prey - Wings of Wonder" program at 1:00pm at the swimming pool building. Feature live raptors, attendees will see birds up close and learn about habits and habitats of these magnificent creatures. The program is open to the public at no charge and lasts about one hour with time for questions and answers. Free to attend. More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1842676562659514??ti=ia

Birds of Prey – Wings of Wonder

Three Rivers Avian Center (TRAC) will present "Birds of Prey - Wings of Wonder" program at 1:00pm at the swimming pool building. Feature live raptors, attendees will see birds up close and learn about habits and habitats of these magnificent creatures. The program is open to the public at no charge and lasts about one hour with time for questions and answers. Free to attend.

Fall Festival on the Avenue

Uptown Moundsville; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. UMAC’s 7th Annual “Fall Festival on the Avenue” will be held on historic Jefferson Ave. between 2nd and 5th Streets in Moundsville, WV from 10am – 5pm on Saturday, September 16th. The day will be filled with fun for all ages including: live entertainment, great food, handmade crafts, face painting, children’s pony rides, horse pulled wagon rides and much more. We are expecting 60+ crafters and many shops along the Avenue will extend their hours for this special event to accommodate shoppers. The event will be held rain or shine. We hope that you can join us for this festive community event on Sept. 16th in Moundsville! www.moundsvilleumac.com; our Facebook page moundsvilleumac, for more information about UMAC-Uptown Moundsville Activities Committee.

Mothman Festival

Come and join paranormal enthusiasts from all over the world at the 16th Annual Mothman Festival, as the small town of Point Pleasant, transforms into one of the largest Paranormal Conventions in the east to celebrate the Mothman Legend. Disney has Mickey and we have Mothman. He's the most popular attraction roaming around at our festival. Make sure you get in on a little selfie time during your visit. Outstanding live entertainment in the Riverfront Park, Mothman Research Center and Museum tours, Mothman movies and documentaries, TNT bus tours, paranormal crafters, vendors, authors and investigators. Mothman eyewitnesses. Saturday night TNT hayrides into Mothman country. Face painting, Zip Lines, Horse drawn wagon rides. Cosplay characters, Ghostbusters, Men In Black, Big Foot and many more characters. Family fun at a festival you have never experienced before. The World's only Mothman Festival.

Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival

Join us at Heritage Port for this 3 day festival! Live entertainment consisting of music, variety shows, fireworks, and more! There will also be food, merchandise, and craft vendors, children’s activities, and most importantly Sternwheel Boats!

“Sing”

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists’ find that their lives will never be the same. Rated PG, 2016 For the first time in nearly three decades, movies have returned to Wheeling's historic 1928 Capitol Theatre! See classic movies on the big screen, plus enjoy special themed nights, pre and post show events, creative concessions & more. For upcoming tickets & showtimes, visit CapitolTheatreWheeling.com.

Greenwood Cemetery Tour 2017

Friends of Wheeling present: Greenwood Cemetery Tour 2017 September 10, 2017; Noon to 4:00 PM Costumed characters will portray the lives of some of Wheeling's most notable...and notorious citizens from noon until 4:00 p.m. This year's tour will include "Big Bill" Lias, leader of Wheeling's underworld, and his counterpart, West Virginia Prohibition Director, Charles Ahrens; Civil War veteran Benjamin Exley, who served in Carlin's Battery, and Anna Parker Hall, Civil War nurse and later national president of The Ladies of the GAR; rival brewers Anton Reymann and Henry Schmulbach; newspaper publisher John Frew; Benwood Mine Disaster victim Walter Sneddon; and socialite Sallie Howell, wife of Earl Oglebay, among others. The tour is free and open to all ages. Parking is available at nearby Wheeling Park, with shuttle transportation provided.

GBO Family Science Day Open House

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!

Burnsville Harvest Festival

There will be stage entertainment through out the day, including a Karaoke contest, local musicians and featured band will be Back in the Day. We will have games and amusements for the kids, food and craft vendors, a Corn Hole tournament, and more Hours: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Friday Family Walk

Join WVBG Education Director Erin Smaldone on the second Friday of each month for a short story followed by a walk around the Garden. This easy, casual walk is a great way for children and their caretakers to get outside and enjoy nature and the company of others. The trail will accommodate “off road” strollers. All ages. Free. * Registration for free programs is required by the Friday prior to the program. All activities take place at the West Virginia Botanic Garden, 1061 Tyrone Rd., Morgantown, WV 26508 unless otherwise noted. Walks and presentations will last 1.5-2hrs. Please refrain from bringing your pet to activities. Contact us at 304-322-2093 or info@wvbg.org if you have any questions.

“The Big Lebowski”

“The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. 1998, Rated R For the first time in nearly three decades, movies have returned to Wheeling's historic 1928 Capitol Theatre! See classic movies on the big screen, plus enjoy special themed nights, pre and post show events, creative concessions & more. For upcoming tickets & showtimes, visit CapitolTheatreWheeling.com.

Barboursville Buckle Series

This is final rodeo in the buckle series of 2017 and the award ceremony for the best riders of the summer.

The West Virginia Hitchers

The original “Hitchers” was very guitar-centric with pedal steel and percussion layered on top. The new “WV Hitchers” is a more authentic Folk-Americana sound, relying on the powerful songwriting and smooth vocals of Maria that melds with the strength of the lead guitar position, now occupied by Chuck on his pedal steel. Dan and Creed fill out the mix with Dan’s subtle and steady percussion as well as Creed’s tastefully rich bass lines. Tickets $5, kids 6 and under get in free.

Watoga Art in the Park

Watoga Art in the Park – bringing together artists and the great outdoors. Watoga Art in the Park features a great fun- filled weekend for families set in one of West Virginia's most beautiful parks – Watoga State Park. The juried fine art and craft fair will feature some of the region's most impressive artists and craftspeople showcasing jewelry, pottery, fiber, glass, photography, painting and much more Find that perfect gift for a loved one or yourself. Along with showcasing fine art for purchase, there will be eight professional artists, instructing in 22 workshops throughout the two-day event to help you create your own work of art. Learn pastels, watercolors, or acrylics from accomplished artists, watch and participate in wood-fire pottery or blacksmithing, make your own mask and paint or decorate it, check out white oak basketry, as well as yoga and art therapy. Join in one or all three nature walks lead by a Watoga State Park Naturalist. Learn about birds and then return to paint what you observed, make a clay dish using some of the natural materials you'll find along your walk, or check out the hike where you learn to identify animal footprints. In the evening you can participate in an Owl Prowl and the even make owl houses to take home with you. There will be great music both days as well as a variety of foods. Kids Corner open all day. Check us out on the web for details and to submit your artwork for consideration. https://watogaartinthepark.com/

Art in the Park

Arts and crafts are featured at Watoga! Juried artists will be at the picnic shelter area Saturday September 2 and Sunday, September 3, 2017. Overflow parking will be at the swimming pool area with shuttle service transporting guests as needs. Call the park office at 304-799- 4087 for activity, music and demonstration schedule and times. Overflow parking will be at the swimming pool area with shuttle service transporting guests as needed. Contact: Gail Hyer, 304-799-2228 (for vendor information)

Live on the Levee – Final Night – FIREWORKS!

Headliner: Southern Avenue Southern Avenue is a Memphis street that runs from the easternmost part of the city limits all the way to Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records. Southern Avenue is also the name of a fiery young Memphis quintet that embodies its home city's soul, blues and gospel traditions, while adding a youthful spirit and dynamic energy all their own. "If Memphis music is a genre, this is it!" proclaims American Blues Scene, and Rock 103FM calls Southern Avenue, "The most-talked-about band in Memphis."

Jackson’s Mill Jubilee

A celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Educational Demonstrations, featuring Indigenous and Bluegrass music concerts, Native American Style Dancing, Chainsaw Carvings, Gristmill demos, Homestead Activities, Photography, Needle Arts and Quilt Show, Antique Tractors and Engines, Carriage Rides, Civil War Encampment, Top quality Artisans, a Zip Line for the active ones, and Kid’s Land for the younger festival participants. Foods – BBQ (Chicken, Beef, & Pork), Homemade Donuts and Ice Cream, Deep Fried Pickles, and more. Fun for the entire family. Hours: Fri. Noon-9 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Jane Lew Firemen’s Arts & Crafts Festival

Truly a crafters or craft lovers dream event with over 200 contemporary and heritage crafters including: glass, wood, leather, jewelry, dolls, dried & silk flowers, baskets, ceramics, soaps, candles, paintings, honey, jams & jellies and much much more... Food vendors are also available! I-79 to Exit 105, then west on Hackers Creek Road to the Jane Lew Firehouse on left. Hours: Fri - Sat.: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sun: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Oak Leaf Festival 2017

Enjoy the celebration of fall with vendors, crafts, quilts, live bands, kids activities, pageantry and more!

FreeFall Festival

The mountain comes alive this Labor Day weekend with free concerts, demos, brew fests, games and so much more. We’ll be celebrating the outdoor lifestyle all weekend long with this epic send off to summer.