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Taste of Bridge Day

For 17 years, Oak Hill and Fayetteville, now merged as Canyon Rim Rotary Club, has organized the annual Taste Of Bridge

Mountain State Forest Festival

The Mountain State Forest Festival is one of the largest and oldest festivals in West Virginia originating in 1930. The

Preston County Buckwheat Festival

A four-day festival celebrating the famous buckwheat cakes with food vendors, a carnival, arts and crafts, a car show, food, livestock

Country Roads Festival

Enjoy arts & crafts, music, games, car show, and great food at Hawks Nest State Park.

Doddridge County Fair

The 43rd Annual 2019 Doddridge County Fair hosted at the beautiful Doddridge County Park along U.S. Route 50. Enjoy our

Monongalia County Fair

Enjoy a parade, indoor, and outdoor events such as a pageant, exhibits, car show, livestock, vendors and much more.

Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon

The Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon is a mostly downhill, two-surface course, which provides a challenging, yet enjoyable 13. miles for

Mountain Music Festival

West Virginia’s best music festival at ACE Adventure Resort is gearing up for its 6th year! Featuring over 25 bands

Alderson Strawberry Festival

Come out and have a great time at Alderson Strawberry Festival! Fun for the whole family with bands, shopping, music, food, and kids activities!

West Virginia Trout Fest

The 15th Annual West Virginia Trout Fest will be held the first weekend in May, 2019 (May 3-5). The 3

A Handmade Christmas in Shepherdstown

You're invited to a free 100% handmade arts and crafts show in historic Shepherdstown, WV inside Town Run Tap House, featuring 17 local vendors. Shop for handmade gifts from soaps, lotion, jewelry, paintings, purses, knit items, and much more. The Tap House will have food, drink, and even a children's play area to entertain the kids while parents browse work from local artists. Door prizes! For our 3rd year, we are excited to expand this event to 2 weekends, with different amazing artists at each one: Saturday, Nov. 24th (Small Business Saturday) and Saturday, Dec. 15th from 10am to 4pm.

A Handmade Christmas in Shepherdstown

You're invited to a free 100% handmade arts and crafts show in historic Shepherdstown, WV inside Town Run Tap House, featuring 17 local vendors. Shop for handmade gifts from soaps, lotion, jewelry, paintings, purses, knit items, and much more. The Tap House will have food, drink, and even a children's play area to entertain the kids while parents browse work from local artists. Door prizes! For our 3rd year, we are excited to expand this event to 2 weekends, with different amazing artists at each one: Saturday, Nov. 24th (Small Business Saturday) and Saturday, Dec. 15th! 10am to 4pm Current vendors include: (more to be added) Nov. 24th: Wild Rose Soap Co. (Organizer) Drakiln Glass (fused glass) Jackie Skavnicky (knit gifts) Gray Fox Farms (jams, jellies, infused honeys Native American jewelry, arts) Linda Steg (Christmas stockings) Dec. 15th: Wild Rose Soap Co. Shade's Farm Honey (raw honey and related gifts) Celebrate more of the town's Christmas in Shepherdstown, with horse drawn carriage rides, carolers, hot cocoa, and festivities throughout the town of Shepherdstown.

Hops on the Mon

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

FestivALL Fall

FestivALL Charleston will celebrate FestivALL Fall for its 7th consecutive year. The festival will extend the popular city-wide multi-arts summer

Grand Vue Park Fall Festival

Grand Vue Park’s biggest one-day event of the year. Come out and enjoy various merchandise vendors, crafters, food vendors, live

Chapmanville Apple Butter Festival

Apple Butter Festival will be held September 27, 28 and 29, 2018. There will be arts & crafts, food, carnival rides, live music, and of course homemade apple butter! For more information, call Miranda Robinette at 304-855-4582

Battlefield Barn Bash

The 1862 battle is of significant historical value to our nation and a valuable West Virginia Landmark. Battlefield Barn Bash includes: historic Potomac river crossing (water levels permitting) and tours of the Shepherdstown Battlefield, food, music, and living history re-enactments.

Devils Den Bike Fest

The Hatfield McCoy Convention and Visitor's Bureau in partnership with the Hatfield McCoy Recreational Trails and Mountain State Harley Davidson invite you to join us for the 2nd annual Devil's Den Bike Fest from September 21st thru September 22, 2018. The two day event challenges motorcyclists to ride the winding, twisting history ­ packed roads that were once home to "Devil Anse" Hatfield and site’s made famous by the Coal Wars. Riders have the chance to compete for over $2,000 worth of cash and prizes. In addition to the music and food that were popular at last year’s event we will be adding a Poker Run.

Jackson 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.

Back Creek Valley Homesteading Festival

A day of workshops on topics and skills of homesteading, self sufficiency, outdoor survival, bushcraft and preparedness. Also there will be vendors, food, pony rides, horse drawn carriage rides, live bluegrass music, kids activities and more. $5 for adults, kids under 12 get in free Held on the scenic grounds of the Lazy-A Campground: 15 minutes from Martinsburg and 40 minutes from Shepherdstown or Harpers Ferry, WV. Camp sites are available. Scenic mountain views, hot showers, lots of room for kids to play, and even a stream to splash in.

Fly In Festival and WV State Flatpick Contest

WV State Flatpick Guitar Contest and Workshops is proudly partnered with Fly in Festival. The Fly In Festival is a bluegrass, old time, Americana, acoustic music festival. Some of the region's best bands and performers will be featured along with the officially sanctioned WV flatpick contest. The event offers airplane tours, sky diving exhibitions, camping, vendors, and food and drinks. The festival enjoys a venue on the beautiful Ohio River just north of Huntington, WV. The festival grounds will open the evening before the event for camping, jamming, and gathering. Some of the region's best Old Time, Bluegrass and Americana Bands will be performing, as-well-as Air Plane Tours, Sky Diving, and Camping. Tickets are $25/Day, $40/Weekend. Primitive Camping is $20/weekend, and a limited number of Full Hook-Up RV site are available for $35. Food and Drinks will be sold by the Fly In Cafe. Call 304-733-1240 for more information.

Appalachian Festival

A two day community-wide event featuring: arts and crafts, Taste of Appalachia, ghost tours, outdoor theatre, car show, entertainment, food and fun! Location: Tamarack, Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, RC Armory, Crossroads Mall, Uptown Beckley, Theatre WV and the Youth Museum. Hours: Varies with event. Admission/parking: Varies with event.

Boots – Brews – BBQ

BOOTS-BREWS-BBQ will offer 30+ crafts Beers, dig into some amazing local BBQ pop-ups and listen to live music by Mark Bray and the Steel Soul Cowboys. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the event. Ticket gets you 10 pours of brews. Additional ticket for $12.50 may be purchased for additional pours of brews at the event.

Lebanese Fest

For more than 80 years, the Mahrajan has been held in Wheeling, West Virginia, welcoming thousands of people of every ethnicity across the country to share in the rich culture of our Lebanese heritage. Food will include: Tabbouleh, pita bread, hummus, stuffed grape leaves, baked Kibbee, Lebanese rice, meat pies, Spinach & Feta Pies, Shwarma - Lamb/Beef or Chicken, Lamb Shish Kabob, Baklava, fillo rolls, Ghouribeh, and much more. Free admission, parking, and entertainment. Food and beverages are sold ala-carte. Saturday, August.11th, 2018: *Lebanese Songs & Dabke 12:00pm - 2:00pm *Parish Dance Troupe 2:00pm - 2:15pm *Lebanese Songs & Dabke 2:30pm - 4:30pm *Parish Dance Troupe 4:30pm - 4:45pm *Lebanese Songs & Dabke 5:00pm - 7:00pm *Parish Dance Troupe 7:00pm - 7:15pm Sunday, August.12th, 2018: *Lebanese Songs & Dabke 12:00pm - 1:00pm *Professional dance show #1 1:00pm - 1:30pm *Lebanese songs & dabke 1:30pm - 2:00pm *Parish Dance Troupe 2:00pm - 2:30pm *Professional Dance Show #2 2:30pm - 3:00pm *Lebanese songs & dabke 3:00pm - 3:30pm *Parish Dance Troupe 3:30pm - 4:00pm *Professional Dance Show #3 4:00pm - 4:30pm *Intermission - Recorded Music 4:30pm - 5:00pm *Professional Dance Show #4 5:00pm - 5:30pm *Lebanese Songs & Dabke 5:30pm - 6:00pm *Parish Dance Troupe 6:00pm - 6:30pm

18th Annual Heritage Music Blues Fest

Have a blast in Wheeling at the 18th Annual Heritage Music Blues fest! This three day festival is packed with music on two stages, artisan food vendors, and more located on our beautiful waterfront. 2018 Musician Lineup Delbert McClinton Southern Hospitality Eric Gales Rick Estrin and the Nightcats Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter Rev Peyton’s Big Damn Band Southern Avenue Paul DesLauriers Band Ghost Town Blues Band Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers Eden Brent Heather Newman Miss Freddye The Keeshea Pratt Band, IBC Band Kevin “B.F.” Burt, IBC Solo Duo Felix Slim Tickets on sale now at HeritageMusicFest.com!

13th Annual Jesus Fest

Faith based street festival with food, free movies, music, speakers, entertainment, and children's activities. For more information, please call 304-838-9966 or visit their website at www.jesusfestwv.org.

Berkeley County Youth Fair

Experience a traditional county fair, mixing agricultural interests and exhilarating carnival elements, at the 71st annual Berkeley County Youth Fair, in Martinsburg, August 4-11. Each day is packed with activities and events, so each day creates new experiences and memories. Fair-goers will delight in activities like bull riding, corn hole, a doughnut eating contest, tractor/truck pull, a Figure 8 Derby, a concert and more before ending the evening dashing between the dizzyingly fun carnival rides and games. Be sure to load up on delicious fair food, from grilled hamburgers to funnel cake, snow cones, cotton candy and more.

Town of Man Street Fair

The Town of Man is celebrating their 100th Anniversary with a street fair from July 18, 2018 through July 21, 2018. The four day celebration kicks off with cake and ice cream at 3pm and a parade to follow at 6pm. A car show will be held on July 19, 2018. The 100 year celebration will wrap up with a two day town fair event with food, crafts, vendors, bands and more! Fireworks at dusk on Saturday evening.

John Henry Days

John Henry is a beloved folk hero known for having raced against a steam powered drill to prove worth of using the crew of men rather than machine and to hopefully, preserve the rail workers' jobs. He proudly fought and won the epic battle, only to die in victory with his hammer in his hand. His legend is a reminder that America and all of its successes and advancements were buillt by everyday heroes like John Henry. John Henry Days is an annual 3-day festival held on the second weekend of July. The festival starts on Friday night with a concert at the stage near the Great Bend Tunnel and ends on Sunday with the Rubber Duck Race at the Talcott bridge. For more information on John Henry Days, check out their website at: Johnhenryhistoricalpark.com

Mountain State Art & Craft Fair

A tradition since West Virginia's Centennial of 1963, this event is known as "The Granddaddy of Art & Craft Fairs." The 4-day Fair features more than 100 artisans, music, food and culture in five villages that made early Appalachia special: Celtic, Italian, German, Swiss, and The Americas.

4th of July Old Fashioned Day in the Park

All day activities including antique tractor and car displays, crafts & vendors, children's games, flea market, live entertainment, food & much, much more

Fayetteville Lion’s Club 4th of July Celebration

Celebrate America’s birthday in America’s coolest small town.  We invite you and your family to join our community in celebration and to experience the magic of our small-town Independence Day Celebration.   The Fayetteville Lion's Club will host the 4th of July Celebration kicking off the festivities on the evening of the July 3rd with live music leading into a town-wide celebration on the 4th. This free event features fun activities for the whole family, vendors, food, live entertainment, and more. Enjoy ice cream and a day full of wholesome summer fun. Nothing says summer like a watermelon spitting contest or try your hand at our hula hooping contest, adults are welcome to join. Do you think you have the best cobbler? Enter our Cobbler baking contest. One of the highlights of the celebration is the Fayetteville Lion's Club 4th of July Parade where you will see an explosion of patriotism with decked out floats. Bring a blanket and stay all evening, relax on the courthouse lawn and enjoy some live music. The festivities will be capped off by a fireworks extravaganza at the Fayetteville Town Park at dusk on 4th.

Fayetteville Lion’s Club 4th of July Celebration

Celebrate America’s birthday in America’s coolest small town. We invite you and your family to join our community in celebration and to experience the magic of our small-town Independence Day Celebration. The Fayetteville Lion’s Club will host the 4th of July Celebration kicking off the festivities on the evening of the July 3rd with live music leading into a town-wide celebration on the 4th. This free event features fun activities for the whole family, vendors, food, live entertainment, and more. Enjoy ice cream and a day full of wholesome summer fun. Nothing says summer like a watermelon spitting contest or try your hand at our hula hooping contest, adults are welcome to join. One of the highlights of the celebration is the Fayetteville Lion’s Club 4th of July Parade where you will see an explosion of patriotism with decked out floats. Bring a blanket and stay all evening, relax on the courthouse lawn and enjoy some live music. Do you think you have the best cobbler? Enter our Cobbler baking contest. The festivities will be capped off by a fireworks extravaganza at the Fayetteville Town Park at dusk on 4th. We will have Parade Registration Forms, Cobbler Contest Information and Vendor Forms at the Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Center.

MURDER IN MAUI Interactive Mystery Dinner

SOUTHERN COALITION FOR THE ARTS PRESENTS - MURDER IN MAUI The ARTS is continuing its 2018 season with murder and mystery at one of Logan County's finest establishments! A perfect way to spend a balmy June evening: good food, interactive drama, and a side of murder and mystery. Prizes will be awarded for the best detectives and the best costumes! So, come dressed in your favorite luau or tacky tourist gear and see if you can guess whodunnit! It all starts at 7p.m. on Friday, June 29th. Tickets are $35 for singles and $60 for couples.

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.

West Virginia Mountain State Gospel Singers -June Convention

The West Virginia State Gospel Singing Convention strives to preserve the old-time camp meeting and singing traditions with the annual sings held in June, July, and September. The facility is in the farm section of Nicholas County with approximately 30 acres of beautifully kept grounds. It is a place where families can plan for a weekend of camping with good old fashioned fun or just come for a day and enjoy some of the best of Gospel singers from WV and several surrounding states. Tabenacle with inside seating - ALL SINGERS WELCOME- Campground: Tent, camper, motor home or bus....modern restrooms, showers, limited electric (light, fan & amp; ref. only), dump station, food service available during each singing session. No charge for camping (Donations accepted to help with utilities, ground maintenance, and sound equipment) Handicap friendly. Pets on leash. Tour busses welcome. Location: 791 Song Convention Road - Located approximately 2 miles East of the intersection of US-19 and WV-129, South of Summersville, WV.

Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff

Since 2002, the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff has been a summer staple at Heritage Port in Downtown Wheeling. The event — always held the first Saturday in June — features live music on the riverfront, classic car show, and plenty of food and drinks for the whole family to enjoy. Attendees can buy tasting tickets to sample the dozens of chilis and salsas prepared by the contestants. The Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff offers a beautiful venue and easy access from Interstate 70. Cooks can enter the following categories: red chili, chili verde, salsa, and homestyle. The event is an official International Chili Society (ICS) competition. The ICS is a nonprofit organization that sanctions chili cookoffs with judging and cooking rules/regulations. The events are worldwide and benefit charities and nonprofit organizations. All winners of ICS-sanctioned cookoffs qualify to compete for cash prizes and awards at the World’s Championship Chili Cookoff held each year in October. The ICS is the largest food contest/festival organization in the world.

Sheep to Shawl at the Cockayne Farmstead

Join us for a free fun-filled day here at the Cockayne Farmstead. Learn about the journey that wool takes from a sheep to becoming a piece of clothing that we can wear! Enjoy demonstrations, vendors, food, children’s activities, and tours of the 1850’s farmhouse. For more information, call 304-845-1411.

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!

Metal In The Mountains WV-Featuring Mushroomhead

2-Day Heavy Metal & Tattoo festival featuring Mushroomhead and many more. Friday June 1: 6PM - 11PM-Silent Theory, Losing September & more Saturday June 2: 11AM - 11PM-featured headliner, Mushroomhead 3 ticket options available TICKET OPTION 1 - Purchase a general admission ticket for ONLY Fri. June 1st TICKET OPTION 2 - Purchase a general admission ticket for ONLY Sat June 2nd TICKET OPTION 3 - Purchase the VIP PIT PASS & come to BOTH days of Metal In The Mountains WV - Includes admission for Fri. AND SAT, a Metal In The Mountains T-Shirt, VIP Lanyard/Pass, access to Pit (front of stage), & drink koozie Tickets are available at http://metalinthemountains.com/ Must be 18 or older to attend NO RE-ENTRY AFTER LEAVING!! T-Shirts will not be sold on day of event. They are only available with the purchase of the VIP 2-Day Pit Pass.

FestivALL Preview Weekend

FestivALL's Preview Weekend will return to Haddad Riverfront Park & the Kanawha Boulevard for the 3rd year. Enjoy a weekend full of FREE live music, delicious food and endless artful adventures in Charleston, WV. Kick off your summer with speaker series 'Three Things: My First, My First, My Favorite', the first Live on the Levee of the season, Taste-of-ALL Charleston, FestivALT concert series, and the opening of FestivALL's public art exhibition 'Brickscape'.

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.

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!

Harrison County Master Gardeners Spring Clinic & Garden Fair

Garden Workshops, Flea Market, Plant Sale, Ask a Master Gardener table, Family activities, Concessions, Local Vendors and Exhibits and Raffles

Fort Ashby Days

Step back in time to enjoy food, crafts, music, reenactors, and more at Fort Ashby Days, 2018.

Eleanor JEEPfest

Join us in Eleanor, West Virginia for the First Annual Eleanor JEEPfest for a weekend of Jeeps, fun and friends. We will kick the weekend off on Friday evening with a Show & Shine along with vendors, food, and music. Saturday will be a full day of obstacle course runs, trail rides, vendors, food, and will end the day with a bon fire that evening. Sunday, we will be back at the obstacle course and more trail rides before wrapping up that evening. Camping spots are available for campers and tents to stay the weekend with us. Kids 12 and under are FREE! (Must be accompanied by an adult).

StinkFest! Ramp Festival

The Wild Ramp is pleased to announce the market's 4th Annual StinkFest will take place at its Old Central City location on Saturday April 21st from 10 am - 5 pm. Join us as we celebrate Ramp season! Feast on this iconic spring plant that is our market's namesake. Free and open to the public! Food vendors featuring ramp dish specialties, music, artisans, and activities for the kids. Meet "Stinky" our Wild Ramp mascot too! Don't miss out on your chance to celebrate the stink! The Wild Ramp will offer a local festival of ramp-infused food, music, kids activities, and more!

WV Home Show 2018

WV Home Show 2018The Home Builders Association is the proud sponsor of the WV Home Show. The West Virginia Home Show is the largest exhibit of its kind in the State of West Virginia, and one of the largest in the Eastern United States. Over 250 exhibitors set up in the Charleston Civic Center. The show offers everything from bricks and sticks to furnaces and flowers to computers and wiring. The WV Home Show is a "must see" if you are planning to remodel, redecorate or add additional landscaping. $8.00 Adults; $7 for seniors over 65 years old; children 2 years or older $1.00

Elkins First Friday- Seneca Celebration

Join us in kicking off the First Friday Season with Seneca Celebration! Eduardo Canelón will be playing music throughout the evening of fun. Free admittance and open to the public. Good Food. Good Music. Good Times.

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

Join us from 6 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, March 17 for our 7th Annual East End St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl! Crawl between five East End pubs near the intersection of Washington St., East and Elizabeth St. from 6 PM - 11 PM, and three more great pubs at the corner of Leon Sullivan Way and Lee St. from 10 PM - 2 AM. Enjoy food and drink specials, live Celtic music from FOOTMAD, the Shamrock Challenge with a bunch of great prizes, a Pub Crawl T-shirt and drink koozie, and more! Once again, we've worked with the State of WV and the City of Charleston to fully shut down Washington Street, East from Sydney Ave. to Maxwell Street to ensure a safe and fun crawler experience for everyone!

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!

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.

Holiday Open House 2017

Wine tasting, food, and sales.

A Handmade Christmas in Shepherdstown

Second annual free event at Town Run Brewing Co. in historic Shepherdstown, featuring holiday gifts from 18 local artists and artisans, free chair massages by Replenish Wellness, food and drink, family friendly event.

Mark Twain Weekend at the Elkhorn Inn

Join us for a unique and fun "Mark Twain Weekend" at the Elkhorn Inn Oct. 27-29 with Chef Dan Dinners and Mark Twain! Mark Twain is Doug Riley, the scholar/actor who personifies Mark Twain state-wide for the WV Humanities Council, and this promises to be a great weekend of literature, history, food, and fun! Call us at 304-862-2031 or 1-800-708-2040 for reservations!

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.

Reformation Fest

Redeemer Lutheran Church will host a four-event Reformation Fest (reformationfest.org) on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., on the church campus to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Reformation Fest features four events: Disc-Golf Tournament At 9 a.m. the festival will kick off with a disc golf tournament to benefit the Feed My Sheep school food program supporting Alum Creek Elementary School. Festival of Food At 11 a.m., Redeemer Lutheran will offer free food including bratwurst and will open a children’s obstacle course. Reformation Walk Also beginning at 11 a.m., the Reformation Walk will offer a self-guided experience to trace the events that led to the Protestant Reformation, rediscovery of the Gospel, and sweeping changes in the world. There will be 10 interactive stations set up throughout the church. Martin Luther Movie At 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Redeemer will host a free screening of the movie “Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World.” Reverend Frank Ruffatto, pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church, will hold a brief question and answer session between showings. The Protestant Reformation began October 31, 1517, in Wittenberg, Germany, when Martin Luther posted his thoughts about theological topics and the practices of the Church. That simple action began the Reformation — a movement that changed Western society. The Gospel of Grace Alone, Faith Alone, and Word Alone was rediscovered.

Peterstown Heritage Festival

This community event celebrates our Appalachian heritage. Vendors, music, food, quilt show, photography contest, Civil War reenactors, educators, and much more.

Inaugural BB&T Malden Salt Fest

The Inaugural BB&T Malden Salt Fest will be held October 6th to 8th in Malden at J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works. There will be music, food, tours, a parade, dancing, crafts, demonstrations, and more! October 6th: Dinner at J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works for descendants of salt-works owners, workers, and slaves. Tickets will go on sale in September October 7th: The day kicks off at 10:00 a.m. with an old fashioned parade in downtown Malden which will end at J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works. The day will be full of assorted cultural activities such as lectures, films, music and dancing. There will be re-enacting of the salt making of the original settlers, oral history taking and tours. A variety of local foods, craft beer, cider and treats will be available for purchase. Live music into the evening. Free admission. October 8th: A service will be held at the African Zion Church in downtown Malden with gospel singing. The Spring Hill Cemetery will be open for tours of the grounds where the salt maker's and their descendants are buried. More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1792151121029445/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D

Battle Days Festival

Battle Days is the Commemoration and Memorial of the Battle of Point Pleasant October 10, 1774 between the Virginia Militia and Shawnee confederation of tribes under Chief Cornstalk at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park. Friday: School tours, frontier craft demonstrations and encampment. "History in the Round" with historical reenactors in the evening. Saturday: Parade 11am. Re-enactors frontier encampment, crafts, music and food. Colonial Ball in the evening. Sunday: Memorial Services. Full schedule TBA.

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West Virginia is a culinary mecca – with everything from high-end French cuisine to traditional Appalachian fare. But, sometimes, nothing

Autumn Harvest Festival & WV RoadKill Cook-off

Join in on the fun at this legendary festival in the mountains of Pocahontas County including music by local bands, great food vendors throughout the festival, as well as lots of fun! A $5 ticket gets you in to the tasting area where you can sample all the RoadKill delicacies. There will be dozens of crafters from all over the region with handmade arts and crafts. Food by local non-profits with some yummy goodies. Come spend the day in our Appalachian home!

WV Wine & Jazz Festival

Save the Date! The 2017 Festival will be held September 23rd and 24th. More information will be posted as plans are finalized. 21 and over event. Saturday: 11 AM – 6 PM Sunday: 12 noon – 6 PM

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, September 22 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 and live entertainment at the following venues: *123 Pleasant Street: Fletcher’s Grove (starts at 9 pm) *400 Block (top of High Street): High Street Jazz Band *Classic Cutz & Classic Kicks: “A Night on Wall Street” includes food, music, and art performances in Health Right Parking Lot *The Cupcakerie: Jim Savarino *Garcia’s Grill at the Cue: Tree Hands & The Profound Revival *Monongalia Arts Center: Merchant of Venice (starts at 9 pm) *Pinocchio’s Books & Toys: Ben Kiehl *Tine 202: Duncan Larimer *Huntington Bank Drive-thru: Chanler Bailey, CB Studio’s – Steel Drums (starts at 6:30 pm) Specials during Arts Walk include: *Appalachian Gallery: 1 night sale prices on selected artwork & crafts, FREE color-your-own Day-of-the-Dead sugar skull prints *Classic Cutz Barbershop: Kids haircuts $10 *Coni & Franc: 50-75% on sale merchandise, 20% off regular price sale (no layaway) *Crescent Frame Shoppe: Small Bird Prints $5 off *The Cupcakerie: 10% off to Arts Walk Participants *The Diamond Shop at John P. Kuehn’s: 15% off all original art works & fine jewelry *Glass Gone WOW: 10% off everything *Retro-tique: 10% off purchase & $1 records *River Fair Trade: 20% off any purchase from 6-10 pm *Smoke N Mirrors Photography: $20 or 20% off any prints hanging on the gallery walls *Tonique’s Trilogy: BOGO 50% off all KMS & Goldwell products & sign up for a $300 basket giveaway when you visit Tonique’s Trilogy that night. *Vintage Videos and Games: Celebrate the Arts and 20 years of business with 20% off a $20 purchase or more & everyone attending gets a FREE mini Star Wars figure.

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.

Downtown Throwdown – BBQ & Brewfest

Our premier fall event in downtown Parkersburg has quickly become the Downtown Throwdown BBQ and Brewfest. Our Brewfest features many of West Virginia’s craft beers. Attendees will have the option to purchase various BBQ and other food items from their choice of food vendors. Most vendors accept cash only, but there are ATM’s in the vicinity of the event. At the end of the evening, attendees are encourage to cast their vote for the favorite BBQ item in the ballot box at the main gate. At the end of the evening, our winner will be announced and receive their award. Local entertainment provides this event with the atmosphere to sit back, relax and enjoy the evening. This event is made possible with the support of the Parkersburg Jaycees and other sponsors.

Festival of Colors- World’s Happiest Event

Join us for the Worlds Happiest Event!; 12pm – 6pm at the Palace of Gold Food, Music, Yoga, throw color & Dance. Truly a cultural experience and one great happy family friendly event. More info @ www.festivalofcolors.us

Margaret Denison Fall Nature Walks

Say goodbye to summer and hello to fall! Choose from a series of guided hikes on a variety of topics led by knowledgeable naturalists. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase following the hikes. Registration begins at 8:30am at the swimming pool parking lot. Hikes will begin at 9am. The fee is $5 for adults and $2 for children to participate. More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1885761125026247??ti=ia

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!

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

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.

Tribute to the River

Come and join Mason County's river community for a tribute to the men and women who work on the river. Tow boat tours and rides. Line throw and Corn Hole contests. Maritime exhibits and children's games. Sternwheeler Parade. Fireworks Saturday night. Outstanding food and family entertainment on the Ohio River.

Summer Brew and Wine Fest

Enjoy the end of summer with local craft beer, West Virginia wine, and live music! Food provided by the Beverly Bistro. Visit historic Beverly. Small town. . .big history!

Back Creek Valley Homesteading Festival

A day of workshops on topics and skills of homesteading, self sufficiency, outdoor survival, bushcraft and preparedness. Also there will be vendors, food, pony rides, horse drawn carriage rides, live bluegrass music, kids activities and more. $5 for adults, kids under 12 get in free

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Shinnston Frontier Days

Shinnston's annual Frontier Days Festival pays homage to the city's founding, as it originally began as a celebration of the city's centennial. The four-day event features carnival rides and food, musical entertainment, a professional wrestling show, two parades, and more.

Italiano! Italian Festival

A celebration of West Virginia's Italian-American heritage, the festival will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 on 4th Avenue between 8th and 10th streets.We will honor this rich heritage and the many Italian Americans that contribute to our local community to this day. Our celebration will focus on all things Italian—food, music, colors, FUN Returning to downtown Huntington in a flurry of red, white and green, the festival will be punctuated by the tastes of the area's Italian cuisine, live music, street performers and children's activities. For more information. please call (304) 523-6029.

Fort Mulligan Day-Civil War Fort

Civil War Fort, living history, skirmish, music, food and speakers.

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Summer Sale at Adaland

Antique furniture, art, crafts, food for sale. Open to the public.

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Blues, Brews and BBQ’s Festival

Take the best craft brewers in West Virginia and combine them with great food, live music and amazing vistas from the top of the mountains. It just doesn't get much better than that.

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Multifest

Multifest has celebrated diversity in Charleston for 28 years. This year's event includes confirmed guests the Bob Thompson Band, MLK Mass Choir, and national recording artist NEXT.

National Night Out

National Night Out with Law Enforcement. Free food, family fun and more! Sponsored by: The City of Wheeling In case of inclement weather, the above concerts may be held in the Skating Rink area of the White Palace. No smoking. No alcohol. For additional information, visit Facebook.com/wheelingwv or call the City of Wheeling at 304.234.3838 or 304.234.3617.

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Beverly Heritage Days / Battle of Rich Mountain Reenactment

Living history from Pioneer Days, Civil War and World War II; Craft demonstrations, Music, Food, and more. Historic periods dance. All-weekend event culminates in the Battle of Rich Mountain reenactment on Sunday. Experience centuries of history in historic Beverly. Small town. . .big history!

Rockin’ the River

Set on the beautiful riverside landing at The Barge Restaurant in Charleston, Rockin' The River is a day long event filled with live bands and DJs, awesome food and drinks, games, and more. Music Lineup: The Company Stores Ona Beggar's Clan Tim Browning and The Widowmakers more TBA!

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Fireworks at Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival

37th Annual Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival June 21-June 24, 2017. This is an outdoor festival. A Pavilion is available at the rear of the concert area. Bring your own chairs - Chairs may be set out on a first come first served basis. By mail: Adams Bluegrass, LLC PO Box 98 Dahlonega, GA 30533 e-mail: [email protected] By phone: 706-864-7203 Office 706-265-0655 Cell

Festival Fridays

Buckhannon is the 'place to be' on Friday nights all summer long and into the fall. Every Friday from June through September, people from all over the state can come to enjoy music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce, and handmade products. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. Some of the items for sale will include local, organic produce, food, jewelry, textiles and hand-carved wood products.

FestivALL Charleston

Enjoy 10 days of music, theater, dance, visual art, family fun and much more in the capital city! FestivALL is West Virginia's premier arts collaborator and welcomes the community to come together to experience both local and national talents. The city-wide and multi-arts event hosts over 130 events and 360 performances and exhibitions from music, theatre, dance, visual art, humanities and more each summer. Many events are free or low cost and are designed with a little bit of something for everyone. Stay tuned for 2017 announcements!

Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival

The Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival is the premier heritage festival in West Virginia. It is an annual festival held every 3rd weekend in June in Ansted WV! It is hosted by the AIM/Hometown Mountain Heritage Committee. Activities include Coal Shoveling contest, Hometown 5-K Run, Flea Market, Kids Carnival, Heritage Demonstrations, Chain Saw Artist, Horseshoe Pitching Contest, Memorabilia Displays, Arts & Crafts Vendor Booths, and more.

C.A. House Music “Family Fun Day”

C. A. House Music's Family Fun Day at Wheeling Heritage Port! Stop out for a of family fun full of activites, entertainment, food, and more! FREE ADMISSION!* All proceeds go to the C. A. House Music Scholarship fund. Inflatables provided by Kurt James Fun & Games: 1-5pm Balloon Animals and Face Painting: 1-3pm Craft table with The Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley, instrument 'petting zoo', vendors and more! Instrument raffles include a Martin Guitar, Remo drum baskets, and more TBA! Tentative Main Stage Schedule as follows: Main Stage: 1 – 2:30pm: Drum Competition (Winner gets a Yamaha Gigmaker!) 3pm – 4pm: Magician Michael Strough 4:15-5pm: R.J. Gaudio - Troubadour 5:15-6pm: Roger Hoard & Dan Jones 6:15-7:30: C. A. House Music Band All proceeds go to the C. A. House Music scholarship fund, which provides scholarships to high school seniors entering a music program. A big 'THANK YOU' to our sponsors, WESBANCO, Paree Insurance, and WTRF!!! *Minimal fee for inflatable ride = $0.25/ride

2017 Symphony Sunday: Be Our Guest!

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra returns with Charleston’s favorite Symphony event of the year, 2017 Symphony Sunday “Be Our Guest.” For its 35th year, this free outdoor festival features some of the community’s most beloved music, food, games and artisans ending with a WV Symphony concert and fireworks finale looking over the West Virginia State Capitol from the University of Charleston lawn. Sunday activities take place on the beautiful lawn at the University of Charleston, and end with a spectacular fireworks display. MAIN STAGE LINE-UP 1-1:45 p.m. Kanawha Valley Community Band 1:55-2:40 p.m. Arts in Action - Urban Stage Dance Groups 2:50-3:35 p.m. Brass Band of the Tri-State 3:45-4:30 p.m. Kanawha Kordsmen 4:40-5:50 p.m. WV Youth Symphony Groups 6-6:45 p.m. Charleston Metro Band 6:50-7:30 p.m. Kanawha Valley Pipes and Drums 8:00 p.m. WV Symphony Orchestra CHILDREN’S COSTUME LAWN PARADE (starts at 3 p.m. at the Main Stage) ARTISAN TENT (2 – 7 p.m.) 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Drum Circle 3:00 -- 3:45 p.m. THE Brass 5 Quintet 3:50 -- 4:30 p.m. Japanese Culture presentation “Country Roads” 4:45—5:30 p.m. Lady D 5:45 -- 6:30 p.m. Celtic Jam Session BOOK NOOK (1 – 6 p.m.) FOOD VENDORS (1 – 9:30 p.m.) Billy Bob’s Funnel Cakes - Funnel cakes, fried Oreos, and fried pickles Bridge Road Bistro Carver Career Center Ellen’s Homemade Ice Cream Gino’s Pizza MaryRose’s Spicy Bowl – Indian cuisine Nona’s Wood Fired Pizza Philippine cuisine St. George’s Orthodox Church – Greek cuisine West Virginia Symphony League: Popcorn, hot dogs, roasted corn