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“Wings of Wonder”

Watoga State Park is pleased to welcome the Three Rivers Avian Center to the Activities Building at 7:00 p.m. as

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

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.

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

Wrathpoint

FKDF'S Wolfpack is once again proud to invite you all into the den for a day of fun, fighting, and friendship. This year, we will be filling the day with informal tournaments, workshops by guest instructors, and playground games, plus a catered sack lunch, goody bag and T shirt!

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.

Deep Roots Mountain Revival 2017

The festival takes place in Masontown, WV on the legendary Marvin’s Mountaintop providing a picturesque setting for three-days of camping, dancing and relaxing with friends. Patrons will be treated to top-tier Americana, Bluegrass, Rock and Jam music with regional visual artists, craft vendors and family-friendly activities. Children 10 and under are free. And new for 2017 – kids ages 11-15 are $50. Join us for another incredible weekend of camping, rhythm, roots, family, and fun!

Mountain Quilt Quest – “Birds of a Feather, Quilt Together

West Virginia's Mountain Quilt Quest's theme for 2017 will be Birds of a Feather, Quilt Together. Visit WV Mountain Quilt Quest for more details. Come and join us for a winding adventure through the nature-filled hills of West Virginia. This 2 week event filled with fabric, fun and prizes will indulge your love of quilting while you enjoy the natural beauty of our State. Each of the 11 quilt shops will provide a complimentary block pattern; as well as offer the option of purchasing their project kit. When you have collected all quilt block patterns from each of the 11 shops you will be able to create a wonderful quilt as a memory of your journey. Each shop will have a door prize drawing so be sure to register at each one as you visit. This year's theme fabric 'Birds of a Feather, Quilt Together' is specially designed by West Virginia artist Dorothy Post Swick from Bridgeport. Our block patterns are created by West Virginia Eileen Farren from Kenova.

Bastille Day Waiter’s Race

The French Goat presents our 2nd Annual Bastille Day Celebration! DJ Blaw Knox $5 Glasses of Bubbles or Rose Waiter’s Race starting at 5:30pm – Sign up for the waiter’s race in front of the restaurant. Wear your work uniform. Bring a cocktail tray. Winner gets a bottle of Dom Perignon! Spectators get some great entertainment!

Way Back Weekend- Christmas Village

Celebrate the most wonderful time of year, as the village brings you West Virginia’s best artisans in woodworking, spinning, soap making, and so much more. Plenty of song, laughter, and joy for the entire family! *WBW's events include: museum tours, wagon rides, petting zoo, food for purchase and other hands-on farm fun!

Marshall vs. Mid Tennessee Football

The Marshall Thundering Herd take on Middle Tennessee at Joan C. Edwards Stadium! Kick off at 7 p.m. - Visit www.herdzone.com for tickets and additional information.

RENT at the Keith Albee

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, friends in Manhattan’s East Village struggle to build the lives of their dreams. Pennilessness, social tension, and political unrest, among other hardships, challenge the group physically and emotionally. Facing the problems head on, they make personal self-discoveries and find what really matters most in life. On Broadway, Rent gained critical acclaim and won a Tony Award for Best Musical among other awards. The success of the show led to several national tours and numerous foreign productions. In 2005, it was adapted into a motion picture featuring most of the original cast members. Visit http://www.marshall.edu/muartistseries or call (304)696-3326 for more information. Tickets available at http://www.ticketmaster.com

Way Back Weekend- Hot Fuel

The heat is on! Learn all about the fire that fueled 19th Century Appalachian progress. Get up close with glass making, pottery firing, and engage your senses in a live Blacksmith shop! *WBW's also includes museum tours, wagon rides, petting zoo, food for purchase and other hands-on farm fun. [email protected]

Marshall vs. Charlotte Football

The Marshall Thundering Herd take on Charlotte at Joan C. Edwards Stadium! Kick off at 5:30 p.m. - Visit www.herdzone.com for tickets and additional information.

Lewis Black

Receiving critical acclaim as a stand-up, actor and author, Lewis Black has performed for audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. In 2012, he performed eight sell-out shows at Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway. Author of thee best-selling books, Lewis Black's work has garnered critical praise as well commercial success and his books spent numerous weeks on the New York Times best sellers list. He continues to tour heavily, playing countless dates each year and providing a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. Visit http://www.marshall.edu/muartistseries or call 304-696-3326 for more information. Tickets available at http://www.ticketmaster.com or304-696-6656.

Way Back Weekend- Cast Iron CookOff

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

Tony Bennett at the Keith Albee

Tony Bennett is one of a handful of artists to have new albums charting in the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, and now in the first two decades of the 21st century. He has toured the world to sold out audiences with rave reviews whenever he performs. With seventeen Grammy Awards and seven Emmy Awards, he has sold over 50 million records worldwide. Today Tony Bennett's artistry and accomplishments are applauded here at home and all over the world from people from 12 to 90 years old. Visit http://www.marshall.edu/muartistseries or call 304-696-3326 for more information. Tickets available at http://www.ticketmaster.com.

KISS Freedom to Rock Tour

KISS is regarded as one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all-time. The band holds honors as one of America's top gold record champions, selling over 100 million albums worldwide in their 40 year career. KISS' career milestones are staggering, boasting decades of record-breaking tours around the globe. Notable moments include appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the 2002 Winter Olympics, the 2005 Rockin' The Corps concert for U.S. troops Iraq and Afghanistan, and performing on 2009's American Idol finale to 30 million viewers. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation, transcending age, race and creed. The unparalleled devotion and loyalty of the KISS Army to the "Hottest Band in the World" is a striking testament to the band's unbreakable bond with its fans. The KISS “Freedom To Rock” Tour will bring epic rock to 25+ cities it hasn’t been to in over 10+ years and four brand new cities as well. KISS specifically wanted to take the “Freedom To Rock” Tour to its fans in markets that haven’t had the chance to see them in some time or ever at all. This 35+ city tour will rock those markets and allow fans across the country to see America’s favorite rock band of all time, KISS. Opening for KISS will be THE DEAD DAISIES. More information and tickets avaialable at Kissonline.com and www.bigsandyarena.com.

Glow In The Park – WV Italian Heritage Festival 5K Run

Taking the FUN of 2015's successful GLOW RUN and moving it to the park! GLOW IN THE PARK Ultimate 5K FUN RUN! This night time race has glow paint, foam machines, and a Live DJ Dance Party! This is a non-stop party for the whole family! For more info please contact the WVIHF at 304-622-7314 or visit their website at www.wvihf.com

2016 Kindred Spirits Festival

Head for the Hills you people from Baltimore, DC, and Pittsburgh. Good neighbors, all are welcomed! Not your average agricultural Mini Distillery producing Fine Spirits from locally grown corn, barley, rye, peaches, pears and grapes. WE CELEBRATE SUCCESS! Free Spirits tasting, Music, Food, come for spell or stay awhile. It's all good.

Bikers For Christ Spring Fling

The weekend event held at the Cornerstone Family Church is open to all bikers, all cagers, and all those who just like great blues music, food, fun and fellowship. The official host hotels are Holiday Inn Express, Days Inn, Microtel Inn/Suite and Quality Inn in Princeton.

4th Annual Princess Tea

Come join your favorite princesses for a day of fun, games, refreshments, and cookies!! Party or Sunday dress attire is encouraged for everyone, you can even arrive dressed as your favorite princess! This year your little princess will visit with each of our princesses, visit the "Sparkle Station", and enjoy a special surprise guest! Please bring your own camera to capture each greeting and smile from your little one. Play games with the princesses, and watch as your child parades down our indoor "Main Street" with all the princesses! Refreshments and snacks will be available! Admission: $20.00/Child Ages 12 and under; $5.00 for Each Accompanying Adult *This event is being held at the Training Center located through the North Wagon Gate entrance on 8th Street. *There will be no tickets sold at the door, so be sure to reserve your tickets NOW! *Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Capitol Theatre Comedy: Bill Engvall

ILL ENGVALL Bill Engvall is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. Most recently, Bill was a contestant on season 17 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and as a fan favorite, he made it to the finals. Earlier this year, Bill lent his voice to the animated comedy series Bounty Hunters, which aired on CMT. He previously starred in, and executive produced, the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. Bill was part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy concert films, which sold over nine million units and received a Grammy nomination. He also starred on the WB’s hit sketch comedy show Blue Collar TV and in several solo specials for Comedy Central. In 2012 he reunited with Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy on the Them Idiots Whirled Tour, which aired as a special on CMT. Bill’s first album, Here’s Your Sign, is certified platinum and held the #1 position on the Billboard Comedy Chart for 15 straight weeks. His second album, Dorkfish, also debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Comedy Chart, as did his subsequent comedy albums. Bill has written several books, including his 2007 autobiography Bill Engvall –Just A Guy. A native of Galveston, Texas, Bill moved to Dallas and worked as a disc jockey with plans of becoming a teacher. While in a nightclub one evening, he tried his hand at stand-up comedy and found that making people laugh was truly his forte. Soon after, he moved to Los Angeles and went on to star in the Showtime special, A Pair of Joker’s, hosted A&E’s Evening at the Improv and appeared on The Tonight Show and Late Show with David Letterman. In 1992, Bill won the American Comedy Award for “Best Male Stand-up Comedian.” He appeared in several episodes of Designing Women and co-starred in Delta and The Jeff Foxworthy Show. Bill resides in Southern California with his family.