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King Coal Festival

The King Coal Festival is Mingo County's oldest and longest running festival. Each year on the third weekend in September, craft and food vendors line the streets of Williamson and one coal miner is crowned "Mr. King Coal." Music, community block party, and a parade finish out the evening.

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!

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.

Anything That Floats River Parade

Put together a team and build your own river yacht and enter it into the Anything That Floats River Parade. That’s right…if it floats, you could win! Prizes for Most Creative, Funniest and Greenest. Life vests required! Don't want to get wet? Then just come on by and look at all the people who do. You don't have to pre-register, but you do need to be at the park at 10:00 a.m. Located at the head of 4 Mile Creek Road, Branchland, West Virginia. Branchland Park is among the most pleasant and accessible points on the Guyandotte River.

Hatfield McCoy Marathon

The Hatfield McCoy Marathon was founded in 2000 and sponsored by the Tug Valley Road Runners Club. Our inaugural race began with just 13 runners. Now we welcome over 1,000 runners! So, whether you want to complete the full 26.2 miles, 13.1, a double half, or even a 5K, the Hatfield McCoy Marathon has a run for you! Oh yeah, if you are a "50 Stater" you can choose either West Virginia or Kentucky as the race state because you'll be running through BOTH! Ranked one of The Weather Channel's Toughest Marathons, Road Runner Magazine's Most Fun Races, RRCA Championship Race, and Red Bull's Must Have Medals.

Williamson Halloween Bash & Fireworks Display

Come enjoy Halloween in a safe & family-friendly atmosphere at the Williamson Field House. Games, prizes and treat bags for the children from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., it will be time for a Spectacular Halloween Themed Fireworks display produced by WV Pyrotechnician complete with haunted music by Hall Sound and UFO Attack. Come see the 100 foot fireball! You don't want to miss this show!!!

SpookFeast at 34:8

Join us for a delicious three course Spook Feast on October 28, 2016. 1st Course: Black & Orange Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing 2nd Course: Chicken Parmesan with Zebra Pasta 3rd course: Pumpkin Cheesecake Outside dining tables will be set up in the "Haunted Alley" beside 34:8 Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting 34:8 or calling 304-235-3488 $32.00 per person *Gratuity not included Seating is limited! The 6 p.m. seating time is SOLD OUT. Limited seating available for the 8 .pm. seating.

Hatfield McCoy Country Museum Grand Opening

Announcing the opening of the brand new Hatfield McCoy Country Museum! This museum features one of a kind artifacts from the regions history, informational displays about the Hatfield and McCoy feud, our coal heritage and more. Other attractions include the interior of a 1920's coal camp house, the Underground Theater that looks like the inside of a coal mine, the Bee Ward Coleman collection--one of the largest collections of coal mining artifacts in the country. The museum is located in the former Williamson High School building. Come enjoy the grand opening of one of the best museums in the state of WV!

Mayhem In The Coalfields: Concert

Join us for a night of rock/metal at the Williamson Field House. 5 Bands for $5.00! Some of the best live music our area has to offer! Bands include: One In The Chamber Sever The Wicked Through The Woods Apologetic Venom Timeframes Concessions will be available at an additional cost. Hot Food, Cold Drinks! Check out the bands on FB!