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TOOT – Taste Of Our Towns

Since 1984, the second Saturday in October has been reserved for the Taste of Our Towns festival or TOOT. Held

Back Home Appalachian Arts & Music Festival

The second annual FREE Back Home Appalachian Arts & Music Festival will feature entertainment by the Del McCoury Band, David Grisman, The Travelin' McCourys, The SteelDrivers, Billy Strings, The Last Waltz Live, The Grass Is Dead, David Gans, and many others. The festival will also feature West Virginia artisans and crafters. The Back Home Festival is sponsored by Visit Wetzel County.

Goat Gallop 5K Walk/Run

Enjoy historic Arthurdale dotted with 1930’s New Deal homes and run with the friendly goats! Visit an original homestead, pet the goats, and join us in celebrating homestead life. Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. All ages welcome with parental permission. All paces welcome in the 5K, there will be an untimed 1-mile Kid’s Race that will start a few minutes after the 5K. Join us after the race for other family fun activities including playing with the goats, games for kids, and much more. Healthy snacks and refreshments to recharge your body will be provided. Visit the race website-goatgallop5k.wordpress.com for more information. Register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/WV/Arthurdale/goatgallop5k or stop by the office to register in person. Pre-registration is now open!

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!

Arthurdale Heritage Goat Gallop 5K

Gallop through history with homestead goats! Run, walk, or roll through Arthurdale's beautiful historic district dotted with original New Deal homesteads--and gallop past the homestead goats! Visit the historic grounds, run and play with our goats, and join us to celebrate the homestead life with the whole family. Join us after the races for other fun family activities including playing with the goats, games for kids, and much more. Healthy snacks and refreshments to recharge your body will be provided. Pre-registration rate--$20--available through June 3; registration is $25 after June 3 until race day. Pre-registration guarantees an event t-shirt.

2017 Almost Heaven BBQ Bash

What can you expect at the BBQ Bash: ** 50 of the best BBQ teams from 15 states competed in 2016 in our KCBS sanctioned 4-meat competition and a Backyard BBQ Contest, and we look forward to even more teams in 2017 ** People's Choice Contest - Enjoy delicious pulled pork samples to choose a People's Choice Champion ** Unique inflatables, games, and activities for kids of every age ** Live music and entertainment throughout the event ** Tentative plans include a Car Cruise In and Almost Heaven Outhouse Race ** Great food vendors with homemade ice cream, kettle corn, and BBQ .... BBQ .... and more!

Heston Farm’s Oktoberfest

Authentic German Food · West Virginia Beers ·Traditional Oompah Band · Kids’ Games · Keg Rolling Contest · Home Brew Contest · Soup Camel at 6 p.m. More information at hestonfarm.com Adults: $20 Kids: $10

Huntersville Traditions Days

Huntersville Traditions Day is a way to step back in time and enjoy the Appalachian Culture by taking part in demonstrations of some of the lost arts that have disappeared through the decades. Visitors have the opportunity to tour the Huntersville School, Presbyterian and Methodist Church, Jail, Civil War Cemetery and enjoy the history throughout the Huntersville Community. You can also take a walking tour or catch a horse and buggy to enjoy making apple butter, make ice cream, spin wool, cane chairs, grind coffee, watch soap being made, listen to Beatrix Potter's story, start a hit and miss engine, take a pony ride, help make sorghum, keep in tune with the cloggers, practice muzzle leading, let the children play old time games, visit the old time post office, enjoy a cup of cider, tap your foot to mountain music and watch corn meal ground. Take a tour of the old county jail,check out the old tool wagon and enjoy a wonderful meal at the Methodist Church. Make a visit to the lunch room at the school and step back in time with Laura Ingalls and enjoy the quilt display. What a wonderful weekend in Huntersville WV of stepping back in time when life was simple and our traditions began.

Mercer County Fair

The County's only country fair has something for everybody . Check out the food and baking contests, agriculture contests, carnival rides, vendors, food and more. Don't forget about the rodeo and children's game and competitions.

Kids Day

From 10am – 2pm, kids will take over the downtown with more than 60 scheduled events. Kids of all ages will learn about safety, play games, receive free goodies from area businesses, make crafts, and play in the giant sand box. Enjoy live entertainment, trolley display and more. So kids, the only place to be on Saturday, July 16, 2016 is Downtown Morgantown for MedExpress Kids Day. Important Information: Information booths will be stationed at Dairy Queen (444 High Street)at Citizens Bank (265 High Street). First aid kits will also be located at the information booths. Restrooms will be available at the Morgantown Public Safety Building (300 Spruce Street)and Morgantown Public Library (373 Spruce Street.