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.
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.
Come enjoy the only Kansas City BBQ Society Sanctioned BBQ competition in WV with professional and backyard BBQ teams from nearly 20 states competing for nearly $15,000 in cash & prizes, with some teams selling the best BBQ you'll find anywhere! Also features dozens of "handcrafted" items - some providing on-site demonstrations, delicious food vendors, LIVE entertainment, kids activities, drawings, exhibits, a variety of asylum tours, Pig Mania (contest with decorated 100 lb. concrete pigs), and more. This event also serves as the WV State BBQ Championship with the winner representing WV at the Jack Daniels Worldwide Invitational BBQ Tournament, the American Royal BBQ Tournament, Sonny's BBQ Tournament, and a WV team will also win the "WV Cup" from the Mid-Atlantic BBQ Association.
Come celebrate our West Virginia's Glass heritage! Demonstrations of glass blowing, etching, sand blasting, food vendors and more. Fun for everyone. No admission/parking fee(s). Hours: Friday 12:00 (Noon) to 4:00 PM & Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Phone: 304-269-1030 for details.
In the halls of what once was the area's most reputable hospital, a demented doctor has brought his Patients' nightmares to life. Society's undesirable souls have been abandoned in the dark recesses of this safe haven. Their sole purpose is to serve the good doctor and his sadistic experiments. Scratching and clawing their way through their new existence, patients succumb to delirious visions before becoming one of the doctor's creatures. Pushing the limitations of reality, Doctor Cerebus continues to seek immortality. Can you survive a journey into the Asylum, Where the veil between life and death has been lifted? (Ages 13 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult. Parent discretion advised.) Are you looking for a SCARE? Can you survive a journey into the Asylum? Enter at your own risk!
Weston’s Memorial Day Parade at 11 a.m. and the “Vet-Together” at the Mountaineer Military Museum (will begin immediately following the parade). For Vet-Together details, please phone 304-516-0800 or contact Bob Golden 304-269-2210 for parade details.
JOIE DE VIVRE! "Joy of Living" Cajun-Creole Dinner & Music Event | Sat. Feb. 4th, 2017 Gather your friends and savor a little taste of New Orleans this winter! We’re spicing up the first weekend in February at our lakeside resort with an extraordinary Cajun-Creole culinary experience. Our award-winning culinary crew is serving the best of America’s bayou along with chillin' cocktails and craft brews in a fun and festive atmosphere. Book now and laissez les bons temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!) Overnight package includes • Overnight accommodations on Feb. 4th, 2017 • Entry for 2 to the Cajun/ Creole culinary event from 7pm-9pm (Includes a Welcome Hurricane cocktail, Live Cajun music, A variety of Cajun & Creole food & craft beer tasting) • Access to exclusive cash bar
On December 17th, bring the family to West Virginia’s only AAA Four Diamond lakeside resort, and make your holiday celebrations truly magical! Experience an unforgettable performance by master magician Mark Clayton at Stonewall Resort! This fast paced, comical and high energy show is family friendly and features a variety of unbelievable magic and grand illusions in the Stonewall Ballroom. Showtimes: 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Individual tickets ($15) are available at our front desk or by calling 304-269-7400. We also have special overnight packages starting at just $119, inclusive of lakeside lodge accommodations and tickets to the show! Availability is very limited so book now! www.StonewallResort.com
Saturday, October 22nd The farmstead will open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (FREE admission) Farmstead Visitors Center – Exhibits and items for sale Blaker’s Mill will be grinding corn meal – Farmstead Staff Blacksmithing Demonstrations - Farmstead Staff Heritage Artist demonstration & selling Goat Milk Soap Making Demonstrations (11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm) Wagon rides pulled by Mammoth Mules (11 am – 3 pm)(FREE) (Sponsored by: Swisher Feed of Weston and Southern States of Weston) Candle Making and other hands on heritage activities for children (FREE) Food: Jaws BBQ Sunday, October 23rd The farmstead will open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (FREE admission) Farmstead Visitors Center – Exhibits and items for sale Blaker’s Mill will be grinding corn meal – Farmstead Staff Blacksmithing Demonstrations - Farmstead Staff Heritage Artist demonstration & selling Goat Milk Soap Making Demonstrations (1 pm) Candle Making and other hands on heritage activities for children (FREE) Food: Jaws BBQ
Each August thousands of people browse WV’s Largest Yard Sale to fulfill their favorite summer pastime. Join us as we welcome visitors in search of amazing bargains while they enjoy Small Town Charm! Past years of WV's Largest Yard Sale have seen hundreds of yard sales lining the streets of Buckhannon and Weston and spread throughout Upshur & Lewis Counties. All yard sales are within a 1 hour driving radius, so plan to spend some time enjoying our historic towns and beautiful scenery!
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.