This weekend at Pipestem State Park features ballroom dancing option. The instructors are Alicia Clark and Steve Prowse and the package includes instructional time, two nights and more time for of open dancing, dinner on Saturday. The weekend package also includes two nights lodging at McKeever Lodge. Click the link below to visit Pipestem event page for dance time, lessons, etc. The Saturday evening dance is semi-formal to dressy casual. Dance package without accommodations or meal is $42.40 per person. For two individuals in a lodge room: two nights, instruction Saturday dinner, open dancing is $245.36. Rates available for single room occupancy as well as add-on for triple or quad room occupancy. Call for reservations.

39th Annual Pumpkin Run

The Southern West Virginia Road Runners Club sponsors this 10,000 meter run, a 5,000 meter run, a 5,000 meter walk and a 800 meter fun run for children 12 years and younger. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. at the Canyon Rim Center. Multiple divisions. T-shirts guaranteed to first 100 registered. Full details and registration fees listed on link below. Halloween Costume judging at finish line for those running and also running to have fun. A great late autumn event. Join us! Race/run information: Tom Davis, 304-384-3298 or