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Chapmanville Apple Butter Festival

Apple Butter Festival will be held September 27, 28 and 29, 2018. There will be arts & crafts, food, carnival rides, live music, and of course homemade apple butter! For more information, call Miranda Robinette at 304-855-4582

Devils Den Bike Fest

The Hatfield McCoy Convention and Visitor's Bureau in partnership with the Hatfield McCoy Recreational Trails and Mountain State Harley Davidson invite you to join us for the 2nd annual Devil's Den Bike Fest from September 21st thru September 22, 2018. The two day event challenges motorcyclists to ride the winding, twisting history ­ packed roads that were once home to "Devil Anse" Hatfield and site’s made famous by the Coal Wars. Riders have the chance to compete for over $2,000 worth of cash and prizes. In addition to the music and food that were popular at last year’s event we will be adding a Poker Run.

The Aracoma Story presents The Beverly Hillbillies

Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

Based on the Disney movie, ALADDIN, with songs added from the Broadway musical, ALADDIN JR. is the story of a street rat who wins a princess with the help of his loveable, funny Genie.

Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS

The ARTS production of “Disney’s Jungle Book KIDS” will be held at the LHS Little Theatre during the 2018 WV Freedom Festival!!! This retelling of Kipling’s classic novel is only 45 minutes long and filled with lovable characters and lots of song and dance, perfect for kids of all ages. Showtimes are: Thursday, July 5th at 6pm Friday, July 6th at 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm Saturday, July 7th at 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm 🙉 Kids 14 and under get in for FREE! 🙈 “Disney’s Jungle Book KIDS” will be part of a larger event geared toward children that The ARTS will be offering during the festival. They will also have an adult Escape Room and an Escape Room for kids along with face-painting and old-fashioned carnival games on the lawn. Come get WILD with The ARTS at Freedom Festival this July!!! See you there! 🌴🐾🐒

West Virginia Freedom Festival

Your top Fourth of July celebration in Southern West Virginia! Join us the first weekend in July every year! There's always something new and exciting each year, DON'T MISS OUT!! Activities include; car shows, motorcycle shows, food vendors, free concerts, block party, fireworks and carnival rides.

MURDER IN MAUI Interactive Mystery Dinner

SOUTHERN COALITION FOR THE ARTS PRESENTS - MURDER IN MAUI The ARTS is continuing its 2018 season with murder and mystery at one of Logan County's finest establishments! A perfect way to spend a balmy June evening: good food, interactive drama, and a side of murder and mystery. Prizes will be awarded for the best detectives and the best costumes! So, come dressed in your favorite luau or tacky tourist gear and see if you can guess whodunnit! It all starts at 7p.m. on Friday, June 29th. Tickets are $35 for singles and $60 for couples.

SHREK THE MUSICAL

This is the FINAL WEEK of shows for Shrek the Musical. Your last to catch this incredible show! Everyone's favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film. SHREK the MUSICAL will be presented at the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater in Chief Logan State Park on June 28, 29, 30, and July 1st. Shows starts at 8:30pm. Advance tickets can be purchased at Gatti’s at the Fountain Place Mall, Pic Pac at Man, and Aracoma Drug in Chapmanville. You can also order online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3373012 or by calling (304) 752-0253.

Outdoor Adventure & Safety Fair at RD Bailey Lake, Guyandotte Point Rec. Area

The US Army Corps of Engineers presents the Outdoor Adventure and Safety Fair at RD Bailey Lake. This family fun event will have different activity stations focused on nature, safety, and outdoor recreation. Activity stations may include a mobile aquarium, tomahawk demonstrations, casting skills challenge, hunting skills challenge, youth archery range, kayak demonstrations, fire safety house, water safety activities, Smokey the Bear, Bobber the Water Safety Dog, and much more!

Shrek the Musical

Everyone's favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film. SHREK the MUSICAL will be presented three weeks at the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater in Chief Ligan State Park on June 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, and July 1st. Shows starts at 8:30pm. Advance tickets can be purchased at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3373012. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears. "Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...." And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand... and his name is Shrek.

Ridgefest2018 “Rockin’ the Ravines”…Way Out Wayne Woodstock WOWW!!!

Rustic Ravines presents RIDGEFEST2018, Rockin' the Ravines, Friday May 25th thru Sunday May 27th Performances include: Jordan Reeves Band, Taco Philly & Right Turn Clyde, The Mello Fellos and James Cazad performing live at the "Butch Perry Memorial Pavilion" located at 2575 Hampton Ridge Road, Genoa, WV. You won't want to miss this one it's going to be a blast!!! Way out Wayne Woodstock (WOWW)! See you all there! DIRECTIONS FROM HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Approximately 27 miles South of Huntington...Take the 5th Street exit (Exit 8) off of I-64 West, Go South onto State Rt. 152. Drive south thru Lavallette and Wayne, West Virginia, on down to Genoa. Take a right turn just before the Genoa Post Office; it's a brown brick building on your right. You will see a large Rustic Ravines sign on the left side of the hill across from the Genoa Post Office pointing to the right. This turn puts you on Genoa Hill Road. Take Genoa Hill Road across the bridge and to the left and on up to the top of the ridge, until you come to an intersection. Take a left turn onto Hampton Ridge Road. Take Hampton Ridge Road a couple of miles out until you see our Rustic Ravines sign at the very end of the road on the left @ 2575 Hampton Ridge Road. Take a left into the driveway and travel all the way to the end until you get to the Red Barn...Welcome to Rustic Ravines ;)

Williamson Night Market

Join us for our popular pop-up street festivals on the second Saturday of the month from May until August. Street vendors, musicians, artists, and more fill 2nd Avenue for a laid back evening on the town. To see vendors visit us on Facebook.

35th Annual Sue Browning Wildflower Hike

Join the Woman’s Club of Omar and Chief Logan State Park for this annual wildflower hike/walk. Registration and a continental breakfast is at 8 a.m. Guided hikes begin at 9 a.m. To register or to learn more about the hike, send and email to [email protected] or call Lauren Cole at (304) 792-7125. Hike has a minimal fee. Hikes will begin at 9am and continue throughout the day. A catered lunch will be served at 12pm followed by an educational talk at 1 pm.

Steel Magnolias Dinner Theatre

The Aracoma Story Inc. will present “Steel Magnolias” at the Logan Country Club as a dinner theater. The play takes place in Truvy's beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are "anybody" come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married). The outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town's rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, ("I'm not crazy, I've just been in a bad mood for forty years"); an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M'Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby (the prettiest girl in town), is about to marry a "good ole boy." It is filled with hilarious repartee and a few humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play moves toward tragedy when, the ladies find themselves with the sudden realization of their own mortality, but they also draw on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad. Tickets can be purchased at 304-752-0253. Tickets are $30, which includes dinner. The play will run April 5th, 6th, 7th and April 12th, 13th, 14th. Those dates start at 6:30pm. Sunday matinees will be offered April 8th and 15th at 3pm.

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 [email protected], or Chief Logan State Park 304-792-7125.

Arts & Craft Street Fair

At the Arts & Crafts Street Fair we'll shut down an entire street for shopping and playing! If you’re a local artisan or crafter, local organization or church group, come on out and show us what you’ve got! The Arts & Crafts Street Fair is also an opportunity to together as a community and play-- or just talk and listen to great music. Join us at downtown Hamlin on Saturday, September 23, 2017 as we shut down Walnut Street for traffic and open it up for FUN! Vendor set up is from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

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.

Skirmish On The River

Come see how your ancestors lived during that turbulent time! There are live battles on Saturday and Sunday. Educational Day for students is Friday. Ladies Tea Saturday at Noon. Period costumes and Dance Saturday night. Cannon Night Firing. Camps open to the public all weekend.