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Skip the lines and shop local this season

Holiday shopping may look a bit different this year, but luckily we have no shortage of local businesses to support

Bridge Day

Bridge Day is West Virginia’s largest single-day festival and one of the largest extreme sports events in the world. Held

White Oak Rail Trail Expo

White Oak Rail Trail is lined with vendors, organizations, services, fundraisers, concessions, flea markets, yard sales, etc. Each year in

Alderson Strawberry Festival

Come out and have a great time at Alderson Strawberry Festival! Fun for the whole family with bands, shopping, music, food, and kids activities!

FestivALL Fall: Harvest Art Fair

The 6th FestivALL Harvest Art Fair  is an indoor extension of the summer Capitol Street Art Fair.  It takes place at the elegant

Old Central City Days

Festival will feature antiques, art, crafts, food, music, and more! Hours are Saturday 10AM - 5PM and Sunday 12PM - 5PM. Free parking behind The Wild Ramp accessible from 13th Street West or at the Old Central City Shopping Plaza.

Vintage in the Ville

Watch the whole town of Fayetteville transform into a pickers paradise for “Vintage in the Ville”. Join us as we welcome hundreds of visitors in search of amazing bargains and hidden treasures. Discover a forgotten treasure while enjoying Fayetteville’s small-town charm. Vendors will set up their tent shops on the streets down the center of town. The market will open on Friday at 8 am and will close at 6 pm. Enjoy shopping for unique finds, antiques, jewelry, vintage furniture, clothes, toys, artisans, and more! It reopens at 8 am Saturday until 6 pm. Make it a weekend and enjoy shopping in Fayetteville’s awesome antique stores and enjoy town-wide yard sales. For vendor information email us at [email protected]

North Mountain Arts Festival

This is the 12th year of North Mountain Art Festival. Previously in Hedgesville, WV Now in our 4th year at Orrs Farm Market. This is a juried fine Arts & Artisans show with Live Music, Fine Art, Handmade Crafts, Food and everything that Orr’s Farm Market has to offer. Festival hours are Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm. come out and experience fun for the entire family. This is a Free event for the public with live music and of some of the best artists in the area. See you there!

Monarch Market a Migrating Boutique Affair

Wheeling, West Virginia is on the migration path for Monarch Market™ at Wheeling Island Casino, Hotel & Racetrack! SIP•SHOP•PLAY Wheeling, WV ~ Cha-Ching Fling ~ April 13-14, 2018 Wheeling Island Casino 1 S. Stone Street Wheeling, WV 26003 Friday April 13, 2018 Royal Preview Party 5-9pm $5 tickets SOLD AT THE DOOR (Get Free Gift from the Casino with ticket purchase!) ​ Saturday April 14, 2018 Market Day $5 tickets SOLD AT THE DOOR (Get Free Gift from the Casino with ticket purchase!) Monarch Market is a one stop fabulous shopping event complete live music, wine, beer & more! Shop vendors near and far with amazing unique items from vintage to new, boutique fashion and accessories, to repurposed & reinvented, handcrafted and more! Come find us inside the showroom at the Wheeling Island Casino, Hotel & Racetrack. First 50 through the door on Friday 5pm and 50 on Saturday 9am, will get a Monarch Market Swag bag full of boutique gift items and coupons from vendors! Grab the girls, join us for a fun weekend out and support local businesses! ********************************* Now accepting Vendor Merchant Applications for Monarch Market! Seeking the best of the best boutiques, gourmet foods, food trucks, handcrafted, vintage, repurposed, farmhouse and more ! Apply now online www.monarchmarketaffair.com under Merchants tab!

Elkins First Friday- Seneca Celebration

Join us in kicking off the First Friday Season with Seneca Celebration! Eduardo Canelón will be playing music throughout the evening of fun. Free admittance and open to the public. Good Food. Good Music. Good Times.

Downtown Charleston ArtWalk

With exciting and unique offerings around every corner, Downtown Charleston ArtWalk celebrates the arts on the third Thursday each month March through December, except in November and June when the event falls on Black Friday and the week of FestivALL, respectively. There is a plethora of art-related events and openings, activities, and special programming that takes place all over downtown.

Jane Lew Firemen’s Arts & Crafts Festival

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.

Fayetteville’s Merchant Mix & Match

Looking for something fun to do? Come check out Fayetteville’s Merchant Mix and Match! The Fayetteville Merchants are hosting this event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month. Come take a stroll around downtown Fayetteville as your favorite locally owned shops and restaurants pair up for this fun event. You will find restaurants giving out free samples in your favorite shops and shops set up at restaurants. Enjoy live music and fun activities throughout town during the event. This event will give you a chance to see what makes Fayetteville so unique. Stop by the Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Bureau for information and join us for a kids craft hosted by the Fayetteville Arts Coalition. Join in on some Karaoke fun while sampling fresh juice from the Raw & Juicy Bar.

13th Annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival

A full day of live entertainment, music, amusements, and contests for you, the family and the family dog! Our Tri-State area is home to an unusually large number of hot dog businesses, many decades-old, family-owned businesses that shine as beloved, true traditions! We invite you to come to Downtown Huntington as we collect a dozen of the area's top hot dog businesses, and put them in one location. We welcome you, your family, and the family dog to come to our annual WV Hot Dog Festival to enjoy contests and competitions, live music and entertainment all day, displays, prizes, demonstrations, crafts, shopping, car and truck shows, and to sample all of these wonderfully delicious hot dogs (as much as you can eat!) in one location for the entire day at Pullman Square! Come treat yourself (and your little dog too!) to our annual WV Hot Dog Festival! This year is the 13th Anniversary! For more information and a complete schedule of events, check out their website at www.wvhotdogfestival.com!

Fayettevilles Merchant Mix & Match

Enjoy a stroll around Historic Downtown Fayetteville as our locally owned shops and restaurants pair up together for this special event! Restaurants will be teaming up with shops giving out free samples. There will be live music, karaoke, activities, displays, special offers, and lots of fun things going on throughout the event. There will also be artists and performers set up throughout town.

Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival

The Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival is the premier heritage festival in West Virginia. It is an annual festival held every 3rd weekend in June in Ansted WV! It is hosted by the AIM/Hometown Mountain Heritage Committee. Activities include Coal Shoveling contest, Hometown 5-K Run, Flea Market, Kids Carnival, Heritage Demonstrations, Chain Saw Artist, Horseshoe Pitching Contest, Memorabilia Displays, Arts & Crafts Vendor Booths, and more.

Secret Kitchens of Wheeling Tour and Gourmet Market

Enjoy a voyeuristic tour of some of Wheeling’s spectacular kitchens Saturday, June 10 during the Secret Kitchens of Wheeling Tour & Gourmet Market. Begin the self-guided tour between 10am-2pm at the Mansion Museum in Oglebay. You’ll receive a map guiding you to home kitchens tucked away in some of Wheeling’s finest neighborhoods. Kitchens provide design inspiration. You’ll take away ideas for kitchen re-dos and discover simple ways to transform an existing space too! In addition, guests can shop the Gourmet Market from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. outside the Mansion Museum. Merchants and artisans sell kitchen accessories, artwork, baskets, gourmet foods and much more. Market shopping is free, and participation in the tour is not required to shop. Get Tickets for Secret Kitchens of Wheeling Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 the day of the event. Purchase online, visit the Mansion Museum or call 304-242-7272.

The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10k and 5k is a luxury destination race like no other. Runners will be treated to a course with minimal elevation and will run along some of the country's best golf courses at the base of some of West Virginia's most breathtaking mountain ranges. Run exclusively on the 11,000-acre grounds of the world-class Greenbrier Resort that has played host to 26 of our country's 44 presidents and has long been a favorite destination of royalty, celebrities and business leaders. The Greenbrier is widely regarded as one of the finest luxury resorts around the world. Surrounded by the wondrous Allegheny Mountains, The Greenbrier offers exclusive services and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, more than 55 activities, designer boutiques, a world-renowned mineral spa and a 103,000-square foot gaming and entertainment venue. Sign up, book your stay, and come experience the only truly luxury race personified. For more information, visit https://race131.com

Giant Spring Flea Market

With indoor and outdoor exhibitors selling antiques, collectibles and crafts, the State Fairgrounds turn into a bargain hunter’s hangout and a hot-bed of unique and one-of-a-kind treasures.

ArtWalk

Typically held the third Thursday of each month, participating shops and organizations extend their hours for browsing, shopping and mingling. Attendees can stroll along at their own pace, dip in and out of stores and stop off along the way for a bite to eat at a downtown restaurant. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new. For more information, visit www.artwalkcwv.com.

Brown Bag Concert Series

Grab your lunch from a Downtown Charleston restaurant and make your way to Davis Park for free live music the third Wednesday of the month May - September 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Brown Bag specials will be offered at participating downtown Charleston restaurants on the day of the concerts. Presented by the Charleston Area Alliance and sponsored by American Medical Facilities Management (AMFM), the free event gives people the opportunity to get away from their desk, enjoy some live music and connect with others in the community.

East End Yard Sale

Find new-to-you treasures as you stroll through the beautiful, historic East End neighborhood.

First Friday After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Chocolate Fest & Book Faire

From cupcakes to truffles, local and regional authors and chocolate-themed activities, visitors won't find a more decadent or enjoyable festival than the Chocolate Festival and Book Faire April 23, hosted by Main Street Martinsburg. Local businesses throughout downtown host authors for book signings and discussions, as well as display chocolate-themed specials. Guests can also tour a local chocolate shop, sample cupcakes from a cupcake competition and watch "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" throughout this day-long adventure.

First Friday After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9 p.m. serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

First Friday After Five

First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. Downtown Lewisburg, America's Coolest Small Town, is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at the intersection of Washington Street (Rt. 60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219).

Girls’ Day Out in Lewisburg

Grab your girlfriends for a full day of holiday shopping in downtown Lewisburg. Shops and restaurants throughout town will be featuring complimentary beverages and tastings, giveaways, and drawings for great prizes.

Way Back Weekend- Christmas Village

Celebrate the most wonderful time of year, as the village brings you West Virginia’s best artisans in woodworking, spinning, soap making, and so much more. Plenty of song, laughter, and joy for the entire family! *WBW's events include: museum tours, wagon rides, petting zoo, food for purchase and other hands-on farm fun!

Pipestem State Park – STOCKING STUFFER ART & CRAFT SHOW

Visit Pipestem State Park today and fill your sleigh with gifts that are sure to please everyone on your list or Santa's. Doors open Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Pipestem's expansive conference center. Over thirty vendors showcasing and selling artisan crafts to sweets and treats – visit and pick up Christmas and holiday cheer gift for friends, family and yourself. Open to the public. No admission charge. Have questions: Call Kim Hawkins or email [email protected]

WV State Farm Antique Tractor Pull

Fall tractor pull. Free to spectators. Country Kitchen and Country Store open.

FestivALL Fall Harvest Art Fair

Visit elegant space of the Woman's Club on the historic East End of Charleston to see one of the state’s best collections of unique, high quality, hand-crafted products from over 35 juried artisans, most of whom also participated in the Capitol Street Art Fair.This event continues to grow in popularity as a staple of FestivALL Fall and is a popular stop for early holiday shopping! The fair also includes free make and take activities for children and more. FREE admission. The fair runs from Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. to Sunday, 11a.m. - 5 p.m. Make-and-take activities will be provided by Anna Copenhaver, Charleston Parks and Recreation, the East End Family Resource Center, Charleston Arthritis Foundation and Charleston Montessori. This event is made possible by the Charles and Mary Fayne Glotfelty Foundation and EQT Foundation. Artists Bath & Body Hermitage Workshops Wild Mountain Soaps Fine Art: Antique Pet Photos Art of Seth HepCatz Charles Ott Pat Cross Art, LLC Staci Leech-Cornell Furniture: WoodVox Jewelry: Anna Toler-Frazier Beadunique by Kari Coin Rings & Ear Things Connie McColley Handmade Jewelry Machele’s Creations Merideth Young Mud Made Beautiful by Harki Handmade Soulfully Salvaged Paper Arts Teresa Gail Designs The Artisan’s Menagerie Leather: Greenbrier Valley Leather Photography: Kevin Jack Photography Morehead Photography Rick Burgess Photography Pottery: Arts and Thoughts Studio Regina Swim Wingard Pottery Sculpture: Michael Sizemore Seth Morris Specialty Foods: Mountain Momma Organics Plain Jane's Country Cookin' Textiles & Apparel: Clothes for the Soul- Denise Orzanne Gretchen VanNostrand Suzan Morgan Wood: Cartwright's Creations

Harvest Time At The Mill

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

Harvest Moon Arts & Crafts Festival

Annual juried craft show with over 200 crafters, craft demonstrations, quality food and live entertainment. Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM; Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM

Art & Craft Show

Start checking names off your holiday gift-giving list with a visit to the area's largest art and craft fair. A range of wood crafts, candles, jewelry, needle craft, primitives, paintings, baskets and homemade apple butter will be on-hand for purchase. Doors open on Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday, 12 p.m. until 4 p.m.

WV Hot Dog Festival

The 2016 West Virginia Hot Dog Festival will be held from 8am to 6pm on Saturday, July 30, at Pullman Square and 3rd Avenue in downtown Huntington. The 12th Annual Festival will offer hot dogs from a dozen of the top hot dog businesses traditional Huntington and West Virginia. The WVHDF will have a classic & custom car and truck show, kids activities, demonstrations, exhibitions, along with retail and craft shopping. Don't forget about the ever-popular WV Hot Dog Festival Wiener Dog Races! Families love the "all-breed" exhibition races, the dog costume contest, hot dog eating and root beer chugging contests, "bun fun" games, and much more!

Share the Love Festival

Throughout the day, we will celebrate all locally owned businesses in Lewisburg and independent artists. Artists, product line representatives, business patrons, shop owners, and guests will have a chance to intermingle and support our local economy. The festival shows that we support and appreciate all of those who keep the doors open. Shop, eat, and enjoy all things local! Stay updated at facebook.com/ShareTheLoveFest.

George Washington’s Bathtub Celebration

Berkeley Springs celebrates its most unique historic site, George Washington’s Bathtub, with a weekend devoted to colonial food specials, dollar sales and local history. From Friday through Sunday, March 18-20, the tiny spa town highlights the country’s only outdoor monument to presidential bathing. The stone tub located in Berkeley Springs State Park is a popular photo opportunity. For information call 800-447-8797.

Valentine’s Handmade Market

"Valentine's Handmade Market" Sat. Feb. 6, 2015 10am to 4pm at the Town Run Brewery 202 E. Washington St. Shepherdstown, WV Shop for locally made gifts for your sweet heart from over 14 local artists and crafters! Handmade gift items include clothing, bath and body products, candles, signs, cards, chocolates, jewelry, and more!

Holiday Open House In White Shulphur Springs

"It's a Vintage Christmas in the Spa City," as Main Street White Sulphur Springs lights up for the town’s annual Holiday Open House. This year the event will be held on Saturday, November 20 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Downtown businesses featuring gift items, holiday décor, food, home accessories and more will be open and offering refreshments.

PRICKETTS FORT CHRISTMAS IN OCTOBER

Join us for a unique shopping experience in a historic environment. Artisans and craftsman will demonstrate and feature their work in the Fort’s Visitor Center as well as the grounds surrounding the historic fort. A tour of the fort will be offered with costumed interpreters throughout the weekend. Regular admission applies for tours of the historic fort and Job Prickett House.

Art In The Park

Art in the Park is a juried art fair held in historic Berkeley Springs State Park in the heart of Berkeley Springs ,WV.Art In The Park is a semi monthly show that runs May through October.From 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. Art in the Park features local and regional artists showing sculpture, paintings, jewelry, glass, metal,photography,ceramics, and more. Across the street is the Berkeley Springs Farmer's Market which is open from 10 - 2.

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