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WV Day Celebration

Honor West Virginia's Birthday on June 20, 2017 at the WV Wildlife Center! This year’s celebration will be “For the Birds”. The West Virginia Raptor Rehabilitation Center will be conducting an environmental education program at the Amphitheater. We’ll have educational activities and crafts for the kids designed to teach them how to protect the habitats for all birds. We’ll be serving birthday cake so come celebrate the birth of our state.

West Virginia Day Celebration at I-64 East Welcome Center

Entertainment and Exhibitors:  US Army Corps Of Engineers Water Safety with Tuggy the Tug Boat 10:00am – 2 pm  Paul Stowers and the Blue Grass Band 1:00 pm  Huntington Art Museum Exotic Flower Display Variety of Refreshments!

West Virginia Day Celebration at I-81 North Welcome Center

Entertainment/Exhibits:  Belle Boyd interpreter-Trisha Strader, 10am-2pm  Spinning Wheel Demonstration-Carol Slovikosky, 10am-2pm  Old Friends Quartet Entertainers-12-2pm  Bloomery Plantation makers of Sweetshine, 10am-2pm  Hampton Inn and Comfort Inn  Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau Giveaways: post cards, book marks, cook books, activity books, pencils, and other miscellaneous items Refreshments: Party wraps, cookies, hard candies, fresh fruits, and water Partners: Orr’s Farm Market-Homegrown fruits and vegetables

WV Birthday Celebration at I-79 Welcome Center

Entertainment and Exhibitors:  Morgantown CVB, Morgantown LaQuinta Inn, Morgantown Best Western 10AM-4PM.  Jeff Fedan (hammered dulcimer player) 10AM-Noon  Greg Short (acoustic music) 1-2PM  Norma Rittenhouse (hammered dulcimer player) 2:30-3:30 PM  Green Turtle Mascot 11Am-?  Jennifer Smith (Civil War Period Dress) 10AM-4PM  Fred “Powerhouse” Powers (Living History Coal Miner) 10AM-4PM Giveaways: Gift Cards from Area Restaurants and business: Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Cheddars, Boston Beanery, Chili’s and Pirmanti Brothers. Also Movie passes from Carmike Cinema, Family Fun Pack from Coal Country Miniature Golf. Refreshments include: Pepperoni Rolls, WV Birthday Cupcakes, Doughnuts, Coffee, Cookies, Water, Candy and Snacks. Refreshments provided by: Chico’s Bakery, University Town Center Giant Eagle, Tim Horton’s, Sheetz, McDonald’s, Walmart

WV Day Celebration at I-81 South Welcome Center

Entertainment and Exhibitors:  Tim Eggleston ( WVTIM with geo-caching)  Matthew Clopper (Civil War Enthusiast)  River Riders,  Keara Heck (Queen Pomona; Apple Harvest Queen)  Tara Price with Black Draft Distillery  Dillon Farm Museum. Refreshments include: Pepperoni Rolls, Water, Fruit, Cookies and Candy Refreshments provided by: Sheetz, Berkeley Springs Water, Orr’s Farm Market, Walmart