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Feb
1
Wed
Every day in February is Valentine’s Day at Pipestem Spa @ Pipestem Spa
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day

Spoil your sweetie with a trip to Pipestem Spa. Romantic couple massages with champagne(or tea) and chocolate covered strawberries; 1/2 day spa luxury for 2; romance packages including chalet stay and much more.  Visit website for special spa offers.

Feb
25
Sat
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater @ Pipestem Spa and Event Center
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Murder at the Bunny Tail Mansion . . . Lou Heffner is hosting a Mardi Gras Party at his Bunny Tail Mansion and you are invited!  Doors open at 6pm – Dinner and entertainment. Solve the mystery and compete to win a prize. Mardi Gras wardrobe is optional. Performed by:  Murder and Merriment – An interactive murder mystery theatre troupe.  Reservations required.

 

Creole Revels Dinner @ Adventures on the Gorge
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Family -style Creole dinner including Shrimp Crawfish Etoufee and Creole Red Beans and Rice. Cash bar opens at 6:30pm, dinner at 7pm.

Mar
3
Fri
First Fridays After Five @ Downtown Lewisburg
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Lewisburg. You’ll find the lights on and the town alive! Shop, galleries and restaurants open until 9 PM offering an evening of live music, entertainment and refreshments. This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

 

Mar
4
Sat
Eagle Survey of the Pipestem Area @ Pipestem Resort State Park
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

An annual survey of the skies and waterways for golden and bald eagles in the Pipestem area. From 10am until 2pm volunteers are assigned stations at various areas to watch and record sightings.

Murder Mystery Dinner: Murder in Margaritaville @ Adventures on the Gorge
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Murder and mayhem take place at the Port of Indecision. Wear a costume and participate in the fun. Family style Caribbean dinner. Cash bar opens at 6:30pm; Dinner at 7pm.

Mar
7
Tue
Rhythm of the Dance @ Chuck Mathena Center
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This dance and music extravaganza is a tour of Irish tradition, combining ancient with contemporary.  The show features a live band, three tenors and over 20 dancers from the National Dance Company of Ireland.

Mar
17
Fri
Shamrock Slainte Dinner @ Adventures on the Gorge
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Family-style Irish dinner. Cash bar opens at 6:30pm; Dinner at 7pm.

Mar
24
Fri
TIME FOR THREE Eclectic Musical Trio @ Woodrow Wilson HS Auditorium
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This trio, Time For Three, defies any traditional genre classification. Comprised of Ranaan Meyer, Nicolas (Nick) Kendall and Charles Yang, the trio performs music from Bach to Brahms and beyond, creating ingenious arrangements that draw on bluegrass, folk and rock.

Apr
1
Sat
Recycled Percussion @ Chuck Mathena Center
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Since Justin Spencer formed Recycled Percussion in 1995, the band has been unstoppable.  Their junk rock music became a national phenomenon week after week during their smash hit performance on American’s Got Talent in 2009.

Apr
7
Fri
First Fridays After Five @ Downtown Lewisburg
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Lewisburg. You’ll find the lights on and the town alive! Shop, galleries and restaurants open until 9 PM offering an evening of live music, entertainment and refreshments. This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

 

Apr
9
Sun
MOUNTAINSIDE BAROQUE @ Woodrow Wilson HS Auditorium
Apr 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Established in 2011 by co-directors Ryan Mullaney and Lyle Nordstrom,Mountainside Baroque performances feature some of the finest professional musicians and specialists from across the country.

They are known for their excellent performances of music written before 1800 and the use of reproductions of instruments of that time. One of the hallmarks of Mountainside Baroque concerts is a consistent commitment to historically informed performance and the use of reproductions of instruments of the time, including lute, the orbo, recorder, viola da gamba, harpsichord, Baroque oboe, flute and bassoon, and Baroque violin, viola and cello.

Apr
22
Sat
Irish Road Bowling Weekend @ Pipestem Resort State Park
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day

A magnificent view into the Bluestone River Gorge, Appalachian Spring colors in southern West Virginia, and one of the state’s very best road bowling roads, combine for an unforgettable weekend. It’s time to go Irish Road Bowling.

Women’s singles qualifier, Men’s singles qualifier, and Team Bowling and Fun Bowling scheduled.

Lodging discounts available.

To participate in Road Bowling contact Kevin: 304-228-7928

May
5
Fri
First Fridays After Five @ Downtown Lewisburg
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Lewisburg. You’ll find the lights on and the town alive! Shop, galleries and restaurants open until 9 PM offering an evening of live music, entertainment and refreshments. This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

 

May
6
Sat
Russian National Ballet Theatre Presents: Cinderella @ Chuck Mathena Center
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This performance is a treat for audiences of all ages.  The classic fairy tale tells of the virtuous and mistreated servant girl who is magically transformed by her fairy godmother.

May
12
Fri
Ballroom Dancing Weekend @ Pipestem Resort State Park
May 12 – May 14 all-day

A weekend of ballroom dancing with instructors Alicia Clark and Steve Prowse with music provided by “Just Ballroom” – DJ Sandi Elam includes instructional time, two nights and more time for of open dancing, dinner on Saturday.  Lodging packages available.

May
13
Sat
Rhododendron Festival @ Beckley-Raleigh County Area
May 13 – May 27 all-day

Celebrate West Virginia’s State Flower at events throughout the Beckley – Raleigh County region. Events include Art Shows & Classes, Music Concerts, Sweet Treats Dessert Event, Outdoor Movie, Founders Day History Event, Recreation events (runs, walks, biking, baseball & more!), and scenic walks at Grandview – where the rhododendrons are amazing.  A complete schedule will be posted when available.

The Migration Celebration @ Little Beaver State Park
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Taking place at Little Beaver State Park, this family friendly celebration of West Virginia’s birds and the state’s natural heritage takes place Saturday, May 13th from 9am to 5 pm. Photography workshop, bird and bugs walks, storytelling, kids activities and more.  A full calendar of events will be available on the Three Rivers Avian Center website.  Admission is free but donations are welcome.

 

May
16
Tue
Dinosaur Zoo Live @ Chuck Mathena Center
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get ready for the ultimate play date – 65 million years in the making. Dinosaur Zoo Live guides your family on a breathtaking tour through pre-historic Australia. You’ll observe, meet and interact with a collection of amazingly life like dinosaurs.

Jun
2
Fri
Annual Beach Blast at Lake Stephens @ Lake Stephens
Jun 2 – Jun 4 all-day

Come join us at our Annual Beach Blast! Fun for the whole family; swimming, sand castle building, hot dog eating contest, games, contests and more. Gates open at 11am, concerts start at 4pm on Saturday.  Live music on Friday and Sunday. Parking fee of $2.00

 

First Fridays After Five @ Downtown Lewisburg
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Lewisburg. You’ll find the lights on and the town alive! Shop, galleries and restaurants open until 9 PM offering an evening of live music, entertainment and refreshments. This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

 

Jun
3
Sat
White Oak Rail Trail Expo @ White Oak Rail Trail
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The White Oak Rail Trail Expo will take place from 8am to 4pm, The trail will be lined with vendors, organizations, services, fund raisers, concessions, flea markets, yard sales, etc.  Live local entertainment. A great way to spend the day with family.

Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – Murderous Match Game @ Pipestem Spa, Event Center
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Solve the murder and compete to win a prize. Performed by Murder and Merriment Interactive Mystery Theatre Troupe. Doors open at 6pm, dinner and show at 7pm.

Jun
10
Sat
26th Annual Kids Fishing Derby @ Little Beaver State Park
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discover the joys of fishing and develop an appreciation of WV streams, rivers and wildlife at this annual event. We welcome kids 14 and under and their families.  Bring basic fishing gear. Lunch and a limited supply of bait will be provided.  Registration is from 9am to 10:30am and kids must be registered to be eligible for prizes.  There will also be archery and hayrides activities.

Phil Dirt & the Dozers @ Cliffside Amphitheatre - Grandview Park
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm – 10:45 pm

America’s permier “Rock ‘N Roll” oldies review (and the most popular vintage rock and roll show in the nation) will help you recapture those wonderful days! With their musical talent, high energy and contagious sense of humor, Phil Dirt and the Dozers will transport you to another time and place . . . namely the 50’s, Dozers will transport you to another time and place . . . namely the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s of Rock and Roll! Concert will be held at the Cliffside Amphitheater at Grandview Park. Reserved seating.

Jun
15
Thu
Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival @ Town of Ansted
Jun 15 all-day

The annual Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival is the premier heritage festival in West Virginia.  Activities include coal shoveling contest, Hometown 5-K Run, flea market, kids carnival, heritage demonstrations, chain saw artist, memorabilia displays, arts, crafts and vendor booths.

 

Jun
16
Fri
Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival @ Town of Ansted
Jun 16 all-day

The annual Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival is the premier heritage festival in West Virginia.  Activities include coal shoveling contest, Hometown 5-K Run, flea market, kids carnival, heritage demonstrations, chain saw artist, memorabilia displays, arts, crafts and vendor booths.

 

Jun
17
Sat
Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival @ Town of Ansted
Jun 17 all-day

The annual Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival is the premier heritage festival in West Virginia.  Activities include coal shoveling contest, Hometown 5-K Run, flea market, kids carnival, heritage demonstrations, chain saw artist, memorabilia displays, arts, crafts and vendor booths.

 

Daniel Vineyards Annual Spring Wine Festival @ Daniel Vineyards
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Daniel Vineyards  Annual West Virginia Spring Wine Festival will be held on Saturday June 17, 2017 from 11 am to 6 pm.

$10 gate fee includes all wine tastings, entertainment and a commemorative wine glass.

Bring your blanket, lawn chair and identification. Please no pets or coolers.

*Ages 13-20 $5; Ages 12 & under free

 

Jun
18
Sun
Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival @ Town of Ansted
Jun 18 all-day

The annual Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival is the premier heritage festival in West Virginia.  Activities include coal shoveling contest, Hometown 5-K Run, flea market, kids carnival, heritage demonstrations, chain saw artist, memorabilia displays, arts, crafts and vendor booths.

 

Jun
23
Fri
Nashville Bluegrass Band @ Chuck Mathena Center
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Made up of top Nashville musicians who have devoted themselves to cultivating a unique group sound rather than displaying their individual talent. The band performs classic bluegrass numbers and contemporary songs.

Jul
5
Wed
TWV Outdoor Drama Hatfields & McCoys @ Cliffside Amphitheatre - Grandview Park
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Performed by Theatre West Virginia. Come see the historical drama, ‘Hatfields and McCoys’  performed under the stars at Grandview’s Cliffside Amphitheatre. Showing  July 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

Jul
6
Thu
TWV Outdoor Drama Hatfields & McCoys @ Cliffside Amphitheatre - Grandview Park
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Performed by Theatre West Virginia. Come see the historical drama, ‘Hatfields and McCoys’  performed under the stars at Grandview’s Cliffside Amphitheatre. Showing  July 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

Jul
7
Fri
First Fridays After Five @ Downtown Lewisburg
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Lewisburg. You’ll find the lights on and the town alive! Shop, galleries and restaurants open until 9 PM offering an evening of live music, entertainment and refreshments. This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

 

TWV Outdoor Drama Hatfields & McCoys @ Cliffside Amphitheatre - Grandview Park
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Performed by Theatre West Virginia. Come see the historical drama, ‘Hatfields and McCoys’  performed under the stars at Grandview’s Cliffside Amphitheatre. Showing  July 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

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