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2021 Rhododendron Festival
May 22, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 22: Rhododendron Cruise: 4-4:30 pm Cruise Line-up at the Beckley-Raleigh County Memorial Airport. Ride to Grandview (New River Gorge National River) to scenic overlooks and rhododendrons in bloom
May 22: Rhododendron Walks: 4 and 5:30 pm, Grandview. Walks led by National Park Rangers
May 22: Coalfield Architecture Tour. 6 pm. Raleigh Playhouse & Theater. Walking tour & presentation on Alex Mahood, Architect of the Coalfields. $10. Contact: Scott Worley 304-228-1851 Saturday, May 22: Pickleball Tournament – Contact Dave Barksdale 304-673-8390 or 304-763-5885
Monday, May 24: Open Mic, 7 pm, The Raleigh Playhouse & Theatre. To reserve a performance slot, message the theatre at
or email TheRaleighWV@gmail.com.
Wednesday, May 26: Full Moon Ride/Walk: group bicycle ride & walk, 8 pm, McManus Trail, meet at the Art Park 3rd Ave parking lot
Friday-Saturday, May 28, 29: WV Miners Home Baseball Games, 6:35 pm, Linda K Epling Stadium; Fireworks after the game on the 29th (Saturday)
Saturday, May 29: Neighborhood Cruise & Concerts: 4 – 4:30 pm, Cruise Line-up at Park Middle School, cruise neighborhood ending at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza for Concerts: 5:30 pm – Motown Music by How Great Thou Art; 6:30 pm – 80’s music by Quiet Enough
Also, check out the Beckley Exhibition Mine, Youth Museum (Exhibit: Tuesday – Saturday, Thomas & Friends Ride the Rails), Beckley Art Center, Tamarack, Mountain State Mini-Golf, and other local attractions.