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Events Calendar

Jun
21
Thu
New River Gorge Sports & Car Festival @ Various locations in Oak Hill & Fayetteville
Jun 21 – Jun 24 all-day

Oak Hill had a long tradition of hosting the sports festival in the 1960s – 1990s and we are bringing this exciting event back to not just Oak Hill, but to various communities throughout the Fayette County – New River Gorge region.

This event will include Timber Trek Ropes course at Adventures on the Gorge, Bowling Tournament at Pinheads, Disc Golf Tournament at Collins Park, Golf at White Oak, Parades in both Oak Hill and Fayetteville, Car Show, Craft Beer Festival, Live Music and Much More!

Jun
22
Fri
Visit Wyoming County Days @ Wyoming County, WV
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day

Please join us for a weekend of fun across Wyoming County, WV.

Schedule of Events for 2018:

Friday, June 22, 2018
• 10:00am: Coalfields Expressway Public Tour – meet in Sophia
• 2:00pm – 6:00pm: Helicopter Rides – Kee Field Airport – Pineville
• 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Ghost Stories – Walking Tour of Courthouse and Castle Rock – Pineville
• 5:00pm – 8:30pm: Wyoming County Recovery Network Awareness Walk/Candlelight Vigil – Oceana Park
• 6:00pm – 8:00pm: Cornhole – Milam Creek Park
• 8:00pm – Dusk: Open Mic – Milam Creek Park
• Dusk – Movie Night, sponsored by Shentel – Milam Creek Park
• Overnight Accommodations at local hotels/motels, lodges, and campgrounds

Saturday, June 23, 2018
• 6:00am – 2:00pm: Cyclone Bass Club – Fishing Tournament – R.D. Bailey Lake
• 7:00am – 3:30pm: Fish for Fun – Mullens Opportunity Center (MOC)
• 7:00am – 10:00am: Breakfast – MOC
• 7:00am Registration, 8:00am Race: 35th Annual Bear Hole 5K Race – Twin Falls State Park
• 12:00pm – 5:00pm: FREE Pool Day at the Gilliland Park Oceana Pool
• 10:00am – 3:00pm: Road Angels Car Show – Oceana Magic Mart
• 10:00am – 4:00pm: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Outdoor Adventure & Safety Fair – R.D. Bailey Lake
• 10:00am – 6:00pm: Wyoming County Horsemen Association Horse Show – Lynco
• 11:00am: Sale of the World Famous Mullens Fire Department Hot Dogs – MOC Gym
• 12:00pm: Spaghetti Eating Contest – MOC
• 12:30pm: Kayak Race – MOC
• 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Guided tours of Mullens – one-hour schedules – Begin at MOC Museum
• 1:30pm – 2:00pm: Cheering for kayak racers – Itmann Grade School Boat Launch
• 2:00pm: Elvis Impersonator and Bluegrass Special – MOC
• 2:45pm – 3:45pm: Completion of Kayak Race – Guyandotte River Park Boat Launch
• 3:00pm – 7:00pm: Helicopter Rides & Cornhole – Kee Field Airport – Pineville (concession sold)
• 4:00pm: Awards Presentation (Fish for Fun, Spaghetti eating, kayak, raffle, essay) – MOC
• Overnight Accommodations at local hotels/motels, lodges, and campgrounds

Sunday, June 24, 2018
Visit Wyoming County Days Picnic Reception
Pineville, WV – Riverside Complex (Wyoming County Commission/Pineville Park)
• 1:30pm – 3:00pm: Booth Set-up
• 3:00pm – 4:00pm: Hillbilly Fun – Laser Tag
• 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Hillbilly Fun – Virtual Gaming Center
• 3:00pm –5:00pm: Picnic – Hot Dogs, Chips, Drinks
SADD Skits
• 3:00pm – 5:00pm: Door Prizes*
• 5:00pm – 6:00pm: Guest Speakers
*Raffle Tickets will be given out at each event and at the reception. To be entered to win the door prizes, your ticket(s)
must be brought to the reception. The more events that you attend, the more chances you will get to win a door prize.
You do not have to be present to win.
• 5:30pm – 7:00pm: Gospel Sing and Church Service – Pineville Park
• All Day: Golf 18 holes for $18 (includes cart) – Twin Falls Resort State Park

Overnight Stays are encouraged!!

Overnight camping at MOC, overnight camping at Pinnacle Creek Trail Mart, Primitive Camping at R.D.
Bailey Lake, Twin Falls Resort State Park cabin and room rental, Cow Shed Motel room rental, The Peacock
room rental, Executive Inn room rental, Ole Lodging rental, Pinnacle ATV Lodging, and other overnight
accommodations available all weekend.

Other Recreational Activities to Enjoy
• Golf – Twin Falls Resort State Park and Clear Fork Valley Golf Courses
• Hiking – Twin Falls Resort State Park
• Hatfield McCoy Trail

 

Jun
24
Sun
Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jun 24 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

Jun
25
Mon
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jun 25 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Jun
26
Tue
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jun 26 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Paradise Park the Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

‘Paradise Park The Musical’ is based on the cult classic film of the same name by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker and director Daniel Boyd and will premier at Theatre West Virginia the summer of 2018. 

“God’s comin’, and he’s gonna grant us all a wish.” ‘Paradise Park The Musical’ has been adapted for the stage by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker, director and Allen Media Strategies client Daniel Boyd. Mountain Stage’s own Larry Groce has written a new and extensive score for this premier. The story contains themes familiar to citizens of West Virginia; poverty, religion, hopes and dreams and centers on people caring for other people, through hard times, through natural disasters and through everyday life.

Dates: June 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and July 1.

Jun
27
Wed
Paradise Park the Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

‘Paradise Park The Musical’ is based on the cult classic film of the same name by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker and director Daniel Boyd and will premier at Theatre West Virginia the summer of 2018. 

“God’s comin’, and he’s gonna grant us all a wish.” ‘Paradise Park The Musical’ has been adapted for the stage by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker, director and Allen Media Strategies client Daniel Boyd. Mountain Stage’s own Larry Groce has written a new and extensive score for this premier. The story contains themes familiar to citizens of West Virginia; poverty, religion, hopes and dreams and centers on people caring for other people, through hard times, through natural disasters and through everyday life.

Dates: June 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and July 1.

Jun
28
Thu
Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jun 28 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

Paradise Park the Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

‘Paradise Park The Musical’ is based on the cult classic film of the same name by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker and director Daniel Boyd and will premier at Theatre West Virginia the summer of 2018. 

“God’s comin’, and he’s gonna grant us all a wish.” ‘Paradise Park The Musical’ has been adapted for the stage by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker, director and Allen Media Strategies client Daniel Boyd. Mountain Stage’s own Larry Groce has written a new and extensive score for this premier. The story contains themes familiar to citizens of West Virginia; poverty, religion, hopes and dreams and centers on people caring for other people, through hard times, through natural disasters and through everyday life.

Dates: June 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and July 1.

Jun
29
Fri
Alderson 4th of July Celebration @ Town of Alderson
Jun 29 – Jul 5 all-day

“West Virginia’s Best 4th of July Celebration” is fun for everyone.  Featuring: Bicycle Race, a fishing derby, contests, flea markets, arts & crafts, Kid’s activities a parade, live music and of course Fireworks! Visit the website for a complete schedule.

Glade Springs All-American July 4th Package @ The Resort at Glade Springs
Jun 29 – Jul 1 all-day

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Glade Springs with a package that includes a full weekend of fun starting at only $99 per person per night.*  Package rate includes lodging on Friday and Saturday nights, buffet breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, and all state and local taxes and nightly resort service fee.

Friday Events:

  • “Band & Brews” – Enjoy local craft brews and live entertainment on bunkers deck from 6-10 pm.
  • “Kids Night Out” ** – Kids get to decorate a golf cart for Saturday’s golf cart parade.
  • “Screen on the Green” – outdoor movie under the stars beginning at dusk

 Saturday Events

  • Live music at the outdoor pool from noon to 3 pm
  • Wristband to “Kids Fun Fair” including inflatables, carnival games, a train ride and more from 5-8 pm
  • Golf Cart Parade at 5 pm
  • All-American Dinner Buffet at the Pavilion from 5-8 pm, featuring barbecue brisket and smoked chicken quarters, hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, and an ice cream sundae bar
  • DJ dance party on the Clubhouse terrace at 8 pm
  • Fireworks on the Clubhouse lawn at 9:30 pm (bring a chair or blanket)

Sunday Events

  • Mixology** at the outdoor pool at 1 pm
  • “Super Hero Sunday at 2 pm – meet  your favorite superheroes in town square while participating in fun family-style lawn games

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jun 29 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

Tamarack Dinner Theatre: On Golden Pond @ Tamarack - The Best of West Virginia
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm – Jun 30 @ 9:30 pm

Tamarack and Treehouse Arts Ensemble is proud to present On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson for two nights only!  Dinner begins at 6:30 and the Show begins at 8:00 PM. A Cash Bar will be available at both both the dinner and the show. Visit the link for complete menu.

On Golden Pond is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. They are visited by their daughter and her new fiancé; who leaves his teenage son behind for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the “grandchild” the elderly couple longed for, and Norman revels in fishing trips and sharing books with the boy. As the summer wanes, so does their brief idyll. They realize that time is now against them, but they grow closer together. They wonder if they will have another summer on Golden Pond.

Paradise Park the Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

‘Paradise Park The Musical’ is based on the cult classic film of the same name by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker and director Daniel Boyd and will premier at Theatre West Virginia the summer of 2018. 

“God’s comin’, and he’s gonna grant us all a wish.” ‘Paradise Park The Musical’ has been adapted for the stage by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker, director and Allen Media Strategies client Daniel Boyd. Mountain Stage’s own Larry Groce has written a new and extensive score for this premier. The story contains themes familiar to citizens of West Virginia; poverty, religion, hopes and dreams and centers on people caring for other people, through hard times, through natural disasters and through everyday life.

Dates: June 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and July 1.

Jun
30
Sat
Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jun 30 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

The WV Renaissance Festival @ Hollow Hills Farms
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

WVRF is West Virginia’s first renaissance festival, presented by the Hanlon-Lees Action Theater (originators of the three-act theatrical joust) and Hollow Hills Farm in scenic Lewisburg, WV. Enjoy four weekends of food, festivities, and pageantry as we inaugurate our festival this June! Handmade crafts, fine foodstuffs, and a multitude of entertainments await you in the Hollow Hills this June!

Weekend Themes:

  • June 9-10 – Warrior Weekend
  • June 16-17 – Pirate Weekend
  • June 23-24 – Celtic Weekend
  • June 30-July 1 – The Travel Weekend

 

 

Motorcycle & Specialty Car Show @ Historic Downtown Beckley Word Park
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Beckley Events’ Annual June Motorcycle & Car Show will be held on Saturday, June 30th along Neville & Main Streets from 5 – 8 p.m. The streets will be reserved for show line-up beginning at 5 pm with vehicle registration from 5 – 6 pm.  Everyone is invited to visit the show, check out the vehicles & enjoy free entertainment & activities.  Live music, followed by a specialty awards presentation. Several food vendors will be on hand and children’s activities will be available.

Paradise Park the Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

‘Paradise Park The Musical’ is based on the cult classic film of the same name by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker and director Daniel Boyd and will premier at Theatre West Virginia the summer of 2018. 

“God’s comin’, and he’s gonna grant us all a wish.” ‘Paradise Park The Musical’ has been adapted for the stage by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker, director and Allen Media Strategies client Daniel Boyd. Mountain Stage’s own Larry Groce has written a new and extensive score for this premier. The story contains themes familiar to citizens of West Virginia; poverty, religion, hopes and dreams and centers on people caring for other people, through hard times, through natural disasters and through everyday life.

Dates: June 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and July 1.

WV Miners Baseball Home Games @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbits, Danville Dans, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

Jul
1
Sun
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 1 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 1 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

The WV Renaissance Festival @ Hollow Hills Farms
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

WVRF is West Virginia’s first renaissance festival, presented by the Hanlon-Lees Action Theater (originators of the three-act theatrical joust) and Hollow Hills Farm in scenic Lewisburg, WV. Enjoy four weekends of food, festivities, and pageantry as we inaugurate our festival this June! Handmade crafts, fine foodstuffs, and a multitude of entertainments await you in the Hollow Hills this June!

Weekend Themes:

  • June 9-10 – Warrior Weekend
  • June 16-17 – Pirate Weekend
  • June 23-24 – Celtic Weekend
  • June 30-July 1 – The Travel Weekend

 

 

Paradise Park the Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

‘Paradise Park The Musical’ is based on the cult classic film of the same name by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker and director Daniel Boyd and will premier at Theatre West Virginia the summer of 2018. 

“God’s comin’, and he’s gonna grant us all a wish.” ‘Paradise Park The Musical’ has been adapted for the stage by acclaimed West Virginia filmmaker, director and Allen Media Strategies client Daniel Boyd. Mountain Stage’s own Larry Groce has written a new and extensive score for this premier. The story contains themes familiar to citizens of West Virginia; poverty, religion, hopes and dreams and centers on people caring for other people, through hard times, through natural disasters and through everyday life.

Dates: June 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and July 1.

WV Miners Baseball Home Games @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbits, Danville Dans, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

Jul
2
Mon
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 2 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 2 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

The Greenbrier Classic PGA Tour Event @ The Greenbrier
Jul 2 – Jul 8 all-day

The Greenbrier is excited to host the PGA TOUR event July 2 through July 8th as part of the FedExCup Series – giving players and fans alike the opportunity to experience professional golf against the backdrop of this American treasure.

WV Miners Baseball Home Games @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbits, Danville Dans, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

Jul
3
Tue
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 3 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 3 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

WV Miners Baseball Home Games @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbits, Danville Dans, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

Jul
4
Wed
Friend and Family Fun Day @ Twin Falls Resort State Park
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Kid Quest will be joining us for some super hero fun. Join us for a great day with face painting and prizes for the kids. Held at ballfield. 

Jul
5
Thu
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, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.

Jul
6
Fri
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 6 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 6 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

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