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Events Calendar

Feb
23
Fri
Shrek The Musical, Jr. @ Woodrow Wilson High School Auditorium
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day

Join us for Shrek the Musical, Jr.  February 23 & 24th at 7pm and Sunday the 25th at 3pm.

Feb
24
Sat
Winter Indoor Flea Market & Lewisburg Farmers Market @ WV State Fairgrounds
Feb 24 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Winter Indoor Flea Market held every Tuesday and Saturday until March 10th. From 7:30am to 1pm each day.

Lewisburg Farmers Market every Saturday in the Gus Douglas Annex from 8:30am to 1pm until March 31st.

Feb
27
Tue
Winter Indoor Flea Market & Lewisburg Farmers Market @ WV State Fairgrounds
Feb 27 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Winter Indoor Flea Market held every Tuesday and Saturday until March 10th. From 7:30am to 1pm each day.

Lewisburg Farmers Market every Saturday in the Gus Douglas Annex from 8:30am to 1pm until March 31st.

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

Downtown Lewisburg. Live music, artist receptions, special events and fun from 5-8pm.  This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

Mar
3
Sat
Winter Indoor Flea Market & Lewisburg Farmers Market @ WV State Fairgrounds
Mar 3 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Winter Indoor Flea Market held every Tuesday and Saturday until March 10th. From 7:30am to 1pm each day.

Lewisburg Farmers Market every Saturday in the Gus Douglas Annex from 8:30am to 1pm until March 31st.

Mar
6
Tue
Winter Indoor Flea Market & Lewisburg Farmers Market @ WV State Fairgrounds
Mar 6 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Winter Indoor Flea Market held every Tuesday and Saturday until March 10th. From 7:30am to 1pm each day.

Lewisburg Farmers Market every Saturday in the Gus Douglas Annex from 8:30am to 1pm until March 31st.

Mar
9
Fri
BACK IN TIME FOR MURDER @ Smokey's on the Gorge
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Two nights to choose from – March 9 or 10

Join us for this Time Travel Mystery Party. Cash bar, themed food stations with appetizers. Max 45 people per night – call to reserve.

Don’t drink and drive – inquire about cabin specials.

Mar
10
Sat
Winter Indoor Flea Market & Lewisburg Farmers Market @ WV State Fairgrounds
Mar 10 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Winter Indoor Flea Market held every Tuesday and Saturday until March 10th. From 7:30am to 1pm each day.

Lewisburg Farmers Market every Saturday in the Gus Douglas Annex from 8:30am to 1pm until March 31st.

Mar
17
Sat
Mt Nebo St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Shamrock Dash 5k @ Mt Nebo, WV
Mar 17 all-day

13th Annual St Patrick’s Day celebration in Mt Nebo.  Shamrock Dash 5K Run/Walk at 9am, registration at 8:15, line up at 10am for parade and parade starts promptly at 1pm. Food and craft vendors.

Winter Indoor Flea Market & Lewisburg Farmers Market @ WV State Fairgrounds
Mar 17 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Winter Indoor Flea Market held every Tuesday and Saturday until March 10th. From 7:30am to 1pm each day.

Lewisburg Farmers Market every Saturday in the Gus Douglas Annex from 8:30am to 1pm until March 31st.

Artrageous @ Chuck Mathena Center
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Experience ARTRAGEOUS — the interactive art and music experience. Paint jumps to life with amazing speed unveiling larger than life art in just moments. Experience music, dancing and images from Sinatra, to Lennon. You might even be asked to join the fun on stage—and you won’t get away without experiencing the delight of dancing on bubblewrap.

Mar
22
Thu
Twin Kennedy @ Woodrow Wilson HS Auditorium
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

http://twinkennedy.com/video

Twin Kennedy, identical twins from the West Coast of Canada, sisters Carli and Julie Kennedy have been making music together since they could talk.  With years of classical training, the sisters have found their home in country music. With Carli on vocals and guitar, and Julie on vocals and violin, these petite powerhouses will fill your soul with joy and warmth through their seamless harmonies and heartfelt songwriting.

Mar
24
Sat
Winter Indoor Flea Market & Lewisburg Farmers Market @ WV State Fairgrounds
Mar 24 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Winter Indoor Flea Market held every Tuesday and Saturday until March 10th. From 7:30am to 1pm each day.

Lewisburg Farmers Market every Saturday in the Gus Douglas Annex from 8:30am to 1pm until March 31st.

Mar
31
Sat
Winter Indoor Flea Market & Lewisburg Farmers Market @ WV State Fairgrounds
Mar 31 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Winter Indoor Flea Market held every Tuesday and Saturday until March 10th. From 7:30am to 1pm each day.

Lewisburg Farmers Market every Saturday in the Gus Douglas Annex from 8:30am to 1pm until March 31st.

Apr
1
Sun
Easter Brunch at Tamarack @ Tamarack
Apr 1 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

We invite you to join Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia this Easter for a brunch featuring the Mountain State’s finest cuisine.

First seating at 11:30 a.m.
Other seatings available are 12:00 p.m, 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Tamarack’s Grand Ballroom

MENU
Assorted Breakfast Pastries, Muffins & Danishes

Imported and Domestic Cheese Display with Seedless Grapes, Table Water Crackers and Crispy

Fresh Vegetable Crudités, Featuring Fresh Broccoli, Cauliflower, English Cucumber, Bell Peppers, Radishes and Cherry Tomatoes

Assorted Spring Greens with Ripe Olives, Roma Tomatoes, Herbed Croutons and English Cucumbers

Tamarack’s Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, Peppercorn Ranch, Thousand Island & Blue Cheese Dressing

Boston Bibb Salad with Peas & Radishes
With a Lemon Honey Vinaigrette

French Toast with Pecan Caramel Topping or Warm Maple Syrup

Made to Order Omelets with Fresh Vegetables and Meats

Smoked Bacon and Sandy Creek Farms Sausage Links

Egg Benedict Casserole

Deviled Egg Potato Salad

Cold Poached Salmon
With Capers, Boiled Eggs, Red Onion, Dill Sauce

Cantaloupe and Mozzarella Caprese Salad

Old Fashioned Deviled Eggs

Steamship Round (Beef) Carving Station With Horseradish Cream & Au Jus

Savory Apricot Chicken

Root Beer Glazed Ham

Butter Glazed Rainbow Carrots

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Gravy

Cheese Blintzes
with Warm Peach or Warm Strawberry Toppings

Greenbrier Peach With Whip Cream

Peach Praline Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Assorted Brownies & Cookies

Pecan Pie with Whip Cream

Key Lime Pie

Bananas Foster Action Station

Fresh Baked Rolls & Butter

 

 

Apr
6
Fri
First Fridays After Five @ Downtown Lewisburg
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Lewisburg. Live music, artist receptions, special events and fun from 5-8pm.  This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

Apr
14
Sat
Lewisburg Chocolate Festival @ Downtown Lewisburg
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A weekend of All Things Chocolate! Chocolate tastings, chocolate bake off, pastry demonstrations, mousse eating contest. Theatrical performances, children’s events and live music.  For event news and updates follow the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival on Facebook. 

 

The 3 Redneck Tenors @ Chuck Mathena Center
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The “infamous” 3 Red Neck Tenors are back and better than ever!  These boys have seen it all, sing it all and make us laugh ’till we double over, reminding us that in life, it is not the destination, its the journey.

Apr
15
Sun
River City Brass Band Ensemble (8 musicians incl. conductor) @ Woodrow Wilson HS Auditorium
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

http://www.rivercitybrass.org/for-presenters/  – This video is the entire band, but we will have an 8 person ensemble.

The River City Brass, a brass ensemble from Pittsburgh, PA, has one of the most active schedules among American touring ensembles, performing dozens of concerts on tour each year for community performing arts series, corporate events, major music festivals and more.  The River City Brass’s unique repertoire, virtuoso musicians, and accessible performances make the ensemble an ideal choice featuring a variety of brass instruments.

Apr
20
Fri
Lore and Tracking Weekend @ Twin Falls Resort State Park
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day

“Lore and Tracking Weekend Workshop” focuses on Cultural Exchanges during the 18th century in the southern Appalachian Mountains.

Twin Falls is a resort park nestled in the rugged mountainous terrain of Wyoming County. Abundant wildlife at the park helps enhance your tracking skills—skills necessary to the survival of 18th century peoples who frequented the trails of the region on hunting, trading, and warring expeditions. Other skills of 18th century cultures are explored also, e.g., plant uses, scavenging, and hide tanning. Special 18th century foods are part of the weekend as well. The weekend event also provides credits for participants in the West Virginia Master Naturalist Program and Merit Badges for scout groups (girls & boys). Bring warm clothes, sturdy footwear, camera, binoculars, and notepad to get the most out of the weekend. Begins 7pm on Friday.

The park offers package deals for the weekend event with both cabins and lodge rooms available on a first reserved, first served basis. Contact the park for reservations and cost.   For a brochure of the weekend’s events and information on your instructors, please visit:  www.trailsinclivinghistory.com

 

Pickin’ in the Park – Guitar Workshop @ Twin Falls Resort State Park
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day

The weekend is for anyone interested in learning how to play guitar or improving the skills you already possess.  You’ll be pickin’ with the best! Reservations required.

Apr
21
Sat
Irish Road Bowling Weekend @ Pipestem Resort State Park
Apr 21 – Apr 22 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

Feast of the Ramson @ Cherry River Elementary
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

81st Annual Feast of the Ramson. Come out and enjoy a dinner consisting of RAMPS, potatoes, brown beans, cornbread, ham and bacon, desserts, Gub’s Sassafras Tea (also available for sale) and cold drinks. Tickets for the dinner are $13 if pre-purchased or $15 at the door. The brochure and pre-registration form will be added in February 2018.

After you’ve had your fill, it’s just a “hop and skip” over to downtown Richwood to shop the Arts & Craft Show where many local artisans are set up showcasing and selling their unique work.

Apr
26
Thu
Dan Kamin: Comedy in Motion @ Chuck Mathena Center
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dan calls his solo theatre program, Comedy in Motion, “a cheap evening of expensive theatre.” Critics call it “a breathtaking display of theatricality that’s sharp, funny and highly inventive” (In Pittsburgh Weekly).

Apr
27
Fri
Spring Photography Workshop @ Twin Falls Resort State Park
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day

This annual spring workshop focuses on basic and intermediate photography techniques, with indoor and outdoor sessions. There are a variety of packages to choose from but reservations are required.
Call for pricing and to make reservations.

Apr
28
Sat
West Virginia Craft Brew Festival @ The West Virginia State Fairgrounds
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 10:30 pm

The State Fair of West Virginia and Lewisburg Rotary Club are happy to announce the second annual West Virginia Craft Brew Festival.  The event will feature West Virginia’s finest craft breweries, an assortment of food trucks and all day music.

 

Apr
30
Mon
New River Birding Festival @ New River Gorge
Apr 30 – May 5 all-day

Since 2002, the annual New River Birding & Nature Festival takes place in and around the New River Gorge National River in the heart of the upland, hardwood forests that Cornell Lab of Ornithology identified as a crucial stopover habitat for the continued survival of species such as Golden-winged, Blue-winged, and Swainson’s Warbler, as well as the Scarlet Tanager. This bird and nature watching festival highlights more than 100 bird species on a variety of birding tours.

A friendly birding vacation for everyone, the week long event features guided birding and nature excursions, world-class speakers, the finest collection of guides, tasty food, and a back-porch atmosphere unmatched by any other birding festival. Signature guided bird watching experiences include the opportunity to visit a wide range of habitats, world class instruction for those wanting to enhance their birding skills, and the best guide-to-guest ratio on the festival circuit. All skill levels are welcome.

With options to suit many budgets, packages range from week-long with cabin accommodations to a single day without lodging. Each day offers a great field trip of your choice, three tasty meals, two knowledge and fun packed presentations, world-class experts you will call friends, and good times!

 

 

May
4
Fri
First Fridays After Five @ Downtown Lewisburg
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Lewisburg. Live music, artist receptions, special events and fun from 5-8pm.  This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

May
5
Sat
WV PubFest @ Weathered Ground Brewery
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Live music (22 Performers!), craft beer, food, arts and vendors.

May
11
Fri
The Moscow Festival Ballet @ The Chuck Mathena Center
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Moscow Festival Ballet presents Swan Lake.  Swan Lake is the silent tale that tells the story of a Prince and his love for a beautiful Swan Queen, who was trapped by an evil curse.

May
26
Sat
Wonderland Mountain Challenge @ ACE Adventure Resort
May 26 all-day

Get outside and run wild at ACE Adventure Resort’s spring trail run through the beautiful mountains of West Virginia.  These distinctive race routes will take racers through the New River Gorge past scenic rock outcrops, cascading streams and abandoned coal mines. Waiting at the finish line for racers is a burrito buffet to tame the appetite you’ve developed. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners and finisher medals plus you get bragging rights for tackling the Wonderland Mountain Challenge.

Half Marathon, 10K Run & Walk are all open for registration.

May
29
Tue
GBCC Cole Chevy Mountain Festival @ Bluefield City Park
May 29 – Jun 3 all-day

Carnival rides, games, food, crafts, animals, music, fireworks and more!. Fun for the entire family. May 29 – June 3rd.

 

May
31
Thu
Mountain Music Festival @ Ace Adventure Resort
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day

Get ready for the 5th year of West Virginia’s best music festival at ACE Adventure Resort. Featuring over 25 bands including Umphrey’s McGee, Big Something, Perpetual Groove, The Kind Thieves and more on a beautiful mountain stage. Plus food, vendors, visual artists, workshops, camping and adventures in the New River Gorge.

 

Jun
1
Fri
First Fridays After Five @ Downtown Lewisburg
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Downtown Lewisburg. Live music, artist receptions, special events and fun from 5-8pm.  This event is free to the public. Everyone Welcome!

Jun
9
Sat
Bramwell Spring Tour of Homes @ Historic Bramwell
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Recapture the “Gilded Age”. Walking tour featuring costumed interpreters. Tours start at 2 pm and leave from the Bramwell Presbyterian Church. Fee is $15 per person and the tours will take place regardless of weather conditions. Reservations are not required.

 

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