What’s the entertainment equivalent of a V8 engine? The Friends of Coal Auto Fair. Look forward to incredible classic cars, rides, and concerts all weekend long! July 14 Buckle your seatbelt. The weekend starts early at Raleigh County Memorial Airportin Beaver, home of the Friends of Coal Auto Fair. As the workday fades with the … Continue reading Drive, Zip and Dance at this enormous (auto) Festival→
Southern West Virginia has days of patriotic celebrations. Pick from small-town festivals to family resort gatherings. Big or small, there’s a red, white, and blue party for you and the gang. Alderson 4th of July Celebration Now through July 5 The little town of Alderson has Independence Day down pat. After all, it has 56 … Continue reading Where to go “Fourth” for Independence Day→
Summer vacation never fades away — it just moves to the weekend for us working folks! Get ready for Southern West Virginia’s rock concerts and outdoor parties. Cultural charms The June 15-18 Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival in Ansted brings Appalachian traditions to the forefront, with diversions like coal shoveling and corn hole. It also has … Continue reading June’s most popular festivals→
Test your grit and “trail smarts” at these adventure competitions! Play, paddle, and hike your way through Southern West Virginia’s most scenic regions. There’s a contest for every ability, so go ahead — bring your family or go solo. 1. Thrills in the Hills | June 16-18 Looking for something easy peasy? Thrills in the … Continue reading Race the mountains! Here’s how→
Remember lazy childhood vacations? Maybe your family spent a day at the lake, cooler in tow. Or perhaps you rented a cabin and ate nothing but s’mores and hot dogs. This summer, why not recreate those memories? Join us as we celebrate Southern West Virginia’s parks — places where you can camp, explore, swim, and … Continue reading ReCreate those summer memories→
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