The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

November 21, 2012

Tamarack gears up for holiday season

 Tamarack kicks off the Christmas holiday season Friday with the arrival of a special guest from the North Pole due in by noon. He will greet guests every Saturday and Sunday through the holiday season.

“Tamarack offers one-stop shopping and dining every day, but is especially popular during the holiday season both for travelers and local guests,” said Events Director Kelly Elkins.

Artisans work in the on-site studios daily, and additional artisans greet guests on November and December’s busy weekends. Fine art, weaving, jewelry, stained glass, Native American musical instruments, toys and textiles are among the demonstrations slated for the season.

Sunday @ Two concerts include West Virginia Brass Quintet on Nov. 25, The Greenbrier Valley Chorale on Dec. 2 and Selections from The Nutcracker on Dec. 9.

“It’s not too early to call for tickets for A Christmas Carol, produced by Treehouse Arts Ensemble,” said Elkins. Performances are Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m.; tickets are $7.50 in advance and $10 at the door.

Open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tamarack will closed at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.

For more information about shopping, daily menus, Thanksgiving to-go and special events, call 1-88-TAMARACK or visit tamarackwv.com. Friend Tamarack on Facebook and follow Tamarack on twitter. Tamarack is located off Exit 45 on I-77/64 near Beckley, WV.

 

DEMONSTRATIONS

Nov. 23-25, Andy Sheetz, wooden toys; Mary Nease, fine art; Dewaine Gregory, carved wood

Nov. 30-Dec. 1-2, Connie Ridgeway, textiles; Christine Keller, jewelry; Frank Ceravalo, photography

AUTHORS

Nov. 24, Ed Rehbein, WV Waterfalls; Patricia Ware, Morning Moon

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Human remains found near White Sulphur Springs

    Law enforcement officials are investigating human remains discovered by a local resident near White Sulphur Springs on Friday afternoon, according to Greenbrier County Sheriff Jan Cahill.

    April 20, 2014

  • knine Beckley officer and K-9 partner Ciro win award from WVPCA

    They say every dog has his day, but a local pooch and his handler have had about 365 days of success.
    Cpl. Jamie Blume of the Beckley Police Department and his K-9 partner Ciro have won the 2013-2014 Officer and K-9 of the Year award from the WVPCA, according to a press release from the Beckley Police Department.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Shooting at Quality Inn injures one

    A shooting took place at the Quality Inn in Beckley on Friday night, according to Raleigh County dispatchers.

    April 20, 2014

  • Area 911 dispatchers report several fires

    Fire departments from all over Raleigh County and its surrounding areas dealt with fires Friday night, according to dispatchers.

    April 20, 2014

  • High court overturns Raleigh ruling

    An audio recording between a confidential informant and a Beckley attorney accused of selling cocaine will now be allowed into evidence, according to a West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruling.

    April 20, 2014

  • Calendar — Sunday, April 20, 2014

    April 20, 2014

  • State agency announces new WIC income guidelines

    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Office of Nutrition Services has reported new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) income eligibility guidelines for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

    April 20, 2014

  • mthope Good Friday scene

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Service workers want voice in choice in Raleigh County Schools superintendent hiring

    The president of the Raleigh County School Service Personnel Association has asked Raleigh County Board of Education members to choose a school superintendent who will hear the concerns of service workers in the school system and involve them in the decision-making process.

    April 19, 2014

  • Two internal candidates will interview for superintendent position Monday

    Two current administrators at Raleigh County Schools will be interviewed for the position of superintendent Monday, Raleigh Board of Education members verified Friday.
    Raleigh Schools Director of Secondary Education Miller Hall and Raleigh Schools Assistant Superintendent David Price were chosen from a pool of six applicants, BOE members said.

    April 19, 2014