The 2021 Appalachian Festival will take place from Aug. 21 to Aug. 28 with various activities planned throughout the community. Read more
A variety of live music, special offers, festive beverages and a book signing will greet visitors during First Fridays after Five in downtown Lewisburg from 5 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 6. Read more
New York City-based pop/rock singer/songwriter and classically trained violinist Deni Bonet will take the terrace for Carnegie Hall’s upcoming Ivy Terrace Concert on Thursday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. The concert will take place outside on Carnegie Hall’s Ivy Terrace as attendees watch from the exp… Read more
The 37th annual Taste of Our Towns (TOOT) festival takes place Saturday, Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thousands of residents and visitors from across the region gather on the streets of historic downtown Lewisburg to sample delicious food from local restaurants, civic clubs and nonprofi… Read more
The Beckley Concert Association’s new season of musical offerings serves up a tasty menu of something for everyone’s musical tastes. Concerts range from bluegrass to classics from piano masters to a harpist, from an a capella group to folk singers. It truly is a musical smorgasbord. Read more
Raleigh County Parks and Recreation and Fitzpatrick Park will host the second annual Raleigh Round Up, USA Softball Girls Fast Pitch Softball Tournament on Aug. 21-22 at Fitzpatrick Park. Read more
PRINCETON — Limited time, fair schedules conflicting with summer school schedules and the need to keep disinfecting and cleaning as a precaution against Covid-19 have resulted in the 2021 Mercer County Fair being canceled. Read more
LEWISBURG — Awarding a bevy of grants ranging in size from $1,318 to $90,000, the Greenbrier County Commission is once again providing support to arts, recreational and historical projects undertaken by the county’s nonprofit entities and municipalities. Read more
BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield Arts Center and Granada Theater now have a house manager and program director on board, and area residents will soon benefit as each performance venue will be showcased. Read more
The Youth Museum in Beckley, in conjunction with the Raleigh County Historical Society, will present a West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive program at the Pemberton Coal Town Church, on the grounds of the Exhibition Coal Mine. Read more
Canaan Valley Resort is a four seasons destination with a wide array of adventures and a variety of guest rooms and cabins. On-site activities include an 18-hole championship golf course, scenic chairlift rides, sporting clay shooting range, hiking, and biking trails, bike rentals, miniature… Read more
Every child attending Alderson Community Market on Tuesday July 6, from 3 to 6 p.m., will receive a brand new book free of charge from Read Aloud West Virginia, presented by Elizabeth Spangler. Read more
PRINCETON — Events and festivities including a celebration in Princeton, a pool party in Welch, a celebration in the Town of Tazewell and more are on this year’s Fourth of July weekend agenda. Read more
Gov. Jim Justice joined West Virginia Curator of the Arts Randall Reid-Smith and Chiho Feindler, senior director of programs and policy for the Save The Music Foundation, to announce that eight West Virginia middle schools - including Meadow Bridge Pk-6 in Fayette County and Pike View Middle… Read more
After a year of online fundraisers and entertainment, Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg has announced that some of its familiar live fare is returning this summer and fall. Read more
The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts will host a webinar detailing the guidelines and arts-funding programs made possible by the American Recovery Plan (ARP). Read more
Forced off of last year’s festival calendar by the Covid-19 pandemic, like so many others were, Alderson’s Fourth of July celebration is undaunted this year, promising to continue its reputation as West Virginia’s largest Independence Day celebration. Read more
The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame has moved its satellite exhibit items from Carnegie Hall’s Museum Gallery in Lewisburg back to its Charleston home. Read more
The Raleigh County Historical Society is planning an event to retell the state's early Civil War days as related by Frances H. Pierpont, governor of the Restored Government of Virginia, following secession. His leadership earned him the name of Father of West Virginia. Read more
FAIRLEA — A year after they were forced to cancel for 2020 due to the pandemic, organizers of the State Fair of West Virginia said they cannot wait until this year’s even gets started. Fair week in Greenbrier County is set for August 12-21 and Fair CEO Kelly Collins said it will largely be a… Read more
Carnegie Hall is excited to announce the return of the Ivy Terrace Concert Series this summer after the cancellation of the 2020 series due to the pandemic. Read more
This Week's Circulars
Minda Guy Belden, 41, of North Sandbranch, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, Beckley, WV.
Dorothy McMillion, age 49, of Princeton, WV. Services will be held at 3 PM Sunday, August 1, 2021, at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with visitation one hour before services. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, Beckley, WV.
Janie Meador of Egeria, WV, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021. A private burial will be held at Tollison Lusk Cemetery, Herndon, WV, on Monday, August 2, 2021. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, Shady Spring, WV.
Geraldine Crawford, age 92, of Coal City, WV, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, Beckley, WV.