Around the Town Archive

Sat. April 8: Chocolate Festival Walkabout!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog, Festivals

Grab your friends and family and take a walkabout in downtown Lewisburg during the 11th annual Chocolate Festival, slated for Saturday, April 8th from 11am-4pm. There will be over 32,000 tastings across 35+ locations, chocolate demonstrations, a chocolate bake-off, chocolate mousse eating contest, live music, a chocolate-themed photo booth, and more! While this event ends […]

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Sat. March 25: Mtn Trails, Tunes & Ales!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog

On Saturday, March 25th from 2-9pm, The Mountain Music Trail presents Mountain Trails, Tunes and Ales at Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company (GVBC) in Maxwelton.  This a family-friendly fundraiser for the Mountain Music Trail (MMT) and includes live music, food vendors, brews, and kid-friendly games! The music starts at 2pm with the the O’Gagnian Brothers. At […]

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Sat. Feb 20 – Bicycle at The Sweet Shoppe!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog

Check out 1970’s – present day cover band, Bicycle. They will be performing at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg, WV on Saturday, Feb 20th from 9:30pm-1:30am. More Event at the Sweet Shoppe: Sunday, Feb 7: Superbowl Party Saturday, Feb 13: Guitarmageddon, 10pm (Jazz!!!) Every Tuesday is Ladies Night! Enjoy 1/2 price drinks! Every Thursday […]

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AROUND THE TOWN: PAINT THE PIANO ART CONTEST!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog

The City of Lewisburg, WV and The Cultural Arts Roundtable are holding a design contest for a new paint job on the town piano. The winner of the contest will receive $100 from the Greenbrier Community Foundation in prize money, and the privilege of transferring their winning design directly to the town piano. Art supplies […]

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Thur, Dec 17: Recycled Christmas Sweater Party!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog

The Lewisburg Green Team is kicking off the holidays with their first annual Recycled Sweater “Happy Hour” Party at the Irish Pub on Thursday, December 17th from 5-7pm. Dust off those old holiday sweaters that Grandma gave you that you never wear or find one at a local thrift store. Prizes will be given for […]

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Halloween Party & More @ Sweet Shoppe!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog

Don’t miss the Sweet Shoppe’s annual Halloween Party on Thursday, October 29th hosted by DJ Penny C! Also, Matt Evans on Friday, October 9th (eve of TOOT!) Every Thursday night, karaoke/dj with Penny C! and Saturday Night DJ/Karaoke with Penny (10.3 and 10.17) and Sidney Coles (10.10 and 10.24). Get out and have a blast!

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Oct 2 – First Friday in Downtown Lewisburg

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog

Join in on the fun for downtown Lewisburg’s First Fridays after Five on Friday, October 2nd,. There will be plentiful music, giveaways, food/wine tastings, and events for all ages. Everyone is welcome! Stop by the Greenbrier Valley Visitor’s Center for an evening of music, art, and education. The Visitor’s Center welcomes Greenbrier County Schools as […]

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Lean, Mean, Running Machine Gretchen McDonough, Wins Celtic Knot 5k 4 years in a Row!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog

Greenbrier Episcopal private school teacher by trade, kitchen goddess by choice, lean mean running machine by nature, and photographer for fun, Gretchen McDonough is a woman with many interests and skills. On March 14th 2015, Gretchen won the High Rocks Celtic Knot 5k, hosted by High Rocks for the 4th year in a row. She […]

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Monday, Jan 19: MLK Celebration in Lewisburg

By: LBSPY / Category: Around the Town, Blog, Susanna Robinson

A year later, here we are, continuing to honor the tradition of the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. And while last year’s event brought emotions and passionate opinions from many sides of the issues at hand, sometimes angry, sometimes hurtful, yet sometimes kind and optimistic, I still feel that we can work through […]

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Saddle up for June w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper!

Saddle up for June w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! - Saddle up this June for the best things to do in Greenbrier County and surrounding areas!  Sigrid House, owner of Mounted Blessing LLC, invites you to her farm for summer horseback riding lessons. Jason Scott with B-Sides and Badlands interviews Black Garlic about their new album. They play at the Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg on Saturday, June 22. Gibbs Kinderman with the Mountain Music Trail celebrates Dwight Diller, who won […]

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