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Mountain Scene: Banging Chains in the Valley!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

Get out, bang chains, and grow the sport with the Greenbrier Valley Disc Disciples, your local disc golf club! This club is Greenbrier Valley’s official disc golf community and was formed last summer by local disc golf enthusiasts who regularly played together on Sundays. Currently, the group is made up of 33 official members and […]

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WV Artist on Display: Made in West Virginia w/ Brian Pickens

Born and raised in Weston WV, Brian Pickens is the owner of Made in WV, an apparel company out of Morgantown, WV. Brian is an illustrator, graphic designer, and painter specializing in digital illustration. You can find his t-shirt designs on folks in all corners of West Virginia, and he’s shipped hundreds nationally and internationally. […]

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In the Spirit: Birth of a New Vintage.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Brian McClure, In The Spirit

With the kind of winter we had, it feels like spring began back in January. Nevertheless, it is that time of year now when trees are starting to bud and flowers are starting to bloom and very soon…perhaps too soon!…summer will be in full swing. In the past, we have written about the spring time […]

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Bailey’s Pace: Shoeless Hillbillies.

By: LBSPY / Category: Bailey Pace, Baileys Pace, Blog

Wild and wonderful,” that’s West Virginia’s state motto. But what do people think about when they think about West Virginia. Images of shoeless hillbillies with missing teeth may come to mind. Or maybe when you tell people that you are from the blue and gold state, they ask you if you have ever dated your […]

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My Dog & I: Dog Years.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

There is nothing sadder than losing a companion that has shared your life for a decade or so and honestly, it doesn’t seem fair that our dog friends don’t hang around as long as we do… The fact is that their lifespan is simply not as long as ours and although we know this on […]

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Pseudo News: Grandpa Larry’s Helpful Hints.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Larry Berger, Pseudo News

And now, here are this month’s helpful hints from Grandpa Larry. 1. Get busy! Stuff accumulates on the bodies of people who remain in the same position for too long. If you don’t believe me, just go out into your yard and look at the rocks on the north facing hill. There is moss. I […]

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June 9-11: 3 Days of Music & Art @The Homecoming Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Festivals, In the Hills

Finally, a festival for folks that used to go to festivals! The inaugural Homecoming Festival has set its sights on June 9-11, 2017 as the beginning of a new tradition for Alleghany County and Virginia residents. This is a full weekend for intimate, Virginian Music and Art filled experiences in Clifton Forge, Virginia. Set among the […]

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Fri April 14: Richard Hefner @ Sweet Shoppe!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, In the Hills

This April, don’t miss Richard Hefner and the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys live at the Sweet Shoppe on Friday, April 14th from 7:30-10:30pm! They are a traditional bluegrass band from West Virginia. Also this month, don’t miss Wyatt Turner on Friday, April 21 . Country music artist, Wyatt Turner might be the first country artist to […]

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Friday, April 7: Poetry Night at Wild Bean!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Valley View

April is National Poetry Month! The Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg is celebrating with live poetry on Friday, April 7th at 6pm by Neal Krakover, Sarah Elkins, and Doug Vangundy. There will also be an open mic for people that want to do their own reading. Read more about the poets below: Neal Krakover staunch […]

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Sat. April 8: One Voice Project & The Change

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

On Saturday, April 8th, at 8pm, Hill and Holler in downtown Lewisburg presents The Change, and all female funk band from Princeton WV.  Bandmembers include: Kayla Mckinney, Aryan Graham, Jedah Palmer, and Caeli Massey. Their inspiration stems from a desire to create “change” in the world with their music; wanting to help others, continue recording […]

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Celebrate WV Craft Brews this April w/ HashtagWV!

Celebrate WV Craft Brews this April w/ HashtagWV! - Craft brew is taking off in West Virginia so don’t miss the first ever WV Craft Brew Fest, held Saturday, April 29th from 2-10pm, at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds. Other events this month include Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, Prohibition comes to Lewisburg on 4/20 w/ Sensi Trails, On Screen in Person featuring States of Grace […]

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