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Elegant Elders in the Arts: Enchanting our Valley & Beyond w/ Susanna Robinson

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

DIVA is a celebrated female singer; a woman of outstanding talent in the world of opera, and by extension in theatre, cinema and popular music. Our Elegant Elder in the Arts this moon is truly a Diva in the greatest sense of the word. Susanna Robinson’s voice has enchanted the Greenbrier Valley and Beyond for […]

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Mtn Music Trail: Hillbilly Boogie on the Trail

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Gibbs Kinderman

The biggest event this month on the Mountain Music Trail takes place in Elkins – The Augusta Heritage Center’s October Old-Time Week at Davis and Elkins College October 21-26. October Old-Time Week focuses on West Virginia’s rich traditions of old-time music. Workshops meet 9 a.m. to noon, with an afternoon cultural session each day and […]

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Oct 27 & 28: Barn Hunt Trial in Union, (A New Sport for Dogs!)

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Things to Do

There is a new sport for dogs and it’s called Barn Hunt. This is a fun and exciting new activity that is sweeping the country including New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, California, Hawaii, and every other state in the nation. This sport simulates ratting out a barn in a fun way that doesn’t kill any […]

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Sat Oct 13: TOOT – A True Lewisburg Experience

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

The 34th annual Taste of Our Town – TOOT takes place Saturday, October 13, from 11am-3pm. Nearly 10,000 residents and visitors from across the region will gather on the streets of historic downtown Lewisburg. Each year, TOOT brings together signature dishes from local restaurants, civic clubs, and non-profits with live music and entertainment. Delectable food […]

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Poetry Corner: I Have Named my Pet Weasel

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Larry Berger, Poetry Corner

I have named my pet weasel, Articulata, and taught him to eat house cats; other tricks he can do is beg for acorns from unwary squirrels, which he also eats; he is insatiable and scrutinizing the neighbor’s dog who barks and barks; I encourage him because I don’t like the barking dog either; most people […]

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Oct 26-Nov 10: Bricktop – The Legend of the Jazz Age

By: HashtagWV / Category: Acting Out, Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

I’m tired honey. Tired of staying up all night.” So said nightclub impresario Bricktop in 1961, as she announced she was closing her eponymous Roman nightclub and moving back to the United States. By that time, Bricktop had lived an extraordinary life. And though she may have been tired, her days and nights continued to […]

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Saturday, Oct 27: 45th Annual Halloween Bowl Party!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Things to Do

In October of 1973, a small group of friends and artists gathered in PawPaw, Hampshire County, WV, for what would become the legendary Halloween Bowl Party. A costume parade was suggested and since there was no trophy or prize, Tom Rodd, a Hampshire county potter gave one of his handmade stoneware bowls to the winner. […]

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Saturday, Oct 13: Oktoberfest w/ The Kind Thieves @GV Beer!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

On Saturday, October 13, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company invites you to their our annual Oktoberfest! They will have music by The Kind Thieves (music 6-9pm. Genre: Psychedelic/Jam/Americana) and food vendors on site! Hailing from the heart of Appalachia, The Kind Thieves are a musical tour de force that is far greater than simply the sum of […]

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Oct 12-14: 38th Annual Art & Craft Show

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, In the Neighborhood

Now in its 38th year, one of the largest art and craft shows in the state will be held at the WV State Fairgrounds from Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14. Enjoy peak fall foliage on the drive over to the “WV Art & Craft Show,” featuring high-quality handmade goods. Shoppers will find the […]

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In the Spirit: A Royal Wedding + Horses = Biggest Beer Festivals in the World.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Kathryn Flynn, The Greenbrier

Oktoberfest– / äkˈtōbərˌfest/ noun- an autumn festival held in Munich, Germany, in late September and early October, featuring the drinking of beer. That dictionary definition is delightfully simple but how does a festival featuring the drinking of beer even start? Held in Munich, Germany every year the event had humble (-ish) beginnings compared to the […]

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Fall Fashion & Fun Things to Do w/ your Lewisburg City Paper!

Fall into Fashion & Things to Do w/ your Lewisburg City Paper! - Fall into Fashion as unique as you are at Wolf Creek Gallery in downtown Lewisburg. Since 1994, Deva Wagner (owner of Wolf Creek Gallery) has invested thousands of hours into this creative store to offer the coolest up-and-coming brands that have people stopping her clients in the streets. The store offers a selection of carefully curated […]

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Wonder How HashtagWV Remains Free?

WONDER HOW HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper gets published and distributed FREE every month in-print and online? Do we have wealthy parents or did one of us seduce a millionaire? No. Are we financed by bank loans or grant money? Nope, not that either. Until we hit it BIG in the lotto, every issue of HASHTAGWV comes […]