FEATURED EVENTS Archive

Sat. April 14: Legendary 12th Lewisburg Chocolate Festival

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

The wait is over. We made it through winter.  The ground is starting to thaw and plants will soon grow. Beginning mid-morning on Saturday, April 14th, long lines will form in the middle of downtown Lewisburg. This will be the 12th annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, a daytime event to enjoy sweet stuff and promote local […]

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Sat. April 14: Denise Glass Sings Patsy Cline

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Theatre

The Virginia Opry’s “A Tribute to Patsy Cline” will be performed by Denise Glass and the Doug Lester Band at the Historic Masonic Theatre in Clifton Forge, VA on Sat., April 14, at 8:00 p.m. Crossing County Lines and the Appalachian Pickers will open for Glass.  Both youth bands make up the New “Old School” […]

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Sat. April 28: Bennett Wales @WV Brew Festival

Rock ‘n roll practically runs in his blood. When Bennett Wales was a kid, no older than two or three, he would take to the sandy shore of Virginia Beach, walk up to beachgoers and start singing his ABCs. More often than not, he would be awarded with food. It’s as adorable as it sounds, […]

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Sat. April 14: Raise a Pint @ GV Brewing!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Get Out

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company (GVBC) is raising a pint, or most likely several, to commemorate 3-years in business. Since opening, the brewery has grown to expand their flagships, started canning beers in the last two years, and successfully turned the tap room into a popular hangout. Thanks to all of YOU, the Greenbrier Valley Brewing […]

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Sat. May 5: A Spring Concert w/ GV Chorale!

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

The Greenbrier Valley Chorale will present its spring concert, Reflections in Song:  Rivers, Rain, Oceans and Tears, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg. The Greenbrier Valley Chorale is known throughout the region for the high caliber of its performances. The artistic director is Barbara Wygal Lutz, and Teresa Bryant […]

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Sat. May 5: Run for the Roses at Derby Day!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around Town, Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

The time is fast approaching for Gateway to hold it’s annual fundraising event “Derby Day”. The event, which has been held for 23 years and has become a mainstay in Greenbrier County and surrounding areas, is well recognized and attended, Derby Day takes place on the 1st Saturday in May and coincides with the running […]

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Friday, March 30: Rob Jones at Sweet Shoppe!

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

On Friday, March 30 Rob Jones performs at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg. Rob is known for his catchy rhythms on the guitar and dynamic vocal melodies. More upcoming shows this March! Friday, March 9: Jonah Carden Wednesday, March 7 & 21: Open Mic w/ Dan Freeman Saturday, March 17: St. Patty’s Day Party […]

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Friday, March 23: Bees Trees @ The Asylum!

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

On Friday, March 23, experience with buzz with The Bees Trees at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg. They deliver a dynamic fusion of melodies that highlight a wide range of musical influences – including funk, roots rock, reggae, jazz and blues. By frequently performing in a variety of venues – from taverns to music festivals and theaters – […]

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Sat March 10: Chill is on @ Polar Bear Plunge!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Mountain Scene

Organizers of the 15th Annual Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge Club say the popular charity event  is set for Saturday, March 10 at Ronceverte Island Park. (above photo, pictured from left: Walker Dent, Hannah Rivoire, Greenbrier Co Judge Jennifer Dent, Asst. Prosecutor Ryan Blake, and WV State Senator Stephen Baldwin. 2017 Polar Bear Plunge) For […]

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March 9-11: Trillium’s From the Ground Up!

By: LBSPY / Category: Around Town, Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

Trillium Performing Arts collective has been serving southern West Virginia’s art culture for 35 years. Their latest concert, “From the Ground Up” will be performed on March 9th, 10th and 11th at the Lewis Theatre on N Court St in downtown Lewisburg. The artistic director for this performance is Carli Mareneck and hometown guest choreographer, […]

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Take Food to a Higher Altitude w/ Hashtag Lewisburg!

Take Food to a Higher Altitude w/ Hashtag Lewisburg WV this April! - This April, take food to a higher altitude with Hashtag Lewisburg! This month, we feature one of Lewisburg’s newest restaurants, Landings, a farm-to-table experience located at Greenbrier Valley Airport. This issue also features Bennett Wales & The Relief, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s 3-year anniversary celebration, the Legendary 12th Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, a Patsy Cline Tribute, […]

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