Festivals & Events Archive

B-SIDES & BADLANDS: Tim O’Brien Taps into the Spirit of WV Roots & Life’s Sorrows.

When Tim O’Brien weeps for his lost sister on “Guardian Angel,” you feel each and every syllable. Through unpacking his heart, O’Brien comes to greater peace over a tragedy that has long been washed in faded memories. “Well, I lost a big sister when that picture was new / 1956, just before I turned two,” […]

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Mtn Music Trail: Small Town, Big Music

The Pocahontas County Opera House in Marlinton, which hosts three traditional music-related events in September, is a very unique institution. Built in 1910 by J G Tilton as the Marlinton Opera House, it was the first reinforced concrete building in West Virginia. After a fairly brief career as a small town “opera house”, hosting high […]

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Sept 21-Oct 6: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar @Greenbrier Valley Theatre

By: HashtagWV / Category: Acting Out, Blog, Festivals & Events, Things to Do

This fall, Greenbrier Valley Theatre in downtown Lewisburg invites you to take a new look at William Shakespeare’s classic play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. Conceptualized and directed by GVT Associate Artistic Director Courtney Susman, this production offers audiences a fresh take on an old tragedy, setting the play in a near, dystopian future. But […]

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Monday, Sept 24: FULL MOON Party @The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Festivals & Events, Music, Things to Do

On Monday, September 24th, start your week under the full moon with Possum Holler Glee Club at the Asylum in Lewisburg, WV. You’ll love their jumping, feel-good party music with foundations in blues, folk, and jam. Possum Holler Glee Club is made up of six veteran musicians with one unique sound. Ther are from the hills […]

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Sat. Sept 8: Gyasi’s Infectious Groove @Wild Bean

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Festivals & Events, Local Beat, Things to Do

On Saturday, September 8th, 8pm, the Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg welcomes Gyasi Heus, a WV native and Nashville transplant. This talented musician combines early blues, 70s psychedelia, and glam rock to deliver Rock N Roll that sounds both classic and new with influences like Bowie and Zeppelin. There will be an opening set from Amy […]

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Eat up the Fun w/ Roadkill & Fall Festivals!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Festivals & Events, On The Cover, Things to Do

The fall colors won’t be the only things bursting this fall. There are some big festivals coming up soon that will have you eating up the fun. First on the list is the 14th annual Freshwater Folk Festival. A celebration of our nation’s fish, wildlife, and natural resources, it is held on Saturday, September 8 […]

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Sat. Sept 8: Celebrate Wildlife @Freshwater Folk Festival!

On Saturday, Sept 8th from 10am to 4pm, the 14th Annual Freshwater Folk Festival at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery on East Main Street will be in full swing.  This festival is a combination of music, art, dancing, and hands-on nature activities for children and adults on the beautiful hatchery grounds.  There will […]

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Lewisburg Events!

By: LBSPY / Category: Festivals & Events, Things to Do

Looking for events in Lewisburg? HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER is an online and print platform to all things in Greenbrier Valley and surrounding areas. Each month, we distribute 7,000 free, full-color papers across 5+ counties in WV & VA. Pick us up or search our website for the best things to do! We are Lewisburg’s #1 […]

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What would Santa Drink? Find out w/ HashtagWV!

What would Santa Drink w/ HashtagWV Lewisburg WV - What would Santa drink? Find out with HashtagWV this December! And enter for your chance to WIN a dozen cupcakes from B. Sweet Confectionery in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Other features this month include the revelry at Shanghai Parade, Laughin in Lewisburg (a comedy show at the Wild Bean), WV Artist Sean O’Connell, and so […]

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Best Things to Do in Lewisburg, WV

Best Things to Do in Lewisburg WV! - Spending a day in Lewisburg? Here are a few of the best things to do while you’re visiting. Start your day at the Wild Bean coffee shop.  Located downtown, this cafe offers premium coffee, tea, veggie cuisine, wi-fi, entertainment, and more! The breakfast menu consisting of breakfast burritos, egg scrambles, breakfast sandwiches and granola w/ […]
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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 […]