Festivals Archive

Saturday, Oct 29: Lewisburg Halloween Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals, Out & About

On Halloween night, hordes of costumed children trick or treat the night away. We encourage you to gather the kids and the family dog(s) and start the festivities early at the Lewisburg Halloween Festival. Slated for Saturday, October 29th, this special free event is held from 3-8pm at Hollowell Park, located behind WV Osteopathic School […]

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Sat, Oct 8: TOOT, The Ultimate Al’Fresco Feast!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

From Rudy’s Greek Gyros (pictured above) to Greenbrier Valley Baking Company’s Crab cake sliders with Mothman IPA to local mead and more brews n even brats at Stella’s Oktoberfest Beer Garden, Lewisburg’s Taste of Our Town (TOOT) will provide a full-day foodie wonderland to locals and visitors on Saturday, October 8th from 11am until 3pm. The […]

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Capturing the 2016 Roadkill Cookoff!

The 2016 Roadkill Cookoff & Autumn Harvest Festival was another smashing success! To celebrate the event, we documented with photos and some video. There were thousands of attendees and the weather was perfect. Big congratulations to “East Meets West Virginia” for winning 1st Place and $1,200 prize money!! Check out our interview with them below. 2nd Place ($600) & […]

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Sunday, July 24: Flood Relief Benefit w/ 28 acts!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

Devastating floods throughout central and southeastern West Virginia killed at least 23 people, destroyed 1,500 homes and damaged another 4,000.  It is also estimated that 125 businesses were destroyed. 12 counties were under a state of emergency including Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Roane, Summers and Webster. The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced that […]

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Sat May 21: Share the Love Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals, Uncategorized

On Saturday, May 21, bring the whole family to Lewisburg, WV for Share the Love Festival! Starting at 10am, we will celebrate unchained and independent Lewisburg by shopping, eating, and listening to all things local. Throughout the day, we will observe all locally owned businesses in Lewisburg and independent artists. Artists, product line representatives, business […]

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July 13-17: Durbin Days Heritage Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

The mountain air is cool and the waters are clear. This July, get outside in the wild and wonderful to enjoy 5 days of family carnival, delicious food, live music and more at the 29th Annual Durbin Days Heritage Festival!  This event is held in on the Main Street of Durbin, WV in Pocahontas County […]

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Sept 10-13: Culturefest World Music & Arts Fest

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals, WV Beat

The 12th annual Culturefest World Music and Arts Festival will take over Appalachian South Folklife Center in Pipestem, WV from Thursday, September 10th to Sunday the 13th with a weekend long oasis in the creative arts. This unique event is a cornerstone of the blossoming creative community in Southern West Virginia. It features four stages […]

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Sat. Sept 26: Roadkill Cook-off & Harvest Fest

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals, Gail Hyer, Out & About

The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce will once again host the Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off Saturday September 26, 2015 in downtown Marlinton according to Chamber president Mike Holstine. “Autumn provides the perfect setting for an old-fashioned harvest celebration,” said Holstine. “This festival showcases not only our fine arts and crafts but […]

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Saturday, Sept 12: Freshwater Folk Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals, Larry Davis

In the hope of warmer weather, the Freshwater Folk Festival at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery on East Main Street will be on Saturday, September 12 from 10 AM to 4 PM. That’s about three weeks closer to the summer solstice than in previous years. This festival is a combination of music, dance, […]

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May 22-24: Celebrate the Weed @ Dandelion Fest!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

The dandelion originated from the French word “dent de lion”. It means lion’s tooth, which refers to its coarsely toothed leaves. Up until the 1800’s people would pull grass out of their lawns to make room for this “super vegetable” because every part of it is useful and can be used for food, tea, and […]

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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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