Festivals Archive

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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Sat. Jan 31: Winter Music Fest in Lewisburg

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals, Mountain Scene

The 3rd Annual Greenbrier Valley Winter Music Festival (scroll down for schedule) will take over downtown Lewisburg Saturday, January 31. As the festival grows, more musicians get behind the cause and more venues jump on board. Along with the valley’s most notable and talented musicians and bands, several performers from Fayette and Raleigh counties are […]

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Oct 17-19: Fall Foliage Festival in Clifton Forge!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

Each year October heralds the magnificent beauty and abundance of the Alleghany Highlands’ forest and mountains. You are invited to to Clifton Forge, Virginia to view the splendor of Autumn foliage and browse through the many exhibits and shows in downtown Clifton Forge. From Friday the 17th until Sunday the 19th, local civic groups and […]

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Sat. Oct 11: Delectable Delights @ TOOT!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

On Saturday, October 11th, the 30th Annual Taste of our Town, better known as TOOT is coming back to downtown Lewisburg with all the delectable delights one can ask for. This popular event draws over 10,000 people including locals and tourists from afar. Definitely a community effort, you will find a myriad of culinary choices […]

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Review: Michael Franti & Spearhead @ FreeFall Festival

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, Festivals

On Friday, September 26th, Michael Franti & Spearhead performed to an energetic audience at Snowshoe Resort’s FreeFall Festival. Michael Franti is the creator and lead vocalist of the band. He’s also a humanitarian and regularly speaks out about social justice issues and did just that during his show. The crowd and Franti unified under the […]

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Sat. Sept 20: Josh Landry at Fest in Hills

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

The 3rd Annual Festival in the Hills featuring expert wood carver, Josh Landry, is scheduled for Saturday, September 20th in Monroe County. There will also be wine, beer, food, music, and a children’s art exhibition. This event will be held all day from 11am-7pm at the Old Sulphur Springs Resort in Salt Sulphur Springs and […]

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Sat. Oct 4: Qiet at Freshwater Folk Fest

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

The great outdoors at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery furnishes a perfect setting for a unique combination of free entertainment and activities related to the celebration of the life-giving streams and lakes that we enjoy. It’s the 10th Annual Freshwater Folk Festival on Saturday, October 4 from 10am to 4pm. There will be […]

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Sat. June 14: Ronceverte River 5k & Walk

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

The Greenbrier East High School (GEHS) and Eastern Greenbrier Middle School (EGMS) Cross Country teams will host the Ronceverte River Festival 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk this Saturday, June 14th, 2014. The 5K race will begin at 8:00 a.m. near Factory Tire Outlet on Monroe Avenue in Ronceverte and follow 219 to River Road […]

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June 12-15: Homegrown & Green Festival

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals

Homegrown & Green in Twenty-14. That’s the official theme of this year’s 27th Annual Ronceverte River Festival. New and exciting things are happening at Island Park June 12th through Father’s Day, the 15th Green-thumbers are busy planting a new community garden, runners are warming up for the 5 mile run, fishermen are getting their gear […]

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June 20 & 21: Mountain Music Mayhem

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, Festivals

Now that it’s officially summer, it’s time to fill the hills and valleys of Williamsburg, WV again for two full days of music, camping, and fun. Mountain Music Mayhem is the theme for this years Badlands Bluegrass Festival which will host 9 bands on the Poor Farm campground this June 20th and 21st. The music […]

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Back to the Music w/ Lewisburg City Paper this September!

Back into the Music w/ HashtagWV this September! - It’s back to the music w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this September. Susanna Robinson features Warner Music School: from humble beginnings to true love and more.  Other big stories include Wild Cuisine at the West Virginia Roadkill Cookoff, Freshwater Folk Festival, an interview with Carlene Carter, Highway Queen by Jason Scott, and so much more! […]

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