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September 2-3: Watoga Art in the Park!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, On The Cover

Head over to West Virginia’s oldest and largest state park! Watoga State Park presents “Art in the Park” on Labor Day Weekend. From Saturday, September 2nd – Sunday, September 3rd, you will celebrate all things native to this beautiful park with fine arts, crafts, music, food, workshops, and nature activities, such as the Owl Prowl! You […]

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WV Artist on Display: Mixing Colors on the Fly w/ Elyse Gerard

Meet Elyse Gerard, our WV Artist on Display and featured artist on the cover. Elyse began painting at the “Ridgewood School of Art” when she was 10 years old, encouraged by her mother who is a fine painter in her own right, learning the basics of chiaroscuro painting in oils. She attended this school for […]

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Swing into Sam Snead w/ HashtagWV this July!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, On The Cover

Swing into Sam Snead this July w/ HashtagWV! This month, we feature the artist behind the cover: Elyse Gerard with a one-on-one interview. This portrait, as well as others, are displayed at the Greenbrier Sporting Club in White Sulphur Springs. Also, get Tomahawked at Snead’s 1912 Steak in Hot Springs, Virginia and make plans for the Greenbrier […]

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On the Cover: WV Proud. WV Strong.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, On The Cover, Random Prophet

Lest we forget, this month marks the one-year anniversary of the terrible flood of 2016. Mother Nature’s bad side reappeared last Summer and released torrential downpours of a biblical nature. . . and once again, West Virginians proved that they stand together in the face of adversity. No matter what Mother Nature throws at us, […]

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Sat. Jan 28: WV Winter Music Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, On The Cover

The West Virginia Winter Music Festival takes place in downtown Lewisburg on Saturday, January 28th, with 40 acts in 8 venues. Many extremely talented veteran players of the Festival will be returning from 7 counties across southern West Virginia and into Virginia to support the cause, and we’ll see a few new surprises, as well, […]

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Sat. Dec 31: Party into the New Year!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, On The Cover

After sunset, celebrate the New Year with Possum Holler Glee Club’s feel good party music at the Irish Pub in downtown Lewisburg. They are a six-piece string band from the foothills of West Virginia. Special guest, saxophonist Birch Graves, will sit-in with the band during this show. The fun starts at 9:30pm with an opening […]

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On the Cover: “The Real Mark Bowe” from Barnwood Builders!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, On The Cover

Get to know the real Mark Bowe. He is the host of DIY Network’s Barnwood Builders and like most Americans, he does chores! He rakes leaves and picks up groceries for the family. In his spare time, he likes to be outside throwing knives and loving on his dogs. In high school, he could dunk […]

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TEE INTO FALL @ THE ELK’S COUNTRY CLUB!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, On The Cover

Tee into Fall at the Elk’s Country Club in Lewisburg! This facility is open to the public and after one visit, you will quickly realize this is where golf, dining, and social events are more than a past time… it’s a way of life. You can fulfill all your recreational needs not only with eighteen […]

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ON THE COVER: EAT FRESH! EAT LOCAL!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, On The Cover

Just 20 to 30 minutes from Hinton or Lewisburg is a full service grocer and café that is stocked with fresh, affordable, and local products available daily.  Welcome to the Alderson Green Grocer. Their goal is to provide fresh food to Alderson and the surrounding area while supporting local farmers and keeping money in the […]

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June 14-July 5: Silver Twinkies Roll in the Valley

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Craig Miller, Mountain Scene, On The Cover

In the late 1920’s, an era that included prohibition on alcohol, Babe Ruth, and the eventual collapse of the United States stock market, a visionary named Wally Byam moved forward and began working on an idea. A newfound romantic fascination for traveling outdoors was growing steadily, which was not lost on his keen business sense […]

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Celebrate Art in the Park w/ HashtagWV this August!

Celebrate Art in the Park w/ HashtagWV this August! - Celebrate Art in the Park with HashtagWV this August! Watoga State Park will hold its very first Art in the Park event on September 2nd and 3rd.  This issue also features Elvis at the Masonic Theatre in Clifton Forge, Mountain Music Day at the West Virginia State Fair, Hawk Knob Mead & Cidery, Swift Level Fine […]

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