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Sat. Nov 25: Christmas Art Sale at Lee Street Studios!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Valley View

On Saturday, November 25th, stop in Lee Street Studios in downtown Lewisburg for their first annual Christmas Art Sale. From 10am to 4pm, visitors are encouraged to shop and support the art community in Lewisburg. You will find unique works by Michael Christie, Susan Ernst, Janet Anderson, Anne Gardner, Debbie Rapp, Susan Smead, Diane Mitchell, […]

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By: LBSPY / Category: Ben Anderson, Blog, History, Valley View

Over the years, many Greenbrier Countians have taken the almost 200-year-old North House on West Washington Street for granted. Every day, Lewisburg natives traveling up and down Rt. 60 nonchalantly zoom by the small glass-enclosed porte-cochere of the building. Little do they realize that they are passing by a living juggernaut, managed by one of […]

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Fri. July 14: Bastille Day Waiter’s Race!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Valley View

Inspired by the famous footrace in Paris, don’t miss The French Goat’s Bastille Day Waiter’s Race, slated for a second year, on Friday, July 14th at 5:30pm. The winner will be awarded with a bottle of Dom Perignon, the “best” vintage sparkling wine from Champagne, France that retails around $180.00. DJ Blaw Knox will play […]

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Friday, April 7: Poetry Night at Wild Bean!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Valley View

April is National Poetry Month! The Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg is celebrating with live poetry on Friday, April 7th at 6pm by Neal Krakover, Sarah Elkins, and Doug Vangundy. There will also be an open mic for people that want to do their own reading. Read more about the poets below: Neal Krakover staunch […]

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By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Valley View

On Saturday, February 18th, you’re invited to watch Dennis the Constitutionalist peasant defend his anarcho-syndicalist communal lifestlyle against King Arthur during “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” FREE movie night at the brewery! Dennis: What I object to is you automatically treat me like an inferior. King Arthur: Well, I am king. Dennis: Oh, king […]

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Valley View: Dickey’s, An American Success Story.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Valley View

The origins of American barbecue date back to colonial times, with the first recorded mention in 1672.  In 1769, George Washington mentioned attending a “barbicue” in Alexandria, Virginia. As the country expanded westwards along the Gulf of Mexico north along the Mississippi River, barbecue went with it. Simply throwing meat on a grill is not […]

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By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Valley View

It is now August and summer is quickly moving along toward the WV State Fair! This is a perfect chance to get out and enjoy an exciting, family friendly, fun and diverse event that celebrates some of the best qualities that West Virginia has to share.  Last year, I tasted my way thru a few […]

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Sat. Mar 5 – Splash into the Polar Bear Plunge!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Valley View

On Saturday, March 5th, swimmers will splash into the 13th Annual Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge at Blue Bend Recreational Area in Monongahela National Forest. Starting at 1pm, an estimated 100+ people will get their adrenaline flowing as they dip into the frigid water while another 1,300+ will watch in awe. Last year, a snowstorm […]

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By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Valley View

Do you have a photo that showcases the natural beauty of the Greenbrier Valley, WV? Or do you have a photo that captures the excitement and fun of a local event or place? Share it with the Greenbrier Valley Visitor’s Center this January for a chance to have your photo showcased in the 2016 Visitor’s […]

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By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Kim Forte, Valley View

Foraging wild-edible plants has long been a part of Appalachian heritage and rural culture. From ramps, fiddleheads and morels in the spring, to chicken of the wood, ginseng and goldenseal in the fall, we are able to wild craft medicine and food from the forests and trails all year round. This instinct to gather is […]

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Set your Sights on the Harvest w/ Hashtag Lewisburg this November!

SET YOUR SIGHTS ON THE HARVEST W/ HASHTAG LEWISBURG THIS NOVEMBER! - Set your sights on the harvest w/ Hashtag Lewisburg! This November, we feature Mountaineer Guns and April’s Pizzeria in White Sulphur Springs, WV. You’ll also read about Buck Fever, Opioid Addiction, Great Expectations, Thanksgiving Day wine pairings, how to have a Free-Range Thanksgiving w/ Terrapin Farms in Renick, and so much more!  Also, Enter to […]

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