Gather at THE WILD BEAN for The Lewisburg Farmers Market Annual Publicity Night and Silent Auction Fundraiser. This event kicks off the market’s 11th season of serving the community and feeding its fellow mountaineers. The night is dubbed “Meet your Farmer Night” for its coalescing of farm producers with consumer citizens. Enjoy live folk music, a silent auction and a meet & greet with members of the farmers market. The Lewisburg Farmers Market convenes from April thru November every Saturday from 8:30am to 1pm in the Methodist Church parking lot. 119 East Washington Street, 645-3738.
SUNFLOWER SOUL will be hosting a Matilda Jane Clothing Trunk Show. 203 East Washington Street, 645-7685.
BELLA THE CORNER GOURMET is ready for a picnic …are you? Since picnic time is just around the corner, stop in to sample some fantastic picnic foods and beverages! 100 East Washington Street, 520-4921.
THE GREENBRIER VALLEY VISITOR’S CENTER has got Spring Fever! Stop by to learn about all of the special spring events taking place in the Greenbrier Valley, including Easter at The Greenbrier. In honor of the weekend, enter to win an exquisite chocolate Easter egg, courtesy of The Greenbrier’s Candy Maker. It will make the perfect centerpiece for your table! And don’t forget, Lewisburg Chocolate Festival tickets are on sale at the visitors center. 200 West Washington Street, 645-1000.
IRISH PUB features our local Patrick O’Flaherty live from 5pm to 11pm. He will be joined by Tim Pence from 8 to 10pm. 109 East Washington Street, 645-7386.
PLANTS ETC. welcomes The Herding Cats. Stop by to listen and enjoy refreshments. 102 South Jefferson Street, 645-6910.
THE GENERAL LEWIS INN: Enjoy a blend of folk, ballads and old country favorites by “Pushin’ String,” 5pm to 7pm. Ron Kirk performs on guitar and vocals and Jay Frye on bass. 301 E. Washington St., 645-2600.
DEL SOL CANTINA & GRILLE presents live music on the patio. 206 West Washington Street, 645-1717.
The Historic LEWIS THEATRE offers a complimentary bag of popcorn to all First Friday movie go-ers. 113 Court Street, 645-6038.
First Fridays after 5 takes place all year long in downtown Lewisburg with shops, galleries and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg open until 9pm serving complimentary refreshments and entertainment, sponsored by City National Bank. First Fridays After Five: You’ll find the lights on and the town alive!
Downtown Lewisburg is just 1 mile south of I-64 via exit 169. The town center is located at Washington Street (I-60) and Jefferson Street (Rt. 219). For more information go to www.downtownlewisburg.com or become a fan on FaceBook at “Lewisburg, West Virginia” or call 304-645-4333.
HASHTAGWV ART & ENTERTAINMENT Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Christina Entenmann-Edwards has been a WV resident since September 2008. She was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and is no stranger to hard work and the entrepreneurial spirit. In 2006, she graduated from Quinnipiac University (Hamden, Connecticut), Cum Laude, with a B.A. in History. In 2010, she graduated with an M.B.A. from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia). In February 2012, Christina launched HashtagWV as the area’s first full-color, free arts and entertainment tabloid + online platform. Christina completed the Leadership West Virginia class of 2021, which is an innovative program that grows, engages, and mobilizes leaders to ignite a life passion to move West Virginia forward.