Mark your calendars, Pocahontas County will soon be celebrating one of the Caribbean’s most popular exports , music. Reggae Sunfest will take place on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Pretty Penny Café in Hillsboro, WV. The festival will feature headliner Shawn Owen Band, along with Lazy Man Dub, and I-Vibes Original, and Domino Sound DJ’s Prince Pauper & Indian Roast Fish.
Like years past, the menu will include authentic Caribbean food AND it will be priced inexpensive so come hungry. Foods include: Jerk pork, chimichurri steak, curry chicken, rice and peas, and Jamaican patty.
Families are encouraged to join the fun as there will be a moon bounce and various entertainment for kids.
This event start at 1pm and admission is only $10. Kids 12 and under are free.
Wonderful place. Great food and always love the music and people!!!!! – Kim B. M.
If you’de like to eat at the Pretty Penny sometime, their summer hours are:
They work hard to serve locally grown cuisine and breakfast is served Friday through Sunday. Also, everything on the menu is named after family members so feel free to inquire while you’re there. On Friday nights, the cafe hosts a jam session (see LBSPY Agenda).
For more information about the Pretty Penny Cafe, visit prettypennyfood.com
– Christina Entenmann, LBSPY #55 (June 30-July 28)
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.