Meet Evva Gilkeson, our West Virginia Artist on Display for July. Evva paints, assembles art, does prop building, builds custom furniture, and most recently has been applying her skills into tattoo artistry at Custom Image Tattoo in Lewisburg, WV. Get to know an artist who loves her children, is inspired by life, and never stops […]

Mtn Scene: Rockin’ Horse Strikes a New Cord!

A White Sulphur Springs music venue called The Rockin’ Horse Roadhouse hopes to strike a new cord with locals and visitors by offering several kinds of music, food, drinks, and fundraisers. It’s been a year and 3 months since Wild Bill’s Roadhouse (former Clover Club) closed its doors and Gerry Batemen has re-opened with this […]

Sat. Aug 1: Go the Distance!

Up in the Alleghany Highlands, nestled into a canyon once called Kincaid Gorge, lies Gathright Dam. This massive earthen structure backs up the Jackson River for over 12 miles, forming Lake Moomaw. You are invited to go the distance on Saturday, August 1st at the Lake Moomaw 1-Mile Open Water Swim. Water temperatures are expected […]

July 17 & 18: Green Bank Herb Fair!

Learn, relax, and get inspired at the 3rd Annual Green Bank Herb Fair, set for Friday July 17th and Saturday the 18th. This event will be held on the scenic and spacious ground of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, WV. On both days, you will actively explore techniques to preserve and use […]

Sat. August 8: SPAMTRAK @ Spruce!

Mountain Rail Adventures will be recognizing an American cuisine icon that gained in popularity in the mid-20th century. A Spam-packed Saturday, August 8 will feature authentic dishes of Spam, a main course meal for soldiers during World War II. Soldiers commonly referred to Spam as “Ham that did not pass its physical!”, and “Meat loaf […]

Sat. July 25: Lewisburg Music Festival

So, as I’m writing this on the hottest day of the year so far, coming down to the last-minute wire for column submission, yet I feel the need to begin my column with a Haiku written from one of my day jobs. I challenge all LBSPY readers to submit a summer haiku that sums up […]

Fri, July 17: Reggae w/ Shayar at Sweet Shoppe

Don’t miss Reggae singer/songwriter Shayar at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg, WV on Friday, July 17th! Shayar (Lenval Jarrett) was born in Ocho Rios, St. Ann Parish, Jamaica in 1956. He had a natural inclination towards music and his bass-playing father was one of his greatest influences. Shayar began piano lessons in primary school. […]

Fri, July 3: First Friday in Downtown Lewisburg

Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five on Friday, July 3rd! Join the summer fun with live music, art events and tasty treats. Everyone is welcome! Mosey on in to The Front Porch to celebrate their second anniversary! Enjoy door prizes, refreshments and a demonstration with our Hester & Cook Kitchen Papers to show […]