Alderson Fourth of July Celebration Returns for 62nd Year

Wild, Wonderful, and Free in 2023  Every year, our small town of Alderson turns red, white, and blue and hosts what has become known as West Virginia’s BEST Fourth of July Celebration. This event features everything from a Fireman’s Rodeo, to an All-American Baking Contest, to the Ducks on the River Rubber Duck Race. And, of […]

New Skyline Bluegrass Festival on the River Returns for Second Year

New Skyline Productions, Inc. is pleased to announce the second annual New Skyline Bluegrass Festival on the River will take place Friday, July 14, and Saturday, July 15, beginning with welcoming remarks at 5 p.m. at the Island Park Amphitheatre in Ronceverte.  The original Skyline Bluegrass Festival took place on a mountaintop farm overlooking the […]

Healing Appalachia Lineup Announced

Tickets on Sale Now! The annual Healing Appalachia music festival will be returning to the West Virginia State Fairgrounds on September 21, 22, and 23. The festival is a fundraising and awareness-raising effort for Hope in the Hills, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the opioid crisis in West Virginia and Appalachia at large. The […]

Carnegie Hall’s July Calendar of Events

Carnegie Hall is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, please visit, call 304-645-7917, or stop by 611 Church Street, Lewisburg. Thursday, July 13: MA’AM Carnegie Hall’s 2023 Ivy Terrace Concert Series continues Thursday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m. with eclectic female duo MA’AM. Ivy Terrace Concerts take […]

Celebrating White Sulphur Springs with the Dry Creek Music and Arts Festival

The Dry Creek Music and Arts Festival celebrates the rebirth and rejuvenation of White Sulphur Springs. This year, the festival will be held on June 23 and 24 in downtown WSS. As a thank you for the incredible support of volunteers, donors, business leaders, and community servants, we invite you to join us for live […]

Float for a Cure – Red Nose River Float to raise funds for ALS research

By Deva Wagner The Red Nose River Float will take place on June 17 on the beautiful Greenbrier River, the longest un-dammed river in the Eastern United States.   This event is being held in honor of Chally Erb, Gary Arbaugh, and all whose lives have been affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s […]

West Virginia Dandelion Festival May 26-28

The White Sulphur Springs Dandelion Festival will run May 26 through May 28 in downtown White Sulphur Springs. The Dandelion Festival is an annual celebration that is sponsored by WSS Main Street and the City as a sign of appreciation and determination of the dandelion. The gutsy little flower fights its way through velvety lawns, […]

Join the Historical Society for Home Tour Weekend this June!

This home tour will emphasize the history of one area of the Greenbrier Valley. There will be five stops including two historic homes; the Arbuckle Fort Preserve with the Blaker’s Mill community; the Blue Sulphur Springs pavilion; and an antique tractor and equipment show. A driving tour guide will be provided with the ticket which […]

Good Eats: Chef Chad Jones adds food to The Sportsman Tavern

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV You wanted a food option at the newly-reopened Sportsman Tavern in Ronceverte? You got Chef Chad Jones and Flavor Mutt’s Sourdough Shop!  Chad and his wife Jennifer, who works the The Hub, moved to the area recently after owning their own restaurant in Virginia. Chad is a sourdough specialist and will […]

Derby Day at Gateway

Run for the Roses! Gateway Industries Inc. is pleased to announce the 27th annual Derby Day “Run for the Roses” on Saturday, May 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Cecil H. Underwood Building of the WV State Fairgrounds. For the last 27 years Gateway has hosted this gala fundraising event on behalf of […]

Saturday, June 19: Juneteenth Celebration in Charleston!

Free event returns to the State Capitol Complex on Saturday, June 18, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) announced the lineup of artists selected to perform at the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration, which – for the first time in three years – is being held in-person. The free event will return to […]

Join The Celebration! – Blooms By Bessie’s Opens In Oak Hill!

Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce and Fayette County Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend the new location Grand Blooming Celebration TOMORROW June 9! We invite you to join us in celebration for this special event and to celebrate the history of Blooms by Bessie’s in our Southern WV community. Sugar Attack Cookie Company will […]

Flower Baskets Arrive In Alderson

The lovely red begonia baskets once again hang on the lamp posts in Alderson.  Paid for by sponsorships from generous people and groups and watered throughout the summer by Ross Copenhaver, they brighten everyone’s day. They were grown by Blue Ridge Farms in Williamsburg; transported by Don and Marcia Sutherland; and hung with the help […]

Dry Creek Music And Arts Festival Releases Line-Up, Schedule Of Events

The weekend of June 17-18, come celebrate the rebirth of White  Sulphur Springs with a music and arts festival on Main Street. A joint production between Cross  Creek Hospitality, 50 East, The Schoolhouse Hotel, and White Sulphur Springs Rotary, the weekend  will include live music, art, local food, spirits, and brews, and activities for the […]

I Love You. You’re Perfect. Now Change.

Greenbrier Valley Theatre is preparing to produce its first musical of the 2022 season, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Written by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts, it originally opened Off-Broadway in 1997. The musical comedy is the second-longest running Off-Broadway musical. The show, presented in a series of vignettes, revolves around the many […]

HashtagWV is BACK!

HashtagWV is BACK and we are so ready to get right back into our hyper-local coverage of all things happenin’ in the Greenbrier Valley! From arts, entertainment, and theatre to food, drinks, and everything in between, spot us at all your favorite places in and around our beautiful GBV. This month we feature the Dry […]

Sweet Cedar Soap Co TikTok Hits 30k+ Followers!

A mother/daughter team in White Sulphur Springs (Greenbrier County) are benefiting from the world’s most visited domain to spread the word about their bath, body, skincare, and clean burning candles. Erin Lovell and her daughter Sophie Bowes with Sweet Cedar Soap Company have so-far built a following of more than 30,000 folks on TikTok @sweetcedarandco […]

LZ Rainelle Hosts Memorial Day Weekend Veterans’ Reunion

The 2022 Mountaineer Veterans Garden of Honor will be on display through Monday, May 30.  The display will feature over 11,000 American Flags in memory of each West Virginia Soldier killed in action serving for freedom since WWI.  “Spectacular by day – serene by night.” View at the intersection of Rt. 20 and Rt. 60. […]

First Lady Cathy Justice Announces West Virginia Birthday Cake Contest

First Lady Cathy Justice announced that her office will be hosting a West Virginia Birthday Cake Contest in honor of the state’s 159th birthday. West Virginia residents are invited to create and submit an original cake recipe. One recipe will be chosen and designated the “official” West Virginia birthday cake, served every year on June […]