Renaissance Fest prepares for 5th season

Fun and Fantasy right here in the Greenbrier Valley! By Matt Young Hear ye, hear ye! Lords and ladies, the time of the 2023 West Virginia Renaissance Festival is nigh at hand!  The West Virginia Renaissance Festival kicks off the 2023 season on Saturday, June 3. Now in its sixth year, the Festival provides a […]

Celebrate the Rebirth of WSS at Dry Creek Music & Arts Festival

There is no better way to celebrate the rebirth of the Spa City than with a weekend filled with food, fun, friends, and entertainment!  On Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, Main Street in White Sulphur Springs will play host to the Dry Creek Music and Arts Festival, the biggest community event of the […]

Friday, June 17: Dave Matthews Tribute Band at Bluefield Arts Center

Come out, come out… no use in hiding – the Buffalo, New York-based Dave Matthews Tribute Band is coming to Bluefield’s historic Granada Theater on Friday, June 17! Since 2003, The Dave Matthews Tribute Band has played over 1,500 shows in eight countries around the world, including performances in 48 of the 50 United States. […]

Good Eats: Friendship & Romance Can Still be Found at Stardust Cafe.

The Stardust Café opened its doors on Valentine’s Day in 2005. Since then, the café has solidified its place amongst the elite restaurants in the thriving downtown Lewisburg-area. But Valentine’s Day, it seems, was a most appropriate starting point…  Stardust has been called a place “where friendships and romance begin, and appetites are satisfied.” Then […]

Renaissance Festival Brings the Golden Age of History to West Virginia!

The West Virginia Renaissance Festival kicks off the 2022 season on Saturday, June 4. Now in its fifth year, the Festival brings a month of family-friendly entertainment to the Greenbrier Valley. From theatre, live music and comedy shows – to jousting demonstrations, equestrian performances and scotch eggs – the Renaissance Festival brings the Golden Age […]

West Virginia Renaissance Festival Set To Begin This Saturday!

Hear ye, hear ye!  Good morrow, Lords and Ladies! We are but five days from the fifth West Virginia Renaissance Festival… the annual celebration which brings the Golden Age of medieval history and fantasy to life in the Greenbrier Valley!  Beginning on Saturday, June 4 and continuing every weekend throughout the month, The West Virginia […]

Celebrate National Hamburger Day With A Legendary ‘Trust Me’ Burger!

If you’re out and about in White Sulphur Springs today, you’re in for a treat. Not only is the Dandelion Festival being celebrated all weekend long, but today, May 28, also happens to be National Hamburger Day! As explained on “Every May 28, National Hamburger Day celebrates America’s most iconic food. Americans eat over […]

Celebrate National Wine Day At The Village Wine Shop!

Wednesday, May 25 is National Wine Day – the most unnecessary holiday known to humankind… Why do we need National Wine Day? Since when do we need a holiday to crack open a bottle of wine? Well, the short answer is we don’t. But since today is, in fact, National Wine Day, it seems kind […]

West Virginia Renaissance Festival Set To Begin June 4th!

Hear ye, hear ye!  Good morrow, Lords and Ladies! We are but five days and a fortnight from the fifth West Virginia Renaissance Festival… the annual celebration which brings the Golden Age of medieval history and fantasy to life in the Greenbrier Valley!  Beginning on June 4 and continuing every weekend throughout the month, The […]

I See The Red Moon A-risin’ – There’s A Red Moon On The Rise!

As promised, right after midnight tonight, that long month of April showers will finally pay off, as we will get our best look at the May Flower Moon!  According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the May full moon, known as “the Flower Moon,” will be a“supermoon and coincide with a total lunar eclipse for most of […]

Remembering Friday The 13th With The Legendary Taso Stavrakis

Did you know that 2022 marks the 42nd anniversary of the original Friday the 13th?  Well I did – but then again I’m a big dork when it comes to horror movies. I grew up in the 80’s during the height of the slasher-craze. Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, and the guy with all the pins […]

The Sensational Brad Paisley Comes to WV to Support Youth!

Country music superstar and West Virginia native Brad Paisley will be appearing at the second annual GameChanger Golf Classic Dinner Wednesday, June 1, at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs.    The MVB Bank – GameChanger Golf Classic and dinner, along with a companion ‘Power of Prevention  Luncheon’ is a two-day affair to raise […]

Try Something New On ‘National Eat What You Want Day’

Are you hungry? Well then you’re in luck because today, May 11, is National Eat What You Want Day! Pepperoni pizza and ice cream? Knock yourself out! Fried chicken and cheesecake? Have at it! Spaghetti-O’s and nutella? (That one might just be me.) Take it to the neck! Nothing is off-limits today. Forget about sugar, […]

High Frequencies: Cracker Brings the 90’s Vibes to the Farm at Glen Haven

On Saturday, May 28th, Cracker will bring the 90’s vibes to the Farm at Glen Haven in Clifton Forge, Virginia! (Allegheny County) Anyone who reached a certain age in the 1990’s knows that the decade saw the birth of a musical renaissance. Alternative, grunge, rap, industrial, and country all reached heights the likes of which […]

Appalachia’s Exciting Adventure Travel w/ Mountain State Overland

To experience the best of what Appalachia has to offer, one must get off the beaten path. Jason Specht of Mountain State Overland helps people do just that. “We’re an outdoor influencer. We promote people getting outside in West Virginia, and around the world, and using their vehicles to get them there,” Jason says. If […]

Bill Withers Memorial Festival will be Epic!

On Saturday, May 14, and for the second consecutive year, the Bill Withers Memorial Festival will take place at the Intermodal Gateway in Beckley (Raleigh County). Born on the Fourth of July, 1938, in Slab Fork, West Virginia, Bill Withers spent the first 17 years of his life in Beckley. After a nine-year stint in […]

5 Best Songs for Mom on Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 8th is Mother’s Day – the day when we celebrate the woman who sent us out kicking and screaming into the world. I myself have a wonderful mother, whose wisdom is matched only by the patience she has demonstrated at my reluctance to learn from it. While my mother is the “conventional” type […]

Vicki Shannon, the Woman Behind the West Virginia Governor’s Mansion

Recently, HashtagWV had the unique opportunity to speak with Vicki Shannon, the woman behind the WV governor’s mansion In the heart of Charleston, West Virginia’s capital city, sits the stately three-story colonial red-brick Executive Mansion overlooking the Kanawha River that has been home to every West Virginia Governor and first-family since 1925; from Ephraim and […]

Halfway To Halloween At Miller’s Nightmare Haunted Farm!

Ever wonder what the ghouls and goblins of Miller’s Haunted Farm do during the off-season? Well, as it turns out, they spend their time baking pies and lounging around on the front porch. But although it may seem like an eternity from one Halloween to the next, the time passes quicker than three shakes of […]