Artist on Display: James Addison

By Sarah Richardson HashtagWV sat down with local artist James Addison this month (who you may recognize from the Wild Bean & Thunderbird Taco where he makes a killer margarita!) to talk about his unique and tech-inspired art style. His works create an almost blended ethereal /cyber vibe, and are intriguing in the details. Who […]

Unplugged: Birch Graves

By Sarah Richardson For this month’s edition of HashtagWV, we got to discuss with prolific local saxophonist Birch Graves his most recent musical endeavors, and get the inside scoop on what draws him to his passion: playing and listening to music. Who are you? I’m Birch Graves, and I grew up playing and learning music […]

Artist on Display: New Mourning Art by Ena Basler

At the first Ronceverte Food Truck Festival, HashtagWV had the chance to visit with local artist Ena Basler at their vendor booth for their New Mourning Art. Despite near-constant crowds, Ena gave us a glimpse into their variety of art creations, including custom pet portraits, line art, and vibrant resin earrings (that are all lightweight […]

The RNCVRT Café: Metropolitan vibes in the River City

By Sarah Richardson Ronceverte has been quite the happenin’ place recently with the opening of the Sportsman Tavern, the new Food Truck Festival weekends planned the rest of the summer, and now, the opening of the RNCVRT Café!  Chris and JorgeRodriguez-Stanleyhave been working for years to help revitalize Ronceverte, first with a plan to renovate […]

HashtagWV goes Off the Beaten Path with Greenbrier Off-Road Adventures

By Sarah Richardson I would like to consider myself an adventurer. Maybe even an outdoorsman. Growing up in Greenbrier County meant a lot of childhood memories spent in creekbeds, swinging on rope swings found over the river, catching snakes, hiking, biking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, building forts, and generally braving the elements all 4 seasons […]

Release the Ducks! Ronceverte River Festival returns this month

The Ronceverte River Festival is back for 2023 with a jam packed two-day event on June 9 and 10. From the parade on Friday until the last boom of the fireworks on Saturday night, it will be a fun filled weekend for everyone and all ages. With 10 categories awarded trophies, the parade down Main […]

TRUCK IT! The Greenbrier Valley’s newest festival comes to Ronceverte

  By Sarah Richardson The City of Ronceverte is now the home of the newest festival in the region – the Ronceverte Food Truck Festival! With food trucks, vendors, live music, games for children and adults, a “kid’s zone” and more on Edgar Avenue, the River City will be the place to be on Friday, […]

Nick Durm of Alabaster Boxer

By Sarah Richardson We had a chance to interview Nick Durm of Alabaster Boxer right before he hit the stage for his new album release party at Big Draft Brewing last month. Nick is the lead singer and a guitarist for the band, which also includes Drew Lawrence (drums/vocals), Jason Lockart (keys/vocals), Bill Fraley (bass/vocals), […]

Strawberry Festival returns to Alderson

Alderson Main Street, the Town of Alderson, Sheena Pendley, and Sunset Berry Farm are collaborating once again this spring to celebrate all things strawberry at the 6th annual Strawberry Festival. The BIG day is always the Saturday before Memorial Day, falling this year on May 27. There will be food, vendors, music, and fun both […]

The Agenda

Saturday, April 29 Event: Courthouse Farmer’s Market. 8 a.m. Robert C. Byrd Clinic, 1464 N. Jefferson St., Lewisburg Great Greenbrier River Race. 10 a.m. Eight Street, Marlinton. Sunday, April 30 Event: Pence Springs Flea Market. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Rt. 12 between Hinton and Alderson Monday, May 1 Tuesday, May 2 Event: Alderson […]

DARE to Cruz Car Show in Lewisburg

The 2023 DARE to Cruz Car Show will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jim’s Drive In in Lewisburg. Come out and support the Lewisburg Police Department DARE program as we welcome Lewisburg Baptist Academy as one of our DARE programs. The entry fee for vehicles is $20 […]

More & More & More Brenneman!

By Sarah Richardson Lewisburg artist Jeanne Brenneman began painting in 1972… and never stopped. If you’ve ever seen a watercolor painting of a Lewisburg building, chances are that it’s a Brenneman! Her impressive career has led her to opening a permanent studio space/classroom at Lee Street Studios in Lewisburg, which is packed full of originals […]

Local Art at the Alderson Artisan’s Gallery

The Gallery is a cooperative, non-profit, group of local West Virginia artisans, and is a part of Alderson Main Street’s efforts to improve and enrich our small mountain community. The gallery’s goal is to offer affordable, quality and locally made art to Alderson and the surrounding areas as well as to support our talented local artisans. In […]

Greenbrier Valley Theatre Prepares to Open Season 56

A West Virginia Premiere Begins the 2023 Season By Josh Lapping You may know Garth Williams for his work on famous children’s books such as Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little, and the Little House series. One work that you may not be as familiar with is The Rabbits’ Wedding. This 28-page book, revolving around a black […]

2023 Spring Nature Fling Celebrates Regional Ecology 

Event Schedule: Ongoing Art Events Glass art demonstrations and classes. See or work with the nature of glass. Les Fleurs Flower Exhibition Art ContestSubmit art entry for EXHIBIT: Create art inspired by flowers and submit your entry to Beckley Art Center online. A variety of mediums and sizes will be excepted. See contest details and link […]