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Dec 6-21: Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) at GVT!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Acting Out, Blog

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the state professional theatre of West Virginia, is proud to present the Christmas extravaganza Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!). A new way to celebrate the holiday season; a mash-up of all your favorite seasonal songs, tales and traditions condensed into one 90-minute laugh riot! Filled with music, stories, laughter […]

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Holl & Holler Promises Plenty of Cheer + Beers

By: HashtagWV / Category: B Sides & Badlands, Blog, Jason Scott

Live music will never become obsolete. There is something magical about meeting up with friends or even strangers for an evening of art in its purest form. Nothing could possibly replace the feeling of reverb rippling out across a crowd; the singalong chorus of throngs of fans; the feeling when you grab a piece of […]

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Friday, Dec 20: The VPOC Holiday Thang w/ The Yetti @ Wild Bean

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

It is the year 2020 and a giant meteor has set its fiery sights on planet Earth.  Its intention is to press the reset button on civilization. Some people run and seek shelter, others passively accept their fate and take what time they have left to reflect on the great things that our species has […]

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Warm up the holidays this December w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog

Warm up the holidays this December w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper!  + Find KRAMPUS to enter for your chance to win a dozen cupcakes from Cakes Your Way and the Coffee Café in Covington, VA! Located in downtown Covington, Cakes Your Way and the Coffee Café is the town’s convenient stop for a latte and […]

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By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

When shopping for your Thanksgiving bird, it will be tempting to grab one at the supermarket. But instead of buying store-bought, have you considered a tasty, locally sourced bird for a free-range Thanksgiving? The past 2 decades have given way to a steady rise of small farms across the United States that are working to […]

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Wed. Nov 27: Thanksgiving Eve Party w/ Nick Durm & Randy Gilkey at The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Wednesday, November 27, 9pm, the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg presents a Thanksgiving Eve Party w/ Nick Durm and Randy Gilkey. Coming from the heart of West Virginia, Durm and Gilkey provide the right blend to soaring harmony on the top Americana anthems. Also, don’t miss Untrained Professionals on Friday, November 15, 9pm! – HashtagWV […]

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In the Neighborhood: Keep it Real this Christmas w/ Crickmer Farms

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In the Neighborhood

Keep it real this Christmas with a stunning tree from Crickmer Farms! Located in Danese (just 45 minutes from Lewisburg) they invite you to the Grand Opening of their new store on Saturday, November 23 from 10a-4pm. The new store features a full line of live products including trees, wreaths of various sizes, garland and […]

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Thursday, Nov 28: Community Thanksgiving Dinner

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt

Kellen Leef grew up with 6 siblings. With so many children in the home, Thanksgiving always played a large part for the family. When they all reached adulthood, there was a year when none of them were able to make the trip “home” for Thanksgiving dinner with their parents. Kellen immediately started thinking about the […]

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B-Sides & Badlands: The Half Bad Bluegrass Band are Pretty Darn Good

By: HashtagWV / Category: B Sides & Badlands, Blog, Jason Scott

Anyone born of the Appalachian ridge line more than likely has music coursing in their veins. The traditions of folk and acoustic music, blended with a Jimmie Rodgers charm, become engrained in your bones whether you realize it or not. That seems to be the case for The Half Bad Bluegrass Band, who have amassed […]

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No Fancy Footwork Required at English Country Dancing… Fall/Winter Classes!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

Dancing “…adds to the accomplishment of behavior and carriage and qualifies a person for polite company.” ‒ Nicholas Ridgely 1750. English Country Dancing continues with Fall/Winter classes at St. James Episcopal Church on Saturdays this November and throughout the Fall/Winter from 7p–8:30 p.m. Suggested cost is a $5.00 donation to the church for room and […]

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Create Joy this 2020 w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! - Create Joy this 2020 with Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! This month, we feature Road Hog’s Barbeque, the “new barbeque shrine” of White Sulphur Springs!; New Year, New Wine; an interview w/ Keith and Tiffany at Commonwealth Vintage; the winter trifecta with Larry Case; and so much more! Also, don’t miss your chance to WIN lunch […]

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Best Things to Do in Lewisburg WV! - Spending a day in Lewisburg? Here are a few of the best things to do while you’re visiting. Start your day at the Wild Bean coffee shop.  Located downtown, this cafe offers premium coffee, tea, veggie cuisine, wi-fi, entertainment, and more! The breakfast menu consisting of breakfast burritos, egg scrambles, breakfast sandwiches and granola w/ […]

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WONDER HOW HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper gets published and distributed FREE every month in-print and online? Do we have wealthy parents or did one of us seduce a millionaire? No. Are we financed by bank loans or grant money? Nope, not that either. Until we hit it BIG in the lotto, every issue of HASHTAGWV comes […]


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