Mountain Scene Archive

Saturday, June 6: Lewisburg Chocolate Festival!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Mountain Scene

Make plans for the 14th Annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, slated for Saturday, June 6th, 2020! This special one-day event brings together some of our favorite things in life—music, shopping, good times and chocolate! Dating back to 2006, this Lewisburg West Virginia event has grown from offering 5,000 tastings to 35,000 in just 10 years. Today 40 chocolate […]

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Saturday, Feb 15: Music is Love at the Virginia Opry

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

The Virginia Opry will celebrate its 29th performance season by presenting “Music Is Love at The Virginia Opry,” in The Historic Masonic Theatre on Saturday, February 15, at 7:00 p.m. Glen Shelton, a vocalist and songwriter who has opened for 40 nationally prominent acts, will serve as vocalist and emcee.  He has written and recorded […]

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Mtn Scene: Commonwealth Vintage & the Rise of Treasures from Years Past

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

If you love American made vintage clothing but don’t have the time and patience to dig through charitable thrift stores, check out Commonwealth Vintage, downtown Lewisburg’s newest vintage clothing haven. This shop is a can’t miss location on any respectable city map (yes, it’s on the Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper Map!) because it’s right at […]

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Mountain Scene: Mi Tequila. When the Mexican Food Craving Hits

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Mountain Scene

When the Mexican food craving hits, you won’t have to go south of the border. A family-operated restaurant with a regional Mexican focus and extensive menu has opened on the north end of Lewisburg. Mi Tequila is a casual one-room spot beside Tudors Biscuit World, the well-known West Virginia restaurant chain and franchise. They pride […]

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MTN SCENE: A FREE-RANGE THANKSGIVING W/ TERRAPIN FARMS!

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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Mtn Scene: International Foods in the Valley

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Mountain Scene

Eat your way around Greenbrier Valley one meal at a time this Fall. From French to Korean, there are some nice local options of international foods in the area. Here is a list of available choices. In honor of Taste of our Town (TOOT), held Saturday, October 12 in downtown Lewisburg (see article, page 18), […]

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Saturday, Sept 28: Wild Cuisine at Roadkill Cookoff!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

On Saturday, September 28th, thousands of folks will stroll around downtown Marlinton for one of the south’s most well-known and wild cooking competitions called the West Virginia Roadkill Cook-off. This event is held during the Autumn Harvest Festival and chefs works hard to come up with wildly delicious dishes that stand out from the rest. […]

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The M.F.B. Brings Intense Funk to Watoga Art in the Park!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

On Saturday afternoon, August 31, from 2-5pm, The M.F.B. will be funkin’ up Watoga State Park during Watoga Art in the Park in Marlinton, Pocahontas County. Over the last seven years, this popular band out of Charleston has laid waste to the music landscape with contagious grooves and an over-the-top stage show that has left […]

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Mountain Scene: Downtown Gets a Groovy Boutique. An Interview w/ Willow + Ryan

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

Beautiful and vibrant downtown Lewisburg, WV has recently become home to a creative and free-spirited store obsessed with imagination. Three short years ago, we featured this shop when they moved to Jefferson Plaza, located beside Fujiyama aka the sushi place. The store is Willow and Ryan’s Unique Boutique, owned and operated by Willow and Ryan. […]

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Mountain Scene: The River is Calling. An Interview with Beverly and Bob at Greenbrier River Campground

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

Warm weather is finally here and it’s time to start thinking about getting back to nature with family and friends. Whether you like to pitch your own tent or get a good night’s sleep in an air-conditioned cabin, Greenbrier River Campground offers excellent accommodations for all kinds of folks. Families can’t help but love this […]

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What Would the Quarantined Bunny Drink? w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this April!

What Would the Quarantined Bunny Drink w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper - This April, what would the quarantined Easter bunny drink? Vodka, rum, tequila, brews? Find out with Robert Aquilino here. The impact of COVID-19 continues to affect us all in unprecedented ways. Along with fun/engaging content this month, we have included helpful information about the Paycheck Protection Loan Program for small businesses. In this issue, Grandpa […]

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