Out & About Archive

Friday, Aug 3: Cheers to Beer Day at Landings!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Out & About

International Beer Day is a global celebration of beer, taking place in restaurants, pubs, breweries, and backyards all over the world. It’s a day for beer lovers everywhere to raise a toast to our brewers and bartenders and rejoice in the greatness of beer. Landing’s Restaurant in Lewisburg invites you to celebrate the occasion on […]

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Sat. Jan 6: Chili Cookoff & Bicycle at GV Beer!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Out & About

It’s gonna get HOT in the tap room during Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s 3rd Annual Chili Cookoff featuring special musical guest, Bicycle! Bicycle’s genre is rock, the whole rock, and nothing but rock! Registration and tastings are FREE! Event starts at 4:30pm and ends at 9pm. Let this cook-off warm you up on this January night. […]

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Do your Dream Job w/ National Apprentice Day, a Free Year Round Apprenticeship Program!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Out & About, youth program

When you were a child, what was your dream job? Did your dream come true? If you had the chance to experience your dream job as a child, would it have changed your life? Based in Lewisburg, West Virginia, National Apprentice Day is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization connecting kids to their dream job. This program is […]

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SET YOUR SIGHTS ON THE HARVEST W/ MOUNTAINEER GUNS!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, On The Cover, Out & About, Shopping

The coming of fall heralds crisp air carries the scent of wood smoke and frost-tipped grass crunching underfoot. It’s the trigger for every hunter that the long awaited hunting seasons are at last rolling in on a whirlwind of colorful leaves. Mountaineer Guns on Main Street, downtown White Sulphur Springs, is on hand to help […]

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Thur, April 20: Sensi Trails “Prohibition” Tour Comes to Lewisburg!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Out & About

Prepare yourselves for a high-energy reggae show on Thursday, 4/20 at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg with Sensi Trails, a three-piece original reggae/rock/pop band from the Outer Banks (OBX) of North Carolina. DJ Byson is opening the show. They are on tour and debuting their newest EP, “Prohibition,” which is inspired by the current marijuana […]

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281 Free Thanksgiving Meals Served at When Pigs Fly!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Out & About

For a third year in a row, When Pigs Fly BBQ in Fairlea, West Virginia rounded up all the necessary ingredients to serve free Thanksgiving meals to the community. The ingredients included donations, volunteers, food, and a whole lot of love in their hearts. Owners Mike Sheridan and Kellen Leef call Thanksgiving their, “Giving Back Day.” And giving […]

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Saturday, Oct 29: Lewisburg Halloween Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Festivals, Out & About

On Halloween night, hordes of costumed children trick or treat the night away. We encourage you to gather the kids and the family dog(s) and start the festivities early at the Lewisburg Halloween Festival. Slated for Saturday, October 29th, this special free event is held from 3-8pm at Hollowell Park, located behind WV Osteopathic School […]

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Capturing the 2016 Roadkill Cookoff!

The 2016 Roadkill Cookoff & Autumn Harvest Festival was another smashing success! To celebrate the event, we documented with photos and some video. There were thousands of attendees and the weather was perfect. Big congratulations to “East Meets West Virginia” for winning 1st Place and $1,200 prize money!! Check out our interview with them below. 2nd Place ($600) & […]

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OUT & ABOUT: ENHANCE YOUR 2 WHEEL EXPERIENCE AT APPALACHIAN BICYCLE CO!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Out & About

Independent bike shops are the soul of our biking communities. They have a life force that is developed by its owners’ personality, who offer quality service and have created a unique culture and following. This is the feeling you get when you shop with Stu Schwab, owner/operator at Appalachian Bicycle Co. in downtown Lewisburg. Stu’s […]

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The French Goat Celebrates 1 Year!!!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Out & About

On the eve of Thursday, August 18th friends and patrons of Lewisburg’s favorite French restaurant, The French Goat, gathered to celebrate it’s 1 year birthday! As all French birthday celebrations go, there were hats, cake, amazing food, and wine! Pictured above is owner Arthur Forgette thanking his guests for a memorable first year. Since their […]

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Back to the Music w/ Lewisburg City Paper this September!

Back into the Music w/ HashtagWV this September! - It’s back to the music w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this September. Susanna Robinson features Warner Music School: from humble beginnings to true love and more.  Other big stories include Wild Cuisine at the West Virginia Roadkill Cookoff, Freshwater Folk Festival, an interview with Carlene Carter, Highway Queen by Jason Scott, and so much more! […]

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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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