Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, returns to Marlinton on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys are among West Virginia’s longest-running bluegrass bands. The group first organized in 1968 around the foursome of Richard Hefner (banjo/tenor vocal), his brother More...

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Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Garth Newel Music Center’s Summer Season continues this weekend

Garth Newel Music Center’s Summer Season continues with concerts on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company Saturday afternoon’s activities begin at 4 p.m. More...

Hannah McGinley as Tammy Wynette in GVT’s “Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story” (Photo by 84 Agency, courtesy of  Greenbrier Valley Theatre)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

GVT presents ‘Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story’

Hannah McGinley as Tammy Wynette in GVT’s “Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story” (Photo by 84 Agency, courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre) “Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman.” No one knew that More...

Springhouse Entertainers
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 15th, 2014

Greenbrier performers to entertain at Library

The Greenbrier County Public Library invites the public to enjoy the elegance of The Springhouse Entertainers from The Greenbrier, as well as summer-style refreshments at a free event celebrating the conclusion More...

Possum Holler Glee Club
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

More great Ivy Terrace performances to come in August

Carnegie Hall’s 2014 Ivy Terrace free Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by the Possum Holler Glee Club. The concert will be held rain or shine Thursday, Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Background of Alderson’s Bricktop and Cole Porter

Cole Porter was a famous composer of the 1920s to ‘50s. He wrote the music and lyrics for such musicals as Anything Goes and Kiss Me Kate. Songs included, “Night and Day,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “I’ve More...

The Saints logo part of the floral display in the foreground of the AdvoCare Sports Performance Center
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

White Sulphur Springs rolls out the red carpet for the Saints

The Saints logo part of the floral display in the foreground of the AdvoCare Sports Performance Center Exerpted from John De Shazier’s post on NewOrleansSaints.com dated Monday, July 21 after the Saints paraded More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Union’s Last Blast of Summer Event set for August 30

Labor Day weekend signals the end of summer vacations and back to school. The Union Area Chamber of Commerce is planning to end summer with an all day party on Main Street in Union, Monroe County on Saturday, Aug. More...

Front: Zenya Walters (left), Hannah Smart and Georgia Foster; Back: Adrienne Brumfeld (left), Sallie Ann Wittkkamper and Savannah Hart (Photo by Beth White)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Trillium School for Performing Arts

Front: Zenya Walters (left), Hannah Smart and Georgia Foster; Back: Adrienne Brumfeld (left), Sallie Ann Wittkkamper and Savannah Hart (Photo by Beth White) The Trillium School for Performing Arts will hold its More...

Evan Zimmerman as Harry Witherspoon (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Something funny’s going on at GVT

Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT) continues the run of the hilarious musical farce Lucky Stiff, July 24-26, 30 and 31 and Aug. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. Evan Zimmerman as Harry Witherspoon (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier More...