Main Street White Sulphur Springs Summer Music Festival August 30

Come on over to the Old Mill Park (Gazebo) next to the Post Office this Sunday, Aug. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m., for an afternoon of summer lawn music and fun on Main Street, US Route 60, downtown White Sulphur Springs. This is our final Sunday of music in the park for the summer. The performances are underwritten by Main Street White Sulphur Springs. The More...

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By admin On Friday, August 21st, 2015

Creative Writing Workshop scheduled

The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, through a grant from the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau 2015 Calvin W. Price Appalachian Enrichment Series, presents the 2015 PSBBF Creative Writing Workshop More...

The Asylum hosted the Hunter S. Thompson lookalike contest on Friday night, and several contestants turned up in their Hawaiian shirts and bucket hats to vie for the grand prize, a trip to Las Vegas. Mayor John Manchester made a strong showing dressed as the late journalist as he appeared in his later years when he lived on a ranch in Colorado. Sarah Mansheim, managing editor of the Mountain Messenger, won the contest with the help of her attorney, Denise Pettijohn, aka Dr. Gonzo, a toy pistol and several vodka and grapefruit cocktails. In the photo, Manchester shares the stage with contest director and MC Derek Teaney. (Photo courtesy of Havenbrook Media)
By admin On Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Literary Festival brings out the best and the weirdest of the literary world

“The Help” author Katherine Stockett signs a copy of her book in the museum gallery at Carnegie Hall last weekend. Stockett was the featured speaker at this year’s Lewisburg Literary Festival and brought the More...

By admin On Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Entertainment Calendar Aug. 15-23

Ongoing: Art exhibits: “Hither and Yon” by Robin Poteet, Museum Gallery; “Reflections at Lost River Farm” by Chuck Almarez, Old Stone Room; “Images from my World” by Rose Dobbins, Auditorium Gallery; More...

State Fair Photography Show - A Fair Favorite
The State Fair Photography Show, a crowd favorite, attracts several hundred exhibitors from throughout the region and beyond who compete for top awards. The show features a variety of black and white and color categories of all kinds of subjects of human interest, and it is a must see event for anyone who has a passion for taking photos or enjoys looking at photos. Pictured is Amelia Tuckwiller, who won a Best of Show Award at the 2014 State Fair Photography Show for her photo of the draft horse pull in front of the Grandstand with the Ferris wheel in the background. Tuckwiller, a long time exhibitor, has also earned top awards at the fair for her scrapbooks, including her State Fair scrapbooks that she has made and exhibited throughout the years. In addition to her large collection of fair photographs that she has taken over the years, she also has archived video footage that documents the fair’s history. Be sure to see the Photography Show which is showcased in the West Virginia building.
By admin On Friday, August 7th, 2015

State Fair Photography Show – A Fair Favorite

  State Fair Photography Show – A Fair FavoriteThe State Fair Photography Show, a crowd favorite, attracts several hundred exhibitors from throughout the region and beyond who compete for top awards. More...

CSX has been restoring the old C&O Depot in downtown Ronceverte, which had fallen into disrepair. The City of Ronceverte is celebrating the depot’s 100-year anniversary this Labor Day weekend with the C&O Depot Centennial Celebration.
By admin On Friday, August 7th, 2015

C&O Depot Centennial Celebration Event Schedule

Friday Sept. 4 • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Flea Market • 5 p.m. – Ronceverte Museum grand opening • 6:30 p.m. – Parade • 7:30 p.m. – American Heritage Music Hall square dancing in Downtown Saturday, More...

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By admin On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Mountain Messenger’s Entertainment Calendar 08.08.15

Ongoing: Art exhibits: “Hither and Yon” by Robin Poteet, Museum Gallery; “Reflections at Lost River Farm” by Chuck Almarez, Old Stone Room, through August 29; “Images from my World” by Rose Dobbins, More...

Front Row: Kim Morgan Dean* (left) and Samantha Blain*; Back Row: Tamala Baldwin* (left), Ambe Williams* and Crystin Gilmore (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre) [*denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association]
By admin On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Greenbrier Valley Theatre brings ‘Beehive!’ to Opera House

Front Row: Kim Morgan Dean* (left) and Samantha Blain*; Back Row: Tamala Baldwin* (left), Ambe Williams* and Crystin Gilmore (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre) [*denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association]The More...

Main Street White Sulphur Springs Summer Music Festival at Old Mill Park
By admin On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Main Street White Sulphur Springs Summer Music Festival upcoming

Main Street White Sulphur Springs Summer Music Festival at Old Mill Park Come on over to the Old Mill Park (Gazebo) next to the Post Office this Sunday, Aug. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m., for an afternoon of summer lawn More...

Robin & Doug
By admin On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Only two Ivy Terrace performances remain this season!

Robin & Doug Ivy Terrace continues at Carnegie Hall! The Ivy Terrace series is a summertime favorite in the Greenbrier Valley. Fun for all ages, families and friends enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie More...