Culture Center to unveil USS West Virginia Exhibit

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History will open a special exhibition to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The exhibit will honor the USS West Virginia and feature artifacts from the battleship, one of nine to be destroyed on that day. The exhibit will open with a reception at the Culture Center on Sunday, Dec. More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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MountainRail Adventures partners with local businesses on new Christmas train

The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, Inc. [DGVR] has announced a brand new holiday attraction that is coming to the Cass Scenic Railroad in Pocahontas County. The “Elf Limited” train ride is a brand More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Lewisburg Holiday Festival: Two Days! November 19th & 20th

The Shops of Lewisburg Holiday Festival will again transform the city into a holiday wonderland Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20. This year’s event will include a full schedule of holiday activities, celebrating More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Entertainment Calendar: November 19, 2016

Art Exhibits: “Recent Still Life Paintings” by Cleveland Morris, Old Stone Room; “Paper Tells a Story” by Martha Olson, Museum Gallery; “Mosaics” by Diane Hall. Carnegie Hall, Nov. 4-Dec. 30   Saturday, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Big Gigantic to headline 5th annual Ballhooter Spring Break Festival

Snowshoe Mountain, the no. 1 mountain resort in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, has announced Big Gigantic as the headliner for their fifth annual Ballhooter Spring Break Festival, set to take place Mar. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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State Fair to start one day early

State Fair officials have announced the 2017 State Fair of West Virginia will start a day early on Thursday, Aug. 10, and run until Saturday, Aug. 19. The 2017 State Fair, themed “Start a Tradition,” will open More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Entertainment Calendar: NOVEMBER 12-19

Art Exhibits: “Recent Still Life Paintings” by Cleveland Morris, Old Stone Room; “Paper Tells a Story” by Martha Olson, Museum Gallery; “Mosaics” by Diane Hall. Carnegie Hall, Nov. 4-Dec. 30 SATURDAY, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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GVT serves up a second helping of star-studded entertainment

Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT), the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, is proud to announce an evening of drag and burlesque with its popular fundraising event Spanxgiving II on Saturday, Nov. 19, at More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Tony Caridi debuts children’s book

As a play-by-play announcer, Tony Caridi has told real-time stories about sporting events in West Virginia for over 30 years. In a soon-to-be-released children’s book, he’ll take boys and girls across the Mountain More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman to lead free poetry workshop

Poetry enthusiasts and novices alike are invited to join West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman for a free poetry workshop on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m. Harshman will lead an hour-long, casual workshop at More...