Opening of exhibit ‘success’

Students and Principal from the Christopher Payne School in Ronceverte, West Virginia prior to the end of segregation which ended in Greenbrier County in January 1956 
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More than 125 people from as far away as New Orleans and the Washington, DC area attended the opening reception for the exhibit “Invisible Roots and Legends: A Photographic View of African American History in Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia” on Sept. 20 at the Cooper Gallery at 122 East Washington Street, Lewisburg. Those attending were able to More...

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By admin On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Tamarack holds jury session

Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, the state’s premier art and craft facility, held its most recent artisan jury session on Aug. 28. Fourteen craft, fine craft and fine art artists and artisans from 12 counties More...

“A Grand Convulsion in Society: Cameos of Civil War Women in Song and Story” recounts the multifaceted stories of the women of the American Civil War, like Frances Clalin Clayton who disguised herself as a man named Jack Williams in order to fight alongside her husband for Union forces.
By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Pocahontas County Opera House features cameos of Civil War women

Pocahontas County Opera House features cameos of Civil War women Seldom-told stories of the women of the American Civil War will come to life on the stage of the Pocahontas County Opera House during a special matinee More...

A typical Freshwater Folk Festival scene
By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Freshwater Folk Festival to make a splash in White Sulphur Springs

On Saturday, Oct. 4, folks of all ages will be heading for the Tenth Annual Freshwater Folk Festival on the grounds of the National Fish Hatchery in White Sulphur Springs. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until More...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Free admission at Clay Center on Smithsonian magazine’s Annual Museum Day

Visit the Clay Center’s science and art galleries for free Saturday, Sept. 27 in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live! Through a nationwide partnership with the Smithsonian Institute More...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Ballroom Dance classes offered

The Ballroom Dancers of Lewisburg, Chapter 6073 of USA Dance, (a nonprofit organization promoting the benefits of ballroom dancing) will be offering classes in ballroom dances. If you have ever wanted to learn how More...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Celebrate Autumn splendor at Highland County’s Hands & Harvest Fall Foliage Festival

Highland County, “Virginia’s Switzerland”, invites visitors to celebrate a spectacular show of autumn colors in this rural community in the mountains of Virginia’s Western Highlands. The annual Hands and More...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Tamarack’s upcoming events

When fall swings into high gear in West Virginia; Tamarack’s schedule also turns especially colorful. According to Events Director Kelly Elkins, September and October are especially hectic with holiday preparations More...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Celebrate First Fridays after 5 in Downtown Lewisburg – October 3

Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five on Friday, Oct. 3. Join the fun in downtown Lewisburg … live music, art events and tasty treats … all free to the public. Everyone is welcome! Washington More...

Voices From the Dead at NorthHouse
By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

‘Voices from the Dead’ at North House

Join the Greenbrier Historical Society on October’s First Friday in Downtown Lewisburg, Oct. 3 for a night of haunted history at our “Voices from the Dead: Historic Tragedies” program. Visitors will stop to More...