Tag archive for ‘Visitors Bureau’
By admin On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Local team of authors show town history with stunning vintage photos

By David Esteppe Telling a story in pictures is Rainelle, the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images in America series. The book written is by local authors: acclaimed writer and historian Joan 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...

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes back 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 More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Lewisburg Literary Festival set for August 1 & 2

Bestselling Author Garth Stein of ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ to headline Lewisburg Literary Festival The Lewisburg Literary Festival is pleased to invite you to join author Garth Stein, author of the New More...

Born Old
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Pocahontas County Opera House hosts Music in The Mountains Old Time Festival

The Pocahontas County Opera House is starting its 2014-15 season with two days of old time music and old-fashioned fun during the Music in the Mountains Old Time Festival. Born Old Born Old will kick off this celebration More...

Alderson Quilters and Crafters
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau awards funding to 13 local organizations for tourism marketing

Guild members accept a check from the Greenbrier County CVB as they prepare more than 50 quilts for display at the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center. The quilts will be on display during the month of March, National More...

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line are bringing their traveling
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line return to Opera House

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line are bringing their traveling carnival of Appalachian-roots-rock back to the Pocahontas County Opera House stage on Sunday, Mar. 16, at 7 p.m. Nora Jane Struthers and The Party More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Greenbrier County CVB launches contest for the ‘Best of the Greenbrier Valley’

 The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is seeking votes for the “Best of the Greenbrier Valley” contest which got underway Feb. 7. All are invited to cast a vote for their favorite Greenbrier More...

Elk River Ramblers Opry Night
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Elk River Ramblers, Black Twig Pickers share Opry Night stage

Elk River Ramblers Opry Night at the Opera House has come to showcase some of the best musical talent from Pocahontas County and the surrounding region. On Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m., musicians from Pocahontas More...