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May Events

  1. Spring Three Day Weekend Special - Cabins at Pine Haven
    City: BeaverDate: Apr 2, 2014 - May 3, 2014

    Stay any two weekend nights Friday and Saturday nights between April 2, 2014 and May 3, 2014 and get a Thursday or Sunday Night...

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  2. Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit
    City: MartinsburgDate: Apr 10, 2014 - May 4, 2014

    Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit at Berkeley Art Works The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Fourth Annual Art and...

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  3. Celebrating Home is Where the Heart Is Quilt Show and Sale
    City: Berkeley SpringsDate: Apr 11, 2014 - May 26, 2014

    15th Annual Delectable Mountains Quilt Guild Show and Sale. Opening reception April 11, 2014, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Gallery hours...

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  4. New River Birding & Nature Festival
    City: LansingDate: Apr 27, 2014 - May 3, 2014

    A friendly birding vacation for everyone, this week long event features guided birding and nature excursions, world-class...

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  5. Rally in the Valley - Williamson, WV
    City: WilliamsonDate: May 1, 2014 - May 4, 2014

    Motorcycle Rally in the Winding Hills of Southern WV the 1st weekend in May each Year. 1st weekend of May All Kinds of Bikes!...

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  6. Come to the Island! Opening day for 2014
    City: ParkersburgDate: May 1, 2014

    Blennerhassett Island Historical State reopens to the public and begin excursions to historic Blennerhassett Island. The...

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  7. Carnegie Hall Auditorium Gallery
    City: LewisburgDate: May 1, 2014 - Jun 28, 2014

    Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam presents the stories of young American soldiers going to Vietnam during the 1960s. The graffiti,...

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  8. American Mountain Theater Premier 2-Hour Show (May)
    City: ElkinsDate: May 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014

    May Schedule: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 PM It’s hard to believe that so much entertainment can be packed into...

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  9. Monty Python’s Spamalot at The Apollo
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 2, 2014 - May 11, 2014

    May 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, & 11, 2014 Presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) Book and...

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  10. 9 to 5: The Musical
    City: Charleston Date: May 2, 2014 - May 17, 2014

    Musical tells the story of three unlikely friends who conspire to take control of their company and learn there's nothing they...

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    City: Berkeley Springs Date: May 2, 2014 - May 4, 2014

    A Family Friendly Music and Arts Festival focusing on some of the regions best talent. Featuring 2 full days and nights of...

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  12. 13th Annual Scottish Festival & Celtic Gathering
    City: BridgeportDate: May 2, 2014 - May 4, 2014

    The North Central West Virginia Scottish Heritage Society will be hosting its 13th annual Scottish Festival & Celtic...

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  13. Spring Migration - Bird Banding - Tygart Lake SP
    City: GraftonDate: May 2, 2014 - May 4, 2014

    Whether you are a novice or seasoned birder, come out and have a fantastic birding experience. Activities open to day...

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  14. First Friday Coffeehouse Features ... Tony Denikos
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 2, 2014

    Modern Americana with deep roots. Tony's music is witty, cutting, purposeful and reflective. His authentic voice will drive the...

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  15. Bike the Park (May) - Twin Falls Resort SP
    City: MullensDate: May 3, 2014

    A great day to go mountain biking. A biking event for anyone who likes to mountain bike and/or wants to learn more about...

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  16. The First of Six Saturdays - Blennerhassett SP
    City: ParkersburgDate: May 3, 2014

    A visit to Blennerhassett Island is steeped in history. The island is also a wildlife habitat. Learn more about natural...

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  17. Antique Gas Engine Show
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 3, 2014 - May 4, 2014

    Held at the WV State Farm Museum Saturday and Sunday. Exhibits of working sawmill, displays of small engines and antique...

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  18. Annual Spring Bird Walk #3 - Prickett's Fort SP
    City: FairmontDate: May 3, 2014 8:00AM

    Come celebrate the joys of spring with a Saturday morning bird walk. (Third-of-Three) Staff of the West Virginia Department...

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  19. Engines and Wheels Festival - North Bend SP
    City: CairoDate: May 3, 2014 9:00AM - 6:00PM

    Come experience these old fashioned machines and learn how the engines, wheels, and antique mechanisms became the workhorses of...

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  20. Cabela's FREE Fun Day at Smoke Hole Resort
    City: CabinsDate: May 3, 2014 9:00AM - 4:00PM

    FREE FREE FREE!!! All kids 12 & under get a free trout from the trout pond and a free fishing pole!!! Free archery...

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  21. Spring Wildflowers - Watoga State Park
    City: MarlintonDate: May 3, 2014 10:30AM

    Join us at Cabin #1 near the Greenbrier River to check out the blooming wonders. We begin at 10:30 a.m. Led by...

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  22. Shawnee Spring Gathering
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 3, 2014 11:00AM - 8:00PM

    Shawnee Spring Gathering is an intertribal gathering with Native Drumming and Dancing. True Native American vendors including a...

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  23. Annual Williamsburg Ramp Dinner
    City: WilliamsburgDate: May 3, 2014 1:00PM - 6:00PM

    Join the Greenbrier Valley community for this annual spring event. The Williamsburg Ramp Dinner will be held on Saturday,...

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  24. Rhonda Vincent - Chuck Mathena Center
    City: PrincetonDate: May 3, 2014 8:00PM

    Join CMC for the award winning American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Hours: 8pm

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  25. Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver at the American Mountain Theater
    City: ElkinsDate: May 4, 2014

    The American Mountain Theater is pleased to be bringing you some of the best groups in the world of Southern Gospel Music for a...

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  26. Bring It On: The Musical (May) - Clay Center
    City: CharlestonDate: May 5, 2014 7:30PM - 9:00PM

    Bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass, BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL inspired by the Bring It On film, takes you on a high-flying...

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  27. Rendezvous on the River - Blennerhassett Island SP
    City: ParkersburgDate: May 7, 2014 - May 10, 2014

    Muzzleloader and mountain men will be gathering on Blennerhassett Island for their spring rendezvous. Authentic campsites,...

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  28. WV Wildflower Pilgrimage - Blackwater Falls SP
    City: DavisDate: May 8, 2014 - May 11, 2014

    The 53rd annual WV Wildflower Pilgrimage to help identify plants and birds, point out interesting flora and fauna, and answer...

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  29. Bluegrass Festival - North Bend State Park
    City: CairoDate: May 9, 2014 - May 11, 2014

    Help us celebrate 20 years of Bluegrass at North Bend State Park! Bring your family and friends and come out for a fun...

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  30. Buffalo Heritage Days
    City: BuffaloDate: May 9, 2014 - May 10, 2014

    This weekend celebration of Putnam County’s oldest town includes Buffalo Academy Museum, tour of historic buildings, historic...

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  31. Dave Mason at Carnegie Hall WV
    City: LewisburgDate: May 9, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, songwriter, and legendary guitarist Dave Mason has been making music since the age of 18...

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  32. MercyMe - Clay Center
    City: CharlestonDate: May 9, 2014 8:00PM - 10:00PM

    Experience the heartfelt lyrics of one of the most recognized groups in Contemporary Christian music as they perform hits like ...

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  33. Heritage Days - Martinsburg
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 10, 2014

    May 9th, Friday evening Heritage Days begins with a dedication to the Adam Stephen Memorial. May 10th, Saturday is full of...

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  34. Spring Bird Walk - Watters Smith State Park
    City: Lost CreekDate: May 10, 2014 8:00AM

    Learn basic birding skills and search the park landscape for migratory birds. Bring binoculars and wear sturdy hiking shoes....

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  35. Migration Celebration at Little Beaver State Park
    City: BeaverDate: May 10, 2014 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Join Three Rivers Avian Center at Little Beaver State Park for the Migration Celebration from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a free...

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  36. St. Albans Founders Day
    City: St. Albans Date: May 10, 2014 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    St. Albans Founders Day The 9th Annual St. Albans Founders Day will be on Main Street on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10 ...

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  37. 13th Annual Ranson Festival
    City: RansonDate: May 10, 2014 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    The Annual Ranson Festival is a fun-filled and family friendly event hosted by the Ranson Convention & Visitor's Bureau of...

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  38. 4th Annual Ranson Car Show
    City: RansonDate: May 10, 2014 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    The Ranson Car Show occurs in conjunction with the Ranson Festival. With 14 Specialty Awards, and 30 Overall Awards, all makes ...

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  39. Irish Road Bowling at Kanawha State Forest
    City: CharlestonDate: May 10, 2014 12:30PM

    Irish Road Bowling can be traced back to the 1600s. One story is that Dutch soldiers brought it when William of Orange came to...

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  40. Bramwell Spring Tour of Historic Homes
    City: BramwellDate: May 10, 2014 2:00PM - 5:00PM

    Recapture the gilded age - self guided walking tour of millionaires homes with costumed interpreter. Tour conducted rain or...

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  41. Historic Town of Bramwell - Mercer County CVB
    City: BramwellDate: May 10, 2014 2:00PM - 5:00PM

    Step back in time to the Victorian era. Recapture the gilded age with this self-guided walking tour of Historic Bramwell. ...

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  42. Tea Social at the Job Prickett House
    City: FairmontDate: May 11, 2014 1:00PM - 2:00PM

    It's Mother's Day. A Tea Social at the Job Prickett House is planned today from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. By the mid-19th century,...

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  43. Film Series at The Lewis Theatre-Cutie & the Boxer
    City: LewisburgDate: May 12, 2014 7:00PM

    This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife,...

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  44. Greenbrier Trail Bike Trek
    City: MarlintonDate: May 15, 2014 - May 18, 2014

    Greenbrier River Trail - Snowshoe to Marlinton cbarclay@lunginfo.org 304-342-6600 Ride along the Greenbrier River Trail to...

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  45. Carnegie Hall Book Club
    City: LewisburgDate: May 15, 2014 5:30PM - 7:30PM

    Instructors:  Josh Baldwin and Elizabeth Spangler When:  Thursday, May 15, from 5:30-7:30pm Cost: free admission...

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  46. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - 20th Anniversary Tour
    City: CharlestonDate: May 15, 2014 7:30PM - 9:00PM

    Leap back to the roaring ‘20s! This high-energy, seven-piece ensemble will prove that it’s still cool to swing, big band...

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  47. Rail Fan Weekend - The Ultimate Event for Train Enthusiasts!
    City: CassDate: May 16, 2014 - May 18, 2014

    Rail Fan weekend is the biggest three day event for the serious railroad enthusiast. A three-day event dedicated to photo...

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  48. Youth Environmental Weekend
    City: CairoDate: May 16, 2014 - May 18, 2014

    Youth groups throughout the state will gather to honor one another for their conservation efforts. Contact: Diana Haid 304...

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  49. WV Good Sams Spring Samboree - Big RV Rally
    City: Mineral WellsDate: May 16, 2014 - May 18, 2014

    The WV Good Sams will be having their Spring Samboree—Big Rv Rally—May  16-18, 2014 at the Butcher Bend 4-H Grounds. Theme is...

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  50. Siege of Fort Randolph
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 16, 2014 - May 17, 2014

    Demonstrations and frontier life skills in fort and nearby Indian village both May 16th and 17th. May 16: Open 9:00am-2...

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  51. Irish Road Bowling at the West Virginia Strawberry Festival
    City: Buckhannon Date: May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014

    Turkey Run Road is two miles north of Buckhannon, on U.S. Route 20. The first national championship of this old sport in West...

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  52. Sunrise Breakfast Cruise - Blennerhassett SP
    City: ParkersburgDate: May 17, 2014

    Enjoy an early morning cruise on board the Island Belle sternwheeler which includes breakfast and a bird walk on the island. ...

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  53. National Kids Day to the Park
    City: DunbarDate: May 17, 2014 10:00AM - 2:00PM

    National Kids to Parks Day empowers kids and encourages families to get outdoors and visit America’s parks; and teaches our...

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  54. Jenkin's Chapel Ramp Dinner
    City: MathiasDate: May 17, 2014 4:00PM - 7:00PM

    Ramp Dinner

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  55. Tenth Annual Community Talent Show Extravaganza!!!!
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 17, 2014 7:00PM

    Sponsored by Pleasant Valley Community Center of Hedgesville May 17th, 2014 at 7:00 PM Tickets are $10 at the door. ...

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  56. Shiley Acres Concert
    City: InwoodDate: May 18, 2014

    Puddle of Mudd The Pretty Reckless Silvertung Bad Seed Rising Fifteen Minutes The Let There Be Rock School ...

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  57. 51st year - Cass Scenic Railroad Train Rides Begin
    City: CassDate: May 20, 2014

    Train rides begin for the 2014 season. This year's schedule has new special runs, double headers and more. Find rates, schedule...

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  58. GBCC Mountain Festival
    City: BluefieldDate: May 20, 2014 - May 26, 2014

    Carnival rides, games, food, crafts, animals, music and more!! Fun for the entire family. Hours: Call for event times...

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  59. West Virginia Three Rivers Festival
    City: Fairmont Date: May 21, 2014 - May 24, 2014

    At Palatine Park in Downtown Fairmont held the Thursday, Friday and Saturday before Memorial Day weekend. Three days of fun...

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  60. Run for the Wall
    City: HurricaneDate: May 21, 2014 5:00PM

    Veterans from all over the US travel on motorcycles, from CA to Washington DC to honor MIA and POW's. Come show your support. ...

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  61. 2014 Juried Photography Exhibit
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 22, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014

    The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces its 2014 Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the...

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  62. Dandelion Festival
    City: White Sulphur SpringsDate: May 22, 2014 - May 26, 2014

    Explore the culture and heritage of White Sulphur Springs with this Memorial Day Weekend festival featuring dandelion wine...

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  63. Landing Zone Rainelle WV Veterans’ Reunion
    City: RainelleDate: May 22, 2014 - May 26, 2014

    Annual Memorial Day weekend celebration featuring a parade of motorcycle-bound veterans who travel along Route 60 from...

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  64. River City Festival of the Arts
    City: RowlesburgDate: May 23, 2014 - May 25, 2014

    RRC,Inc. & RCF presents The 7th Annual River City Festival of the Arts. Location: Szilagyi Center/OLD RHS. Place...

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  65. ArtSpring
    City: ThomasDate: May 23, 2014 - May 26, 2014

    Join us Memorial Day Weekend 2014 for the 4rd annual celebration of ArtSpring—a High Mountain Arts Festival—in Tucker County, WV...

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  66. Youth Environmental Weekend
    City: CairoDate: May 23, 2014 - May 26, 2014

    Youth groups throughout the state will gather to honor one another for their conservation efforts. Bring the whole family out...

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  67. Cheat Mountain Salamander 6.5 hour
    City: ElkinsDate: May 23, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

    This 88-mile (approximately 6.5-hour) round trip includes many interesting features such as a long tunnel built with an “S”...

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  68. Sheep to Shawl - Prickett's Fort State Park
    City: FairmontDate: May 23, 2014 - May 24, 2014

    Come watch how sheep are sheared and then see the various processes involved in preparing wool including carding, spinning and...

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  69. Bela Fleck & Abagail Washburn at Carnegie Hall WV
    City: LewisburgDate: May 23, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM

    Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet. Their performances embrace a...

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  70. Defend and Protect: Arming America's Soldiers
    City: Harpers FerryDate: May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014

    Special exhibits and programs highlight the Harpers Ferry Armory, technology, invention and how these weapons were used by...

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  71. Annual Wine and Arts Festival
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014

    Saturday, May 24 •    12:30-1:30 – The Hokums •    1:45-2:45 – Tabasco Bustelo •   ...

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  72. Julia Pierpont Day
    City: FairmontDate: May 24, 2014 10:00AM - 2:00PM

    Julia Pierpont wife of Gov. Francis H.Pierpont and the Father of WV is honored on this day as the orginator of Decoration Day...

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  73. Old Spruce Run (May) - Cass Scenic Railroad SP
    City: CassDate: May 24, 2014 10:30AM

    A trip to Old Spruce is a special run today for Memorial Day Weekend. Departing the depot at 10:30 a.m. Ticket prices are:...

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  74. "Vet-Together" - Mountaineer Military Museum
    City: WestonDate: May 24, 2014 11:00AM - 5:00PM

    The "VET-Together" is held annually on the Museum grounds on the Saturday before Memorial Day. The event features a guest...

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  75. AMVETS Memorial Day Parade
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 24, 2014 1:00PM

    Annual parade celebrating the national day of remembrance. Memorial Day became a national holiday in 1971. Formerly known as...

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  76. Art In The Park - Berkeley Springs
    City: Berkeley Springs Date: May 25, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

    Art In The Park is a semi monthly Art Fair held Sundays, at Berkeley Springs State Park, downtown Berkeley Springs. ...

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  77. Memorial Day – “Whispers in the Wind” - Prickett's Fort SP
    City: FairmontDate: May 26, 2014

    Hear the voices of those who lived and died on the frontier through a historically based performance written by Fairmont State...

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  78. Doubleheader Powering the Bald Knob Run (May)
    City: CassDate: May 26, 2014

    The noon departure to Bald Knob will feature a doubleheader - two locomotives. Typical of logging operations of the early 1900s...

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  79. Fort Warwick Archeology Days
    City: Green BankDate: May 30, 2014 - May 31, 2014

    Come get your hands dirty at this Calvin W. Price Appalachian Enrichment Series Program. This project will involve a hands...

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  80. Bluegrass Weekends at Orrs Farm Market
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 31, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

    Grassy Ridge Bluegrass Band and Friends will be setting up outside the market to serenade our visitors. Stop in for some pickin'...

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  81. Taste of Parkersburg
    City: ParkersburgDate: May 31, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

    Savor the flavor of Parkersburg with food, wine, entertainment and artisans. Taste selections from more than a dozen local...

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