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  1. Art and Earth Juried Exhibition
    City: MartinsburgDate: Apr 2, 2015 - May 3, 2015

    The Berkeley Arts Council has announced the Fifth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit, to be held at the Berkeley Art Works in...

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  2. New River Birding & Nature Festival
    City: LansingDate: Apr 26, 2015 - May 2, 2015

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

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  3. Greenbrier County Quilt Retreat
    City: AldersonDate: Apr 30, 2015 - May 2, 2015

    The Greenbrier Quilt Retreat is a once a year quilt retreat hosted each spring by the local Alderson Quilters and Crafters ...

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  4. 4th Annual Alderson Quilt Retreat
    City: AldersonDate: Apr 30, 2015 - May 2, 2015

    The 4th Annual Quilting Retreat, hosted by the Alderson Quilters and Crafters Guild will be held at the Alderson Community...

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  5. 2015 NCWV Scottish Festival & Celtic Gathering
    City: Bridgeport Date: May 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015

    The North Central West Virginia Scottish Heritage Society will be hosting its 14th annual Scottish Festival & Celtic...

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  6. 14th Annual Scottish Festival & Celtic Gathering
    City: Bridgeport Date: May 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015

    Features an Internationally famous Celtic athletic competition as well as a bagpipe and highland dance competition. 

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  7. 11th Annual Spring Fest
    City: FranklinDate: May 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015

    Spring Fest is a family fun event which features a Trout Rodeo and Box Car Derby.  Kids ages 5 and up can fish for tagged...

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  8. ‘A Prayer for America’ at Pricketts Fort
    City: FairmontDate: May 1, 2015 7:00PM

    This performance is a staged reading of the original play, A Prayer for America, by FSU artist-in-residence, Tom DeTitta. ...

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  9. Irish Road Bowling Cooper's Rock State Forest
    City: Bruceton MillsDate: May 2, 2015

    A fun, family friendly roll and stroll sport, easy to learn, walking on country roads, yet exciting for serious athletes;...

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  10. Derby Day Celebration
    City: LewisburgDate: May 2, 2015

    Pick your favorite horse and watch the Derby play out on several large screen TV's. Complimentary dinner and hors d'oeuvres...

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  11. West Virginia Botanic Garden Successful Container Gardening Workshop Registration Deadline
    City: MorgantownDate: May 2, 2015

    May 2nd is the registration deadline for the May 9th workshop. If you want to create a beautiful container garden but do not ...

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  12. Annual Spring Bird Walks
    City: FairmontDate: May 2, 2015 8:00AM

    Come celebrate the joys of spring with a Saturday morning bird walk. Staff of the West Virginia Department of Natural ...

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  13. North Bend State Park, Engines and Wheels Festival
    City: CairoDate: May 2, 2015 8:00AM - 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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  14. Antique Gas Engine Show
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 2 -3, 2015

    Exhibits of working sawmill, displays of small engines and antique tractors, over 30 historic buildings and numerous other...

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  15. 19th Annual Spring Festival
    City: HuntingtonDate: May 2, 2015 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    The 19th Annual Spring Festival at Heritage Farm Museum and village is the perfect opportunity for you and your family to see...

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  16. East End Bazaar
    City: CharlestonDate: May 2, 2015 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    The East End Bazaar features local artists and artisans, live music and entertainment, and locally-sourced food and produce. ...

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  17. Shawnee Spring Gathering
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 2, 2015 11:00AM - 6:00PM

    An intertribal gathering with native drumming and dancing.  True Native American vendors and food.  Free primitive camping ...

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  18. Spring Blossom Special
    City: ElkinsDate: May 2, 2015 11:00AM

    Enjoy the blossoms of spring! Mother Nature permitting, the apple trees along this excursion to the High Falls of Cheat just...

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  19. Main Street Spring Festival: Blues & BBQ
    City: HurricaneDate: May 2, 2015 1:00PM - 5:00PM

    Saturday, 1 pm-5 pm on Main Street, in Hurricane...come out and enjoy vendors, a rock wall, a BBQ cook off, cornhole...

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  20. Jayme Stone's Lomax Project featuring Tim O'Brien - Carnegie Hall
    City: LewisburgDate: May 2, 2015 7:30PM

    Jayme Stone and Tim O'Brien revive, recycle and re-imagine songs Allan Lomax collected in plantations, penitentiaries, farms and...

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  21. Sunday Special
    City: ElkinsDate: May 3, 2015

    After a long winter, unwind with a family Sunday outing. Some like Sunday drives, Sunday walks, we love Sunday Special rides on...

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  22. H.E. White Elementary Annual Ramp
    City: BomontDate: May 3, 2015

    Ramp dinner held by the HE White Elementary PTO. Everyone welcome and carry outs will be available. Dinner will cost $10.00 a ...

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  23. Matthew West With Colton Dixon
    City: CharlestonDate: May 3, 2015

    Watch two of the most popular artists in Christian music today sing hits that have inspired millions. Listen as American Idol...

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  24. Women on the Move
    City: CharlestonDate: May 5, 2015

    The Junior League of Charleston Presents: Women on the Move. A networking reception followed by a panel of local women who are...

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  25. American Mountain Theater Premier 2-Hour Show - May
    City: ElkinsDate: May 7, 2015 - May 9, 2015

    It’s hard to believe that so much entertainment can be packed into just 120 minutes, but that’s exactly what AMT’s Premier 2...

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  26. Martinsburg Heritage Days
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 8, 2015 - May 10, 2015

    Martinsburg Heritage Days is a 3 day celebration of the founding of Martinsburg.  There will be events taking place at the...

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  27. Nathan Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys
    City: PrincetonDate: May 8, 2015

    Bluegrass concert with Nathan Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys

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  28. Boeing Boeing
    City: LewisburgDate: May 8, 2015 - May 23, 2015

    Bernard has not one but three fiancées – one Italian, one German and one American – all airline hostesses who frequently fly...

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  29. River Museum's Shanty Boat Night
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 8, 2015

    Shanty Boat Night this year will feature the 50 year old band, the spectacular ESQUIRES. Their music represents the sixties...

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  30. North Bend State Park, Bluegrass Festival
    City: CairoDate: May 8, 2015 - May 9, 2015

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

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  31. Trillium Performing Arts Collective Concert at Lewis Theatre
    City: LewisburgDate: May 8, 2015 - May 10, 2015

    Join us for a Trillium Concert of new dance and movement theatre with core and guest choreographers. Hours: Friday and...

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  32. Morgan County Master Gardener's Annual Plant Fair
    City: Berkeley SpringsDate: May 8, 2015 - May 9, 2015

    17th Annual Morgan County Master Gardener’s Plant Fair Berkeley Springs State Park, Fairfax Street & RT. 522 Downtown...

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  33. The Parkersburg Art Center
    City: ParkersburgDate: May 8, 2015 8:00AM - 10:00AM

    Songwriter Night with Todd Burge presents The Sea The Sea May 8 at 8 pm. Tickets www.toddburge.com

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  34. St. Albans Founders Day
    City: St. AlbansDate: May 9, 2015

    The 10th Annual St. Albans Founders Day will be held on Main Street, Saturday, May 9, 2015. Sponsored by the St. Albans...

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  35. Mother’s Day Dinner Train
    City: ElkinsDate: May 9, 2015

    Spend the entire weekend with Mom and start with a dinner on the Mountain Explorer Dinner Train. Enjoy a wonderful four-course...

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  36. West Virginia Botanic Garden Successful Container Gardening Workshop
    City: MorgantownDate: May 9, 2015

    If you want to create a beautiful container garden but do not know where to start, then join Master Gardener Jan Mitchell to...

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  37. Irish Road Bowling Kanawha State Forest
    City: CharlestonDate: May 9, 2015

    A fun, family friendly roll and stroll sport, easy to learn, walking on country roads, yet exciting for serious athletes; shots...

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  38. WV Strawberry Festival
    City: BuckhannonDate: May 9, 2015 - May 17, 2015

    The WV Strawberry Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to honor the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers...

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  39. 4th Annual Accordion Concert
    City: FairmontDate: May 9, 2015

    The Wise Guys – Greg Marlow and Jim Rice have been entertaining crowds since 2008 at the annual Colonial Italian American...

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  40. West Virginia Marble Collectors Club Marble Show
    City: Mineral WellsDate: May 9, 2015 9:00AM - 2:00PM

    Join us for marble exhibits of both vintage machine made marbles, vintage hand made marbles and marbles made by contemporary ...

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  41. National Train Day at the Martinsburg Roundhouse
    City: MartinsburgDate: May 9, 2015 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Join us at the Historic Martinsburg Roundhouse as we celebrate National Train Day!  Planned activities will include...

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  42. "The Isaacs" Concert
    City: MiltonDate: May 9, 2015 7:00PM

    Milton Performing Arts Center                                                             1 Pumpkin Way Milton, WV 25541      ...

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  43. Mother’s Day Lunch and Tour at Pricketts Fort
    City: FairmontDate: May 10, 2015 11:00AM - 4:00PM

    Please join us for a light lunch and refreshments followed by a tour of the 18th century reconstructed fort and the 19th...

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  44. Sunday Special
    City: ElkinsDate: May 10, 2015 11:00AM

    After a long winter, unwind with a family Sunday outing. Some like Sunday drives, Sunday walks, we love Sunday Special rides on...

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  45. West Virginia Botanic Garden Flower Design 101 Workshop
    City: MorgantownDate: May 12, 2015

    This is the registration deadline for the Flower Design 101 workshop to be held May 12th. At Bella Fiore Floral Designs, 484...

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  46. GVTeen Showcase: Almost Maine & All in the Timing
    City: LewisburgDate: May 12 -13, 2015

    Almost, Maine (Abridged) Almost, Maine's residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious...

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  47. 28th Annual Greenbrier River Trail Bike Ride
    City: FrankfordDate: May 14, 2015 - May 16, 2015

    Join the American Lung Association in WV for the 28th Annual Greenbrier Trail Bike Trek, a 3-day, 100-mile ride on the...

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  48. American Mountain Theater Premier 2-Hour Show - May
    City: ElkinsDate: May 14, 2015 - May 16, 2015

    It’s hard to believe that so much entertainment can be packed into just 120 minutes, but that’s exactly what AMT’s Premier 2...

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  49. Blues Traveler
    City: CharlestonDate: May 15, 2015

    Heavy rotation hits like “Run Around” and “Hook” put this band on the map, but it’s their singular sound that keeps their songs...

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  50. Railfan Weekend
    City: CassDate: May 15, 2015 - May 17, 2015

    The Mountain State Railroad & Logging Historical Association is proud to partner with the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley ...

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  51. All-Together Arts Week
    City: PrincetonDate: May 16, 2015 - May 23, 2015

    Mercer County will celebrate a week of the arts during the festival. The event kick-off with an arts parade and events continue...

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  52. Irish Road Bowling Strawberry Festival
    City: BuckhannonDate: May 16, 2015 - May 17, 2015

    A fun, family friendly roll and stroll sport, easy to learn, walking on country roads, yet exciting for serious athletes; shots...

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  53. Fruity 5K Run/Walk
    City: LewisburgDate: May 16, 2015 8:00AM

    Promoting a healthy lifestyle for kids and families, join us for the Fruity 5K Run/Walk! The historic downtown course is a...

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  54. Central WV Board of Realtors ATV Poker Run
    City: SpencerDate: May 16, 2015 9:00AM

    Not your typical ATV Poker Run. This poker run features events along the way traveling through the beautiful Roane County ...

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  55. Heirloom Plant Sale at Pricketts Fort
    City: FairmontDate: May 16, 2015 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Program provided by the Marion County Master Gardeners. All proceeds go to maintaining the gardens at Prickett’s Fort State...

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  56. Siege of Fort Randolph
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 16, 2015 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    15th annual event. Demonstrations and frontier life skills in Fort and nearby Indian village. Flag presentation by SAR at 10...

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  57. East End Bazaar
    City: CharlestonDate: May 16, 2015 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    Come join us for the second annual Paws Day themed Bazaar.  We'll have plenty of puppies and dogs available for adoption. We...

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  58. "Guy Penrod" Concert
    City: MiltonDate: May 16, 2015 7:00PM

    Milton Performing Arts Center 1 Pumpkin Way Milton, WV 25541                                                               ...

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  59. An Evening with Aretha Franklin
    City: CharlestonDate: May 17, 2015

    She’s known for timeless classics such as “Respect,” “A Natural Woman” and “Chain of Fools.” Now’s your chance to experience...

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  60. American Mountain Theater Gospel Series
    City: ElkinsDate: May 17, 2015

    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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  61. Sunday Special Gospel Sing
    City: ElkinsDate: May 17, 2015 11:00AM

    To make Sunday even more special, we’ve invited a trio of gospel singers and musicians to come onboard to entertain. Extended...

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  62. West Virginia Botanic Garden Naturalist Walk
    City: MorgantownDate: May 17, 2015 2:00PM - 4:00PM

    WVBG Education Director Erin Smaldone will lead us through and discuss a variety of natural communities present at the Garden. ...

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  63. GVTeen Showcase: Beauty and the Beast
    City: LewisburgDate: May 19, 2015 7:00PM

    A world of enchantment comes alive with students in all the starring roles: Beauty, Beast, Papa, Villagers, Wolves, Castle...

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  64. American Mountain Theater Premier 2-Hour Show - May
    City: ElkinsDate: May 21, 2015 - May 23, 2015

    It’s hard to believe that so much entertainment can be packed into just 120 minutes, but that’s exactly what AMT’s Premier 2...

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  65. West Virginia Three Rivers Festival
    City: FairmontDate: May 21, 2015 - May 23, 2015

    Three days of fun-filled activities for the whole family!  Live entertainment, carnival, parade, fantastic food and a gigantic...

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  66. Sheep to Shawl at Pricketts Fort
    City: FairmontDate: May 22, 2015 - May 23, 2015

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

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  67. Mountain Music Trail Picnic at Spruce
    City: CassDate: May 23, 2015

    Celebrate with us a musical heritage that extends throughout our mountain region via the Mountain Music Trail. Enjoy great...

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  68. Ladies of Liberty (1940's) - Pocahontas County Opera House
    City: MarlintonDate: May 23, 2015

    The Ladies for Liberty revive the great music of the 1940s and Word War II era in the style of the Andrews Sisters. Through...

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  69. Memorial Day Madness
    City: Oak HillDate: May 23, 2015 - May 25, 2015

    Celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer and make the most of this long weekend in West Virginia. This special package...

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  70. Mountain Music Trail Picnic At Spruce
    City: ElkinsDate: May 23, 2015

    Celebrate with us a musical heritage that extends throughout our mountain region. Enjoy great traditional music by Sugar Run...

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  71. Taste of the Mountain Food, Wine and Jazz Festival
    City: SnowshoeDate: May 23, 2015 - May 24, 2015

    Bring your palate ready to taste the areas finest foods and the regions finest wines . . . all while listening to great jazz...

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  72. Lost River Artisans Cooperative Fiber Festival
    City: Lost RiverDate: May 23, 2015 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Fiber Fest will feature sheep shearing, spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting and other arts and crafts demonstrations.

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  73. Lost River Artisans Cooperative Fiber Festival
    City: Lost RiverDate: May 23, 2015 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Fiber Fest will feature sheep shearing, spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting and other arts and crafts demonstrations.

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  74. AMVETS Memorial Day Parade
    City: Point PleasantDate: May 23, 2015 1:00PM

    Annual Memorial Day Parade sponsored by the Mason County Post 2 AMVETS.  Parade starts at 1:00 pm, line-up beginning at 12:30...

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  75. Jakubi
    City: CharlestonDate: May 23, 2015 8:00PM

    These Aussie up and coming favorites deliver an irresistible blend of hip hop and funk beats set to sailing synth rhythms. The ...

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  76. Memorial Day – “Whispers in the Wind” at Pricketts Fort
    City: FairmontDate: May 24, 2015 - May 25, 2015

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

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  77. Sunday Special
    City: ElkinsDate: May 24, 2015 11:00AM

    After a long winter, unwind with a family Sunday outing. Some like Sunday drives, Sunday walks, we love Sunday Special rides on...

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  78. Goodson Bothers Memorial Day Concert
    City: AldersonDate: May 25, 2015 6:00PM - 8:00PM

    The Town of Alderson is celebrating Memorial Day with a free concert by the Goodson Boys on the Alderson Memorial Bridge. Food...

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  79. Mountain Festival
    City: BluefieldDate: May 26, 2015 - May 31, 2015

    For more than 30 years, the Mountain Festival at Bluefield City Park has provided carnival rides, a lumberjack contest, petting...

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  80. American Mountain Theater Premier 2-Hour Show - May
    City: ElkinsDate: May 28, 2015 - May 30, 2015

    It’s hard to believe that so much entertainment can be packed into just 120 minutes, but that’s exactly what AMT’s Premier 2...

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  81. Fly Fishing Workshop
    City: CassDate: May 29, 2015 - May 31, 2015

    An introduction to fly fishing fly tying and stream entomology and how to use the long rod and the finer points of fly fishing...

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  82. Suzanne Vega - Carnegie Hall
    City: LewisburgDate: May 29, 2015 7:30PM

    Suzanne Vega is an American singer-songwriter known for her eclectic folk-inspired music. Her songs juxtapose acoustic guitar...

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  83. East End Bazaar
    City: CharlestonDate: May 30, 2015 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    Experience local artists and artisans, live music and entertainment, and locally-sourced food and produce at the open-air East...

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  84. Fairy Tales & Fables
    City: CharlestonDate: May 30, 2015 11:00AM - 4:00PM

    Celebrate storytelling and meet literary and movie screen favorites including Cinderella, Pocahontas, Alice and the Snow Queen...

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  85. Bluegrass Saturday at Sagebrush Round-Up
    City: FairmontDate: May 30, 2015 5:00PM - 10:00PM

    Open Stage 6 – 6:30 (If you would like to perform on the open stage, come early and sign up) The Round-Up Band Simply...

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  86. "Collingsworth Family" Concert
    City: MiltonDate: May 30, 2015 7:00PM

    Milton Performing Arts Center                                                             1 Pumpkin Way Milton, WV 25541      ...

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