Visit Greenbrier Valley, WV this Fall for Spectacular Events
Lewisburg, WV (September 7, 2012) – Visit the Greenbrier Valley during the changing of the seasons and take advantage of the variety of special events happening in the area. From festivals to performances, no matter your age or interests, you’ll find something to suit you.
Capitol Steps at Carnegie Hall
September 14, 7:30pm
Carnegie Hall presents Capitol Steps, a political satire group of Congressional-staffers-turned comedians who are sure to entertain the audience on Friday, September 14. Ticket prices vary. For more information, call 304-645-7917 or visit http://www.carnegiehallwv.org. 105 Church Street, Lewisburg, WV.
American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) Jam Session
September 18, 7pm-10:30pm
AHMH provides live music and dancing in a family atmosphere on Tuesday, September 18. Everyone is welcome to come enjoy local and regional performers as they jam out to bluegrass, folk, country and rock and roll. Admission is $7. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 304-645-4667. 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, WV.
White Sulphur Springs’ Third Thursday
September 20, 5pm-8pm
It’s Cash Mob Night in downtown White Sulphur Springs on Thursday, September 20, from 5-8pm! Join a group of people who want to make a positive impact on local businesses by shopping together at the same time. Third Thursdays are dedicated to bringing together the public, businesses, artisans and musicians for a greater understanding and appreciation of White Sulphur Springs. For more information, call 304-536-5060 or visit http://www.wssmainstreet.org.
Trillium Friday Night Alive!
September 21, 9pm-10pm
Trillium presents a family-friendly evening of performing arts on Friday, September 21. This show features Mark Davis, of Charleston, with percussion workshop students. A local international folk dance group will perform a world medley as well. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 students and free for children 7 and under. For more information, contact 304-645-3003 or visit http://www.trilliumperformingarts.org. 113 North Court Street, Lewisburg, WV.
Greenbrier Valley Theatre Presents The Crucible
September 28 & September 29, 7:30pm
Greenbrier Valley Theatre presents a live performance of The Crucible on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29. The Arthur Miller Classic is set in Salem, Massachusetts and recounts the events surrounding the infamous Salem Witch Trials. Ticket prices vary. For more information, call 304-645-3838 or visit http://www.gvtheatre.org. 113 East Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV.
First Fridays After Five
October 5, 5pm-9pm
Historic Downtown Lewisburg continues its monthly tradition of First Fridays After Five from 5pm to 9pm on Friday, October 5. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the theme for the evening will be “Paint Lewisburg Pink.” Join the downtown shops and businesses for an evening jam-packed with live music, artist receptions, special events and refreshments. This event is free to the public and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 304-645-4333 or visit http://www.downtownlewisburg.com.
White Sulphur Springs’ Fall Fling
October 5 & 6
Celebrate the birthday of White Sulphur Springs during their Fall Fling weekend on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6. A number of special events take place throughout the weekend. For more information, contact 304-536-5060 or visit http://www.wssmainstreet.org.
Giant Fall Flea Market
The West Virginia State Fairgrounds presents a Giant Fall Flea Market, October 5-7 from 8am to 5pm. The flea market showcases over 100 indoor and outdoor vendors selling antiques, collectibles, crafts, new and used merchandise and fall produce. Admission to the 3-day event is free. Free parking is available on the main fairgrounds and adjacent to the Route 219 south bridge entrance. Camping is also available, but advance reservations must be made. For more information, call 304-645-1090 or visit http://www.statefairofwv.com.
8th Annual Freshwater Folk Festival
October 6, 10am-4pm
Join the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery from 10am-4pm for its 8th Annual Freshwater Folk Festival on Saturday, October 6. This year’s festivities will feature presentations and exhibits by expert biologists, educational children’s activities, art and craft vendors and live musical performances. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 304-536-1361 or visit http://www.freshwaterfolkfestival.org. East Main Street, White Sulphur Springs, WV.
32nd Annual Art & Craft Show
Edgewood Presbyterian Church presents the 32nd Annual Art & Craft Show, October 12-14, inside the West Virginia Building at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds. Featuring nearly 100 exhibitors, this is the area’s largest arts and crafts event and features wood crafts, candles, jewelry, needle craft, primitives, baskets, homemade apple and more. The event includes prize drawings, food and free admission and parking. Doors open Friday and Saturday from 9am to 7pm and Sunday from noon to 4pm. For more information, call 304-497-0843.
Taste of Our Towns (TOOT)
October 13, 11am to 3pm
Area restaurants and community organizations line the streets of Downtown Lewisburg offering a variety of foods from crab cakes to pecan pie to shrimp and grits. It’s a food-lover’s dream! The day also includes kids’ activities and live musical performances. Each tasting requires tokens which are available for purchase prior to and the day of the event. For more information, call 304-645-7917 or visit http://www.carnegiehallwv.org.
Candlelight Ghost Tours of Historic Lewisburg
Take a candlelight walking tour of the haunted homes and sites in the Lewisburg Historic District. Tours begin on Saturday, September 15 and are offered each Friday and Saturday night through October 27. A tour will also be available on Halloween, October 31. Tours leave from The General Lewis Inn on Washington Street at 8:00pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and children 7 and under are free. For more information or to make reservations, call 304-256-TOUR (8687).
For a complete list of Greenbrier County events, visit http://www.greenbrierwv.com or call 800-833-2068.
About the Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau:
The CVB’s mission is to strive each day to positively impact the area’s economy by marketing the region as a premier tourist destination. The Greenbrier Valley is the second most visited region in the state with 1.3 million visitors annually making an economic impact of more than $181 million.
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