86.9 F
Beckley
Saturday, June 22, 2024

Christmas in Ripley to feature new city-owned Starcher Mansion

The Toys-for-Tots Train steams through the streets of Ripley during its annual Christmas parade.
RIPLEY, W.Va. — A community known for its events—including the state's premiere arts-and-crafts festival—the City of Ripley is ushering in the Christmas season with...

Bramwell Christmas tour adds new home being restored

Visitors tour a line of decorated shops during the Bramwell Christmas Tour of Homes. (Photo: Mercer County CVB)
A historic village of lavish homes in a remote corner of West Virginia is adding a new landmark to its annual Christmas tour, hosted...

Mountain State Art & Craft Fair, Sept. 15-17, is 'actually five...

Traditional arts are featured at the annual Mountain State Art & Craft Fair
The 55th annual Mountain State Art & Craft Fair—recently selected among America’s best 100 craft fairs—has been scheduled Sept. 15-17 at the Cedar Lakes...

West Virginia's 160th birthday celebration scheduled for noon

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice is inviting all West Virginians to the state culture center at the capitol complex in Charleston, West Virginia,...

Outdoor festival organizer lauds West Virginia's tourism potential

Festival-goers relax around a bonfire at Waynestock, celebrating its 20th year at River Expeditions.
The organizer of one of West Virginia's longest-running outdoor-recreation festivals says the Mountain State is an ideal travel destination and is encouraging its communities...

Freddie predicts six more weeks of winter for West Virginia

French Creek Freddie, a favorite resident of the W.Va. Wildlife Center, will offer his advice on the weather this weekend.
West Virginia will suffer six more weeks of winter, French Creek Freddie predicted on Wednesday during a Groundhog Day celebration at the West Virginia...

New paranormal expo central to Monongahela Valley

A student at Morgantown, West Virginia, stands transfixed under a street light.
As any student who attends West Virginia University at Morgantown can tell you, there's an air of mystery that grows over the Monongahela Valley...

W.Va. ramp feasts 2019: submissions for online guide sought

Cleaned ramps in Bowl
Is your organization sponsoring a ramp feast or festival in 2019? More than 30,000 readers used West Virginia Explorer's 2018 guide to ramp feasts...

Epic W.Va. art and craft fair at Ripley returns to July...

An artisan cuts stained glass at the Mountain State Art and Craft Fair at Ripley, West Virginia.
Organizers of the 57th annual art and craft fair at Ripley, West Virginia, have returned the landmark event to the July 4 weekend, during...

Wizard Weekend in Fayetteville brews up magical family fun

Fayetteville will transform into a magical village during Wizard Weekend.
This weekend's Wizard Weekend in Fayetteville, West Virginia, seems ideally suited to the character of the whimsical town on the rim of the New...

Sibray says enthusiasm for West Virginia ramp festivals growing

RICHWOOD, W.Va. — Enthusiasm for attending ramp festivals in West Virginia is growing along with tourism, says the publisher of the state's leading travel...

Unique Mothman Festival expected to break attendance records

Fans of the Mothman wander Main Street during the Mothman Festival at Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
Organizers of the annual Mothman Festival at Point Pleasant, West Virginia, say they're expecting record visitation on the weekend of September 21 as interest...

Sponsors

Stay Connected

15,641FansLike
1,540FollowersFollow
1,193FollowersFollow