Beckley, WV
Monday, December 18, 2017


Welcome to the Events news directory at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to follow along as we explore fairs, festivals, and anniversaries integral to the West Virginia experience.

The Municipal Auditorium, in Charleston will host the annual state Preservation Alliance awards banquet

Auditorium focus of W.Va. preservation banquet Sept. 30

Charleston's Municipal Auditorium on Sept. 30 will host and serve as the focus of the annual banquet for the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia,...
Blennerhassett by Candlelight Tour

Candlelight tours of Blennerhassett Island set for Oct. 13-14

PARKERSBURG, W.Va.—For two nights in October visitors to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park can experience the candle-lit world of 1805 and attend a period-accurate...
Cheat River, Preston County, Allegheny Highlands Region

The day they “knocked a hole” in the Cheat River

The strange story of the "day they knocked a hole in the Cheat River" has been passed down as one of West Virginia's obscure...
Wendy Perrone cares for raptors

Birds of Prey summer program returns to W.Va. State Parks

Three Rivers Avian Center will present its popular “Wings of Wonder – Birds of Prey” program at 12 West Virginia state parks in summer 2017, introducing audiences...
Vandalia Gathering 2017

More than 25,000 expected to attend Vandalia 2017

An estimated 25,000 are expected to turn out this weekend to celebrate regional culture at the West Virginia capitol during the 41st annual Vandalia...
Children enjoy discounted rides at Camden Park

Greater Huntington launches second summer of weekday family fun

Coming off its successful first year, Greater Huntington launches its second season of weekday family festivities during "Funington" in June and July. The region-wide program...