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Title: Ramp FestivalLocation: Stonewall Resort, 940 Resort Drive Roanoke, Roanoke, WV 26447Link out: Click hereDescription: Ramp Celebration Weekend Stonewall Resort State Park An event sure to leave a good taste in your mouth! Executive Chef Dale Hawkins celebrates the Ramp – a member of the onion family that tastes like a mix between onion and garlic – through a variety of innovative dishes in his New Appalachian culinary style.
Start Date: 2009-04-25End Date: 2009-04-26
Title: Helvetia Ramp SupperLocation: Helvetia Community Hall, HC 76, Box 52, Helvetia, WV 26224Link out: Click hereDescription: This is a community ramp meal featuring fried and fresh ramps, beans, ham, fried potatoes, applesauce, cornbread, drink and dessert. Volunteers prepare over 60 bushels of ramps, 300 pounds of ham, 60 pounds of beans, 480 pounds of potatoes, and 200 pounds of cabbage. Square dance music is by the Helvetia Star Band. HOURS: 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. ADMISSION: Dinner: $10 Adults, $5 for ages 5-12, 4 and under are free. Square …
Title: Osbra Eye Memorial Wildflower WalkLocation: Kanawha State Forest, Route 2 Box 285, Charleston, WV 25314Link out: Click hereDescription: Osbra Eye Memorial Walk Kanawha State Forest Choose from a variety of led wildflower walks on trails throughout the forest. Registration from 9 – 9:30 am in the pool area. Contact: Shirley Schweizer 304-925-2771 DIRECTIONS: From I-64 in Charleston, take Exit 58A, drive south on US 119. Turn left onto Oakwood Rd. at the second stop light, (following the brown and white routing signs) go 3/4 mile and take a left …
Title: Spring Mountain FestivalLocation: 105 Virginia Ave Suite 1, Petersburg, WV 26847Link out: Click hereDescription: The Spring Mountain Festival is in Petersburg, West Virginia Friday, April 24 from 1pm-8pm and 10am-8pm on Saturday, April 25 & Sunday, April 26 The Spring Mountain Festival is held the last full weekend in April of each year. Most of the events are held in the Petersburg City Park and feature activities for all ages. Food, craft and flea market vendors are set up from Friday afternoon through Sunday. A variety of free entertainment …
Title: Much Ado About NothingLocation: Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E Martin St., Martinsburg, WV 25402Link out: Click hereDescription: Apollo Civic Theatre- Much Ado About Nothing April 24-26 and May 1-3, 2009 Fridays & Saturdays 8:00pm Sundays at 2:00pm The Classic Comedy of – what else? – mistaken identity! Friday and Saturday evenings: Regular admission $15 Sunday matinees: $12 Students with ID any show $7
(304) 263-6766Start Date: 2009-04-24End Date: 2009-05-03
Title: Greenbrier State Forest – Show-Me-HikeLocation: Greenbrier State Forest, HC 30 Box 154, Caldwell, WV 24925Link out: Click hereDescription: The weekend begins with an evening program on Friday. Start Saturday with a morning bird walk. Gather at Shelter #1 at 10:00 am to choose from five different hikes, a van tour or children\’s program. See and identify common, rare and unique wildflowers along the Greenbrier River of the shale barrens of Kate\’s Mountain. Morning, afternoon or all day tours from which to choose. Suitable for all ages. Bring your lunch …
Title: WVSO – Pops Series – Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to The BeatlesLocation: PO Box 2292, Charleston, WV 25328Link out: Click hereDescription: Imagine The Beatles playing in concert with a symphony orchestra. What would that have sounded like? Find out for yourself when Classical Mystery Tour performs live in concert. The show presents a medley of Beatles tunes sung, played, and performed exactly as they were written. From early Beatles music on through the solo years, Classical Mystery Tour is the best of The Beatles like you\’ve never heard! …
Title: Dogwood Arts & Crafts FestivalLocation: Big Sandy Superstore Arena, One Civic Arena Plaza, Huntington, WV 25701Link out: Click hereDescription: Only one spot in the Tri-State features over 100 quality vendors offering you hand-crafted jewelry, wood items, candles, quilts, metal works, children\’s clothing, West Virginia made food products, and a whole lot more and that\’s the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The Dogwood Arts and Crafts Festival takes its familiar position at the end of April bringing area residents the best in handcrafted artwork.
(304) 696-5990Start Date: 2009-04-24End Date: 2009-04-26
Title: Pipestem Resort State Park – Irish Road Bowling WeekendLocation: Rt. 20 Box 150, Pipestem, WV 25979Link out: Click hereDescription: Irish Road Bowling weekend with picnic each day. You don’t have to be Irish, but you need to come prepared for great fun. Visit www.wvirishroadbowling.com to learn about Irish Road Bowling. If you make room reservations for this weekend, ask for the Road Bowling rate of 20% off published room rate.
Start Date: 2009-04-24End Date: 2009-04-26