Articles Archive for August 2012
Title: A Quiet Celebration! Kanawha State Forest Birthday Location: Kanawha State ForestLink out: Click hereDescription: Take a 1/2 hour today and visit the forest and take a walk. Be it trail, roadside or around the parking lot, the invitation is to get outdoors and enjoy a 1/2 hour of movement! Individuals walking a 1/2 an hour (or more) may stop by the forest office to register and receive a commemorative 75th anniversary pin. The office will be open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. to allow an opportunity for anyone …
Title: 5th Annual Birding FestivalLocation: Cacapon Resort State Park Kanawha State ForestLink out: Click hereDescription: The Potomac Valley Audubon Society Presents a weekend full of activities for the bird enthusiast. Many events and activities are planned for the weekend throughout the Berkeley Springs Area.
Contact: Renee Fincham, 304-258-1022 ext. 5209
Start Date: 2012-09-21End Date: 2012-09-23
Title: Laura Ingalls WilderLocation: Kanwha Public LibraryLink out: Click hereDescription: West Virginia storyteller, actor and writer Karen Vuranch portrays Laura Ingalls Wilder, homesteader and author of the beloved Little House books in a living history performance that blends scholarly research and active dialogue. This portrayal spans Wilder’s life, as a child and young woman, as a young wife and mother who homesteaded with her husband, Almanzo, until a series of personal tragedies forced them to leave Dakota Territory, and as a farm wife in Missouri, when Wilder began to write …
Title: Baby T’s Birthday BashLocation: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Saturday, September 15, noon – 4 pm
Celebrate our favorite little turtle’s big day with a party for all of our reptile friends! Hear entertaining stories, make special animal art projects and, of course, wish Happy Birthday to the little gal herself with all of her reptile friends at our mini zoo birthday party!
$6.00 children/$7.50 adults
Members – FREE Date: 2012-09-12
The Taste of Home Cooking School comes to Charleston, WV this September! Learn how to make your favorite dishes at home, and who knows, you might be on your way to making your own specialty!
The event will be held on September 15, 2012 at the Civic Center Little Theaterat 2pm. Interested participants are required to book a ticket ahead. Regular tickets costs $20 per person. VIP packages are available at $40, which includes reserved prime seats, Meet & Greet with Michael Barna, an autographed copy of Taste of Home Cooking …
Title: Earth Wind & Fire Location: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: using soul, funk, blues, rock and dance steeped heavily in African-American culture, they revolutionized the pop music genre of the late ‘70s with their eclectic musical style. Travel back in time to an era of universal love, peace and harmony as you groove along to popular hits such as “Dancing in September,” “After the Love is Gone” and “Boogie Wonderland.” Date: 2012-09-27
Title: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Location: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Sunday, September 23, 8 pm
This rock and roll couple emerged during the dawn of MTV with a rebellious, fearless and defiant attitude that broke rules and pushed boundaries. Don’t miss legendary rock superstar Benatar belting out fiery vocals and Giraldo playing fierce guitar as they perform some of the most popular hit singles of the ‘80s including “Love Is a Battlefield,” “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” and “We Belong.”Date: 2012-09-23
Title: Capital City ChallengeLocation: Magic Island Kanawha Boulevard Charleston, West Virginia 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: The race is for solo or teams of 2 or 3 competitors. The Challenge begins at Magic Island in downtown Charleston, WV on Kanawha Boulevard to Daniel Boone Park. The first leg is a 4.2 mile run which is followed by a 4.2 mile paddle on the Kanawha River. The final leg is a 16.8 mile road bike course. The event is challenging but participant friendly. The race is for …
Title: The WV GamesLocation: Magic Island Kanawha Blvd. W.Link out: Click hereDescription: The WEST VIRGINIA GAMES is an annual event that is held every Labor Day Weekend in Charleston, WV
The WV Games is the largest collection of sanctioned sports and sporting events in the entire state. The WV Games started in 2009, replacing a popular event known as the Regatta, and has since become the featured event for the community and out of state visitors every Labor Day weekend since then.
The majority of the sporting events have taken place …
Title: Jeff Monson SeminarLocation: Butch Hiles BJJ & MMA – 410 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25302Link out: Click hereDescription: Grappling and MMA champion, Jeff Monson, will be coming to Butch Hiles BJJ & MMA to do a seminar on Friday, August 31, 2012.
Monson has one of the most impressive resumes you will ever see and has competed all over the world. He’s an amazing instructor and has a wealth of knowledge. You do not want to miss the opportunity.
cost: $40 (if you compete at WV Games Sept …