January Events Round-up

Spend a romantic winter getaway with your loved one at Pipestem Resort State Park’s West Virginia Dance on Jan 14 to 16. The couples package for $206.08 includes two nights lodging, dance lessons, and dinner on Saturday evening for two. For more information, contact 304-466-1800 ext. 379 or 304-920-9871.

Sagebrush Round-up — home of the West Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame, features a weekly country music and bluegrass show at the Bunner Ridge Dance Hall starting Jan 15. This family event welcomes fans of all ages; admission prices are $5 per adult and children below 12 get in for free. Home-cooked dinners will be sold from 5 in the afternoon, and there is strictly no smoking and no alcohol at the venue. For more information call 304-368-9023 or 301-334-8629.

Learn country western dance with your favorite partner at Pipestem Resort State Park’s West Virginia Dance on Jan 21 to 23. The couples package for $216.68 includes two nights lodging, dance lessons, and dinner on Saturday evening for two. For more information, contact 304-466-1800 ext. 379 or 304-920-9871

Spend a wonderful wintry weekend with your family at North Bend State Park on Jan 21 to 23. Go on nature hikes and sleigh rides, build snowmen and make crafts, and join contests and party the “Genuine West Virginia” way. packages start at $135 per person based on double occupancy or $160 for a single reservation. This includes two nights lodging in either the lodge or a cabin, five delicious meals, and registration fee for crafting and other weekend activities. Accommodations are free for children under 12. Contact 304-558-2754 or 304-643-2931.

Explore the winter woodlands of Kanawha State Forest on Jan 22 from 2 in the afternoon at Shelter No. 5. This will be an exciting and education tour for you and your kids. Participation is absolutely free. Call 304-558-3500 to sign up.

West Virginia’s premier hunting and fishing show is back at the Charleston Civic Center from Jan. 21 to 23! Featuring the largest, most comprehensive hunting and fishing show in the state — attractions include the Whitetail Hall of Fame, auctions, seminars, and deer scoring. Admission is $7 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, and free to children under age 6. For more information, contact 304-757-7240 .

Charleston’s Clay Center is proud to present an original production — Rocket Men: A Brief History of Rocketry. The show — running until Feb 11, traces the history of rocketry from early experiments through the space race and into the future. Planetarium shows are free for members or $4.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. For more information, contact 304-561-3500 .