This weekend in Charleston

Celebrate the John Henry at the John Henry Days festival in Talcott, West Virginia. On July 10 to 12, join revelers at the John Henry Historical Park for a weekend of music, walks, runs, parade and live entertainment.

Over at Putnam County, it’s another year for te Putnam County Fair starting July 11 to 18. Expect arts & crafts, agricultural & 4-H exhibits, livestock, pageants, carnival entertainment and track events. The fair will be held at the Jr Fairgrounds Rt 62 Eleanor, WV 25070.

Looking for more active pursuits? Join the Scenic Mountain Triathlon, starting at 1 East Main Street Richwood, WV. The race passes through the beautiful Monongahela National Forest. For more information, visit the Richmond triathlon site.