Opera House will host Music in The Mountains Old-Time Festival

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The Pocahontas County Opera House is starting its 2014-15 season with two days of old-time music and old-fashioned fun during the Music in the Mountains Old-Time Festival. Born Old will kick off this celebration of traditional music and dance on Friday, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. Born Old is Paul Gartner – banjo, guitar and vocals – and Doug Van Gundy More...

by Drew Tanner | Published 3 weeks ago
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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

High Street Jazz Band – celebrate West Virginia Day at the Opera House

  Morgantown’s High Street Jazz Band will swing into Marlinton on West Virginia Day, Friday, June 20, to bring a little New Orleans flavor to the Pocahontas County Opera House. Based in Morgantown, the High More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

‘Man of La Mancha’ at Greenbrier Valley Theatre

The timeless Broadway hit Man of La Mancha is coming to the stage at Greenbrier Valley Theatre.  The awe inspiring musical will run June 13 and 14, 18 through 21 and 25 through 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. There More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Keeping the tradition alive

  Thirteen-year-old Trevor Lee Hammons, of Marlinton, took the fourth place award in the 59-year-old and younger “Old-Time Banjo” contest at the 38th Annual Vandalia Gathering May 25. Trevor is the son More...

By Drew Tanner On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Something for everyone at the Opera House this summer

New Orleans jazz? Check. Old time? Check? Folk? Yep. Bluegrass? Absolutely. Blues? We’ve got that, too. Did we mention the skinny German juggler? This summer the Pocahontas County Opera House will host a veritable More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

‘Cahoots’

Diana Clarke, Lisa Burns and Andrew Lacasse will appear in the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop presentation of the comedy “Cahoots.” Performances will be Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17, at 8 p.m. at More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Tarter presents talk on mussels at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center

  Mussels: The “living Rocks”  of our streams will be presented at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center Saturday, May 17, beginning at 10 a.m. Guest speaker, US Forest Service wildlife biologist Kim Tarter, More...