The Wild West comes to Durbin

ENT. Durbin Rocket

  The Sheriff casts a glance at the boarding passengers. He’s wondering if this trip will go well. His reputation is at stake, you know. Surely, it won’t be another train robbery! You won’t know the outcome of this Mountain Rail Adventure on the Durbin Rocket unless you’re there to ride the train the weekend of August 9 and 10. That’s More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Battle of Dry Creek re-enactment

The annual Civil War re-enactment of the Battle of Dry Creek will be held at the Greenbrier State Forest August 15 through17. The event will commemorate the Battle of Dry Creek, which was fought August 26 and 27, More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Austin Walkin’ Cane returns to Marlinton, singing the blues

The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes the return of slide guitarist and blues singer Austin Walkin’ Cane Charanghat  Saturday, August 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Youth 17 and younger are admitted More...

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By Drew Tanner On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

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

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 More...

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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...