Opera House Play Festival auditions

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer On Saturday, February 24, the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop will hold auditions for the 2018 Opera House PlayFest, to be performed May 18-19, 2018. The auditions will take place from 4 to...

D&E Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance at Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble for an evening of traditional music and dance on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. The Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble,...

Spice up the holidays with Gingerbread

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer “And I had but one penny in the world, thou should’st have it to buy gingerbread.” ~ William Shakespeare, from “Love’s Labor’s Lost” This is the time of year that gingerbread takes a...

Burner Homeplace to host Open Air Market

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In conjunction with the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park Harvest Day celebration, the Burner Homeplace will host an Open Air Market Saturday, September 15. Located a stone’s throw away from the state park,...

Opry Night highlights local, traditional musicians

The annual Opry Night at the Pocahontas County Opera House has come to represent some of the best bluegrass and old-time traditional talent in the region. This year’s program, set for Saturday, February 17,...

Annual Hammons Family Musical Heritage Celebration

After getting your fill of wild food at Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off, the Pocahontas County Opera House invites you to come be a part of the “Hammons Musical Heritage...

‘Fall Into Quilting Retreat’ ~ a huge success

Christine A. Sharp Contributing Writer The fourth annual "Fall into Quilting Retreat" is complete.  For three days, quilters of all skill levels participated in a wide range of classes, learning new skills and techniques.  It was...

A night of mystery coming to the Opera House

Who Killed Prea-cher Brown? is the title of this year’s murder mystery dinner theater playing at the Pocahontas Opera House October 26, 27 and 28 at 6 p.m. The show is set in the...