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Shakespeare tour comes to Pocahontas County

The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes West Virginia’s only touring Shakespeare troupe to Marlinton Saturday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m. The Rustic Mechanicals, founded by Celi Oliveto, is the state’s only professional Shakespeare troupe and...

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,...

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...

Calling all bird-watchers

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Don’t forget the 21st Annual Great Backyard Bird Count February 16 to 19.  The GBBC is led by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. You can count the birds in...

Joyful Flowers for Guild’s new location

Cyla Allison Contributing Writer   A splashy opening event with renown local watercolorist Pamela Gatens is set for Friday, July 27. Gatens approaches her work with color and a joy de vivre that is infectious, inspiring painters to...