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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 brings traditional song, dance to Marlinton

Traditional music and dance will take center stage at the Pocahontas County Opera House when the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble comes to Marlinton Friday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. The Davis and...

Opera House welcomes ‘The Voice’ finalist Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis, finalist from the 2015 season of NBC’s The Voice will grace the The Pocahontas County Opera House stage Saturday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. Speaking or singing, the voice of Joshua Davis is...

My favorite Christmas movies

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer What could be more fun than settling in on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and a Christmas movie? Now’s the time to rent or buy a few movies to have on hand...

The Young Country Tour comes to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House presents American Idol semi-finalist Chase Likens and WalMart-to-Grand Ole Opry singing sensation Kayla Slone on Saturday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Youth 17 and younger are admitted...

Fifth annual Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration

The Pocahontas County Opera House will celebrate the region’s deep roots in traditional music with the fifth annual “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration” Saturday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. The celebration is part of Marlinton’s...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation The Watoga Airfield Story Part 1 Many are the visitors to Watoga State Park who never drive beyond the TM Cheek Overlook on the south entrance road or the Picnic Shelter on the...

Folklife Program coming to the Opera House

State folklorist Emily Hilliard will bring the West Virginia Folklife Program, a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council, to the Pocahontas County Opera House Thursday, April 19, for a public interest meeting. “What...

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