The Times West Virginian


  • Petting zoo offers ‘total freedom’

    Wallabies, silky chickens and miniature ducks — oh my!
    The Great American Petting Zoo will travel to the Clarksburg Shop ’n Save on June 25 and then to the Mannington Shop ’n Save on June 26 to warm the hearts of families in Marion and Harrison counties.

    June 19, 2014

  • F.A.M.E. comes to Palatine Park

    Now that renovations at Palatine Park are nearing completion, it’s time for people to use the facility.
    The Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission will host its Palatine Park F.A.M.E. Festival Series every other weekend this summer from now until the end of September.

    June 12, 2014

  • 13th annual PattyFest celebration of Appalachian music

    Two years after her death, Patty Looman will be honored this weekend during an annual festival of Appalachian music.
    The 13th annual PattyFest will be held in honor of Looman, who carried on the tradition of Appalachian music.

    June 5, 2014

  • Experience life in coal country

    Families are invited to experience coal country with an afternoon of history, virtual reality and miniature golf.
    The Northern Appalachian Coal Mining Heritage Association will hold an open house celebration to introduce a new coal mining safety exhibit Saturday.

    June 5, 2014

  • 052914.jpg Soul Miners bring high energy

    Anyone who’s been to a Soul Miners show knows it’s hard to sit still when the music starts.

    May 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fort to host ‘Whispers in the Wind’

    Pricketts Fort State Park will honor those who came before us during its annual production of “Whispers in the Wind.”
    The performance takes place in Prickett Cemetery and teaches guests about real people who are buried there that settled in the area and have some importance in its founding.

    May 22, 2014

  • From pepperoni to parades, Three Rivers Festival has something for all

    North Central West Virginians and their regional neighbors have long appreciated a delectable and convenient snack that pairs soft, baked-to-perfection bread with one of America’s favorite and most common pizza toppings.
    And all those who have enjoyed the taste of that snack, the one and only pepperoni roll, have Country Club Bakery’s founder Giuseppe “Joseph” Argiro to thank for its invention. Argiro is credited by many for creating the popular food at his bakery in Fairmont in the 1920s.

    May 15, 2014

  • ‘Truthpaste’ stories are ‘kind of local’

    More than 20 years of Tad Janes’ life come from West Virginia.
    So when he was creating his one-man, autobiographical comedy show, he thought it would be perfect to bring it to his hometown of Fairmont.
    The show is called “Truthpaste: A Blotto Biography.”

    May 8, 2014

  • Ancestry focus of Bridgeport event

    The sound of bagpipes and drums will fill the air at Bridgeport City Park this weekend during the 13th annual Scottish Festival and Celtic Gathering.
    The event is put on by the Scottish Heritage Society of North Central West Virginia, an organization based out of the Bridgeport/Clarksburg area comprised of 80-100 families.

    May 1, 2014

  • ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ to be presented

    Morgantown Theatre Company will present Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” this weekend.
    Performances will be at the Metropolitan Theatre on High Street in Morgantown Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 3 p.m.

    April 24, 2014

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