‘Woman of Courage’ book signing Saturday
The Marion County Historical Society will be hosting Bob Thompson, author of “A Woman of Courage on the West Virginia Frontier: Phebe Tucker Cunningham,” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday for a book signing.
Traditional Music Day set May 11
With April showers behind us, the days are getting warmer and the sun brighter. It’s a good time of year to sit in the sun and enjoy it, and Pricketts Fort wants to help make it happen.
Country Music Hall inductions Saturday
The Sagebrush Round-Up, which houses the Country Music Hall of Fame of West Virginia, is hosting its second annual induction for West Virginians who have made significant contributions to the country music scene here in Marion County and across the state and country.
‘Follies’ celebrating 40th year
The word calls to mind the Broadway shows of the 1940s and ’50s with their elaborate costuming and big production values.
History Expo April 6 at courthouse
“History doesn’t have to be boring. History can be fun.”
Dulcimer Gathering in Clarksburg Saturday
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of different kinds of instruments in the world, but on average we see comparatively few when we listen to bands or go to concerts.
Scout-A-Rama chance to raise awareness
You might not know it, but there are more than a dozen Scout troops operating in Marion County.
Raising awareness and providing a fun educational opportunity for these kids is what motivated officials within the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America here in Marion County to start the Scout-A-Rama, an annual event hosted at the Middletown Mall coming up again this Saturday.
Concert funds health-care scholarships
North Central West Virginia has a strong, thriving medical infrastructure, with numerous hospitals and medical facilities in need of qualified health-care professionals to staff them.
‘Defying Gravity’ set at FSU
The explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger shortly after launch in the Florida skies was an event that shook the nation to its core.
The 1986 disaster left a spectre over manned space flight in the nation for years and, for the families of those involved, a host of unresolved issues.
Fort to host muzzleloading show
Scientists haven’t invented time travel yet, but history enthusiasts can reliably expect to be transported back in time by the craft of a good historical reenactor.
These men and women put accuracy above all, and their devotion to recreating the clothes, accessories and atmosphere of another time creates a window into the past.
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