Outdoor music at Stonewall
WESTON, W.Va. -- Progressive bluegrass bands The Wild Rumpus and DC Grass will perform starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 at the outdoor Roanoke Plaza at Stonewall Resort State Park.
"Our outdoor concert series has proven very popular among guests, local residents and folks from all across the region," said Steve Ludwig, director of sales and marketing for Stonewall Resort.
The Wild Rumpus is based in Fayetteville, and DC Grass is from Doddridge County.
Hot dogs, nachos, ice cream, soda, wine splits and wings will be available for $1 each; hamburgers and draft beer will cost $2 apiece.
The concert is free and open to the public. There is a $3 per car fee to enter the park. There is no gate fee for guests arriving on motorcycles after 5 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket. Coolers are not allowed.
For additional information, contact the resort at 888-278-8150 or visit www.stonewallresort.com.
Porch party in Beverly
BEVERLY, W.Va. -- Nothing says small-town life more than a summer evening on the porch.
The Randolph County town will throw its first Progressive Porch Party from 5 p.m. until dark Aug. 18. A four-course meal and beverages will be served from the porches surrounding the Beverly Heritage Center.
"We want a fun, new fundraising event that can be done mostly outside," said Beverly Heritage Center manager Terry Hackney. "We want to combine great home-cooked food, exciting live music, and our comfortable small-town setting into a summer event you won't want to miss."
Tickets for the event are $35 each; reservations are encouraged. Proceeds from the event will support improvements at the Beverly Heritage Center.
For more information about the Porch Party or to make reservations, contact the Beverly Heritage Center at 304-637-7424, or email i...@beverlyheritagecenter.org.
World music, arts festival
PIPESTEM, W.Va. -- The Culturefest World Music and Arts Festival is set for Sept. 6-9 at the Appalachian South Folklife Center in Pipestem.
Festival performances includes a wide range of music -- Afro-Colombian funk, New Mexican space music, experiential spiritual folk, indie rock, bluegrass and blues. Also featured will be Gypsy Americana Fire Dance, healing arts, a parade for kids led by a man on stilts and workshops in hoop dancing workshops, yoga and Indian dance.
Tickets are available via the website and at the gate. Advance tickets are recommended. A full weekend pass costs $30 and includes all four days plus camping. Day passes are $15 (price does not include camping) on Sept. 7 and 8. A pass for Sept. 6 is $7 and for Sept. 9 is $12. Children's tickets are discounted, and those age 5 and under are free.