Taste of Parkersburg
The Taste of Parkersburg featuring food from local restaurants and beers and wines will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Blennerhassett Hotel, on the corner of Third and Market streets.
This event features West Virginia farm-to-table foods, wines from around the world, craft beers, local artisans and live music.
Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and include a complimentary wine glass. Call 304-865-0522 or email car...@downtownpkb.com.
The West Virginia Herb Association's Annual Lavender Fair will be held at Fish Hawk Acres in Rock Cave from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 15. The event features instruction and demonstration on how to grow, cook, craft and use lavender.
Admission is free, and lunch is available for a fee. Call 304-364-5589 or 304-842-6385 or visit www.wvherb.org.
West Virginia University student Ashley Jones recently won a $10,000 culinary arts scholarship for a cooking video she created. The scholarship is for Escoffier Culinary Academy in Boulder, Colo. In the video, she demonstrates how to make pierogies.