WESTON -- West Virginia's glass heritage will be celebrated at the Weston Glass Festival on Friday through July 21 at Appalachian Glass in Weston
Activities include glass blowing, etching and sand blasting, plus food vendors. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21. For additional information, visit http://www.appglass.com or call 304-269-1030.
Mountain Lakes Festival
SUTTON -- The 5th Annual Mountain Lakes Festival takes place Friday through July 19 at Sutton Lake in Braxton County.
Events include "That Dam Race" 5-K walk/run, water ski show, Sutton Dam tours and "Anything That Floats But A Boat" contest. There'll be music and food vendors
Visit http://www.mountainlakesfestial.com or call 304-765-6533 for more information.
Droop Mountain Hike
HILLSBORO -- The 150th anniversary of Battle of Droop Mountain Battlefield is being observed by a series of hikes on trails and paths taken by soldiers in 1863.
The next hike is Saturday and is 3 1/2 miles through fields and woodland, and an 800-foot elevation change with steep grades and obstructions.
Pre-registration is required. To pre-register or for additional information, call 304-653-4254 or visit http://www.droopmountainbattlefield.com/events/html.
MATHIAS -- The Lost River Classic on Saturday is an official USA Cycling Sanctioned Points Race for amateur and professionally ranked cyclists.
The challenging course is a 10.5-mile loop on West Virginia country roads with two significant climbs, two sweeping downhills, several rollers, and a steep climb to the finish at the Jenkins UM Church.
For race regulations, visit http://www.ncvc.net/lostriver/Wiki%20Pages/Home.aspx. For more information, call Audrey Kawano Taucher at 202-547-8884 or email lostri...@ncvc.net.
Farm life celebrated
POINT PLESANT -- Activities start at 8 a.m. Saturday at the West Virginia State Farm Museum's Tractor Show and Games in Point Pleasant.