Stonewall Resort honored
WESTON, W.Va. -- Stonewall Resort has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award, given to hospitality establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
To qualify for the award, businesses must maintain for at least a year an overall rating of 4 or higher, on a scale of 5, as reviewed by travelers posting on TripAdvisor.
Stonewall Resort is a 201-guestroom property with a lakeside lodge and lakeside cottages, a conference center, restaurants, complete fitness center and swimming pool, spa and an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. Located near Weston, Stonewall Resort is a joint private/public development between MHLP Inc. and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources. Benchmark Hospitality International operates Stonewall Resort.
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- The 17th annual Appalachian Festival will take place Aug. 24 and 25 in Beckley and throughout Raleigh County.
More than 100 artisans will show and sell their creations at the arts and crafts fair. Entertainment, music, food, a classic car show and the Taste of Appalachia will also be part of the fun.
For a complete schedule, including dates and times, visit www.appalachianfestival.net or call 304-252-7328 or 877-987-3847.
Sandstone jazz and blues
SANDSTONE, W.Va. -- The Simply Jazz and Blues Festival begins at 5 p.m. Aug. 23 and continues through Aug. 25 at the scenic Drift on the New River.