Park discounts for vets
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Veterans staying at a West Virginia state park the first two weeks of November are eligible for special overnight rates.
The rate special is available through Nov. 15 to all military personnel who have served or who currently serve in the reserves or are on active duty. Proof of military or veteran status is requested.
The program is available any rental night with the exception of two-night rentals on weekends for cabins or cottages, and is based on availability. When calling for reservations, ask for the "veterans appreciation" rate.
Participating areas are: Beech Fork, Blackwater Falls, Bluestone, Cacapon Resort, Canaan Valley Resort, Cass Scenic Railroad, Chief Logan Lodge, Hawks Nest State Park, Holly River, Lost River, North Bend, Pipestem Resort, Stonewall Resort, Twin Falls Resort, Tygart Lake and Watoga state parks, and Kumbrabow and Seneca state forests.
Overnight package information is posted on the park website. To learn more about West Virginia state parks, visit www.wvstateparks.com.
Belle Starr portrayal
MULLENS, W.Va. -- A "History Alive" presentation with an interpretive portrayal of Belle Starr will be given Nov. 9 at Twin Falls Resort State Park.
Living history performer Karen Vuranch will depict the woman known as the Bandit Queen of the Old West in a program that begins with dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the Azalea Room of Twin Falls Lodge.
Reservations are required. Call Twin Falls Resort State Park at 304-294-4000, 800-CALL-WVA (ask for Twin Falls) or email twinfallsres...@wv.gov.
Indian singers, dancers
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. -- West Virginia University-Parkersburg will host a special performance by the Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers from 11 a.m. to noon Nov. 13 in the activities center.