Holidays at North Bend
CAIRO, W.Va. -- North Bend State Park will host a Christmas Day buffet and New Year's Eve party.
The buffet runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes prime rib, turkey and dressing, pecan-crusted fish, baked ham, salad bar, desserts and drinks for $21.95 for adults and $10.95 for children. Reservations are recommended.
The party includes live music and food as well as an optional overnight package. Reservations are required as it generally sells out. Call 304-643-2931.
Midland Trail lights
ANSTED, W.Va. -- Lights Along the Midland Trail has just the right amount of lights to make things merry and bright at Hawks Nest State Park. Located on U.S. Route 60 at Ansted, more than 30 unique holiday displays are located on the state park grounds.
Visitors can drive slowly around the state park property and view the displays. There is no entrance fee. The lights are on from 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. each evening through Jan. 1.
Hawks Nest Lodge is open year-round with a fireplace in the lodge lobby. Winter rates are in effect at the lodge. The park restaurant is open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily.