Pipestem camping change
PIPESTEM, W.Va. -- Pipestem Resort State Park's new camping reservation policy begins Nov. 1. Reservations for campsites will be accepted online, by telephone or by mail one year in advance from the first day of each month, according to Paul Redford, district administrator for West Virginia State Parks.
"It's more camper-friendly," Redford said. "Today's RVer and tent camper wants the security of a reserved site, particularly at Pipestem."
To reserve online, follow the prompts on the "Online Reservation" tab at www.pipestemresort.com. Lodge rooms and cabin rentals also can be made using the online service. For more information, call 304-466-1800.
Dancing at Stonewall
ROANOKE, W.Va. -- Stonewall Resort welcomes back WV Dance Inc. for a ballroom and Latin dance weekend Nov. 22-24.
The weekend begins with evening lessons in rumba for both beginner and intermediate dancers and will be followed by a dance party featuring all different forms of both Latin and ballroom dances. On Nov. 23, activities include beginner and intermediate dance lessons in nightclub two-step and ballad and an evening dance.
There is no dress code for the weekend, but guests are encouraged to wear shoes with either a leather or suede sole to facilitate ease of movement.
The weekend package costs $349.99 per couple (plus tax and resort fee) and includes all dance instruction, overnight lodging on the Friday and Saturday nights and breakfast on the Saturday and Sunday mornings. The dance activities are not designed for people who come without a dance partner.
For more information and to make reservations, contact the resort at 888-278-8150 or www.stonewallresort.com.
Lewisburg film festival
LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- The Wild and Scenic Film Festival will take place beginning at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in the historic Lewis Theatre.
The nationally touring festival of outdoor and conservation films and documentaries is sponsored by the West Virginia Wilderness Coalition, along with local sponsors such as Serenity Now Outfitters, Elk River Touring Center and Hill and Holler Bicycle Works.