Music Trail square dance
LEWSIBURG, W.Va. -- Carnegie Hall and the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau are throwing an old-fashioned square dance as a kickoff event for the Mountain Music Trail. The dance will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 19 on the stage at Carnegie Hall. Admission is $5.
Sugar Run will play with mountain dance trail callers Eugene and Ellen Ratcliffe.
The Mountain Music Trail is a collaborative project among five counties, which promotes traditional music, dance and folkways of the Allegheny Mountain region.
Carnegie square dances take place in September, November, February, April and June of each year, featuring musicians and callers from around the region.
For more information about the trail and other kickoff events in Greenbrier, Monroe, Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker counties, visit www.mountainmusictrail.com.
Ricky Skaggs concert
LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Carnegie Hall's 2013-14 Mainstage Concert Season opens Sept. 20 with country music star Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with access to the Mainstage Lounge, hosted by Bella the Corner Gourmet, beginning at 6:45 p.m. For tickets, call 304-645-7917 or visit www.carnegiehallwv.org.
Golden Delicious Festival
CLAY, W.Va. -- The annual Clay County Golden Delicious Festival will celebrate its 40th year with a four-day celebration Sept. 19-22 on Main Street.
Festivities include displays of crafts, various apple contests, a skillet flinging contest, antique car show, motorcycle show, geocaching, parade, quilt show, 5K run/walk, apple butter making, art auction, crazy hat contest, cookie stacking contest, "Solomon's Secret" outdoor drama, golf tournament, free music concerts, clogging, carnival, fireworks, food vendors and magic shows.
For more information, call 304-587-7323 or 304-651-7353 or visit www.claygoldendeliciousfestival.com.
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. -- The Nicholas County Historical & Genealogical Society sponsors the original drama "Retribution: Massacre" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 and 3 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Old Main Auditorium on Old Main Drive, Summersville.
The play recounts the 1792 Morris Massacre, when Betsy and Peggy Morris, daughters of Henry Morris, the first settler in what is now Nicholas County, were brutally murdered.
Martie Mycoff wrote the play; The Cast Iron Skillet Lickers provide music. Tickets are $5. Call 304-872-2251 or 304-206-7812.
Treasure Mountain Festival