There is so much happening in Tucker County, WV I don’t even know where to start! Mountaineers Days will kick off Friday evening with Mr. and Miss Mountaineer Coronation followed by karaoke in the M&M Bank parking lot. Saturday events include; Craft and Food Vendors, patriotic bicycle contest, parade, cakewalk, firemen’s water battle, live music, ELVIS and the evening fireworks. Come Sunday morning you can enjoy at pancake breakfast at the Thomas Fire Hall. Check out their website, www.thomaswvmtdays.weebly.com for a complete schedule of events. Saturday evening’s Fireworks are sponsored by the Thomas Vol. Fire Department and we recommended heading up the mountain a little early, it’s always packed! Sunday afternoon come to the Canaan Valley Ski Area for the 21st Annual Celebration of the Arts, an FREE outdoor concert by the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, at 3pm. This annual event is a wonderful way to spend a relaxing afternoon. Don’t forget to bring you blanket and lawn chairs. There will be some refreshments available but feel free to bring your own. The event is FREE to the public but donations are greatly appreciated.
Canaan Valley Resort hosts their annual Windfest this weekend. Family activities will be held all weekend for children of all ages. There will be magic shows, kite demonstrations, kite building and much more. Check out their website, http://www.canaanresort.com/, for a complete schedule. On Monday, July 4th they will hold their annual Red, White and Blue Golf Scramble. Come out and hit the ball around and enjoy some friendly golf.
Live Music will be featured all weekend at the Purple Fiddle and Mountain State Brew Pub. Check out their websites, http://www.purplefiddle.com/ and www.mountainstatebrewing.com/thomas.html , for a complete schedule. Take the time to check out all of the local shops and dining areas while you are in Tucker County. Some them are hosting their own activities and specials for the weekend. Happy 4th of July to you and your family!