Good News Fayetteville 1/22


We want to highlight some of the positive things going down in town this week to bring a smile to your face. Thank you to all the essential folks and helpers who are serving on the front lines and supporting our community! We have lots of exciting things going down this weekend!

Youth Arts in the Parks Appalachian Spring Wildflower Art Contest

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Youth Arts in the Parks is a student competition that celebrates ecology through art! Through this program and the April art exhibit at Tamarack and online, students have the opportunity as community leaders to raise awareness of Appalachia’s natural diversity and parks. Their works inspire community connections to local ecology and outdoor stewardship. Participants may also have the opportunity to explore the business of art and its role in economic development.

The Youth Arts in the Parks program is part of spring nature event that celebrates the southern West Virginia’s diverse ecology. New River Gorge National River, Tamarack, and several West Virginia state parks partner to host this public event in April and May. This year’s festivities will feature new programs and tips to help each of us discover more nature outdoors and online.

Image submission for the 2021 contest is from January 2 to February 8, 2021. 

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Wine and Dine Night in the Ville

Friday and Saturday, January 22-23, 6:30pm 
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Time to wine and dine the night away in Fayetteville. Come enjoy a relaxing evening at The Gaines Estate featuring a delicious four-course meal catered by Dobra Zupas and libations to warm your bones. We’ll do all the work, you just have to enjoy it! The ticket price is $60 per guest. Each guest will receive a four-course meal and be able to select one appetizer, entree, and dessert from our menu provided by Dobra Zupas. The ticket price includes tax and gratuity. Doors open thirty minutes prior to your reservation. To make reservations, please call The Gaines Estate at 304-237-2193.

For more information and reservations call 304-237-2193

Disc Golf Course Clean-Up

Saturday, January 23 10am-1pm Fayette County Park

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WORK PARTY & COURSE CLEAN-UP! Come out to the Fayette County Park for some disc golf course maintenance. We will be clearing fairways, doing some brush removal, and light digging. Show up with your family or quaran-team and we will put you to work! Winter is a great time to clean up courses in our region. Interested folks can stay afterward for a round of casual disc golf. What to bring: gloves, water, masks, loppers/pruning shears, and handsaws. Don’t forget your discs!

Wizard Weekend 

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January 29-31

Join us for a weekend of magic and fun with Fayetteville’s Wizard Weekend. On January 29- 31, join us for themed shopping, and activities fun for all ages as Fayetteville transforms into a magical village. This year’s festival will look different with new COVID-19 precautions. COVID -19 guidelines will be in place and must be followed including wearing masks and social distancing. The majority of activities will take place outdoors and involve walking around town to allow for more social distancing. Participants will want to check the weather before attending to dress accordingly. This year we will have more self-guided activities where groups can explore things on their own including a wizard themed scavenger hunt through town. There will be workshops like wand making and potions classes.  

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Arrowhead Bike Farm’s Backyard Cross Race Series

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Race Dates: 1/30, 2/13, 2,27

Be part of Arrowhead Bike Farm’s Backyard Cross Race Series! These races are purely for the enjoyment of riding, meet folks and getting muddy!
About this Event:
Join us at the Bike Farm for our FIRST EVER Arrowhead Bike Farm Backyard Cyclocross Race Series! These races are all about getting on your bike, getting muddy, and having fun. This 1-mile spectator-friendly course will take you through the fields and woods of the Arrowhead Bike Farm. We will have categories for all ages and skill levels and will ride rain or shine! The winners of the advanced categories will receive a cash payout, winners of the recreational categories will receive an Arrowhead Bike Farm gift card! Bring your cowbells and noise makers, let’s have a good time!
Covid-19 Precautions:
In accordance with state regulations, masks/face coverings will be required when indoors and we ask for help by staying physically distanced while outside. We have a ton of space in our beer garden and we encourage you to use it! We will be requiring the use of face coverings at the start of the races, a buff or neck gaiter is recommended. Lastly, we ask that if you are feeling sick or have been exposed to a person who tested positive for Covid-19 recently, that you quarantine and come visit us another time. Thank you for your help as we work through these times!

Meeting Location:Arrowhead Bike Farm8263 Gatewood RdFayetteville, WV, 25840
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Shitts Creek Trivia

Wednesday, February 3 Southside Junction Tap House
TRIVIA IS BACK! We are testing it out (to make sure we can do this safely) on Feb 3rd with Schitts Creek Trivia! Starting at 6:30pm. First come first serve on tables. Max 4 people per table & per team. Let’s try to get back to normal SAFELY! Masks required.

The Station Market Offers Private Bar Sessions

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Yes, it’s true! We are opening up the bar for private sessions a few evenings a week. Here’s the basic beta:- We can accommodate between 2 & 8 folks.- There are multiple amazing food options.- We’ve missed this!!- Please call us for more info and to reserve a date: 304-900-5516

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Holiday Happenings This Week

Fayetteville is the prime location to soak in the holiday festivities and get into the Christmas spirit. Store fronts dazzle holiday shoppers

Things to Know Bridge Day 2022

We are here to help you get the most out of your Bridge Day experience with a weekend of fun lined up.

Weekend Update 4th of July Weekend

June 30- July 4th Fayetteville’s Heritage Festival and 4th of July Celebration Celebrate America’s birthday in America’s coolest small town. We invite

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