Good News Fayetteville 10/23


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.

Fall Color Update


As we gear up for the 2020 fall color season we are counting on you to help us share and stay up to date on the current colors. Tag us at #visittheville for a chance to be featured with our weekly color updates. This week we are still looking mostly green. We usually hit peak colors in late October. 

Stay up to date with the West Virginia color map 


Halloween Fun

Wolf Creek’s Pumpkin Pedal

Saturday, October 24

Come join us for a scavenger hunt and trick or treating for kids of all ages!Schedule:
-11am Scavenger Hunt begins.
—There will be numbered pumpkins hidden on all of the trails. So explore new trails or ride your favorite and collect a pumpkin. Pumpkins can be turned in for prizes at Bridge Brew 1pm-6:30pm.-4pm-6pm Trick or Treating!
—We will have trick or treating stops along the 3.3 mile beginner friendly Marauder Trail.
—Costumes are not mandatory but encouraged!Tips:
-Bring something to carry your pumpkins/candy in but still allows you to ride unhindered. Backpacks and fanny packs are great for this!-Scavenger hunt -One pumpkin per rider.-Wear a costume that allows you to move easily and see clearly. We know this is the year of the mask but breathing and seeing while riding is awesome.-Please park at the Guy Dooley or T intersection trailheads.-Please practice social distancing.-Please respect other riders and trail etiquette while on the trail.-Donations to the trail efforts for participation is not required but very much appreciated.

Oak Hill Pumpkin Contest

Saturday, October 24th 9am-12pm is Pumpkin Registration at the Pumpkin House.

Pumpkins will be judged that night and winners will be announced Sunday, October 25th.
You can enter an unlimited amount of pumpkins to be judged.

Adult Carved Pumpkins (15 & older)
1st Place: $100 & Trophy
2nd Place: $75
3rd Place: $50

Child Carved Pumpkins (14 & younger)
1st Place: $25 & Trophy
2nd Place: $15
3rd Place: $10

Child Painted Pumpkins (8 years & under)
1st Place: $25 & Trophy
2nd Place: $15
3rd Place: $10

Please cut hole in bottom of pumpkin and leave top (stem) in tact. This is for lighting purposes!
Please wait to carve your pumpkins until Friday so they last for the week.

The Lewis House Pumpkins

October 24-November 2

Lewis House Main Street Oak Hill

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Take a short drive to our neighboring town of Oak Hill and see the Lewis House light up with pumpkins. The pumpkins will be lit up and on display on October 24th through November 2nd.

Homespun Harvest Festival

Sunday, October 25

The Canyon Rim Gift Shop presents the Homespun Harvest Festival. The Trailer Hippies will be playing music and selling merch at the Homespun Harvest Festival. Local artisans, crafters and groovy music magic provided by Tommy and Silvia Davis.

Check out more Halloween fun!

 Enjoy haunted attractions, live music, and lots of spooky fun. Mark your calendar for Friday October 30th for Ghouls Night Out in Fayetteville. Enjoy social distancing fun with business after hours for shopping into the night. There will be special treats for Fayetteville County Chamber Members.

Live Music At Great Googly Moogly

Come hang out at the Great Googly Moogly every Wednesday from pm5-6pm. Brian & Drew from the kind Thieves will be playing live music out front of the store. This event is weather permitting.

Women’s Group Ride Arrowhead Bike Farm

We are excited to announce our Weekly Women’s Group Ride! Now on Friday! Intermediate Ride begins at 5:00 at Arrowhead Bike Farm, we will meet at the main parking lot at Arrowhead Trails at 5:30pm for those that wish to begin their ride at The Clovis Trail. On Friday nights join us for a women-led beginner to intermediate ride for women who are looking to ride with other women, explore the Arrowhead Trails with a group, and have a good time!

Our House Grill & Pub with Matt Mullins

Saturday, October 24 8pm-11pm

Live Music at Chimney Corner Cafe

Make plans to come and sit under the tin roof on Saturday evening to listen to some AMAZING music! Make plans the will take the stage at 5pm!

Sunday Fun Day at Pinheads

Maggie’s Pub Brings Back Happy Hour

To thank everyone for all their love and support shown to Maggie’s during the rafting season, Maggie’s is bringing Happy Hour back! $1.00 off any beer or wine from 4-7pm EVERY DAY. We appreciate your awesomeness, loyalty and hope everyone had a great time during the season! CHEERS!

Fayetteville Farmers Market This Saturday

The Fayette County Farmers Market will be set up in the Fayette Courthouse Parking lot for this Saturday from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Come stock up on a variety of fresh goodies from breads to veggies and meats.Yoga On The Gorge Adventures On The Gorge 

Halloween & October Events

 Enjoy haunted attractions, live music, and lots of spooky fun. Mark your calendar for Friday October 30th for Ghouls Night Out in Fayetteville. Enjoy social distancing fun with business after hours for shopping into the night. There will be special treats for Fayetteville County Chamber Members.

Lodging Highlight: The Lafayette Cottage

Conveniently located in the heart of historic Fayetteville WV. Charming and spacious english cottage style home, newly renovated and beautifully decorated throughout. Only a 5 minute walk to downtown shops, pubs, restaurants, town park with walking and biking trails, and only 1.3 miles to the New River Gorge Bridge.
3 spacious bedrooms and 1 full bath, comfortably sleeps 6 guests. Sleep like a baby in beautiful beds with luxurious bedding. Private patio, grill, fire pit, picnic table, etc.

The space
Perfect getaway for couples, a girls weekend, or a family vacation.
Newly renovated home with lovely antiques, a fully equipped kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, new heating and air, spacious living room, dining room, and a large family room with large flat screen tv, etc. Beautiful tree lined street, near the Fayetteville WV courthouse. Warm up at the Coffee & Tea Bar, after returning from your outing, with a variety of Complimentary delicious snacks, Starbucks coffee, and a selection of tea and hot chocolate. Enjoy grilling dinner on the cozy side porch, and/or roasting marshmallows and s’mores under a star lit sky. All the amenities and comfort of home, located in the heart of historic Fayetteville, WV… one of the coolest small towns in America.

New River Gorge Creative Residency

***CALLING ALL CREATIVES***⁠⁠Applications for the 2021 New River Gorge Creative Residency are due November 1, 2020! Last week to apply.

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