Weekend Update 3/12

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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 month.

St. Patrick’s Supper at The Gaines Estate

Saturday, March 13 at 6:30 pm

Enjoy a wee bit o’ quality time and authentic Irish food with your lucky ones. We’ll bring the charm.. and Guinness! Reservations are required. 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. Doors open thirty minutes prior to your reservation. To make reservations, please call The Gaines Estate at 304-237-2193.

Sip into Spring Studio B

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Saturday, March 13th from 3pm-6pm
Studio B will have 4 different wines to taste along with some of our gourmet meats and cheeses. Susan Jones will be taking pre orders for her amazing Seafood Gumbo or She Crab soup. Mark your calendars now and we will see y’all Saturday.

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Spring is in the air!!!As we are getting to the end or soup season and the beginning of Spring, we thought we’d mix it up a bit…. We are taking pre-orders now for She Crab Soup Seafood Gumbo and Key Lime Pie!!!We will be at Studio B Saturday from 3-6 during the Sipping into Spring wine tasting!!! Message or text your pre-orders!! See you Saturday!!!

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia & Party Southside Junction Taphouse

Wednesday March 17, 7pm

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St. Patrick’s Day Trivia & Party! Trivia starts at 7pm. Doors open at 4pm & HAPPY HOUR ALL DAY! Green beer on draft, free giveaways, and more! See y’all there.

Earth Day Poster Contest for Kids

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Do you know anyone between the ages of 4 – 12 that LOVES to make art? We are hosting an Earth Day Art Contest! Design must be 11×14 and show what Earth Day means to you! Please scan and send all submissions to CassidyBBayes@gmail.com with your name, age, and title of your project in the subject space.The Winner will have their design chosen for our Earth Day 2021 Event Poster and Flyer!The runner-up will receive online and in person recognition.Deadline is March 25th for submissions.

Fayetteville’s Adult Egg Hunt

Friday, March 19 8pm Fayetteville Town Park

Why should kids have all the fun? Join us for Fayetteville’s Adult Easter Egg Hunt. This is a fundraising event, thank you for your support! You will not want to miss out on this “Eggciting” opportunity. We will have hundreds of eggs hidden all over. Many of the eggs will be filled with coupons to redeem “Eggcellent” prizes.

You must have a wristband to participate and be 21 or older to enter the hunt. To make it a little more challenging you will be hunting for the eggs in the dark. Join us for a fun glow-in-the-dark night hunt!

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Fayetteville’s Egg Hunt (Kids)

Saturday, March 27, Fayetteville Town Park

The Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting the Fayetteville Easter Egg Hunt. Join us for a fun-filled day of egg hunting in Fayetteville! The egg hunt will be free for all kids. We ask that you bring a basket or bag to gather your eggs. Kids will be separated into appropriate age groups for the hunt with limited group sizes. You must pre-register for the egg hunts so that we can follow COVID Guidelines with limited participants in each hunt. We ask that participants(2years+) and volunteers wear masks while participating unless you have a condition that prevents you from wearing a mask. There will be a 10 egg limit for each participant. 

In an effort to make the egg hunt more accessible we will be hosting an all-inclusive hunt before the main festivities. No one is excluded from attending the main hunt and no one is required to attend only the accessible portion, it is just an added option for those that may find the hunt more enjoyable with a smaller crowd and less sensory overload. We have made modifications for this hunt with areas that will be wheelchair accessible and we will have a number of beeping eggs available. Participants will receive a color card and will be on a mission to find 10 eggs that match their assigned color. For those that are high risk or do not feel comfortable, we also have the option for goodie bag signups. Participants can receive take-home bags that can be picked up at the visitor center. If your child has food allergies candy eggs can be traded in for one prize from the prize table at the end of the hunt.

The hunt will take place at the Fayetteville Town Park 330 Park Drive Fayetteville, WV 25840

We will meet at Shelter #2 between the basketball court and playground.

10:30 AM – All-Inclusive Hunt

12:15 PM 6 & and Under Hunt

12:30 PM- 6 And Up

It is important that you register under the time and hunt you plan to attend. Registration open on March 1st.

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If you do not feel comfortable participating in person or are high risk you can sign up to receive an Easter goodie bag to pick up at the Fayetteville Visitor Center.

Get Involved

Our community egg hunts would not be possible without your support. We have an prize/candy/egg drop-off box located on the visitor center porch. If you are interested in volunteering or sponsoring the egg hunt email info@visitfayettevillewv.com.

The Folkway Film Festival – Rebooted (2021)

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Saturday March 27, 5pm at The Freefolk Brewery

The Folkway is excited to announce The Folkway Film Festival 2021! As you may know, our film festival was postponed last year due to COVID-19. Join us in this reboot as we celebrate local and indie filmmakers and films from across the region with food, brews, music & films!We’re celebrating stories told the folk way by showcasing creative and innovative films across the Appalachian region.This festival is the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices and fresh perspectives. This Film Festival, among others in West Virginia, is a platform for cultural exchange and dialogue, a large number of the films are presented in person by the filmmakers in Appalachia. This can help local filmmakers exhibit their films and enrich the community’s perspectives on Appalachian culture!Films from two categories will premiere at the event:
Documentary Short
Narrative ShortAdmission to the festival will be free, however, donations are encouraged at the door so we can keep making this happen! Thank you!This event was made possible by:
Ace Gear Shop
Freefolk Brewery
Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company
Waterstone Outdoors
Cathedral Cafe
Sierra Nevada Brewing
The Station
Wood Iron Eatery
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Vandalia Bronze
Artefakt 3-D
LaFayette Flats
Weathered Ground Brewery
Adventures on the GorgeArrow Head Bike Farm
Raw & Juicy Juice Bar**We are following all COVID-19 precautions and guidelines. That means wear your masks folks. Social distancing measures will be taken and the venue has been moved outside

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