Weekend Update 4/22


We want to highlight some of the positive things going down in town this week to bring a smile to your face. We have lots of exciting things going down this week.

Pop-Up Kitchen at The Freefolk Brewery

April 23-25

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Puerto Rican and Venezuelan kitchen, Original Flavor Bistro, for their last pop up, you’re in luck! They will be back in the kitchen this weekend, Friday and Saturday

Fayetteville Community-Wide Clean-Up

APR 23 AT 8 AM EDT – APR 24

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Fayetteville Earth Day with Generation NRG


Generation NRG has decided to postpone the Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 24th. The weather forecast is high winds and rain all day. We are currently rescheduling a date for this summer and will let you know as soon as it is confirmed.

Community Clean-up Day Ansted

SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021 AT 8 AM EDT – 12 PM 

Join us for a city wide clean-up day! Registration forms will be available at Town Hall beginning the week of March 22,2021 as well as at the Gazebo the day of clean-up! Anyone who registers and attends will be entered to win a cash prize! Prize amounts of $25, $50, and $75 will be awarded!Gloves and trash bags will be provided.*Trash must be in town provided bags, and not household items to be entered for the drawing.

Wine & Dine Night in the Ville

Saturday April 24 at 6:30pm

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Time to wine and dine the night away in the Ville! 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! 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 entree price includes the entire four courses. To make reservations, please call The Gaines Estate at 304-237-2193

Folkway Film Showcase at Freefolk Brewery



Join us THIS SATURDAY at 7PM AT The Freefolk Brewery where we’ll be showcasing films by West Virginia filmmakers Corey Lilly, Sam Adkins, Kelsey Hofe, Saja Montague, and Cory Warner! Have a beer by the campfire and watch some movies u

New River Clean Up

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SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2021 AT 8:30 AM EDT

We’re partnering with the New River Conservancy for the third year in a row to do a trash pickup of the beloved New River! PLEASE REGISTER IN THE LINK ABOVE BY TUESDAY APRIL 20th. We need to get a headcount to make sure we have enough boats, food, and materials.Cathedral Café has generously offered to provide snacks for volunteers. The clean-up will start at 9, so we’ll be meeting at a TBD location to set a shuttle. Folks should plan to spend 5ish hours on the water.We’d like everyone to dress for cool weather and for covid safety, so wear closed-toe shoes, bring extra water, and bring a mask to wear for the shuttle ride.We will be able to follow social distancing guidelines because each person gets their own water craft and cleaning tools.Volunteers will be provided extra water, gloves, bags, tire J-hooks and trash pinchers.

Wolf Creek Park Volunteer Trail Day -April

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Sunday April 25 10am -2pm

Join us again for trail work at Wolf Creek Park!We will meet at the “T” intersection. Please reach out if you need help with directions.All are welcome! Please bring work gloves or trail work tools if you have them. 

Fayette County Earth Day Celebration

April 1-30

Month Long Celebrations

Join us for a county-wide Earth Day celebration, celebrating all month long. There will be an Earth Day photo scavenger hunt with photo-op stops in communities spread across the county through the month of April. Participants will have a chance to score prizes from Fayette County businesses for participating in the hunt. Click the link below to download a checklist for all the stops. In addition to the county-wide scavenger hunt, there will be fun ways to celebrate Earth Day throughout the month of April with tree plantings, activities, clean-ups, and more going on throughout Fayette County. 

FAYETTE-COUNTY-EARTH-DAY Scavenger Hunt Checklist Download

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Hawks Nest Earth Day Photo Stop 

Lodging Highlight: Lafayette Flats Boutique Vacation Rental Anniversary Getaway Planning

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Lafayette Flats Boutique Vacation Rentals

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Lafayette Flats Boutique Vacation Rentals

 Lafayette Flats offers the modern design of a boutique hotel with the privacy and local flavor of a vacation rental. If you are looking for a place to get away together to celebrate your anniversary or special occasion look no further.

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been married; your wedding anniversary is always special. But planning a weekend getaway, especially during a pandemic, can be daunting. Well, worry no more! With these helpful tips and our insider info, you can easily put together an engaging trip you both will enjoy – all without stress or cliche romance.https://lafayetteflats.com/anniversary-getaway/

Their efficient booking process, high cleaning standards and luxurious amenities are what you’d find in an upscale hotel, but we have no front desk to slow you down and you can relax without the daily intrusion of cleaning staff. Their downtown Fayetteville location allows you to park your car and forget it. Lafayette Flats is within walking distance of almost everything.

Spring Nature Fling

Celebrate Spring in Appalachia at the 2021 Spring Nature Fling (formerly known as Wildflower Weekend)

Join us for ranger-guided programs in local national and state park sites!

April – May, 2021


Community Spot Light

Generation New River Gorge Hosted Highway Cleanup

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Generation NRG
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Generation NRG

20 bags of trash were gathered during the cleanup along Rt. 16. Thank you Generation NRG and to all of the volunteers who came out to clean up this stretch of highway!

Tree Planting New Roots Community Farm

Volunteers came out to New Roots Community Farm in Fayetteville to plant 100 trees!

Photos: Lady Mountain Films
Photos: Lady Mountain Films
Photo: Lady Mountain Films

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