Weekend Update 5/7


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.

Fayetteville Bike Month Challenge

May 1-31

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May is National Bike Month and the Town of Fayetteville invites you to celebrate! When you ride your bike this month, you have a chance to win prizes. Here’s how to participate:1. Ride on any of the local trails below.
2. Post a picture of you from your ride to social media.
3. Use the hashtag #FayettevilleBikeMonth2021Each time you post a picture from a different trail from the list, your name will be entered to win one of these prizes:- Basic bike tune-up from New River Bikes
– Bike rental, camping, and meal from Arrowhead Bike Farm
– Drawstring bag, water bottle, and bike bell from Active Southern West VirginiaWinners announced June 1st! Join the event or follow @Town of Fayetteville, WV to see winners.*Trails*
– Arrowhead Trails (all levels)- Fayetteville Town Park (fitness trail – beginner; park loop trail – intermediate)- Hawks Nest Rail Trail (beginner)- Needles Eye Park Trails (intermediate)- Wolf Creek Park Trails (all levels)

Fayetteville Welcomes Love Hope Art Center

The Hawks Nest Tram & New River Jet Boats Open This Weekend

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The Tram is spinning and Miss M Rocks is back in the water for the 2021 season.  After a long year off the water, New River Jet Boats will be running tours of Hawks Nest Lake and New River Gorge starting May 8th. 
We will be open rain or shine Saturdays and Sundays through the rest of May. 
Weekend hours will be 10 – 7. Tickets available at Hawks Nest Tram Office.
Any questions call Bobby Bower at 304-575-5252

Pop Up Kitchen: Polecats at the Freefolk Brewery

4pm-9pm all weekend

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Royal Rumble at Camp Royal Glenn Jean

all weekend long 10am-7pm

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Parking: $5/daily or $10/weekend
$10 for 12yrs & under
$15 for 13yrs & older
$50 Family Weekend PassThe crew at Camp ROYAL is so excited to host the 2021 ROYAL Rumble on May 7th-9th. This 3 day event is part of the FMB world tour and is a stop on the Women’s Slopestyle tour. The whole Camp ROYAL property will be open all 3 days for spectators and competitors to ride together. With 3 skateparks, 2 pump tracks, a flat airbag, resi, 13’ tall landing airbag and over 40 dirt jumps it is sure to be an amazing weekend. Some of the best talent around North America will be at the event competing for cash and prizes. You don’t want to miss it.Friday, May 7th, 2021
– 10am Property is open for all to ride.
– Practice in the afternoon for all divisions.
– Property closes at sunset.Saturday, May 8th, 2021
– 10am Property is open for all to ride.
– Practice in the morning for all divisions.
– Afternoon qualifying into the Finals.
– Property closes at Sunset.Sunday, May 9th, 2021
– 9am Church Service open to all.
– 10am Property is open for all to ride.
– Practice for finalist mid day.
– Finals and winners crowned.
– Property closes after event ends.

Cathedral Cafe’s Mother’s Day Dinner Menu

all weekend long 4:30pm-9pm

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Pop Up Show at Maggie’s Pub with Liana Dagmar


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Matt Mullins at The Freefolk Brewery

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Friday 7pm

Matt Mullins performs solo at The Freefolk Brewery this Friday, May 7 from 7-9. Don’t miss Matt’s rich soulful music as he tells stories of the mountains.

Clinton Scott at the Firecreek Lounge

Friday May 7, 8:30pm-11:30pm

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Join us for an exciting night with the talented performer Clinton Scott! Awesome people! Cold drinks! And a good time!


New River Yoga at Adventures on the Gorge Pool Deck


Busker Fest 2021 at the Arrowhead Bike Farm



Join us at the Arrowhead Bike Farm for Busk Fest 2021! Busking is a time-honored tradition of performing music in the street for tips. This event is focused on highlighting those musicians who haven’t been able to perform in such a long time. In the spirit of busking, we will have West Virginian artists performing for tips throughout the Biergarten all day and into the night! Bring some cash to show these talented folks how much we appreciate them

Mother’s Day Wine Tasting at Studio B

Saturday 3pm-7pm

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What better way to treat your mom other than to a wine tasting and delicious food made fresh from Susan Jones?
Featured Wines:
~Peach Bellini from The Famous Harry’s Bar~ Venezia 1931~ This well-loved drink was invented in Italy in 1948 by Giuseppe Cipriani. A mix of processo and peach never fails to provoke summer.
~Man Pinotage~ A South African modern style wine emphasizing the softer Pinot Noir like characteristic of Pinotage.
~Yalumba Viognier~ An Australian white wine with aromas of honeysuckle, white flowers and a hint of apricot nectar with lively stone fruit flavors and a refreshing finish.
Susan will be taking pre orders for:
~Gazpacho with Gritts tomatoes and local herbs.
~Lump CrapCakes with a Ramp Remoulade
~Lobster Ravioli with a Seafood Creme
AND Fayetteville’s Favorite Andrew Adkins will be joining us for live music. 

It’s Mom’s Day to WINE at Maggie’s Pub

Saturday, May 8 3pm-3am

We are teaming up with our awesome neighbor Studio B for a wine tasting event in our yard! Here’s the list of wines to try then you can purchase next door.
*Peach Bellini from the famous Harry’s Bar-Venezia 1931
*Man Pinotage is a South African modern style wine emphasizing the softer Pinot Noir
*Yalumba Viognier is an Australian white wine with aromas of honeysuckle, white flowers and hint of ApricotThe amazing Susan Jones will be taking pre-orders for her food that includes:
*Gazpacho with gritt tomatoes and local herbs
*Lump crab cakes with a ramp Remaonlade
*Lobster ravioli with a seafood CremeSusan will also be in our yard using our Blackstone griddle making some amazing Po Boys that include:
*Fried and Blackened Shrimp Po Boy
*Fried and Blackened Catfish Po Boy
*Blackened Roast Beef Po BoyAnd to top it all off the awesomingly talented Andrew Adkins will be playing an acoustic set that starts at 3pm!Then stay for the DJ dance party that starts at 7pm!

Matt Deal at the Freefolk Brewery Live Music


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Don’t miss original West Virginia songwriter Matt Deal from Bluefield, WV. Matt’s eclectic songs are sure to make you laugh, cry, or cry from laughter… hell, maybe all at once.


Mother’s Day Brunch at Our House Grill & Pub


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Free Mothers Day Yoga with meditation music

SUNDAY AT 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM

Free Mother Day Yoga class provided by New River Yoga, with Candace Evans. Special Guest Keith Molyneaux. Keith will play a selection of instruments to wisk you away for a sound bath relaxation session. It will be a meditative experience where those in attendance are “bathed” in sound waves. These waves are produced by various sources, including healing instruments. Not to mention the beauty of the Gorge and all the tropical birds that surround. This is a not to miss opportunity. It will be the most perfect morning.Please sign up on Mindbody if possible to get some sort of headcount.

Mother’s Day Paint & Sip at Southside Junction Taphouse

Sunday, May 7 11am-1pm

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Come out to The Southside Junction Tap House for a Mother’s Day paint and sip. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing- groups that come together will be seated together. Class is limited. We will be painting Peaceful Garden- all materials and step-by-step instruction provided, including a 16×20 inch canvas. $4 mimosas, craft beer and appetizers will be available for purchase. A great afternoon out and fun way to treat Mom for Mother’s Day!!

Mothers Day Brunch at The Gaines Estate

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There is no better person to celebrate other than mom! Join us at The Gaines Estate with your family to honor Mother’s Day with a scrumptious brunch. All of your brunch favorites will be featured including a breakfast charcuterie board and of course mimosas! Treat mom on this special day with a lovely afternoon at the stunning estate.Please call 304-237-2193 to make reservations

Wanderlust Creative Foods Mother’s Day Menu

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Women’s Group Ride at the Bike Farm

SUNDAY AT 5 PM – 7:30 PM

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We are excited to announce our Weekly Women’s Group Ride will be on Sundays! Sundays at 5 pm, Erin Larsen and Sarah Coffey will be leading a 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! Meet at the Bike Farm at 5:00. The length of the ride will depend on the group but will range from 6-8 miles.
Come join the awesome community of women riders in the NRG! 

Lodging Highlight: 1904 Townhouse

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4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths

Open your front door and step out onto Court Street where Everything is Happening! Enjoy The Historic Fayette Theatre, The Stache for Ice Cream two doors down, Cathedral Cafe, Wood Iron Eatery, Southside Junction all just within a few steps. If you love Yoga, as we all do, the studio is just across the street, and on the corner from us beautiful selection of yoga attire.

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