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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Save the date for Beckley's Appalachian Festival

The 15th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun! Held in Beckley and throughout Raleigh County, Friday, August 26 – Sunday, August 28, this year’s festival promises to deliver!

You can:

· Sample delicious cuisine at Taste of Appalachia while enjoying live music.

· For the history buffs (and the brave at heart) take a thrilling Ghost Tour and explore Beckley’s haunted sites.

· Check out beautiful quilts, stunning art, and crafts lovingly made by over 100 artisans!

· Theatre WV offers a World Premier of Rocket Boys The Musical August 26-28. There are coal mine tours and craft making for the kids!

· For the auto enthusiasts, don’t miss the Classic Car Show featuring more than 100 classic automobiles!

· There’s more … craft demonstrations, strolling musicians, and bluegrass bands … all the best of West Virginia’s native talent! Don’t miss the Appalachian Festival! It’s sure to delight your senses and put a smile on your face! Events take place throughout

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