Preston County Buckwheat Festival – Kingwood, West Virginia – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 28, 2019. In the city of Kingwood, West Virginia… …the Preston County Buckwheat Festival was a multi-faceted celebration. Right off the bat, the festival came off as huge carnival with plenty of rides… …fun houses… …attractions… …games… …and carnival grub. Then, within the … Read more

Autumn Harvest Festival and WV RoadKill Cook-Off – Marlinton, West Virginia – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 28, 2019. I arrived in Marlinton early Saturday morning… …as a rainbow greeted me from above. The Biscuit Bake-Off was taking place at the Opera House… …with plenty of delicious-looking entries… …people were registering… …for the morning’s Possum Trot… …and many, including myself, … Read more

Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival – Parkersburg, West Virginia – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 17, 2016. The Harvest Moon Festival (frame by Jeff Davis)… …took place at Parkersburg City Park… …and offered a pavilion… …and (3) tents… …filled and surrounded by all sorts of vendors. Offerings were vast as they included seasonal crafts… …pottery… …leather… …designer jewelry … Read more

Mountain State Art and Craft Fair – Ripley, West Virginia – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 17, 2016. It was a beautiful day at Cedar Lakes… …perfect for the Mountain State Art and Craft Fair. This festival was spread out over a large picturesque property… …and sectioned into one Americas Village… …and 4 villages based on the cultures that … Read more

Mothman Festival – Point Pleasant, West Virginia – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 17, 2016. On November 15, 1966, two young couples were driving outside of Point Pleasant, WV… …when they saw a large flying white creature with glowing red eyes. Soon after, more people saw this “Mothman” in the area… …and these sightings lasted until … Read more