BEX – BECKLEY ART & ENTERTAINMENT EXHIBITION
BEX - BECKLEY ART & ENTERTAINMENT EXHIBITION A week of unique events showcasing local and regional artists Throughout the week of June 22-30, BEX will take over the city of Beckley. During the week of BEX, Beckley will be host to numerous unique events and experiences featuring a film festival, art installations, art exhibits, workshops, [...]
West Virginia Humanities – HISTORY ALIVE Mark Twain
West Virginia Humanities presents HISTORY ALIVE Mark Twain American Humorist/Author June 30 2:00 pm and Sacajawea Lewis & Clark Indian Guide July 28 2:00 pm Both presentations will be held at the Wildwood House Museum. In case of inclement weather they will be moved to the Exhibition Coal Mine Church.
Beckley Downtown Assessment Summary
Beckley’s Downtown Assessment report has been completed by Monica Miller & Aaron Arnett. Since November, the team has reviewed previous city plans/data and demographics/market data, conducted on-line surveys, spent three days in the community, visited with 14 focus groups, and prepared the report. The City has now received the 35-page report which includes sections that [...]
Beckley planning a new Coffee & Tea Celebration in April
Attention Coffee and Tea Lovers: Beckley is planning a new Coffee & Tea Celebration! Hosted by Beckley Events and local coffee and tea shops / vendors, the event will offer coffee and tea tastings, coffee and tea-infused desserts, workshops, music and activities on Saturday, April 6 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Beckley’s Events Committee [...]
Beckley Police Announce Winners For No-Shave November Fundraiser
The Beckley Police Department gathered together on Thursday, December, 6th to announce the winners of their “No-Shave November” charity winners.
The 28 th Annual Chili Night to fill the streets of Beckley!
Planning is underway for Beckley’s 28 th annual Chili Night which will be held on Saturday, October 6 along the streets of uptown Beckley from 5:00 to 8:30 pm. The event will feature about 50 chili participants, along with 20 other booths, and a variety of entertainment. Participants in the chili competition include restaurants / [...]
History Alive presentation of Minnie Pearl
Raleigh County Historical Society & the West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive presentation of Minnie Pearl July 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm Wildwood House Museum Minnie Pearl (1912 – 1996) will be portrayed by Denise Giardina of Charleston. Sarah Colley (Minnie Pearl) studied theater while in college during the Great Depression intending to be a serious [...]
Beckley Events planned for June 29, 30 & July 4th
Fridays in the Park - Beckley Events’ committee invites everyone to attend the 28th Annual Friday in the Park series. The concerts begin at 11:30 a.m. and run until 1:00 p.m. each Friday through August 31, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors offer lunch items for sale. Entertainment at the park on June 29 will feature music by Heaven’s Harmony singing [...]