28.) Preston County Buckwheat Festival Review – Kingwood, West Virginia – 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 structures that bordered part of the carnival… …it began … Read more

27.) Leaf Peeper’s Festival Review – Davis, West Virginia – September 28, 2019

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The Leaf Peeper’s Festival has Heritage Exhibits at various locations. This may include a train exhibit, a petting zoo and more. This experience only covers what was found at the festival’s main site. **** As travelers drove into Davis, West Virginia, they became instantly aware of the Leaf … Read more

26.) Autumn Harvest Festival and WV RoadKill Cook-Off Review – Marlinton, West Virginia – 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, headed to the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce booth … Read more

25.) Sophia City Fall Festival Review – Sophia, West Virginia – September 27, 2019

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I arrived in Sophia on Friday afternoon. I was told that Saturday night was the festival’s big day, offering kids’ games and more vendors that weren’t present during my visit. **** It was a beautiful afternoon in Sophia… …when I came to visit their annual Fall Festival. Children … Read more

24.) Sistersville Marble Festival Review – Sistersville, West Virginia – September 27, 2019

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I visited the festival on Friday morning before any serious crowds had arrived. I was told that Saturday is the big day. **** The Sistersville Marble Festival is a marble show and festival… …where marble enthusiasts come together (WV Marble Shooters Association)… …promoting marbles to festival goers through … Read more

38.) Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival Review – Parkersburg, West Virginia – 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 (Penny Whistle Jewels)… …and framed lit trinket Christmas trees. … Read more

37.) Mountain State Art and Craft Fair Review – Ripley, West Virginia – 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 make up Appalachia. There was an Irish pub/restaurant in … Read more

35.) Mothman Festival Review – Point Pleasant, West Virginia – 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 December 15, 1967 (Jamie C. Sloane)… …when the Silver … Read more

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