Monroe County is uniquely situated to take advantage of all the surrounding festivals, events and activities that are offered throughout the year. Below are just a few we thought you might be interested in.
MONROE COUNTY EVENTS
October 28-30, 2014 | "Alderson Hospital O'Horrors"
Alderson Hospitality House $5 donation for those 12 and older. $3 age of 12 and under. For more information: www.aldersonhospitalityhouse.org/ahhh
November 9, 2014 | Monroe Historical Society 2nd Annual Wine and Cheese Reception
Salt Sulphur Hotel, 2-4 PM. Music from Doc Greenberg's Patient Jazz Band. For tickets and reservations call Ana Lusk at 304-772-5411
December 2, 2014 | Peterstown Christmas Parade
December 5, 2014 | Union Christmas Parade
December 7-13, 2014 | Monroe County Nature and Wildlife Photography Schow
Union Senior Center. Awards ceremony Sat., Dec. 13 at 3 PM. Learn more.
June 5-7, 2015 | Farmer’s Day
An old-fashioned annual event honoring Monroe County’s agricultural heritage. Sponsored by the Union Chamber of Commerce. Contact: 304.772.3003.
July 4, 2015 | Alderson 4th of July Celebration
West Virginia's Largest Independence Day Celebration kicks off with a bicycle race. During a week crammed with fun events, the highlights on the 4th include the Grand Parade at 10:30 a.m. and the Grand Fireworks Display at 10:15 p.m. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the web page at www.alderson4th.com.
September 26-27, 2015 | Autumn Harvest Festival
WVU Willow Bend Farm, 4 Miles South of Union, WV on Willow Bend Road
Festival celebrating the end of the agricultural season. Come for the best food; country, live bluegrass & gospel music; handmade quilts & crafts. Vegetable, flower, quilt & art contests. Horseshoe & corn hole tournaments. Youth tractor pull. Apple butter making will be demonstrated and the results will be sold. Large flea market. Free admittance. Contact: 304-772-5475.
OTHER AREA EVENTS