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
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.
December 14, 2014 | Christmas Homes Tour in Alderson
Advance tickets sold at the Alderson Visitors Center. Purchase tickets the day of at the C & O Train Depot. The annual Model Train Show will be on display at the Alderson Presbyterian Church. Sat., Dec. 14, 1-5 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.
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