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Events happening in and around Monroe...

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.




April 2, 2016 |Dream of a Good Death Multi-Media Civil War Show

The Monroe County Historical Society is hosting a  performance of Clark Hansbarger's multi-media Civil War show Dream of a Good Death at 7:30 pm on Saturday, April 2nd at the Ames Clair Hall in Union, West Virginia. Admission to the evening is $10, students $6.  Tickets available at the door, seating begins at 6:30.

Songwriter and Monroe County native Clark Hansbarger's Dream of a Good Death traces the arc of the Civil War from its beginning to its end. Part folk opera, part multi-media lecture, this cycle of original songs follows the trials, hopes, fears and sacrifices of Civil War soldiers as they struggle through the Union conquest of Port Royal, the fires in The Wilderness, the killing fields of Cold Harbor, and the long siege of Petersburg.  For more information, contact Hansbarger at 540-533-8530 or email.

June 3-5, 2016 | 62nd Annual Farmer's Day

Union, WV.

September 24-25, 2016 | 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.