2013 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
***Denotes new event. All events in Point Pleasant unless otherwise noted.
All events subject to change.
4-6---Battle Days(All activities held at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park unless otherwise noted) Friday, Oct. 4: 10:00 am- School tours, Craft demonstrations and encampments, Art Show at Fort Randolph Terrace (12:00 noon-8:00 pm), Lantern tour with historical re-enactors (begins 7:30 pm). Saturday, Oct. 5: 9:00 am-5K Run for Sight; Starting at 10:00 am: Crafts, Activities, Entertainment, Art Show at Fort Randolph Terrace, 11:00 am-Battle Days Parade, downtown Point Pleasant, 4:00 pm-Ladies Colonial Tea, 8:00 pm-11:00 pm--Colonial Ball at American Legion (free and public). Sunday, Oct. 6: 10:00 am-Colonial Church Service, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Art Show, 2:00 pm Battle of Point Pleasant Memorial Service. The Mansion House Museum will be open from 10:00 am-4:30 pm each day for tours. Admission is free for all events and for the Mansion House Museum. Battle Days is the Commemoration and Memorial of the Battle of Point Pleasant which occurred October 10, 1774 at the "point" between Virginia militia and the Shawnee tribe led by Chief Cornstalk. Contact: Battle Days, Diane Johnson 304-675-8844 email@example.com. or Carolin Harris 304-675-9726; Battle Days Pageant, Brandy Barkey-Sweeney 304-593-6055; Parade entries: Mason County Tourism Center 304-675-6788. Parade line-up 10:00 am at the Board of Education Office (old Central School) Sign-up for parade is not mandatory but appreciated.
5 & 6---Country Fall Festival(WV State Farm Museum, 1458 Fairground Road) 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Oct.5 only: Antique Tractor Pull, 1:00 pm.; Gunslinger Shows at 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.; On Sunday, Oct. 5: a Church Service will begin at 9:00 am and a Gospel Sing at 1:30 pm. The Museum Country Store and Country Kitchen will be open. Annual country fall festival. Gas and Steam Engine Show, working sawmill, CEOS Quilt Show, the Antique Bottle Show, and the Gravely Swap Meet. Watch the making of sorghum, apple butter and apple cider (for sale). Tour the 30 plus buildings on the grounds and see displays of vintage tractors, a military exhibit, General (the third largest horse ever to have lived) and much more. Admission: Free. Contact: 304-675-5737, firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.wvfarmmuseum.org
9---Amvets Veterans Day Parade (Downtown Point Pleasant) 1:00 p.m. Line-up at the north end of Main Street in front of the Mason County Board of Education office. Sponsored by the Mason County Post 2 AMVETS. Contact Dennis Rayburn 304-674-3663.
15-December 31---Annual Christmas Fantasy Light Show (Krodel Park) 5:30-9:30 pm nightly. Drive-thru around Krodel Park. Unique animated light displays throughout Krodel Park includes Santa Claus, Santa's workshop, a 20 foot windmill, gingerbread men, angels, the Mothman and many more. New additions each year. No admission fee but donations are encouraged.Contact: Charles Humphreys 304-675-3844, email@example.com.
1-31--- Annual Christmas Fantasy Light Show (Krodel Park) See November listing
6---Point Pleasant Holiday Parade(Downtown Point Pleasant) 6:00 pm. Parade has Christmas holiday theme complete with Santa Claus. Line-up will be at 5:00 p.m. at the Board of Education office (old Central School) on Main Street. Sign-up for parade is not mandatory but appreciated. Contact: Mason County Tourism Center 304-675-6788, firstname.lastname@example.org.
7---Christmas on the Frontier(Fort Randolph at Krodel Park) 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Fort Randolph one day event. Come and celebrate the birth of Jesus the way the people on the Frontier did. Admission: Free. Donations are encouraged. Contact: Craig Hesson 304-675-7933, email@example.com Website: www.fortrandolph.org