Friday-Sunday (Oct. 12-14)
Prickett's Fort Christmas in October kicks off on Friday and will feature a weekend of artisans and craftsmen from the region demonstrating and selling these unique gifts and one-of-a-kind presents. Tours of the fort and the Job Prickett House will also be available. This event will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (ages 60+) and $4 for children (ages 6-12).
Friday-Sunday (Oct. 12-13)
The Mason-Dixon Line Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday at Mason-Dixon Historical Park in Core. Attendees of this free event will be able to enjoy a buckwheat cake breakfast and fun festival activities. Admission for the buckwheat breakfast is $9 for adults and $5 children. Admission to the festival is free for all ages.
The West Virginia WIldlife Center will be hosting fall hayrides at the Wildlife Center on Friday and Saturday from 4:30 - 7 p.m. More information on Wildlife Center events can be found here.
Saturday-Sunday (Oct. 13-14)
The Miss West Virginia USA & Miss West Virginia Teen USA Pageant will be held at the WVU Creative Arts Center on Saturday and Sunday. The Swimsuit/Athletic Wear & Evening Gown Competition will be held on Saturday at 8 p.m. The Final Competition will be held on Sunday at 4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here.
Saturday (Oct. 13)
The 'Elkins Walk to End Alzheimer's' will be held on Saturday at noon. The purpose for this fundraising event is to raise both funds and awareness for Alzheimer's research to find a cure for the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimers. Additional information on this event can be found here.
The Harrison County Historical Society will be hosting the 3rd Annual 'Spooky Tales on the Rail Trails' on Saturday from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Veteran's Memorial Park Rail Trail in Clarksburg. The pay-what-you-please walking tours will begin every 15-20 minutes between 6 - 9 p.m. The final tour group will depart at 9 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to wear their favoritie costume and celebrate the fall season, WV spooky tales and a stroll along the Harrison Rail-Trails. More information can be found here.
Adaland Mansion Heritage Day is Saturday, and will highlight the restored barn where a wide collection of reproductions of equipment and tools owned by Augustus Modisett, builder of the mansion house, are displayed. Heritage Day will last from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., and will feature craft demonstrations and guest demonstrations. More information can be found here.
Mon Health will be hosting the 'Ready Set Glow 3k Glow Walk/Run' on Saturday at the Mon Health Center in Morgantown. The 3k will be held from 6 - 8:30 p.m. and aims to raise breast cancer awareness. Registration for the 3k will begin at 6 p.m., and the race will begin at 7 p.m. outside the Mon Health Center Entrance. Further details can be found on the event's Facebook page.
The 'Run 4 Haiti Zombie 5k' will be held at the VA Park in Clarksburg on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. All proceeds from this event will go towards the Friends of Fort Liberte Haiti mission trip in April 2019. The course will lap around the VA Park twice. Each runner will wear a belt with three flags. There will be zombies along the course that try to take runners flags, and runners will try to cross the finish line with all three flags.
The Arthurdale Heritage Craft Show and Fall Festival will be held on Saturday at Arthurdale Heritage Inc. from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. This free admission event will feature live music, hayrides, face painting and much more. More information can be found here.
Sunday (Oct. 14)
The 'Morgantown Walk to End Alzheimer's' will be held at the WVU Coliseum Complex on Saturday. The opening ceremony will be held at 1:45 p.m., and the walk will begin at 2 p.m. This event aims to raise $84,500 to fight Alzheimer's. To donate click here.