12 News WEEKEND OUTLOOK for August 24-26

Weekend Outlook

Friday-Sunday (Aug. 24- 26):

County fairs are the order of the weekend.  The Randolph County Fair will be in full swing all weekend long at Camp Pioneer.  Livestock shows, carnival rides, a rodeo, tractor pulls and fireworks are just a few of the activities.

Friday-Saturday (Aug. 24- 25):

North Central West Virginia’s largest country music festival, Frontier Days WV, will continue in Shinnston on Friday and Saturday. The festival started on Wednesday and will conclude on Saturday. The performers for Friday and Saturday include The Clarks, Glen Shelton, Silas Powell & the Powell Family Band and more. Visit the Frontier Days website for an event schedule, complete line up and more.

The 2018 Doddridge County Fair will continue Friday and Saturday at the Doddridge County Park in West Union. The fair kicked off on Tuesday and will conclude on Saturday. Events going on at the fair this weekend include motocross racing, live music performances, a demolition derby and much more. For a full schedule of events going on at the Doddridge County Fair this weekend, visit their website.

The 2018 Tucker County Fair will continue Friday and Saturday. The fair began on Tuesday and will conclude on Saturday. Events going on at the fair this weekend include live music, a tractor pull, a color run, a pet show and much more. For more information on the Tucker County Fair visit their Facebook page.

Saturday-Sunday (Aug. 25-26):

The 43rd Annual Barbour County Fair kicks off on Saturday and will last until next Saturday, September 1. Events at the fair include a pageant, a car show, a pet show, a demolition derby and much more. For more information on Barbour County Fair, visit their website.

The West Virginia Popular Culture and Comic Book Convention, WVPopCon, is being held at the Mylan Park Expo Center in Morgantown on Saturday and Sunday. The convention includes exhibitors, creators and panels on various popular comics, movies, television series, toys, anime, manga and games. For more information on WVPopCon visit their website or their Facebook page.

The 2018 Mountain Spirit Pow Wow will be held on Friday and Saturday and invites people to come dance and celebrate Native American culture. The event is being held at the Mason-Dixon Historical Park in Monongalia County. This family-oriented event includes singing, dancing, crafts and more. For more information on this event visit the Mountain Spirit Pow Wow Facebook event page.

Mason-Dixon Memorial Park will also host the 36th Annual Mason-Dixon Frontier Festival on Friday and Saturday. This free event will include an antique car show, a chainsaw carver and much more. For more information on the Mason-Dixon Frontier Festival, visit their page on the TourMorgantown website

Friday (Aug. 24):

Friday night is the first night of high school football! There are many games to attend across North Central West Virginia, but to keep up to date with all the scores and news follow @12SportsZone on Twitter and check out the High School Sports ScoreStream on our website.

Saturday (Aug. 25):

The 30th Annual Pasta Cook-Off hosted by the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday in Clarksburg. The Pasta Cook-Off will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival will kick off next Friday, August 31. For more information on the Pasta Cook-Off, visit the event listing on the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival’s Facebook page.

The 2nd Annual Buckhannon Riverfest will take place at the Riverwalk Park in Buckhannon on Saturday. This “celebration of water”  will have river activities from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and land activities from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information on this free event, visit the Buckhannon Riverfest entry on the City of Buckhannon website.

The Adaland Mansion Barn Day will be held at the Adaland Mansion grounds in the historical restored barn. This event will showcase a collection of reproduction of equipment and tools owned by Augustus Modisett, builder of the famous mansion house. For more information on this event, visit the calendar on the Adaland Mansion website.

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