12 News WEEKEND OUTLOOK for Feb. 1 – 3

Weekend Outlook

Friday (Feb. 1)

The Bob Huggins Fish Fry will be held at Mylan Park in Morgantown on Friday from 5:30 – 9 p.m. This annual fundraising event will feature sports legends, live music, activities, vendors and more. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Remember the Miners Scholars Program and the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund. 

Saturday (Feb. 2)

The West Virginia Wesleyan College Planetarium will host its first public show of February on Saturday 8 p.m. Saturday’s show is titled “The Little Star that Could.”  The planetarium hosts public shows on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Showtimes last about one hour and admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students/seniors, and are free for children under 18 when accompanied by an adult.

The 42nd Annual Groundhog Day Festival in French Creek will be held at the WV Wildlife Center from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. French Creek Freddie will emerge from his den at 10 a.m. and according to legend, if he sees his shadow, we’ll have six more weeks of winter. If Freddie doesn’t see his shadow, we’ll have an early spring! This event is free to attend, and visitors are invited to tour the facility. Attendees can enjoy hot chocolate and cookies in the gift shop after the festivities. 

The West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Team will host Oklahoma on Saturday at the WVU Coliseum. Tip-off is scheduled for noon. For everything on WVU basketball, visit wvillustrated.com.

‘Take Your Child to the Library Day’ will be held at the Morgantown Public Library located on Spruce Street on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This is the library’s fifth year participating in national ‘Take Your Child to the Library Day.’ Attendees can get library cards, go on a scavenger hunt with the opportunity to win a prize and much more. 

The 2019 Chestnut Ridge Toboggan Festival will be held on Saturday at the Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground in Bruceton Mills. The festival will be held from 12 noon – 2 p.m. on Saturday and ill feature reindeer rodeo, toboggan limbo, race to the base and other fun activities. 

The West Virginia Botanic Garden Winter Family Walk will be held on Saturday from 1 – 3 p.m. Families are invited to a reading of a short story and engage in discussion about what animals are doing in winter before going for a one mile walk to see what they can find. All ages are welcome. 

The RSW: Six More Weeks of Winter is a special wrestling event that will be held at the Christ Episcopal Church in Fairmont on Saturday beginning at 6:30 for meet and greet and 7:30 for general admission. This event will feature a number of wrestlers from Real Shoot Wresting (RSW).

The Mind and Body Wellness Expo will be held on Saturday at the Elkins/Randolph County YMCA from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. This event is hosted by Black Bear Bath & Body Co. and the Holistic Housewife. The event is free to the public and invites attendees to come and learn about the importance of self-care. The event will also feature sever vendors. 

Sunday (Feb. 3)

The Meadowbrook Mall Bridal Fair will be held at the mall on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bridal professionals will be set up throughout the mall to assist brides in planning their special day. Attendees will also have chances to win swag bags and prizes. 

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