12 News WEEKEND OUTLOOK for Labor Day Weekend 2018

Weekend Outlook

Friday-Sunday (Aug. 31 – Sept. 2)

The Jackson’s Mill Jubilee kicks off on Friday and will last all weekend until Sunday. This annual event takes place on Labor Day Weekend at Jackson’s Mill near Weston each year. The event celebrates Appalachian Heritage with various educational demonstrations. A full schedule of all events at the Jackson’s Mill Jubilee can be found on their website. 

The Jane Lew Fireman’s Arts & Crafts Festival is this weekend at the Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department and Jane lew Park. The hours for the event are Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event has over 200 contemporary and heritage crafters that work with glass, wood, leather and much more.

The 40th Annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival starts on Friday and lasts until Sunday on Main Street in Clarksburg. This event will have a wide array of authentic Italian “street food”, live music and more. The WV Italian Heritage Festival has been rated among the “Top 100 Events in North America” by the ‘American Bus Association’, a “Top 20 Event” by the ‘Southeast Tourism Society’ and one of the “Top Four Italian Festivals in the Nation” by the ‘National Sons of Italy’. A full schedule of events can be found on their website.

Friday-Saturday (Aug. 31 – Sept. 1)

The 43rd Annual Barbour County Fair continues this weekend through Friday and Saturday. The fair kicked off last Saturday, August 25 and concludes this Saturday, September 1. A full list of events can be found on the Barbour County Fair’s website

Saturday (Sept. 1)

The Food Truck Festival, hosted by Defense in Depth, is being held at 1389 Earl Core Road in Morgantown on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will have several local food trucks all in one location. For more information, including a full list of vendors visit the Food Truck Festival’s entry on the Tour Morgantown website or their event page on Facebook.

The America’s Strongest Viking 2018 competition is being held at Palatine Park in Fairmont on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This event is connected with the International Arnold Classic competition. Athletes will be coming in from all over the area to compete. More information can be found on the competition’s event page on Facebook.

Monday – Labor Day (Sept. 3)

Triple S Harley Davidson in Morgantown is celebrating their 16th Anniversary with a concert with country duo LOCASH and special guest Danny Strickland. This free concert will have food and beverage vendors on site. More information on this concert can be found on Triple S Harley Davidson’s website.  

The Rowlesburg Labor Day Car, Truck, and Bike Show is being held in Rowlesburg on Labor Day. Registration and judging will take place between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., with trophies being presented by 2:00 p.m.

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