Saturday (May 11)
The Mother’s Day Founder Festival will be held at Ocean Pearl Felton Park in Grafton on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This event celebrates Anna Jarvis, who allegedly found her inspiration for Mother’s Day in 1876. The event is hosted by Morgantown Photography Club.
The 15th Annual Blue and Gold Mine Sale will be held on Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown. The Early Bird Sale will be held from 7 – 8:30 a.m. with $5 admission and the general admission sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. – noon and will be free to attend. All proceeds will be donated to the United Way.
The Appalachian Heritage Cook-Off will be held on Saturday from 1 – 5 p.m. at Fort New Salem. This event will feature early 19th century food which will be cooked over open fires and hearths. The best dishes will be awarded prizes.
The 4th Annual Horse and Carriage Parade will be held on Strawberry Lane and Downtown Buckhannon on Saturday. The parade will begin at 3 p.m. and will feature dozens of carriages, individual riders and equestrian teams.
The Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Fair in Fairmont will be held on Saturday. This event aims to raise awareness for children’s mental health. There will be lots of resources, free food, games, raffle baskets, music and Cartoon Headquarters to interact with the kids.
The Clarksburg Farmer’s Market will be hosting a Mother’s Day Market on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday. The market will be held in the parking lot of Tractor Supply Co. on Emily Drive in Clarksburg. Items featured include fresh flowers, fresh eggs, baked goods, jewelry and more.
The Paw Paw 2019 Spring Mud Bog will be held on Saturday in Rivesville. The mud bog will be held on the Paw Paw Fair Grounds. The race will begin at 6 p.m. Attendance at the gate is $6 per person.
Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs will be held at the Phil Gainer Community Center in Elkins on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. This event focuses on the anti-drug and pro-outdoor recreation message through experiential education. There will be no charge for any of the activities at the event. Attractions include a fish pond, air gun range, fishing simulator and more.