12 News WEEKEND OUTLOOK for Sept. 14-16

Weekend Outlook

Friday-Saturday (Sept. 14-15)

The ‘Lost Creek Community Festival’ kicks off on Friday at the Lost Creek Community Building. This two-day event will include a parade, carnival rides, food vendors, live bands and more. The hours for the festival are Friday from 5-10 p.m and Saturday from 10 a.m.-11 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday (Sept. 15-16)

The ‘West Virginia Wine & Jazz Festival’ will be held on Saturday and Sunday this weekend at Camp Muffly in Morgantown. The event will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. The festival will have wine vendors, food vendors and live jazz music. A full schedule of events can be found on their website. 

Saturday (Sept. 15)

The ‘2018 Morgantown Marathon Health & Wellness Expo’ will be held at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown on Saturday between the hours of 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. This free event is open to the public, and is part of the events being held for “race weekend”, concluding with the ‘Morgantown Marathon’ on Sunday, September 15. The Expo will focus on all aspects of health and wellness for people of all ages. Runners for the ‘Morgantown Marathon’ will pick up their packets at this event.

The ‘Conquer Chiari Walk Across America’ will be held at the Alumni Center in Morgantown on Saturday. Registration is at 9:00 a.m and the walk will start at 10:00 a.m. The ‘Conquer Chiari Walk Across America’ is an annual event held every September across the country. This year will be the 6th ‘Conquer Chiari Walk’ held in Morgantown. Chiaria Malformation is a serious neurological disorder that affects more than 300,000 people in the United States. Proceeds from the walk will be used to fund Chiari research. To learn more about Chiari Malformation, click here.

The ‘6th Annual Homebrewers Against Hunger’ event will be held on Saturday at Palatine Park in Fairmont from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. This event is put on by the Fairmont Homebrewers Club and will feature home-made beer crafted by homebrewers from all over West Virginia. All proceeds from this charity event will go towards local charities. 

The ‘Born & Bred Music Festival’ will be held at the Tygart Lake Public Golf Course in Grafton on Saturday. The Music Festival will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. All bands at the festival are natives of Taylor County, including the headliner, the Chris Weaver Band.

Cast members of the soap opera “Days of Our Lives” will be doing  a book signing at the Barnes & Noble in Morgantown. Cast members Bill and Susan Seaforth Hayes and Ron Iannone will be at the Barnes & Noble having a talk about their experiences on the set of “Days of Our Lives”. This event will be at 12:00 p.m. and is free to the public. More information can be found here

The ‘Sunset Chase 5k Fun Run’ will be held on Saturday from 6:00-9:30 p.m. This community-wide family friendly event will be held at the Phil Gainer Community Center in Elkins. Registration is at 6:00 p.m. and the race will begin at 7:00 p.m. The 5k will begin just before dark, and encourage runners to “chase the sunset”.

The ‘Aliayah Lunsford Memorial Poker Run’ will be held in Weston on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All proceeds from this event will benefit organizations against child abuse.

The ‘4th Annual West Virginia Museum of American Glass Fundraiser Auction’ will be held on Saturday at the Museum of American Glass in Weston. This fundraising auction will have a preview at 4 p.m. and begin at 5 p.m. For more information on this event, check out our article here.

Sunday (Sept. 16)

The ‘Morgantown Marathon’will be held on Sunday beginning at 7:00 a.m. The course for this race will take runners through all seven wards of Morgantown. 

The ‘On Eagles’ Wings Jamboree’ event will be held at the On Eagles’ WIngs facility in Fairmont on Sunday from 1-5 p.m. This free event will feature live music, children’s games and much more. On Eagles’ Wings is a non-profit organization that has been serving children and adults with disabilities in North Central West Virginia for over a decade. 

The ‘Meet the Mon’ event will be held at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park in Morgantown on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. This free boating event invites people to try out touring kayaks and paddle boards on the Monongahela River. 

Local band Jenna Won’t SING is hosting a ‘St. Jude’s Fundraiser’ at Palatine Park in Fairmont on Sunday. This event will be held from 2-6 p.m. The event will have a bouncy house for kids and live local musicians. 

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