Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: Saturday, September 21st, 2013

 

Main Street Arts Festival in Buckhannon, West Virginia, September 21st, 2013

 

 

Buckhannon, West Virginia  (September 3, 2013) - Commemorate the last day of summer on Saturday, September 21st in downtown Buckhannon, West Virginia.  Stop by Jawbone Park for Buckhannon’s Main Street Arts Festival and Chili Cook-Off, happening 10 AM – 5 PM.  The Saturday festivities feature West Virginia artists displaying their work – ranging from hand-blown glass to custom designed knives.  Stroll through the park for a chance to meet local artists and learn how their talent and heritage has been handed down by generations.
 
While browsing West Virginia made-products, taste fresh chili & cornbread while casting your vote for the People’s Choice category in the Chili Cook-Off.  Amateur chefs come out for this annual competition to show off their smokin’ hot recipes.  Judges hand out prizes for the Best Homestyle Chili, Best Cornbread, Best Hot Dog Chili, Best Salsa, and Best Booth.
 
Buckhannon West Virginia is what small town charm is all about – dedicated townsfolk are engaged and value keeping small town tradition alive.  Stay the Weekend and become a part of our small town specialty shops and local restaurants.  Plan a country drive in the afternoon to take in the scenic views or spend your time strolling Buckhannon’s historic Main Street. 
 
Save the date, meet the locals, bring a lawn chair, eat chili, buy some art, listen to live music throughout the day performed by the Nesbitt Trio and see a live performance of ‘Into The Woods’ by the Buckhannon Community Theatre.  For more information:   Email
info@VisitBuckhannon.org, call 304-473-1400 or visit www.VisitUpshur.org.  Think Locally – Act Neighborly! 
 
 Festival Details: http://visitbuckhannon.org/index.php/festivals?pid=144&sid=192:September-Main-Street-Arts-Festival 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Laura Meadows

Email: info@VisitBuckhannon.org

Phone: (304) 473-1400

Media Visits: Please inquire

 

Upshur County Convention & Visitors Bureau

14 East Main Street, Buckhannon, WV 26201

Web: www.VisitUpshur.org 

 

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Main Street Arts Festival in Buckhannon, West Virginia, September 21st, 2013

Buckhannon, West Virginia  - Commemorate the last day of summer on Saturday, September 21st in downtown Buckhannon, West Virginia!  Stop by Jawbone Park for Buckhannon’s Main Street Arts Festival and Chili Cook-Off, happening 10 AM – 5 PM.  The Saturday festivities feature West Virginia artists displaying their work – ranging from hand-blown glass to custom designed knives. For more information:  Email info@VisitBuckhannon.org, call 304-473-1400 or visit www.VisitUpshur.org.  Festival Details: http://visitbuckhannon.org/index.php/festivals?pid=144&sid=192:September-Main-Street-Arts-Festival

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