• May 8, 2017

    Are the “Faces of Travel” part of your vacation plans?

    Join us as we celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Mercer County! From May 7-13, we’ll pay tribute to all the human interactions that prope

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  • April 26, 2017

    Cool nights and hot cars at Cool Cruisin' Nights

    It's not too early to start planning for those hot, summer nights.  Cool Cruisin' Night will welcome back summer with their annual cruise-in every th

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  • April 10, 2017

    Lumberjacks and ramps, oh my!

    Springtime in West Virginia means ramp season! The first ramps of the season generally show up in mid-March; West Virginia towns and communit

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  • March 29, 2017

    The Bluefield Jays and Princeton Rays make a TV debut tonight on Viceland

    The boys of summer don't arrive for a few more months, but the great rivalry of minor league baseball in Mercer County will be front and center on the

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  • March 7, 2017

    Get your entertainment fix at this state-of-the-art theater

    In the Appalachian mountains, the Chuck Mathena Center stands out as a place

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  • February 27, 2017

    Don't miss out on your favorite camping spots! Make reservations now.

    Even though summer is still a few months away, it's not too soon to start thinking about roasting marshmallows by the campfire,  playing a tr

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  • February 17, 2017

    Cozy up with the West Virginia Winter Warmer!

    It is a winter wonderland inside the Bluefield Area Arts Center, the site for the annual West Virginia Winter Warmer on Saturday.  Decorated with mou

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  • January 27, 2017

    Meet Mercer's "Best Eats"!

    Nothing tastes quite like homemade cuisine— especially when someone else prepares it! In the past, folks took their time in the kitchen and cooke

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  • January 13, 2017

    Jazz up your winter with these 5 adventures

    Banish those winter blues, both outdoors and indoors! Hibernating is for bears… and folks who don’t have Mercer County’s high altitude and ru

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  • January 5, 2017

    Check these attractions off your 2017 bucket list!

    Need some inspiration for the new year? Our county is an adventure waiting to happen. Fill your schedule with history, romance and eccentricity!

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  • December 21, 2016

    Ring in the New Year with Mercer County!

    Ring in the New Year with family-friendly activities, parties and entertainment.  From Princeton to Bluefield, you can find a multitude of di

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  • December 8, 2016

    Our top five picks for hoilday fun in December

    December looks like a busy month in Mercer County. From parades and light displays to family traditions, there is plenty to explore and memories to b

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  • December 2, 2016

    Mercer County Can't Stop the Feeling

    Mercer County has some dance moves and we want you to see how we groove in our hometowns.  Don't blame us if you start tapping your foot to the beat

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  • November 29, 2016

    Celebrate Christmas in a small Victorian town

    Experience Christmas in a small Victorian town with this special holiday tour in Bramwell. Filled with holiday spirit, all of the mansions are

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  • November 21, 2016

    Experience one of the biggest Christmas lights shows in southern West Virginia

    In a city known for coal and railroad, twinkling lights cast a festive glow around Bluefield City Park. A grand entrance, fit for Santa Claus

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  • November 9, 2016

    All aboard for 2016 Railfest

    Every second weekend in November, the trains rolls into Bluefield for the annual Railfest - a model train show for the young and old.

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  • November 8, 2016

    Take a guided tour of southern West Virginia on an ATV

    Even if you don't own an ATV, you can still experience the outdoors on the

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  • October 26, 2016

    No tricks, just treats at Mercer Monster Mash

    Halloween night in Mercer County is magically entertaining and full of spirit. From the brisk chill of the air to the sounds of children laughing and

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  • October 13, 2016

    Take our Halloween challenge at Lake Shawnee Abandoned Amusement Park

    There’s something unnatural about this Mercer County attraction. A Native American burial ground. Violent deaths. Freak accidents. Who knew a sim

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  • October 3, 2016

    Explore fall foliage in Mercer County with these road trips

    Fall in Mercer County is waking up to crisp mornings and a blue sky filled with red, orange and yellow leaves waving in the breeze. It is discovering

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