What’s Happening in our area for May 2021?

On going events: 

Oak Hill scheduled tire collection for recycling in Fayette County-3rd Wednesday of each month 10AM-2PM at the (Old Kmart lot) New River Health parking lot off Rt. 19.  Must have WV ID, limit 10 tires per    person, tires must be off the rim and only from cars and light trucks.

Fayetteville is currently updating their Planning and Zoning regulations-hard copy is at Town Hall and the Fayetteville Library. The document is also on their website www.fayettevillewv.gov  Public hearings coming in June—posting dates and times soon

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Some info about the Fayetteville Veteran Flags. Orders for the flags may be taken at any time during the year, starting this year the Veterans Flags will be displayed Memorial Day-Veterans Day. Interested in     purchasing one for a veteran please contact Heather 304-574-0101. Currently the cost per flag is $54.

New at the Charlie McCoy Town Park in Fayetteville we are currently working on a dog park, which will  feature a large and  a small dog section. We are currently waiting for a few parts and then we will be open for business. Stay tuned for information on the Grand Bark Opening!  Currently, you may want to let your dog run in the TEMPORARY Dog Park located  on one side of the old Elementary School 200 W. Wiseman Ave. There is also a dog park in Oak Hill 235 Central Ave.

Fayetteville Town Hall -125 N. Court St. is also getting a face lift. The front of the building has been cleaned painted and lettering has been ordered to complete the front. Look for the roof to be replaced this spring and then repair work along with the painting will occur on the back of the building. 

 Wreaths Across America Join us at Noon on December 18th, 2021 for Wreaths Across America Day at Huse Memorial Park  124 Park Dr. in Fayetteville.  Contact Cathy Jo Bryant 304-663-9100 or Sonya Wood 304-574-3760 to sponsor a Veteran’s wreath. Wreaths are $15.00 each.

This month:

May 1 Brunch and Bouquets held at the Gaines Estate 225 W. Maple in Fayetteville. 10AM-11:00AM Join Bessie’s this Saturday to create the perfect arrangement for your special Mother figure in your life. Space is limited so call 304-469-2230 to pay and reserve your spot.

May 1 Ramp It Up at ACE Adventure Resort 1 Concho Rd. in Oak Hill. 2PM-9PM An Annual Ramp Festival in the Lost Paddle at ACE. Menu items include Wood fired Ramp & Potato Pizza, Ramp O’roni Rolls, Ramp Quiche, Ramp Meatloaf and MORE! Call 800-787-3982 for more information.     

May is Bike Month, there are several events going on check out our Facebook page for more info.

May 4 Bike/Walk with the Mayor Fayetteville Town Park 5pm

May 6 Graduation Day for Fayette Institute of Technology 12 Noon

May 6 Regular Town Council Meeting 125 N. Court St. Fayetteville 6PM. Limited seating, but you are       welcome to ZOOM into the meeting https://zoom.us/j/3045740101

May 14 F. O. P. Lodge 118 Annual Police Memorial will be held at 12 Noon, on the Fayette County Courthouse Lawn Fayetteville

May 14 New River Gorge Fest at ACE Adventure Resort 1 Concho Rd. in Oak Hill. 8AM-5PM The inaugural New River Gorge Festival is happening May 14-16. Enjoy a weekend of fun, film, music, vendors, camping and more! Call 800-787-3982 for more information.

May 15 New River Rim to Rim 5K is fully booked for this year, so mark you calendars for next year and watch for updates with Active Southern WV. Registration opens January 1, 2022.

May 22 Hawks Nest Flea Market at Hawks Nest State Park 49 Hawks Nest Park Rd. 9AM-2PM Ansted in the bottom parking lot at the lodge. Call Teresa 304-658-5212 to reserve your spot.

May 22 Graduation Day for Fayette County. Meadow Bridge HS 10AM, Midland Trail HS 1:30PM and Oak Hill HS 6:30PM

May 29 Wonderland Mountain Challenge at ACE Adventure Resort 1 Concho Rd. 8AM-1:30PM in Oak Hill. Join in on an exciting trail run through the beautiful mountains of WV. Choose between a half-marathon, 10K run or a 5 mile walk. Food fun and prizes! Call 440-477-8821.

May 30 Huse Memorial Park Memorial Day Candlelight Vigil. Starting at 8PM, 124 Park Dr. Fayetteville. Please bring a lawn chair, mask  and a friend. Held rain or shine.

Future Community Events—With more information to follow:

June 5 White Oak Rail Trail Vendor Event Oak Hill

June 11-12 Vintage in the Ville Fayetteville

June 19 Movie Night Oak Hill Amphitheater

June 25, 26 and 27 Hometown Festival Ansted

July 3-4 Heritage Festival & parade Fayetteville

July 10 Movie Night Oak Hill Amphitheater

July 24 Movie Night Oak Hill Amphitheater

August 7 Captain Thurmond’s Challenge Thurmond to Fayetteville

August 7 Movie Night Oak Hill Amphitheater

August 21 Movie Night Oak Hill Amphitheater

September 2-5  Oak Leaf Festival Oak Hill

September 25 Hank Williams Festival Oak Hill

October 16 Bridge Day  Fayetteville

December 4-5 Gingerbread Christmas Festival & parade Fayetteville

December 18 Wreaths Across America in Fayetteville

        The purpose of this flyer is to inform our community on monthly activities in our county which may be of  interest. The Town of Fayetteville also has a Facebook page and website which is updated regularly.  For more county information stop by our Visitors Centers:

Fayetteville Visitors Center 310 N. Court St. Fayetteville—New River Gorge Visitors Center 310 W. Oyler Ave. Oak Hill—National Park Visitors Center 162 Visitors Ct. Rd. Lansing

If you would like to add something to the June issue of “What’s Happening” Please call 304-574-0101 or drop off to the Mayor’s office 125 N. Court St. Fayetteville or Email sharon@fayettevillewv.govby the 20th of May.

                                                Enjoy our area~ from the Town of Fayetteville