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Monday, December 11th, 2017

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment
    - Romney Middle School will hold its Winter Choral Program on Tuesday, December 12 at 6 P.M.
    D.A.R.E. Freedom Choir under the direction of Lieutenant Jamie Carter and the RMS Chorus under the direction of Mrs. Laura Groves will perform. It is a free concert. All are welcome!
    Romney Middle School
    296 Calvert Drive Romney WV 26757

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Local Events
    - Come out, relax, have fun, drink wine, learn to paint a canvas or paint some pre-printed holiday cards with friends! Everything needed for painting is supplied by artist, V. Lynn Moore. $35 per person. To register call V. Lynn at 304-897-7827 or call the Hampshire County Co-op at 304-359-2008.
    Hampshire County Co-op and Heritage Marketplace
    56 S. Marsham Street Romney WV 26757
    Hampshire County County Co-op and Heritage Market Place 304.359.2008 hampshirewvcooperative@gmail.com
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  • | NATL - Religious
    - Chanukah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.

    The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.
     
           

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

  • - Romney Assembly of God
    87 Mitchell Street
    Romney, WV 26757
    Romney Assembly of God
    87 Mitchell Street Romney WV 26757
  • | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Capon Bridge Community Center
     
           
  • | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Local Events
    - Local Glass Artist, Elizabeth Braun, will be demonstrating some glass techniques and will have a small kiln on site for kiln-peeking to see hot glass at the Hampshire County Co-op. See her work on Facebook at Elizabeth's Glassworks LLC.
     
           
    Hampshire County County Co-op and Heritage Market Place 304.359.2008 hampshirewvcooperative@gmail.com
  • | 6:30pm - 6:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, recovery
    - Narcotics Anonymous 12 step support group meeting
    Springfield Assembly of God
    9367 Cumberland Rd Springfield WV 26763
    Cris 304.813.0234

Friday, December 15th, 2017

  • | 11:00am - 7:00pm | Local Events
    - Local artisan, Bonnie Robison, will be demonstrating knitting her 10" Christmas Elves during regular business hours at the Hampshire County Co-op.
    Hampshire County Co-op and Heritage Marketplace
    56 S. Marsham Street Romney WV 26757
    Hampshire County County Co-op and Heritage Market Place 304.359.2008 hampshirewvcooperative@gmail.com
  • | 6:00pm - 10:00pm | Local Events
    - "Lights By The Lake" features over 150,000 lights synchronized to music in an animated show lasting more than 30 minutes. You're invited to park and watch the show surround you then join us inside for refreshments and special events. The cost is just $7 per passenger vehicle, $10 per van, or $25 per bus.
    Rocky Gap State Park
    12900 Lakeshore Drive Flintstone MD 21530
  • - Lots of fun and activities on this holiday train ride;
    Crafts, coloring, hot cocoa and cookies, Carolers, musicians, elves and other special guests.
    Bring your own handwritten letter to Santa.
    Departures Dates &Times:
    Friday, December 15th at 6:00 pm
    Saturday, December 16th at 12:30 pm & 3:00 pm & 5:30 pm
    Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.

    Ticket Sales: October 18th thru December 15th:
    Hampshire County Chamber of Commerce for Tickets & information:

    Hours: Wednesday – Friday; 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Location: 332 East Main St., Romney, WV (B’Belle’s Boutique)
    Phone: 304.822.7221 (messages will not be returned or tickets held)
    Prices: $15.00
    ACCEPTED PAYMENT:
    Cash
    Check (Returned check fee $25.00 paid prior to boarding)
    Debit/Credit Card ($2.00 transaction fee for debit/credit cards)

    TICKETS ARE NOT SOLD BY THE POTOMAC EAGLE SCENIC RAILROAD
     
           
  • - December 8th

    5th Annual Christmas Benefit for the Food Pantry – featuring Rain Crow, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm, American Legion Post 137, Capon Bridge. All proceeds from the event goes to stocking the shelves at the community food pantry.
    (Snow date – December 9th, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm).

    December 9th

    Christmas Shop for Tots – Eastern Building Supply, 496 E. Main St., Romney; 304.822.3576

    9:00 am – 2:00 pm, There are several items to choose from under $5.00, Price Tag will include tax; gift bags for ‘Tots’ to put their purchase in. No age limit, adults can find great stocking stuffers. Goody bags for little shoppers.

    Breakfast with Santa – Romney Fire Company, 175 S. High St, Romney; Breakfast begins at 8:00 am – 11:00 am; Cost 2 and under FREE; 3 – 10 $5.00; 11 and up $10.00. Bring your cameras – pictures are free.

    Romney Annual Christmas Parade – line up at 11:00 am at the WV School for the Deaf and Blind on Birch Lane. The parade will travel down Birch Lane to School St. ending at Romney Elementary School.

    Gingerbread House Decorating at Hampshire County Public Library, 153 W. Main St., Romney; 9:00 am – 10:00 am

    77th Annual Children’s Christmas Party – FNB Bank, 105 N. High St., Romney, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, FREE 304.822.8700

    Bluegrass in the Barn concerts at 6:30 pm at Capon Crossing Farms, Rt 259, Wardensville, Admission is $10.00

    December 10th

    Fort Mill Ridge Foundation Presents
    Starting at 3:00 pm in Taggart Hall Civil War Museum; 91 S. High St., Romney:

    Christmas of Old – Fireside chats with local folks talking about Christmas Tradition when they were young. The tree and decorations will be handmade or from olden times. Light refreshments will be provided and Open to the Public.

    Steve French, Book Signing event, the author of “Phantoms of the South Fork: Captain McNeill and his Rangers”

    December 14th

    Jessica Victoria Ewell, Blind musician, will perform a free holiday concert at the WV Schools for the Deaf and Blind’s Multipurpose Room at 6:00 pm.

    December 15th & 16th

    Annual Christmas Train, 149 Eagle Drive, Romney, WV 26757 (or GPS Coordinates: 39.36065, -78.75195).
    The trip includes cookies, hot cocoa, music, caroling, storytelling, elves and a ‘Very Special Visitor”.
    Departure times: Dec. 15th at 6:00 pm; and Dec 16th at 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm, and 5:30 pm.
    Tickets: $15.00 to purchase contact Hampshire Co. Chamber of Commerce, 304.822.7221, Wed – Fri, 11 am – 5 pm until sold out.

    December 17th

    “Caroling in the Wildwood” at North River Mills United Methodist Church, 8152 Cold Stream Rd., Capon Bridge, WV 26711 / 304.856.2483. It’s a community sing-along that will break for refreshments at 8:00 pm.

    December 30th

    Bluegrass in the Barn New Year’s Event at 6:30 pm at Capon Crossing Farms, 12279 Carpers Pike, Wardensville, WV 268511-540-664-4219; Admission is $10.00
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  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1791, the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill Of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia.
     
           

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

  • | 9:00am - | Charity, Fundraiser
    - QC Striders and Frankfort High School’s cross country teams will sponsor their 13th annual Jingle 5K run and kids mile on Saturday Dec. 16th beginning at 9am at Fort Ashby Primary School.
    Registration is from 7:45 to 8:45am. The race will start at Fort Ashby Primary School and go on Dan’s Run Road. A Kid’s mile will immediately follow the 5K.
    The race day entry fee is $20. T-shirts are available to all pre-registered participants and while supplies last. Awards are given to top three runners in each age group and ribbons given to all children 10 and under.
    For more information and registration form, you can go to qcstriders.com or pick up a registration form at Frankfort High School. For questions you may also contact Coach Phillips at jcphillips@k12.wv.us or Frankfort High School.
     
           
  • | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    Keyser Fire Department Station 2
    1 Center Street Keyser WV 26726
  • | 6:00pm - 10:00pm | Local Events
    - "Lights By The Lake" features over 150,000 lights synchronized to music in an animated show lasting more than 30 minutes. You're invited to park and watch the show surround you then join us inside for refreshments and special events. The cost is just $7 per passenger vehicle, $10 per van, or $25 per bus.
    Rocky Gap State Park
    12900 Lakeshore Drive Flintstone MD 21530
  • - Lots of fun and activities on this holiday train ride;
    Crafts, coloring, hot cocoa and cookies, Carolers, musicians, elves and other special guests.
    Bring your own handwritten letter to Santa.
    Departures Dates &Times:
    Friday, December 15th at 6:00 pm
    Saturday, December 16th at 12:30 pm & 3:00 pm & 5:30 pm
    Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.

    Ticket Sales: October 18th thru December 15th:
    Hampshire County Chamber of Commerce for Tickets & information:

    Hours: Wednesday – Friday; 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Location: 332 East Main St., Romney, WV (B’Belle’s Boutique)
    Phone: 304.822.7221 (messages will not be returned or tickets held)
    Prices: $15.00
    ACCEPTED PAYMENT:
    Cash
    Check (Returned check fee $25.00 paid prior to boarding)
    Debit/Credit Card ($2.00 transaction fee for debit/credit cards)

    TICKETS ARE NOT SOLD BY THE POTOMAC EAGLE SCENIC RAILROAD
     
           
  • - Holidays in the Highlands at Seven Springs has become a winter tradition for one and all. Enter through the tree lined resort entrance where more than one million lights brighten the night. Descend to the Main Lodge to hop aboard the Santa Express Holiday Train to take a ride through the Holiday village. Be sure to stop at the town square, where Santa Claus will be waiting to take photos with the whole family! Kids can stop at the craft zone and make their own holiday creations while grownups can find the perfect gifts for everyone on their list from more than thirty local crafters, all while carolers fill the room with holiday cheer. Once you’ve experienced the lights and explored the Holiday Village, check out our special holiday concerts filled with cheer for everyone. There is a different concert each weekend so you can choose your favorite! 
    Seven Springs Mountain Resort
    777 Waterwheel Dr Seven Springs PA 15622
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1773, the Sons of Liberty, some disguised as Native Americans, boarded three British vessels at Griffin's Wharf, Boston Harbor. Contents of 342 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor as a protest against the Tea Act of 1773 by the American Colonists.
     
           

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

  • | 10:45am - | Local Events
    Romney Assembly of God
    87 Mitchell Street Romney WV 26757
    Church Office 304.822.4263
  • | 6:00pm - 10:00pm | Local Events
    - "Lights By The Lake" features over 150,000 lights synchronized to music in an animated show lasting more than 30 minutes. You're invited to park and watch the show surround you then join us inside for refreshments and special events. The cost is just $7 per passenger vehicle, $10 per van, or $25 per bus.
    Rocky Gap State Park
    12900 Lakeshore Drive Flintstone MD 21530
  • | 6:30pm - | Local Events
    Romney Assembly of God
    87 Mitchell Street Romney WV 26757
    Church Office 304.822.4263
  • | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events
    - We used to go caroling around "the neighborhood." Then some of us got old. So... we get together at the church and sing some of the old Christmas favorites. We'll break for refreshments at 8. But if we still haven't sung your favorite, we'll try and stick around until we have.
    North River Mills Church
    8152 Cold Stream Rd. North River Mills (Capon Bridge) WV 26711
    Steve Bailes 304.496.7359 bailessteve@yahoo.com
  • - The Festival of Lights display is open daily from 6-10 PM, thru January 1st, at Central Hampshire Park. Use your car’s radio to listen while driving thru and then watch the musical display flash to the beat of some of your favorite Christmas tunes, New music has been added to this year’s playlist. And a new Santa display that features old Saint Nick and his reindeer flying across the park.
    This is a free event and no matter the weather, you can enjoy the lights from the warmth and comfort of your own vehicle. FREE EVENT. The park is located East of Romney on Route 50 behind the Augusta Volunteer Fire Department.
     
           
  • - On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.
     
           

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - | Local Events
    - Meet at the Church Gym. Bring your favorite finger food and beverage to share for fellowship after caroling.
    Romney Assembly of God
    87 Mitchell Street Romney WV 26757
    Church Office 304.822.4263
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  • - Local artist, Barbie Hillenbrand, will be demonstrating her creative talents during regular business hours at the Hampshire County Co-op.
    Hampshire County Co-op and Heritage Marketplace
    56 S. Marsham Street Romney WV 26757
    Hampshire County County Co-op and Heritage Market Place 304.359.2008 hampshirewvcooperative@gmail.com

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

  • - Romney Assembly of God
    87 Mitchell Street
    Romney, WV 26757
    Romney Assembly of God
    87 Mitchell Street Romney WV 26757
  • | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Capon Bridge Community Center
     
           
  • | 5:30pm - | Arts and Entertainment
    - Hampshire County Library, Romney
     
           
  • | 6:30pm - 6:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, recovery
    - Narcotics Anonymous 12 step support group meeting
    Springfield Assembly of God
    9367 Cumberland Rd Springfield WV 26763
    Cris 304.813.0234
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 11:28 AM, EST.
     
           
  • - 1970. After writing President Richard M. Nixon offering to be a "Federal Agent-at-Large" to fight drug abuse and the drug culture, Elvis Presley met with Nixon at the White House on this date. Presley was not made a federal agent, but the two men had a cordial meeting. The photograph of them shaking hands is the most requested reproduction from the National Archives.
     
           

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 10:00pm | Local Events
    - "Lights By The Lake" features over 150,000 lights synchronized to music in an animated show lasting more than 30 minutes. You're invited to park and watch the show surround you then join us inside for refreshments and special events. The cost is just $7 per passenger vehicle, $10 per van, or $25 per bus.
    Rocky Gap State Park
    12900 Lakeshore Drive Flintstone MD 21530
  • - December 8th

    5th Annual Christmas Benefit for the Food Pantry – featuring Rain Crow, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm, American Legion Post 137, Capon Bridge. All proceeds from the event goes to stocking the shelves at the community food pantry.
    (Snow date – December 9th, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm).

    December 9th

    Christmas Shop for Tots – Eastern Building Supply, 496 E. Main St., Romney; 304.822.3576

    9:00 am – 2:00 pm, There are several items to choose from under $5.00, Price Tag will include tax; gift bags for ‘Tots’ to put their purchase in. No age limit, adults can find great stocking stuffers. Goody bags for little shoppers.

    Breakfast with Santa – Romney Fire Company, 175 S. High St, Romney; Breakfast begins at 8:00 am – 11:00 am; Cost 2 and under FREE; 3 – 10 $5.00; 11 and up $10.00. Bring your cameras – pictures are free.

    Romney Annual Christmas Parade – line up at 11:00 am at the WV School for the Deaf and Blind on Birch Lane. The parade will travel down Birch Lane to School St. ending at Romney Elementary School.

    Gingerbread House Decorating at Hampshire County Public Library, 153 W. Main St., Romney; 9:00 am – 10:00 am

    77th Annual Children’s Christmas Party – FNB Bank, 105 N. High St., Romney, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, FREE 304.822.8700

    Bluegrass in the Barn concerts at 6:30 pm at Capon Crossing Farms, Rt 259, Wardensville, Admission is $10.00

    December 10th

    Fort Mill Ridge Foundation Presents
    Starting at 3:00 pm in Taggart Hall Civil War Museum; 91 S. High St., Romney:

    Christmas of Old – Fireside chats with local folks talking about Christmas Tradition when they were young. The tree and decorations will be handmade or from olden times. Light refreshments will be provided and Open to the Public.

    Steve French, Book Signing event, the author of “Phantoms of the South Fork: Captain McNeill and his Rangers”

    December 14th

    Jessica Victoria Ewell, Blind musician, will perform a free holiday concert at the WV Schools for the Deaf and Blind’s Multipurpose Room at 6:00 pm.

    December 15th & 16th

    Annual Christmas Train, 149 Eagle Drive, Romney, WV 26757 (or GPS Coordinates: 39.36065, -78.75195).
    The trip includes cookies, hot cocoa, music, caroling, storytelling, elves and a ‘Very Special Visitor”.
    Departure times: Dec. 15th at 6:00 pm; and Dec 16th at 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm, and 5:30 pm.
    Tickets: $15.00 to purchase contact Hampshire Co. Chamber of Commerce, 304.822.7221, Wed – Fri, 11 am – 5 pm until sold out.

    December 17th

    “Caroling in the Wildwood” at North River Mills United Methodist Church, 8152 Cold Stream Rd., Capon Bridge, WV 26711 / 304.856.2483. It’s a community sing-along that will break for refreshments at 8:00 pm.

    December 30th

    Bluegrass in the Barn New Year’s Event at 6:30 pm at Capon Crossing Farms, 12279 Carpers Pike, Wardensville, WV 268511-540-664-4219; Admission is $10.00
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Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 10:00pm | Local Events
    - "Lights By The Lake" features over 150,000 lights synchronized to music in an animated show lasting more than 30 minutes. You're invited to park and watch the show surround you then join us inside for refreshments and special events. The cost is just $7 per passenger vehicle, $10 per van, or $25 per bus.
    Rocky Gap State Park
    12900 Lakeshore Drive Flintstone MD 21530
  • - Holidays in the Highlands at Seven Springs has become a winter tradition for one and all. Enter through the tree lined resort entrance where more than one million lights brighten the night. Descend to the Main Lodge to hop aboard the Santa Express Holiday Train to take a ride through the Holiday village. Be sure to stop at the town square, where Santa Claus will be waiting to take photos with the whole family! Kids can stop at the craft zone and make their own holiday creations while grownups can find the perfect gifts for everyone on their list from more than thirty local crafters, all while carolers fill the room with holiday cheer. Once you’ve experienced the lights and explored the Holiday Village, check out our special holiday concerts filled with cheer for everyone. There is a different concert each weekend so you can choose your favorite! 
    Seven Springs Mountain Resort
    777 Waterwheel Dr Seven Springs PA 15622

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

  • | 5:00pm - | Local Events
    Romney Assembly of God
    87 Mitchell Street Romney WV 26757
    Church Office 304.822.4263
  • | 6:00pm - 10:00pm | Local Events
    - "Lights By The Lake" features over 150,000 lights synchronized to music in an animated show lasting more than 30 minutes. You're invited to park and watch the show surround you then join us inside for refreshments and special events. The cost is just $7 per passenger vehicle, $10 per van, or $25 per bus.
    Rocky Gap State Park
    12900 Lakeshore Drive Flintstone MD 21530
  • - The Festival of Lights display is open daily from 6-10 PM, thru January 1st, at Central Hampshire Park. Use your car’s radio to listen while driving thru and then watch the musical display flash to the beat of some of your favorite Christmas tunes, New music has been added to this year’s playlist. And a new Santa display that features old Saint Nick and his reindeer flying across the park.
    This is a free event and no matter the weather, you can enjoy the lights from the warmth and comfort of your own vehicle. FREE EVENT. The park is located East of Romney on Route 50 behind the Augusta Volunteer Fire Department.
     
           
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
    Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.
     
           

Monday, December 25th, 2017

  • | 6:30pm - 7:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, recovery
    - Narcotics Anonymous 12 step fellowship support meeting.
    Our Lady of GraceCatholic Church
    299 School St Romney WV 26757
    Larry 304.303.0370
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

    Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The holiday schedules for the various exchanges are subject to change if relevant rules, regulations or exchange polices are revised.
     
           

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