11 Autumn Adventures in Marion County

hearth cooking

Join us for car shows, mud bogs, disc golf and lots of live music!

Fun at the fort

Try your hand at colonial crafts! Pricketts Fort will show you how to make soap and cook over a hearth. Your family will also get a kick out of Traditional Music Day. Listen to casual jam sessions and fill up on tasty meals!

music jam

Traditional Music Day at Pricketts Fort

Gather ‘round at the West Virginia Storytelling Festival for lively tales, Appalachian stories and mountain culture, all told by the masters of the West Virginia Storytelling Guild.


WV Storytelling Festival at Pricketts Fort


Mannington’s Blues Cruise and Burnout starts off with a lineup on Water Street. Then, head to Mannington’s City Hall for the Burnout Competition. Or, take in gleaming chrome and sleek lines at DJ’s 50s and 60s Diner Cruise In every Thursday evening through September. Prefer more rugged vehicles? Cheer on powerful off-roaders as they grind through the Fall Truck Mud Bog!

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Classic Car Show at DJ’s 50s & 60s Diner

Enjoy bluegrass, home-style dinner and a casual country setting at Back Roads & BBQ at the historic Hamilton Round Barn, or catch country’s finest at the weekly Sagebrush Round-Up show!

bluegrass band

Back Roads & BBQ at Hamilton Round Barn

Gear up for a little competition!

Pedal your way up the mountain terrain at the Valley Falls Enduro. Or if cross-country is more to your liking, enter the WVMBA XC bike race!

mountain bike race

WVBMX Assoiction is hosting the 2016 Valley Falls Challenge and Enduro Race at Valley Falls State Park.

How’s your aim? Find out with a game of disc golf Sept. 17-18 for a chance to win several thousand dollars in cash! The Seth Burton Memorial Disc Golf Tournament will have generous player packs, payouts and prizes.

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Seth Burton Memorial Disc Golf Tournament Sept. 17-18 at Morris Park

What’s your favorite way to usher in fall in Marion County?

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