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From historical exhibitions and live music to annual festivals and holiday celebrations, find amazing events all year long in Marion County. Sign up for our newsletter to never miss an upcoming event!


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Pricketts Fort 18th C Firearms & Accouterments Show

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

The annual Prickett’s Fort Firearms & Accouterments Show features numerous vendors and craftsmen from the Appalachian area (PA, WV, VA, OH, and NY), who specialize in crafting 18th century weaponry, such as: rifles, gunpowder horns, knives, tomahawks, and decorative items, including leather pouches and Indian quilt work. The event showcases these unique collections that will... View Article

$3

Pricketts Fort 18th C Firearms & Accouterments Show

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

The annual Prickett’s Fort Firearms & Accouterments Show features numerous vendors and craftsmen from the Appalachian area (PA, WV, VA, OH, and NY), who specialize in crafting 18th century weaponry, such as: rifles, gunpowder horns, knives, tomahawks, and decorative items, including leather pouches and Indian quilt work. The event showcases these unique collections that will... View Article

$3

Event Series Pricketts Fort Market Fair

Pricketts Fort Market Fair

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and talk to the many 18th Century trade vendors as they demonstrate and discuss their trade while you shop for your favorite trade item. Weather its knives, horn work, iron work, or a new custom rifle you just can’t live without, you will find it all in one place. Regular admission to visit... View Article

Event Series Pricketts Fort Market Fair

Pricketts Fort Market Fair

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and talk to the many 18th Century trade vendors as they demonstrate and discuss their trade while you shop for your favorite trade item. Weather its knives, horn work, iron work, or a new custom rifle you just can’t live without, you will find it all in one place. Regular admission to visit... View Article

Event Series Pricketts Fort Market Fair

Pricketts Fort Market Fair

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and talk to the many 18th Century trade vendors as they demonstrate and discuss their trade while you shop for your favorite trade item. Weather its knives, horn work, iron work, or a new custom rifle you just can’t live without, you will find it all in one place. Regular admission to visit... View Article

Hearth Cooking Demo

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Tours of the fort and Job Prickett House are available from 10 – 4. From 11 – 2, you’ll be able to watch as food is cooked over an open hearth – the way food was prepared during the colonial period of our history.   Recipes will be available upon request.  $8 adults, $6 seniors... View Article

Appalachian Blacksmith Association Hammer-In

Pricketts Fort State Park 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Watch some of the best blacksmiths in North Central West Virginia apply their skills.  There will be demonstrations throughout the day on many aspects of traditional and modern blacksmithing. Admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors (60+) $4 children (6 – 12) FREE for PFMF members Learn more about Pricketts Fort here.

Artist in Residence w/ Michael Dragoo

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and help us welcome back Michael Dragoo as he collaborates with Pricketts Forts own hearth cooks. They will explore recipes from the colonial era. From one and two course meals as well as breads and pastries. Recipes are available upon request. Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm Sunday 12-noon- 4pm Michael will also be leading... View Article

West Side Rhythm and Blues Band at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

Based in Fairmont, WV, The West Side Rhythm and Blues Band is made up of some of the best musicians from Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The band covers R & B, and Classic Rock from the 70s and 80s. Other concerts include: June 28: Buckshot July 12: Top Shelf Band July 19: The Sodapop Gypsies ... View Article

FREE

Artist in Residence w/ Michael Dragoo

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and help us welcome back Michael Dragoo as he collaborates with Pricketts Forts own hearth cooks. They will explore recipes from the colonial era. From one and two course meals as well as breads and pastries. Recipes are available upon request. Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm Sunday 12-noon- 4pm Michael will also be leading... View Article

Artist in Residence w/ Michael Dragoo

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and help us welcome back Michael Dragoo as he collaborates with Pricketts Forts own hearth cooks. They will explore recipes from the colonial era. From one and two course meals as well as breads and pastries. Recipes are available upon request. Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm Sunday 12-noon- 4pm Michael will also be leading... View Article

Event Series Colonial Kids Day

Colonial Kids Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

During this day-long event, kids experience life in the 18th century.  Activities will include daily chores, life in the militia, colonial children’s games, and a craft in the fort’s visitor center. An adult must accompany children, and regular admission applies. $8 adults, $6 seniors (60+) $4 children (6 – 12) FREE for PFMF members Learn more... View Article

The Buckshot Band at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

The Buckshot Band is made up of five musicians from North Central West Virginia playing a variety of country music hits from the 1970s through the 90s. The band is influenced by the likes of Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart, and Chris Stapleton just to name a few. Free and open to the public. Other concerts... View Article

FREE

Event Series Colonial Kids Day

Colonial Kids Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

During this day-long event, kids experience life in the 18th century.  Activities will include daily chores, life in the militia, colonial children’s games, and a craft in the fort’s visitor center. An adult must accompany children, and regular admission applies. $8 adults, $6 seniors (60+) $4 children (6 – 12) FREE for PFMF members Learn more... View Article

Top Shelf Band at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

Top Shelf has been entertaining Nort Central West Virginia for many years. Known for playing music from the 60s through the 80s, Top Shelf will have you singing along to all of your favorite tunes. From the Temptations to Def Leppard, there is something for everyone! Other concerts include: July 19: The Sodapop Gypsies  July... View Article

FREE

Soda Pop Gypsies at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

The Soda Pop Gypsies play an eclectic mix of all genres of music. They get their inspiration from bans such as Tracy Chapman, Stone Temple Pilots, and Fleetwood Mac. Other concerts include: July 26: Grkmania August 2: Band of Brothers  

FREE
Event Series Colonial Kids Day

Colonial Kids Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

During this day-long event, kids experience life in the 18th century.  Activities will include daily chores, life in the militia, colonial children’s games, and a craft in the fort’s visitor center. An adult must accompany children, and regular admission applies. $8 adults, $6 seniors (60+) $4 children (6 – 12) FREE for PFMF members Learn more... View Article

GRKMANIA at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

Come out and enjoy an evening of entertainment with the ever popular, Polka band GRKMANIA. The Joe Grkman band includes three generations of the Grkman family. The group features traditional Slovenian polkas and waltzes along with their original GRKMANIA style Slovenian button- box accordion music. Other concerts include: August 2: Band of Brothers  

FREE

Band of Brothers at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

The Band of Brothers is a classic rock band from Parkersburg, West Virginia covering rock music from the 1950s through the 90s. The Band of Brothers covers a wide variety of music such as Bob Seger, The Rolling Stones, Bad Company, and many more.

FREE
Event Series Colonial Kids Day

Colonial Kids Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

During this day-long event, kids experience life in the 18th century.  Activities will include daily chores, life in the militia, colonial children’s games, and a craft in the fort’s visitor center. An adult must accompany children, and regular admission applies. $8 adults, $6 seniors (60+) $4 children (6 – 12) FREE for PFMF members Learn more... View Article

Traditional Music Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Enjoy a full day of traditional music with musicians scheduled to perform at the visitor center with informal jamming in the park. There is no charge for the entertainment. Tours of the fort and Job Prickett House require a ticket. $8 adults, $6 seniors (60+) $4 children (6 – 12) FREE for PFMF members Learn... View Article

FREE

Soap Making Demo @ Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us at the fort and see the process of soap making as it was done in the 18th century. Tours of the fort and Job Prickett Home are from 10 – 4. $8 adults, $6 seniors (60+) $4 children (6 – 12) FREE for PFMF members Learn more about Pricketts Fort here.  

Event Series Augusta County Militia

Augusta County Militia

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us as the Augusta County Militia explores the life and times of early Appalachian pioneer Joseph Doddridge with demonstrations of several crafts based on Doddridge’s writing and conducting militia operations. A militia muster, inspection, and the dispatching of scouts and spies will be discussed and demonstrated throughout the weekend. Admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors... View Article

Event Series Augusta County Militia

Augusta County Militia

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us as the Augusta County Militia explores the life and times of early Appalachian pioneer Joseph Doddridge with demonstrations of several crafts based on Doddridge’s writing and conducting militia operations. A militia muster, inspection, and the dispatching of scouts and spies will be discussed and demonstrated throughout the weekend. Admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors... View Article

Artist in Residence w/ Michael Dragoo

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and help us welcome back Michael Dragoo as he collaborates with Pricketts Forts own hearth cooks. They will explore recipes from the colonial era. From one and two course meals as well as breads and pastries. Recipes are available upon request. Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm Sunday 12-noon- 4pm Michael will also be leading... View Article

Artist in Residence w/ Michael Dragoo

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and help us welcome back Michael Dragoo as he collaborates with Pricketts Forts own hearth cooks. They will explore recipes from the colonial era. From one and two course meals as well as breads and pastries. Recipes are available upon request. Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm Sunday 12-noon- 4pm Michael will also be leading... View Article

18th Century Candlelight Christmas Tour

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Bring the family and join us for a special interpreter-led candlelight tour of the 18th-century historic fort and 19th-century Job Prickett House. See how our ancestors celebrated this holy time of year as our staff takes you through many aspects of a colonial Christmas celebration with live period music in the Visitor Center. The last... View Article

Event Series 18th Century Christmas Tour

18th Century Christmas Tour

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us for an interpreter-led tour of the historic 18th Century fort and 19th-century Job Prickett House. See how our ancestors celebrated this holy time as you enjoy the many aspects of a historical colonial Christmas celebration. Additional tour dates include: Friday, December 6 from 10 - 4 (includes hearth cooking demo) Sunday, December 8... View Article

Event Series 18th Century Christmas Tour

18th Century Christmas Tour

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us for an interpreter-led tour of the historic 18th Century fort and 19th-century Job Prickett House. See how our ancestors celebrated this holy time as you enjoy the many aspects of a historical colonial Christmas celebration. Additional tour dates include: Friday, December 6 from 10 - 4 (includes hearth cooking demo) Sunday, December 8... View Article

18th Century Candlelight Christmas Tour

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Bring the family and join us for a special interpreter-led candlelight tour of the 18th-century historic fort and 19th-century Job Prickett House. See how our ancestors celebrated this holy time of year as our staff takes you through many aspects of a colonial Christmas celebration with live period music in the Visitor Center. The last... View Article

Event Series 18th Century Christmas Tour

18th Century Christmas Tour

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us for an interpreter-led tour of the historic 18th Century fort and 19th-century Job Prickett House. See how our ancestors celebrated this holy time as you enjoy the many aspects of a historical colonial Christmas celebration. Additional tour dates include: Friday, December 6 from 10 - 4 (includes hearth cooking demo) Sunday, December 8... View Article