And the fiddlers are…

October 15, 2014

fiddle-fairThe Pocahontas County Opera House is excited to announce the names of the four fiddlers who will provide music for the Fiddle Fare Fundraiser scheduled for Friday October 24 at 6:30 pm at the Fiddlehead Restaurant & Bar in Slatyfork. The following local musicians—Paul Marganian of the Elk River Ramblers, Paolo Marks of Marks Violins, Mike Burns of Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters, and Doug Van Gundy of Born Old—will provide the musical accompaniment for a fun filled evening to benefit the Opera House. All four are donating their time and talents for the event.

Seating is limited. The meal will feature four courses of heavy appetizers paired with West Virginia craft beers.  Tickets are $40 and are available at the Fourth Street Gallery or by calling the Opera House at 304-799-6645. The evening will include a silent auction.


October 24: Fiddle Fair Fundraiser

September 29, 2014

Fiddle-Fare-PosterFour WV Craft Beers + A Four Course Appetizer Dinner + Four Fiddlers = an evening of fun and music. That’s what’s happening at the Fiddlehead in Slaty Fork on October 24, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Gil and Mary Willis, owners of both the Elk River Inn and the Fiddlehead, have teamed up with the Opera House to put on an evening of food and music pairing four WV brewed beers with a special menu created by Chef David Carte.

Gil and Mary are big fans of the Opera House and hope this will make people in the northern end of the county more aware of what’s going on just down the road. “We’re so lucky to have a place like the Opera House to go hear all kinds of great music in a beautiful historical building,” said Gil. [read more...]