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The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier performing arts center. An intimate venue, with seating for about 250, the Opera House is part of the West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail. Its annual performance series brings more than a dozen performances on its stage each year, ranging from bluegr ...
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Rush Run Philharmonic

Rush Run Philharmonic

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Rush Run is a creek that originates on two properties that 3 of the group’s members live on in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. The origin of the word Philharmonic comes from the French word “philharmonique” which means loving harmony. This is a great description for this group, as they are a ...
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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

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See the stage of the Opera House transformed into merry old England, watch Ebenezer Scrooge as he learns the true meaning of Christmas and maybe get the chance to take to the stage yourself. All that and cookies too.That’s what will be happening on Saturday December 12 at 2:00 pm when the Pocahont ...
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Blue Yonder

Blue Yonder

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Blue Yonder takes strands of early country music – from swing to honky-tonk, bluegrass and rockabillly – and weaves them together with award-winning original compositions and a contemporary feel. The group features three seasoned musicians each with distinctive and notable skills: singer and son ...
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Caroline Spence

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Caroline Spence is enamored with words and songs. Though countless singer-songwriters boast the same simple claim, few have been lifted up by their passion the way Caroline has. Her passion led the Virginia native on a pilgrimage to Nashville, where the 25-year-old honed her writing and her coy, dus ...
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April 29: Welcome Home

April 29: Welcome Home

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The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, Inc., in conjunction with Playwright Courtney Smith,presents the play Welcome Home on April 29 at 2 p.m. Admission is $7. This drama will transport the audience to the time when Pearl Buck, Oscar Hammerstein and James Michener created the Welcome House Adopt ...
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Last Chance: Treasure on the Mountain Tickets

Last Chance: Treasure on the Mountain Tickets

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Treasure on the Mountain Tickets will be available for purchase at our July 16 concert with the Veveritse Brass Band and at the July 29 production of "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" by Greenbrier Valley Theatre. The 3rd annual Treasure on the Mountain $250,000 raffle is schedule for August 7, 2011 at S ...
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Rentals

Rentals

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The Opera House is a unique historical venue, located in the heart of Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Built in 1910 as a vaudeville theater and community performance hall, it was lovingly restored during the 1990s and reopened once again as a performance hall and community space ...
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