Plan to consider portion in the ‘Open Jam’ at the Mannington District Honest | Community Columns

Fantastic morning Mannington! I hope all people has experienced a terrific 7 days. Vegetable gardens…

Fantastic morning Mannington!

I hope all people has experienced a terrific 7 days. Vegetable gardens are starting off to create extremely immediately now. Corn, beans, cucumbers, a couple of tomatoes and much more are getting harvested. Folks are also canning and freezing veggies. This is tricky operate and time consuming but all preferences so excellent, now and through the winter.

I normally say one thing about the sunshine shifting across a window as the period improvements and it has adjusted a great deal. It appears that the summer season is going by much too speedily. The 4th of July has come and absent, the honest is virtually here and soon immediately after that, children will return to faculty. Didn’t Memorial Day just take place a few of months back? It just suggests that we are all so fast paced. One thing new is going on on Marketplace Street and it appears to be like so wonderful. Get pleasure from the 7 days, appreciate some time exterior. I really do not imagine there the forecast phone calls for too a great deal rain. It is to be warm so remember to check on the elderly or any individual that may perhaps not be equipped to continue to be great. Take care this 7 days of each other, continue to be safe and sound.

Senior picnic

The yearly Senior Citizens Picnic is prepared for Friday, July 30 at the North Marion Senior Center Pavilion for a great previous fashioned picnic. There will be bingo with prizes from 10-11 a.m., stay songs from 11 to Noon that includes Joe Hooker who will be enjoying toe-tapping state and oldies tunes. Then an more yummy picnic lunch will be served starting off at midday for a donation of $3 per person for these age 60 and for these under 60 who desire to attend, the value is $6.50 for each particular person. Mark your calendar and appear to appreciate the enjoyment with good friends and make some new ones.

Group making

Hey, I would like to invite you to participate with the Mannington District Fair’s Group Building display and reveals. Spaces for the Community Setting up are offered for demonstrations, show, crafts, promotional and advertising and marketing products that your group or organization would like to make to public aware of.

The folks are always happy to display do-it-yourself quilts and other handmade goods. These attending the fair delight in observing these great handcrafted things. Do you have an uncommon selection? Believe about bringing element of it to show. Collections are appealing to a lot of people. Really don’t overlook to bring in your prized vegetables. Demonstrate your pride in the greens you have raised and let other people see how foods for the family can be accessible proper at your household. Enable a Zucchini grow and enter the Biggest Zucchini Contest.

Would you like to display screen bouquets that you are increasing in a wheelbarrow? Certainly, this is a different show that just could be a way that you can be a aspect of the good. Use potted bouquets or plant them in the wheel barrow and wheel in your exhibit.

Do you love pictures? Then look at moving into the Image Contest, which will also be held in the Group Constructing. No skilled pictures and no editing authorized to enter. The types are: character, people today, floral, animals, black and white, Mannington surroundings and miscellaneous. Two age teams youngsters (5-17 a long time and grownup (ages 18+). Shots will have to be 5X7 or much larger and framed.

There are spaces in the Group Building available for demonstrations, shows, crafts, marketing and advertising and marketing products and solutions that your corporation or business enterprise would like to current data to the community. For those who would like to set up a retail place, rental spaces are obtainable. You can mail a textual content to 304-376-6025 for a lot more details.

Goods to be put on display screen will be approved on Saturday from Midday to 6 pm. and on Sunday afternoon. Judging of all goods will be finished on Monday morning and the constructing will be open to site visitors right after the parade in the evening.

Open up Jam at the Good

On stage on the last night time of the Mannington District Fair, Aug. 7 will be an “Open Jam.” states: Sign up for us for an Open up JAM! Deliver your fiddles, guitars, banjos, harmonicas, mountain lap dulcimers, hammered dulcimers, mandonlins, penny whistles, recorders, kazoos, or any acoustic devices. We’ll enjoy all kinds of songs, so carry suggestions with you.

Let us all make some mountain audio whilst the Reasonable presents all people some fun just after so extended apart.

PattyFest started out as a indicates to honor Patty Looman, who devoted several yrs to instructing intrigued men and women to play both equally the lap (mountain) dulcimer and hammered dulcimer. Two of her lecturers have been from the Mannington Place — Russell Fluharty and Worley Gardner. For lots of decades, Patty, her mom, Edith, and numerous students performed in the West Virginia Room all through the fair.

The pandemic caused Pattyfest and many other events to be canceled, but we hope to come back solid future summer. We provide workshops, effectiveness options, aged-time meals, etcetera. at the festival. This yr, we determined to try out an Open up Jam, and the Honest board has been astonishingly helpful.

A “Jam” is a probability for musicians to share area and tunes. Folks may well enjoy for quick intervals or every single achievable moment. We perform previous-time audio on old-time devices, but we welcome other variations to be part of in.

All who want to consider a break or just relaxation through the reasonable are welcome to sit with us in the bleachers. Just pay attention or stomp your payment, clap your palms or hum together. Sing if you want.

We search ahead to obtaining a great time and celebrate that we are out in our gorgeous condition. Our hope is that people will take pleasure in the aged-time songs of Patty, Russell and Worley —truly our local treasures of West Virginia songs.

Check out to locate dates and strategy for return of outdated time songs performers, workshops and jamming. Concerns can be still left as messages for Jean at 904-386-5238 or Jeff at 304-285-5766. This is a new element of the stage amusement for 2021. If you are a supporter of Mountain Songs, approach to halt by the stage and just appreciate the fun. Data about the Garner pageant can be found at

The Looman loved ones was nicely known in Mannington and had a feed store and farm offer business enterprise for numerous a long time. Mrs. Looman, Edith, was a collector of outdated musical instruments and had them on show in her property. She would provide several to the reasonable for numerous decades and people could see them though this listened to the people accomplish. Patty grow to be intrigued and then began training many others the artwork of mountain tunes. Russell Fluharty was also from Mannington and was a Mannington Honest director for several many years and also desired to pass on the design and style of mountain new music. It is fantastic to have these individuals appear to the honest, as these people who wished to preserve mountain new music and devices are from our region.

Commercial Spaces

There are spaces out there in the decrease stage or the Group Building for the 2021 Mannington District Honest. If any one is interested in leasing a house or requires far more details, you should get in touch with 304-669-6848 immediately after 6 p.m.

Camper established-up

There is a improve in the day of camper set-up for the Mannington District Reasonable. All those who will be tenting at the reasonable are to bring campers in on Saturday, July 31 from 3-5 p.m. The fee for the week will be gathered prior to campers are established-up. Look at with pals who ordinarily carry campers to see that all people is aware of of this transform.

Coggins tests

All horses that will be entered in the Mannington Fair or the fair’s parade on Monday, Aug. 2 will be expected to exhibit that your horse has experienced a negative Coggins take a look at dated in the previous 12 months. You would need to have to make contact with your veterinarian ideal absent to get the check so that the exam paper can be returned to you in time to clearly show the final results to the individual examining in the animals on Sunday, Aug. 1 beginning at noon. Coggins tests are only great for 1 calendar year, so test your previous exam paper to see if you want a new take a look at. For concerns or information, you should make contact with 304-376-0525.

Farmer’s market

The Farmer’s Sector will open all over again on Saturday, July 24 with set-up commencing at 8 a.m. and will open up for organization at 9 a.m. until noon. Thank you to these individuals who attended the market place final week. The quantity of vendors is expanding! The quantity of those attending is escalating as effectively. There was a little something new past week. The Mannington Volunteer Fireplace Division was promoting some distinct sandwiches and they did not past extended. This is how the neighborhood can assistance this corporation increase money. So, check out Fb, notify your buddies and enable spread the word when they are established up. If they have plenty of enable, they plan to return but perhaps not each week. The Women’s Club of Mannington sponsors this event every 7 days with sellers potentially currently being distinctive every 7 days. Some vendors could come when or twice a month, so you may possibly discover a little something various each and every time you attend.

Quite a few folks come for the fresh created Kettle Corn, get there early. Fresh baked items are very well-liked. Wooden crafts are obtainable, and some incredibly rather jewelry can be identified also. This is also at time to try to eat breakfast downtown right before the sector opens, strategy to fulfill close friend and just get time to be in downtown Mannington. You just may possibly like to look at out other places of fascination whilst you are there.

Truthful Parade 2021

It is time to think about participating in the Once-a-year Fair Parade which will be on Monday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. People today, groups, churches businesses, businesses and other people want to start organizing their entries in this once-a-year occasion. For information and facts, or to register for the parade remember to speak to Kristy Moore at 304-612-0319 or [email protected] Prepare to be portion of this party and celebrate becoming equipped to return to a time with family and close friends.

Fair pageant

Deadlines are rapidly approaching to enter the various pageants that will acquire spot at the Mannington District Honest.

The Tiny Skip Pageant registration is open up right until July 25 and indication-up will be held at the stage on the fairgrounds.

Programs for the Junior Miss and Mannington District Reasonable Queen Pageant will be recognized until finally July 25. Now open up to suitable candidates from Marion, Taylor Preston, Monongalia, Doddridge, Harrison and Wetzel Counties.

All of these types can be uncovered on the internet web page

Board conference

The Marion County Senior Citizens Inc. will maintain a board meeting on Friday, July 30 in the eating space of the North Marion Senior Heart at 10 a.m.

Rabies Clinic

A Rabies Clinic will be held at the McCurdysville Group Building on Saturday, Augusta 7, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Rabies photographs will be offered for $8.00 for each animal and dewormer and other vaccines will be out there at minimized prices. Dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers. James Henderson, DVM will administer the vaccinations. Proceeds advantage the McCurdysville Neighborhood Creating. For GPS use, the locale is 3414 Jakes Operate Road, Rivesville, WV 26588. For data, remember to phone 304-278-7770 or 304-278-5905. Call with issues prior to the event date and observe that there is very little, to no. cell assistance in the location.


If you want to electronic mail facts to me, please use the next email, [email protected] You may call me at 304-986-2527 to see if I have obtained your electronic mail or to give me data. I would like to get the info for Mannington Information by Tuesday or really early on Wednesday early morning. Thank you for sending this so that other individuals in the region will know what occasions are taking place.