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Upcoming events in Mercer County – July 2017

Many guests book their ATV adventure at Four Wheeler Heaven not just because of our direct access to the Hatfield-McCoy Trails – we also are within 3 miles of Bramwell and 15 miles of Princeton and Bluefield, where you’ll find plenty of special events going on throughout the year!

Check out this list of events throughout July from the Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information, visit them online at www.visitmercercounty.com.

July 13-16 and July 20-23: Smoke on the Mountain

Set in the 1930s, this musical comedy introduces the singing Sanders family, who perform their traditional and bluegrass gospel songs for the members of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant, N.C. Rather than just a concert of old-time Christian hymns, Smoke on the Mountain is truly a musical. Performances are Thursday-Saturday night at 7 P.M. and Sunday at 3 P.M. Call 304-589-0246 for advanced tickets and pick them up at The Bramwell train depot. The performance will be held at the Bramwell Wesleyan Church.

July 8: Allthebestkids LIVE in the Room Upstairs

The RiffRaff presents Allthebestkids LIVE in the Room Upstairs. Hailing from Washington DC, this alternative hip-hop band will play from 8 P.M.-11 P.M. Tickets are $10.00 and include drinks and snacks.

July 14: ATV Tourism Night at The Bluefield Blue Jays Ballpark

Watch the Bluefield Blue Jays take on the Greenville Astros and celebrate all things ATV in Mercer County. Gates open at 6 P.M. and the game will begin at 7:05 P.M.

July 20-22 Bluefield Shrine Horse Show at Bluefield City Park

Watch competitors from all over the East Coast participate in multiple categories for a blue ribbon. For contact information: (304) 327-2448 or visit www.bluefieldshrine.org.  Admission charge.

July 28-30: The Appalachian Shakespeare Project PRESENTS King Lear

One of Shakespeare’s most powerful tragedies, “King Lear” will be at Concord University in front of the Alexander Fine Arts Building at 6 P.M. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening. For more information, call (304) 384-5251

 July 29: Feud in The Holler! Art Fight!

There is a feud brewing at the Holler: Contemporary Appalachian Art Gallery. Come show your skills and pit them against challengers of all levels.

Here is how it works. Once you enter the Feud, you get art supplies, a surprise theme, and 1 hour to make something spectacular with them. Your opponent(s) will have the same materials, theme and 1 hour to make something even bigger and better. The audience decides who wins by voting. There will be prizes for the winner.

Live bluegrass music, food, and refreshments. Cost is $10 to enter the Feud and $5 general admission. The “fight starts at 7 P.M.

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