Guest Author - Donna Ledbetter
The MidAtlantic is being hit hard with snow this week, but when it all clears, there will plenty to do. From wine classes to scenic drives, it's all here in the MidAtlantic!
February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2010
From Mammoths to Maize: Human Colonization of the Mid-Ohio Valley Lecture Series
Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History
At the corner of 2nd and Juliana streets in downtown Parkersburg, WV
Do you believe in evolution? The Blennerhasset Museum of Region History is hosting a lecture series by prominent archeological experts focusing on the Ohio Valley region. They will discuss the mysteries of man as interpreted through their eyes. The sessions are from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and refreshments will be served. The series is $20 for museum members and $25 for nonmembers.
February 15, 2010
2011 West Virginia Wildlife Calendar Seeks Creative Submissions
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Wildlife Calendar Art, P.O. Box 67, Elkins, WV 26241, phone 304-637-0245
Stay in this week and paint. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section seeks original artwork submissions for its 2011 wildlife calendar. Winners for each month receive a prize of $100, and the cover winner receives a prize of $500. The deadline for submission of artwork is Feb. 15, 2010.
Today through November 1, 2010
This year, 2010, marks the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway, America’s most scenic stretch of land from the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. To celebrate, Virginia is offering visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway website a chance to win a vacation package for four that includes 7-day, 6-night overnight stays, airfare, and hybrid car rental. The trip features hikes, museum stops, music, and more.