540 North Jefferson Street
Lewisburg, WV 24901
Phone: (304) 645-7722
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Pocahontas County Opera House is the cultural pulse of Marlinton. Located in a century-old building that retains much of its ornate architecture and old-world charm, it features on the National Register of Historic Places. This venue plays host to some of the best performances in town that range from an array of genres like jazz, folk and musicals. Other attractions on their schedule include jam sessions, movie screenings and community events.
The Garth Newel Music Center's mission is to explore and celebrate chamber music through performances, educational programs, and personal interactions between musicians and guests."Garth Newel" is a Welsh phrase meaning "new hearth" or "new home," and was given to the Music Center when it was built by William Sergent Kendall in 1920. The Garth Newel Piano Quartet is the resident ensemble, and play many concerts throughout the year. The Music Center offers gourmet meals of 4 or 5 concerts. These meals require reservations and regularly sell out, so plan ahead! Picnicking is also a popular choice, and wine, beer, and soft drinks are always sold before concerts and during intermissions.
The Lyric Theatre features documentaries and alternative cinema at reduced ticket prices. It also showcases dramas, family shows, comedy nights, concerts and other cultural events.
The Salem Civic Center, in accordance with its name, is the culture house of Salem. Open to public since 1967, this community center is a part of the James E. Taliaferro Sports and Entertainment Complex. An array of cultural events and local happenings take place at this grand venue. Athletic facilities for sporting events have also been provided here. Shared by the locals of Roanoke as well as Salem, this common entertainment hub is a perfect place to explore various facades of community and culture. Visit the website for further information.
Located inside the Holiday Inn Valley View, this comedy club boasts a mostly R-rated lineup. Visitors must be 21 years or older, as it serves drinks with its shows. Feel free to make reservations for your table so you are sure there is enough room for your whole group.
Come to skate or laser tag, this place has a lot to offer. If you forget your skates, there's skate rental for an additional price. This is home to the New River Valley Roller Girls roller derby team.
The Shelf House, located on Patterson Avenue is a cozy, intimate cultural space located in Roanoke. The event venue often hosts interesting events and programs such as concerts, band events and many others. Just a few blocks away from the West End Center for Youth, Shelf House makes for a pleasant experience, thanks to a great facility that it is and the refreshing line up of events it is home to.
Will Elegy's House is a concert venue frequented by Roanoke's metal fans. Although many local bands like Meatdown frequently perform here, you can also catch bands like Psycho Enhancer and Everything Went Black live in concert. You can always depend on Will Elegy's House to line up some high energy performances.
This historic theater, which was built in 1932, features latest movies as well as film festivals and short-film competitions. The theater is a classic building maintaining its original splendor and grandeur. With time, the theater has upgraded to newer technologies to ensure a pleasant movie-going experience. Grandin is one of the few places where you can really experience the magic of cinema outdoors, and fittingly so, it is considered as the "Roanoke's only historic non-profit movie palace". Check website for schedule and more.
The Buchanan Carnival Grounds have been home to some of the city's biggest events. Offering state-of-the-art facilities, this spacious and very intriguing venue offers good scenic backgrounds and a spacious parking lot. It is used by the City Council to host cultural as well as local community events.
Located across the Rorer Avenue, the Coffin House Studios is a popular concert venue. This venue stages performances of local as well as touring bands/artists, thereby offering a perfect mix of regional as well as international talent. The modern sound and lighting equipment ensures that every member of the audience enjoys the shows and does not miss out on the action. Given the renowned performers invited here, every gig is well-attended and loved by one and all.
Berglund Center ( former Roanoke Civic Center) is conveniently located a stone's throw away from downtown Roanoke, and caters to a wide variety of sport-, business- and culture-oriented social gatherings. It consists of a theater, an enormous coliseum, a hall, a kitchen, and plenty of dressing-rooms, as a number of Broadway shows are also performed here.