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Day of Mourning and Remembrance for former President George H. W. Bush

December 5, 2018
BUCKHANNON, WV: Today, the City mourns with the rest of the country on the day of former President George H.W. Bush’s funeral. While we chose to remain open, the funeral service will be aired in…

Miracle on 34th Street coming to downtown Buckhannon Dec. 13 – 16

December 4, 2018
From ART26201 The Buckhannon Community Theatre presents Miracle on 34th Street, the heartwarming holiday play based on the popular films by the same name. In the play, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home,…

Join us for the lighting of the menorah at Jawbone Park today!

December 3, 2018
BUCKHANNON, WV: Today, we will be joining members of the Jewish community in town to light the menorah in honor of the second day of Chanukah, which is celebrated from December 2 through December 10…

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3, 2018
BUCKHANNON, WV: If you or someone you know is living with a disability, daily activities may be more challenging, especially if those around you do not understand your condition and make accommodations. Monday, December 3,…

Wagon Rides begin tomorrow!

November 30, 2018
BUCKHANNON, WV: Tomorrow evening, December 1, hop aboard the first round of the City’s Winter Wonderland Wagon Rides! The festive holiday wagons will be running continuously from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. from Jawbone Park, with…

Shop Small this Saturday! Make a Big Impact for our Local Businesses

November 20, 2018
  BUCKHANNON, WV: After Thanksgiving, our local merchants hope you will enjoy a fun-filled day shopping locally during Small Business Saturday. Whether you need a framed photograph of our lovely downtown, a carved wooden truck,…

City donates over 800 pounds of sweet potatoes to the Parish House

November 19, 2018
  BUCKHANNON, WV: Many area families will enjoy some locally-grown sweet potatoes in their Christmas dinner baskets from the Parish House this year. Those beautiful green vines we all marveled at in the City planters…

Stockert Youth & Community Center offering window clings for $2; All proceeds benefit building expansion

November 19, 2018
BUCKHANNON, WV: Show your support for Stockert Youth & Community Center while contributing to the multipurpose space expansion through the purchase of these new window clings! These peel off easily, so they do not leave a…

Community Calendar of Events

November 16, 2018
COMMUNITY CALENDAR OF EVENTS THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN OUR B-U COMMUNITY!   1) THANKSGIVING DINNER AT CHAPEL HILL METHODIST CHURCH – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22   2)  ROCK CAVE CHRISTMAS PARADE DECEMBER 1- 1:00PM…

Mayor’s Statement on Thanksgiving

November 16, 2018
November 15, 2018 With Thanksgiving now being but a week off, I am thankful for my family & many friends.  Next Thursday morning, I’ll drive to my ole hometown of Wheeling & celebrate the holiday…