Archives for October 2013

“But Why Bump off Barnaby?” Mystery Farce, November 8 & 9, 2013

From the publisher of the play, Samuel French: This lunatic show poses a fascinating mystery. When Barnaby Folcey is murdered at a family gathering at Marlgate Manor, it transpires that he had a motive to murder everybody else but no one had a reason to want him dead. While dying, he scrawled the letters "b- a- r," which can implicate everyone. While the bizarre group … [Read more...]

Beggars Night at the Log House, Treats, Cider, and a Warm Fire!

The Bicentennial Log House at 147 W. Mound St., South Charleston, will again be open for Beggars Night festivities this coming Saturday, October 26th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Heritage Commission members will be on hand to pass out treats and everyone's favorite apple cider.  Come on in and warm up by our bright fire in the hearth.  It' gonna be a chilly evening; you won't … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Grand Ball! Dec 31, 2013

Save us a dance at the 8th Annual New Year's Eve Grand Ball! December 31, 2013 9:00 p.m. to midnight. Our annual Civil War-era themed dance is a unique and festive way to celebrate the holiday season. This beautiful evening is an important annual fundraiser to support the historic South Charleston Opera House, built in 1879. Tickets are $25/person, $45/couple. Children … [Read more...]

Thanks for the Biggest Gingerbread Festival ever!

A big thank you to all the organizers, volunteers, and guests who came out this past Sunday to support the Heritage Commission at our 20th annual Gingerbread Festival! Despite the rains shutting us down about one hour early, the day was an unqualified success. Our crowds were bigger than ever, largely due to the debut of our Antique Tractor Show. What a great addition to our … [Read more...]