July 2015

State Fair of WV Welcomes International Newmar RV Rally to Lewisburg

LEWISBURG, WV (07/16/2015)(readMedia)– The State Fair Event Center is pleased to welcome the Newmar Kountry Klub International RV Rally and participants to Lewisburg, WV, on July 20 – 25, 2015, for their 30th anniversary.

Newmar is a premium RV camping club made up of Newmar Motor Home and Fifth Wheel RV owners from all across Canada and the United States. During their stay in Lewisburg, over 375 RVs and 800 people will be attending to enjoy the sites and activities of the Greenbrier Valley and surrounding areas.

“The Newmar Kountry Klub is thrilled to announce that we have selected the State Fair of WV in Lewisburg, for the site of our 30th Anniversary International Rally,” the Klub’s International Directors Bob and Bonnie Krieger stated. “You have a wonderful town that has been very responsive in supporting our efforts while putting this rally together – from the merchants in town, the Chamber of Commerce, Carnegie Hall, and the wonderful fairgrounds staff, you have networked with us to provide artisans, musicians, historical presentations, medical seminars, astronomy, storytellers, and great food – you are truly ‘the Coolest Small Town in America.’ When you see us shopping or dining in town, you can identify us by looking for our Newmar Kountry Klub badges – we will be sure to stop in and
say ‘Hi’.”

Newmar would also like to announce that there will be an Open House for the community on Wednesday, July 22, from NOON to 6:00 pm. 12 of the 2016 model motor homes will be on display with representatives to show you the units and answer your questions. Newmar will also have our vendor display area open in the Underwood Youth Center during that time with RV related products. In addition, one of our members is a Golf Pro and trick shot artist with his companion dog “Mr. Bucky” and they will be putting a show on at the Elks Club golf course at 2:00 pm on July 20th – the public is invited.

“We are thrilled to be this year’s host for the Newmar Kountry Klub Rally,” State Fair CEO Kelly Collins added. “These individuals have traveled to West Virginia from all over the United States and Canada, and have been a pleasure to work with! Let’s show them how wonderful the Greenbrier Valley truly is!”

The 2015 State Fair themed “It Feels Like Fun. It Feels Like Fair”, is a 10-day Fair scheduled August 14-23, 2015. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

Entries Open for Second Annual State Fair of WV Car Show

2015 Car Show Registration Form

LEWISBURG, WV (07/09/2015)(readMedia)– American National, Farm Family Insurance, and the State Fair of West Virginia have teamed up to produce the second annual “State Fair Car Show.” The event is scheduled on Sunday, August 16th from 11 am to 4 pm during the 91st Annual State Fair.

The show will take place on the main fairgrounds. Pre-registration is required and the first 100 entries will receive two gate admission tickets and a special sponsor gift.

The show is open to 1969 or older Custom Hot Rods, Rat Rods, Classics, Antiques, and Drag Cars. A limited number of 1970 to 1985 hot rods and muscle cars will be accepted. Award categories will include: People’s Choice, The Long Drive Award, Kid’s Choice, Best Paint Job, Sponsor’s Choice, Participant’s Pick and The Best of West Virginia Blue Ribbon!

“The State Fair Car show was a great addition to our schedule last year,” CEO Kelly Collins stated. “We are thrilled that American National and Farm Family Insurances have joined us again this year as we continue one more new tradition!”

Details and an entry form can be found at www.statefairofwv.com. Deadline for registration will be July 31, 2015. Phone 304-645-1090 for additional fair information.

The 2015 State Fair is themed “IT FEELS LIKE FUN IT FEELS LIKE FAIR” and is scheduled August 14-23, 2015. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

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