Santa’s Workshop Comes to Downtown Elkins

Six full weeks of fun for children will begin Nov. 6 in downtown Elkins as Santa’s Workshop kicks off its fourth season of activities in conjunction with the Polar Express excursion trains. Sponsored by...

Generation Randolph First Friday!

Are you a student looking for professional opportunities? Or new to the area and trying to find ways to get involved with the community?  Maybe you’ve lived here all your life but are looking to connect...

Top Five Forest Festival Eats

When I agreed to taste test the carnival food of the Mountain State Forest Festival in order to create this list, I bit off more than I could chew. Literally. Photographer/fellow taste tester Andrew Carroll...

Top Ten Unique Forest Festival Events

The 79th Annual Mountain State Forest Festival is upon us. The next two weeks are filled with activities for folk of all ages and interests and lead up to the coronation of Maid Salvia LXXIX, Madeline...

Kids Take Flight in Randolph County

Do you know a child who’s curious what Randolph County looks like from the sky? Several kids will be getting the chance to see this viewpoint Saturday, September 19th at the Elkins-Randolph County Regional...

Elkins Rail Trail Connector Public Workshop

In working toward Elkins’ long-term goals to increase bicycle and foot traffic and connect the Allegheny Highlands Trail to downtown Elkins, the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of...

Randolph County 4-H at the County Fair

Carnival rides, fried treats, games and blue ribbons are all things that are typically associated with the County Fair. However, as Summer days get shorter and the smell of Fall lingers in the evening air,...

Forest Festival Kicks Off Craft Beer Event

Nestled along the Bluestone River in Mercer County, West Virginia, is a tiny town called Bramwell. The population is small, but in the 1880s, it held more millionaires per capita than any other town in...

Sunset Chase 5K & Chamber Challenge

Adorned in bright colors and glowing accessories, nearly 200 runners and walkers of all ages gathered Saturday evening, August 29, for the Sunset Chase 5K Fun Run.  Now in its second year, this community...

Community Events at Augusta: Week 5

The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College ends its five-week summer sessions with a multi-theme week. Old-Time, Vocal and American Vernacular Dance Week, August 2-9, will bring arts, craft,...

Randolph Rundown

A quick look at this weekends events. Please help us create a complete list by sending us your future events to elkinite@elkinite.com. Saturday Randolph County Humane Society Pancake Breakfast at...

Auto Extravaganza: A Brief History

In 1984 the 74 members of the Mountain State Street Machines car club elected Jim Knicely as President. I’ve enjoyed getting to know Jim over the past few years while learning the ins and outs of the auto...

Randolph Rundown: July 3-5

Look out for the Randolph Rundown every Thursday for a list of cool things to do in Randolph County every weekend.  Friday Mountain State Street Machines Cruise-In: 5 PM. Downtown Elkins. 25th Annual...