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West Virginia

NOVEMBER 1 - 9, 2019

Celebrating 72 years of Appalachian Heritage.
The Mountaineer Week Craft Fair will be held Nov. 1 - 3, 2019.

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Craft Fair

Craft Fair & Quilt Show

November 1-3

Traditional and contemporary crafts with artisans from West Virginia and neighboring states with handmade quilts showcasing the talents of the Country Roads Quilt Guild members.

Fiddle Contest 2017

Mountain Music

Presented by Barnes and Noble, and free and open to the public. Come kick up your heels, clap your hands and enjoy some of the best pickin' 'n grinnin' this side of the Monongahela.


Pepperoni Roll Day

Pepperoni Roll Contest

A whole afternoon dedicated to West Virginia's beloved snack

Student Competitions

These are just a few of the student activities happening with many more planned for Mountaineer Week.

PRT Cram

A fun-filled tradition where students, faculty and staff compete to fit the most people in a tiny PRT car, which fits 16 people comfortably. The record of 97 was set in 2000. Any student, student organization or faculty/staff group is invited to come try to break the record. PLUS, stop by this year for a free 150th anniversary cup cake, while supplies last!


Beard Growing

See who can grow the best beard in 4 weeks! Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners. Prizes will consist of plaques and $100, $75, and $50 respectively. Students must have participating in the Shaving portion to be considered in the judging.


Bob Huggins 3 - 3

Compete in this fun basketball tournament with teams of three to raise money for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Fund. All students are welcome to sign up on


Photo Contest