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Schedule of Events

Mountaineer Week 2018: 

Appalachian Foods


Friday, October 19, 2018

10:00am

Mullins Apple Butter Stirring

Presented by John Mullins

Outside, Front of Mountainlair
10:00am-3:00pm

West Virginia Quilt Documentation Project

Presented by West Virginia Quilters, Inc.; West Virginia Division of Culture and History; and West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts

Cathedral Room, Mountainlair
11:00am - 8:00pm  

Mountaineer Week Operating Train Display

Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society  

Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair First Floor
11:00am-2:00pm  

31st Pumpkin Drop at WVU Engineering Sciences Building

Presented by WVU Engineering Sciences

There will be no walk-in registration accepted. Pre-registration forms can be obtained below or by contacting the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department in room 813 or at (304) 293-3177 e-mail: kande.brandt@mail.wvu.edu https://mae.statler.wvu.edu/student-life/annual-pumpkin-drop

The non-refundable entry fee is $10.00 per pumpkin. Pumpkins plummet rain or shine!!!

WVU Engineering Sciences Building
11:00am-4:00pm  

Corn Roast

Presented by the WVU Collegiate 4-H Club

Outside, Front of Mountainlair
11:30am   Opening Ceremony

Featuring keynote speaker: Lyn Dotson
Mountainlair Ballroom and Hallways
12:00pm-8:00pm

Mountaineer Week Country Store

Presented by Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization Club at West Virginia University 

Potomac Room, Mountainlair
12:00pm-8:00pm

Hammered Dulcimer

Presented by Pat Harper 

Second Floor, Mountainlair
12:00pm-8:00pm Empty Bowls Information Booth Second Floor, Mountainlair
12:00pm-8:00pm Mountaineer Week Craft Fair 
Ballroom, Mountainlair
12:00pm-8:00pm

Mountaineer Week Quilt Show

Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild

Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair Second Floor
5:00pm-8:00pm

Hammered Dulcimer

Presented by Jeff Fedan

First Floor hallways, Mountainlair
5:00pm-7:00pm

Country Vittles Dinner Buffet

Presented by WVU Bookstore and WVU Dining Services

Hatfield's, Mountainlair
7:00pm-9:00pm

Mountaineer Idol Fourth Elimination Round - Country and Bluegrass

Food Court, Mountainlair
9:30pm

The Hillbilly Gypsies Band

Presented by WVUp All Night

Food Court, Mountainlair

Saturday, October 20, 2018

10:00am

Mullins Apple Butter Stirring

Presented by John Mullins

Outside, Front of Mountainlair
10am-3:00pm

West Virginia Quilt Documentation Project

Presented by West Virginia Quilters, Inc.; West Virginia Division of Culture and History; and West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts

Cathedral Room, Mountainlair
11:00am-4:00pm

Corn Roast

Presented by the WVU Collegiate 4-H Club

Outside, Front of Mountainlair
11:00am-8:00pm

Mountaineer Week Operating Train Display

Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society  

Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair First Floor
11:00am-8:00pm

Mountaineer Week Country Store

Presented by Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization Club at West Virginia University 

Potomac Room, Mountainlair
11:00am-8:00pm Empty Bowls Information Booth
Second Floor, Mountainlair
11:00am-8:00pm Mountaineer Week Craft Fair 
Ballroom, Mountainlair
11:00am-8:00pm

Mountaineer Week Quilt Show

Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild

Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair Second Floor
11:00am-9:00pm Mountaineer Week Civil War Encampment
Mountainlair Plaza
12:00pm-3:00pm

Hammered Dulcimer

Presented by Pat Harper 

Second Floor, Mountainlair
12:00pm-3:00pm

Family Fun Day

Presented by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Coca-Cola

First Floor and Outside of Mountainlair
2:00pm Tellabration!
First Floor, Mountainlair
4:00pm-8:00pm

Hammered Dulcimer

Presented by Jeff Fedan

Second Floor Hallways, Mountainlair
5:00pm-7:00pm

Empty Bowls Soup Beans & Cornbread Dinner

Presented by Mountaineer Week  

Hatfield's, Mountainlair
6:00pm

Mountain Music Concert                                            

Featuring the WVU Bluegrass and Old-Time Bands

Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair
6:00pm Fiddle Contest Registration
Hatfield Main, Mountainlair
7:30pm

Elmer Rich Memorial Appalachian Old-Time Fiddle Contest and WV Heritage Fiddler Award

Presented by WVU Bookstore 

Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair
9:30pm

Old- Fashioned Square Dance 

Food Court, Mountainlair

Sunday, October 21, 2018

11:00am-4:00pm

Corn Roast

Presented by the WVU Collegiate 4-H Club

Outside, Front of Mountainlair
11:00am-8:00pm

Mountaineer Week Operating Train Display

Presented by the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society  

Shenandoah Room, Mountainlair First Floor
11:00am-4:00pm Empty Bowls Information Booth
Second Floor, Mountainlair
11:00am-4:00pm

Mountaineer Week Country Store

Presented by Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization Club at West Virginia University 

Potomac Room, Mountainlair
11:00am-4:00pm Mountaineer Week Craft Fair 
Ballroom, Mountainlair
11:00am-4:00pm

Mountaineer Week Quilt Show

Presented by the Country Roads Quilt Guild

Mountaineer Room, Mountainlair Second Floor
12:00pm-3:00pm

Hammered Dulcimer

Presented by Pat Harper 

Second Floor, Mountainlair Hallways
1:00pm-3:00pm

Mountaineer Week Pepperoni Roll Contest

Presented by Mountaineer Week

First Floor, Mountainlair
2:00pm "Discovering West Virginia Quilt History" with Fawn Valentine, author of West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Echoes from the Hills Greenbrier Room, Mountainlair

Monday, October 22, 2018

4:00pm PRT Cram

A traditional fun-filled competition for our students.
Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - Health and Wellness Day

10:00am-2:00pm

Mountaineer Week Safe Community

Presented by WVU Medicine Student Health Services

First Floor, Mountainlair
1:00pm-7:00pm

Mountaineer Week Blood Drive      

Presented by WVU Red Cross Club and American Red Cross

Ballroom, Mountainlair

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - National Food Day

11:00am-1:00pm

Mountaineer Week Extended

Presented by WVU Health Sciences

Health Sciences Campus
12:00pm

Beard Growing Finals

Grand Staircase, Mountainlair First Floor

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - Game Day

TBA

Mountaineer Week Game vs. Baylor

Naming of Most Loyals and Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer

Milan Puskar Stadium
TBA

WVU Women’s Soccer Game

Presented by WVU Athletics with Halftime Performance featuring the WVU Bluegrass Band

Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium

Friday, October 26, 2018 - Blue and Gold Day

11:00am-4:00pm

Mountaineer Week Art Crawl

Presented by Mountaineer Week, the WVU Office of Multicultural Programs, the Art Museum of WVU, and the WVU Libraries

First Floor, Mountainlair

Saturday, October 27, 2018 

2:00pm-4:00pm

Crafting with Cooper

Presented by West Virginia Black Bears

This event is open to the public and is $8 per person crafting. Patrons can enter through Gate C, where signage and staff members will direct to the location of the event.

Monongalia County Ballpark
6:00pm-8:00pm

Mountaineer Week at Evansdale Crossing

Presented by Coca-Cola

Featuring the Davisson Brothers Band 

Evansdale Crossing

Sunday, October 28, 2018 

3:00pm-5:00pm

Mountaineer Idol Finale

Ballroom, Mountainlair

Ongoing Events

Mountaineer Week Photo Contest Display

Presented by All-Pro Photography

First Floor, Mountainlair
Kidwell’s Funnel Cake and other Appalachian Treats
Outside, Front of Mountainlair

Cinnfully Amazing Cinnamon Rolls

Outside, Front of Mountainlair
Wild West Kettle Corn and Pork Rinds
Outside, Front of Mountainlair
The History of McLoughlin Brothers, Inc. Children's Books

Presented by Anna M. Schein, Associate Curator, West Virginia and Regional History Center, WVU Libraries
Vandalia Lounge, First Floor of Mountainlair