Events in February 2018
Be Mine by the Lakes
Here's a good time and a good meal for a great cause.
The Valentines-themed dinner at Cedar Lakes Conference Center is a fund raiser for the Ripley Fourth of July Celebration.
The cost is $25 per person. For reservations, call the Ripley Municipal Building at 304-372-3482
African American History
Ripley's library will celebrate African-American history month with events on Saturday, Feb. 17.
Learn to play mancala, an ancient board game. Join the George Washington Carver peanut party. Hear Greg Carroll's presentation about the history of African-Americans in West Virginia.
Hours are from 10-3 in the library at the corner of North and Church streets in Ripley.
Civil War in JC
Civil War historian and author Brian Kesterson offers a presentation about Jackson County's role in the Civil War.
Presented by the Jackson County Historical Society, the event is 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 in Ripley's historic Alpine Theatre. Admission is free.