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Morgantown is a destination for many weekend events in October

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Morgantown will be the host of a variety of activities over the next several days, including world- class musicians, outdoors events, festivals, runs and walks and even a tattoo expo, according to the Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

Some of the events will include:

  • The West Virginia Water Festival from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 5 at Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront park.
  • The 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's North Central West Virginia walk will begin at 2 p.m. Oct. 6 with participants starting at West Virginia University's Coliseum and walking through the Evansdale Campus.
  • Mountain Stage will be at the WVU Creative Arts Center at 7 p.m. Oct. 6, featuring Ashley Monroe, Jesse Winchester, the John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band and Scott Miller with Ryna Gellert and Bombadil.
  • The West Virginia RV and Boat Show will take place from 2-8 p.m. Oct. 11 at Mylan Park Expo Center.
  • The first-ever West Virginia Tattoo Expo will be from 2-10 p.m. Oct. 11 at Morgantown Event Center Waterfront.
  • The sixth annual West Virginia Chestnut Festival will take place all day Oct. 13 at Rowlesburg Park.

For details, visit www.TourMorgantown.com or visit the Tour Morgantown, CVB's Facebook page.