On this West Virginia Morning, as an alternative to the indoor shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday, a movement called “hashtag opt outside” urges people to get closer to parks, trails, community areas and the joy of being outdoors on that particular day. Randy Yohe took full advantage of the Friday alternative, going on a Blackwater Falls State Park birding hike.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, quilts have been handed down for generations, but the tradition gets a little patchy in some places. In Hazard, Kentucky, Emily Jones Hudson noticed fewer quilters, especially among African Americans. So, she started a quilting workshop to help recapture some history. Folkways Reporter Capri Cafaro brings us this story.
Also, in this show, our Mountain Stage Song of the Week comes from one of the most prominent names in the modern jam band scene, Vince Herman. We listen to “Lost Lover’s Eyes” by the Vince Herman Band, which appeared on Herman’s 2022 solo debut, Enjoy the Ride.
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