The Elkins Depot Dispatch (April 2022)
April 2022, Issue No. 19
THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER
Ramps and Rail Festival
If you haven’t heard yet, the Ramps and Rail Festival is back! Mark your calendars for April 23rd and join us at the Elkins Depot Welcome Center as we celebrate our culinary and railroad heritage with a variety of craft and food vendors, live music in the Rotary Amphitheater, and train rides. To book your train ride visit mountainrail.com.
Collecting Ramps Responsibly
For many part of the fun of ramp season is foraging for your own. To ensure abundant ramps for everyone, be sure to follow the guidelines for collecting ramps in the Monongahela National Forest outlined by the US Forest Service in the article linked here.
The Welcome Center has Treasure on the Mountain Raffle Tickets for sale, stop by to purchase yours!
Civil War Symposium: April 2nd
“Rascals, Rangers, and Swamp Dragons”: Civil War Irregulars
Will be hosted in the IOOF Hall in Beverly
Tickets are $30 and available at https://checkout.square.site/buy/TST5QVHWUXJ77K5FOZTLPDYM
Ramps & Rail Festival: April 23rd
Join us for live music, craft vendors, food vendors featuring ramp dishes, and train rides!
Gala Fine Arts Exhibition reception and event fundraiser: April 30, 6 to 9 pm. There will be a silent auction, music, dinner and good company! In April/May the 21st annual arts exhibition will display in the Great Hall Gallery.