Hip, Historic Hub for Planes, Trains & Automobiles

October brings Planes, Trains and Automobiles to #CWV! Hot cars and cool rides roll into the Capital City Oct 2-6 for the Rod Run & Doo Wop. This is one of the city’s largest events, featuring free concerts and fireworks, a pedal car exhibit and a chance to meet “Car Fix” host Lou Santiago.

All aboard the Autumn Express! Hop the train from Charleston to Hinton to see fall foliage in the New River Gorge. The train stops in #CWV Oct 25-27. Make sure to buy your tickets online soon. Organizers expect all three days’ trips to sell out quickly.

Experience the Golden Age of Aviation aboard the Ford Tri-Motor, the first luxury airliner, Oct 24-27 at Yeager Airport. This takes going retro to a whole new level. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here: Fly on the Ford at Yeager Airport.

How about a little murder mystery theater with your dinner? The Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center hosts “Belles, Bourbon & Belladonna” Murder Mystery Dinner Thursday, Oct 3. Singles’ tickets are $55, and couples’ tickets are $100.

Author James Patterson headlines this year’s West Virginia Book Festival! The fun starts Friday, Oct 4 with writing workshops and presentations. On Saturday, spend “An Afternoon with James Patterson.” Admission, as always, is free.

Dust off your robes and magic wands, Tsubasacon Anime, Gaming and Cosplay Convention is at the Coliseum & Convention Center Oct 11-13. This is a can’t-miss event for pop culture fans.

It wouldn’t be autumn in #CWV without FestivALL Fall! All your favorite events are back, including Harvest Art Fair, Hops & Heat and the Carriage Trail Leaf Walk.

Things can get a little spooky in Charleston’s East End during HallowEast. This frightfully delightful event includes ArtMares, the Friday Night Freak Show and, of course, the Costumed Pub Crawl. Oct 25-26.

Ghost hunters will be on hand for Discovering the Paranormal at Craik-Patton House  Oct 25. Who or what might they find in this historic house?

Chef Paul Smith is whipping up a custom, gourmet feast for the Farm to Table: Brunch to Benefit Manna Meal, Oct 27 at Capitol Market. Get your tickets before they sell out!

The ring’s gonna be rocking Oct 30 when All Elite Wrestling takes over the Coliseum! AEW will be airing this live on TNT, so be there to experience it in person.

Looking for even more things to do in #CWV? Check out our events calendar for a complete list of happenings.