Morgantown, W.Va.— Fairgoers can play games and activities at West Virginia University exhibits, learn about WVU Extension Service programs and celebrate WVU’s 150th birthday at the State Fair of West Virginia, Aug. 10-19 in Fairlea, West Virginia.
The WVU Building is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the exception of Thursday, August 10 when the building opens at 2 p.m. (official start of the State Fair) and the final day of the fair when the building closes at 5 p.m.
On Thursday, Aug. 17, President Gordon Gee will make a special appearance during Governor’s Day. The Mountaineer Mascot will also stop by and visit for the remainder of the week.
WVU Extension Service will provide advice and information on canning and food preservation, introduce families to new recipe ideas and provide engaging, expert demonstrations.
Live food demonstrations will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day.
In the Cecil H. Underwood Youth Center, WVU Extension 4-H Youth Development will feature more than 2,500 award-winning 4-H projects from West Virginia youths covering everything from food products to rocketry.