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“Marlinton Opera House” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pocahontas County Opera House

Pocahontas County Opera House
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Owner description: The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier music hall and performing arts center. An intimate venue, with seating for 250, the Opera House is part of the West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail. Its annual performance series brings more than a dozen performances on its stage each year, ranging from bluegrass to jazz, folk to musical theatre and everything in between.
Marlinton, West Virginia
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77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Marlinton Opera House”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

We held our Daughters Wedding dinner at the Opera House. The facility is great and open. We had tables, buffet and a dance floor without crowding. The staff is excellent and helpful. Perfect place that family still talk about!

Visited October 2012
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Marlinton, West Virginia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“What an awesome venue!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Pocahontas County Opera House is a beautifully restored historic building. Concerts, plays, and other events take place here. The concert series includes a diversity of music types including local old-time and bluegrass bands as well as regional and national favorites from americana to contemporary. African and Latin American music have also been featured. I have been to many events here, most recently, a screening of the independent film, "Angel's Perch". The friendly, informal, and intimate environment serves to allow considerable interaction among audience and performers. Refreshments are usually provided by local youth groups. It is a family-friendly environment that promises a fun time for all.

Visited July 2013
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Snowshoe, West Virginia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“An awesome facility for a small town.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

I love the Opera House - the acoustics are awesome and they bring in some great talent, then charge a very small price for what you are getting. It is a beautiful facility too. The community is so lucky to have it and all the dedicated volunters who make it all happen.

Over the years, I have seen John McCutcheon there 4-5 times, never paying more than $7.00, the Avett Brothers for $5.00 and many other great acts.

Visited November 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Productions and Small Town Atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

Saw "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" 1960's musical. The 4 ladies did a phenomenal job and everyone in the audience was singing and having a great time. Don't go expecting plush seating and amazing sets it is a small town and small production but they did a great job and would go again to see another show. 8.00 dollars per person is great for a quality production.

Visited August 2012
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Troutman, North Carolina, United States
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54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“no big deal”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2011

Saw a blugrass band here one night. It was no big deal.

Visited September 2011
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