A Farm Museum Christmas


By Brittany Hively - bhively@aimmediamidwest.com



Volunteers and staff at the West Virginia State Farm Museum have been busy preparing lights for the annual light show, Dec. 5-20, 6-9 p.m.

Volunteers and staff at the West Virginia State Farm Museum have been busy preparing lights for the annual light show, Dec. 5-20, 6-9 p.m.


Brittany Hively | OVP

The West Virginia State Farm Museum’s drive-thru light show is the largest event the museum holds each year. It is free to the public, but donations are appreciated.


Brittany Hively | OVP

The West Virginia State Farm Museum will soon kick off its annual light show from Dec. 5- Dec. 20.


Brittany Hively | OVP

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The West Virginia State Farm Museum is getting ready for its largest event of the year, the drive-thru Christmas light show.

The light show will begin Dec. 5 and run until Dec. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. each night.

The drive-thru Christmas light event is free to the public, but donations are accepted. While the event is not a fundraiser by traditional definition, said Tim Kidwell, executive director, it is one of the biggest financial supporters for the museum.

Along with Christmas lights, Santa Claus will be out, waving at children and handing out candy canes.

“Santa is in the green building, ” Kidwell said.

Kidwell said different organizations and volunteers have “sponsored” buildings around the museum to decorate, with the museum providing the lights.

“It’s awesome that they ‘adopt’ them to come [out] and put the lights on, it gives it their own personality,” Kidwell said. “That’s one of the things I really like about having people adopt a building.”

At the time Ohio Valley Publishing spoke with Kidwell there were still a couple of buildings that could be sponsored.

The West Virginia Farm Museum store will be open Monday through Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. for visitors to stop by and pickup some apple butter, handmade rugs and other locally-made Christmas gifts.

© 2021, Ohio Valley Publishing, all rights reserved.

Volunteers and staff at the West Virginia State Farm Museum have been busy preparing lights for the annual light show, Dec. 5-20, 6-9 p.m.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/11/web1_IMG_1540.jpgVolunteers and staff at the West Virginia State Farm Museum have been busy preparing lights for the annual light show, Dec. 5-20, 6-9 p.m. Brittany Hively | OVP

The West Virginia State Farm Museum’s drive-thru light show is the largest event the museum holds each year. It is free to the public, but donations are appreciated.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/11/web1_IMG_1544.jpgThe West Virginia State Farm Museum’s drive-thru light show is the largest event the museum holds each year. It is free to the public, but donations are appreciated. Brittany Hively | OVP

The West Virginia State Farm Museum will soon kick off its annual light show from Dec. 5- Dec. 20.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/11/web1_IMG_1545.jpgThe West Virginia State Farm Museum will soon kick off its annual light show from Dec. 5- Dec. 20. Brittany Hively | OVP

By Brittany Hively

bhively@aimmediamidwest.com

Brittany Hively is a staff writer for Ohio Valley Publishing. Follow her on Twitter @britthively; reach her at (740) 446-2342 ext 2555.

Brittany Hively is a staff writer for Ohio Valley Publishing. Follow her on Twitter @britthively; reach her at (740) 446-2342 ext 2555.