a celebration of the art of nature


in the Mercer Street Grassroots District

& Camp Creek State Park 

in Mercer County, West Virginia 

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Schedule of Activities

The ten day celebration will feature a variety of events in the Grassroots District and Camp Creek State Park; explore them all here. Click the links for details.  

Hike to the Wildflower Wildlife Areas!

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Camp Creek State Park

Head to Camp Creek State Park, stop at the office for guidance or just follow the signs to the fields of wildflowers! Call (304) 425-9481 or visit wvstateparks.com/park/camp-creek-state-park/ for more information.

Peak Of The Bloom Kickoff Reception

RiffRaff Art Boutique, Grassroots District , 869 Mercer Street

Come meet and mingle with artists showing work in The RiffRaff Art Boutique in honor of POTB as well as business owners, presenters & community members who are involved in the inaugural celebration. Enjoy refreshments & conversation, and explore the Grassroots District. Plan to have coffee at Appalachian Coffee House, dinner at Bucha Brewhouse & Bistro or The Sophisticated Hound, and stroll the shops in the blossoming Grassroots District.

Concert in the Park with Cane Mill Road

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Dick Copeland Town Square, Grassroots District

Enjoy a special Concert in Dick Copeland Town Square in The Grassroots District with Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road with Lilly Comer. The concert is Free & open to the public, and guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs & picnic blankets, and enjoy dining, strolling the shops, creative activities and all our blossoming neighborhood has to offer. The event will feature The HeArt Market, with artisan vendors showcasing & selling their wares, a food truck by Bucha Brewhouse & Bistro and a craft table for the kiddos and young at heart. ❤ https://www.facebook.com/events/2938193346420576

Guided Plein Air Painting Experience (SOLD OUT)

Camp Creek State Park

En plein air (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ plɛn ɛːʁ], French for outdoors, or plein air painting) is the act of painting outdoors. Artist Lacey Vilandry will lead a plein air painting workshop in the beautiful wildflower fields of Camp Creek State Park. Meet at the Camp Creek State Park amphitheater at 3:30pm and enjoy a beautiful ride up to a remote area of The Forrest. No experience necessary. Cost to attend is $25. Lapboards, canvases and paint will be provided. This event is part of the Peak of the Bloom celebration August 6-15. This event is now SOLD OUT. You may register and be put on a waiting list, and we will contact you if a spot opens up. Feel free to call us with questions! 304-320-8833.

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