West Virginia’s pandemic map is no longer completely red, so even though I’m not quite ready to go out to stuff yet, that doesn’t mean you can’t. In fact, this week while I’m in deadline heck, I’m going to point you to a couple of cool things happening this week.

Thursday night, my old pal, Daniel Boyd will be speaking and signing books at the Goodwill Center, while Larry Groce provides music. Details are in this graphic.

This weekend, The Kanawha Valley Railroad Association’s Model Train and Craft Show takes place from 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday and 10 AM to 3 PM Sunday at the Charleston Convention Center. The KVRA promotes the history of railroads in West Virginia. Admission is $5 for adults $5. Children 12 and younger are admitted free For more details, visit their website.

This is the first time that they’ve been able to hold their annual event since 2020, and I was able to attend that show and made this video…