Tamarack Marketplace is turning 25! On September 25th, 2021 we will have the 25th anniversary celebration of Tamarack Marketplace. This celebration is an all-day, indoor-outdoor event featuring live music, artist demonstrations, food trucks, a beer festival and more! There will be activities for kids, including The Bubble Wagon, Magician & Balloon Art – Will Davis, and Ellens Ice Cream. This event is dog friendly too!


We will have a food tent outside featuring our Fried Green Tomatoes and BBQ sandwich! A limited menu will be offered at our restaurant inside.

Local Food Trucks

• Aurora Ice – Shaved Ice
• Philipos – Italian Meatballs, Hot Bologna Sandwiches
• WV Ears – Corn on the Cob, Funnel Cakes and Lemonade
• Shak’s Country Kitchen
•  MAD Concessions
•  Bandits Ribs & Chicken

Local Brews

• Weathered Ground
• Freefolk Brewery
• Mountain Eagle
• Hawks Knob Cider
• Big Timber Brewing
• Bridge Brew
• Sophisticated Hound
• Dobra Zupas

Cash ONLY for beer sales. There is an ATM on-site. A complementary reusable cup will be provided.

PLEASE NOTE that no outside food or coolers are allowed.


Main Stage One
11 AM: Long Point String Band
12 PM: The Carpenter Ants
1 PM: 18 Strings
2 PM: Parachute Brigade
3 PM: The Wild Rumpus
4 PM: Matt Mullins and The Bringdowns
5 PM: Hillbilly Gypsies
6 PM: The Kind Thieves

Stage Two
12 PM: Untrained Professionals
1 PM: Shawn Benfield
2 PM: Randy Gilkey & Nick Durm
3 PM: Long Point String Band
4 PM: Drew Lawrence
5 PM: Poor Taters
6 PM: The Lords of Lester

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy outdoor concerts.


• Tom Acosta – Plein Air Painting of Tamarack
• David Bragg – Hand-carving Wood
• Ken Epperly – Polymer Clay Sculpture and Wearable Art
• Debbie Lester – Watercolor
• Jamie Lester – Live Sculpting
• Bennet Life of Life’s Forge – Blacksmithing
• Misty Murray-Walkup – Acrylic Painting
• Donna Myles – Weaving
• Leslie Norris of Sugar Pop Press – Printmaking, Pull Your Own Prints
• Phil and Mary Peelish of Wild Mountain Soap – Bath & Body
• Randy Snider – Jewelry Making and Gem Cutting
• Larry Weese – Wood Turning with a Wood Lathe
• Merideth Young – Mixed Media & Jewelry

Haunting Party

More Upcoming Events:

October 2 : Tall Tales Gallery Opening

October 15 | 6 PM: Embroidery Class

October 15 – October 17 | Artist Demonstrations – Christine Keller, Denise Heckle & Nancy O’Farrell

October 29 & 30 | Artist Demonstrations – Allen & Ronnie Hamrick

November 4 | 6 PM: Sunset Dinner Series – Bourbon Pairing

November 6 : Small Packages Gallery Opening

November 12 &13 | Artist Demonstrations – Allen & Ronnie Hamrick

November 13 | 6 PM: Murder Mystery: The Prohibition Murder

November 18 | 6 PM: Bloom & Design, Thanksgiving Centerpiece

November 19 – 21 | Artist Demonstrations – Christine Keller & Merideth Young

November 19 | 6 PM: Paint & Sip, Guided by Benni Holley

November 25: Thanksgiving To Go

November 26 – 28 | Artist Demonstration – Nancy O’Farrell

December 16 | 6 PM: Bloom & Design, Christmas Centerpiece

December 17 | 6 PM: Paint & Sip, Guided by Benni Holley

December 17 – 19 | Artist Demonstrations – Christine Keller & Merideth Young

Weddings & Events

From the meticulous architecture of the building to the delectable cuisine and attentive service staff, every element at Tamarack Conference Center is unsurpassed. One of West Virginia’s most enchanting wedding and event venues, indoor and outdoor, Tamarack Conference Center is located just one hour from Charleston’s Yeager Airport and within blocks of most of Beckley’s major hotels. All guests will enjoy convenient parking on our property. With flexible layouts, custom catering, and á la carte services, our clients have freedom to personalize to fit their vision for any occasion.

Special Event Types We Host

Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner
Bridal Luncheon

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