COVID can’t completely stop us. Check out events that are actually happening and see what’s being postponed.

Through May 23 

Purchase, Post, and Tag to Win Week 3
Downtown and Wharf District, Sun.–Sat., facebook.com/downtownmorgantown
Post about your downtown and Wharf District purchases May 17–23 and be entered to win one of two $50 gift cards to Tonique’s Trilogy and Chaang Thai restaurant. See Facebook page for details.

Through June 20

Arthurdale Heritage Virtual Goat Gallop 5K
Anywhere, see the rules at arthurdaleheritage.com
This year, complete your Goat Gallop 5K anywhere you like and upload your time to the website. Proceeds contribute to the preservation of this innovative Depression-era community beloved by Eleanor Roosevelt. Sign up at runsignup.com. $25, kids $3

May 22

The Invisible Universe Virtual Planetarium Show
Fri. 6:30 p.m., planetarium.wvu.edu
Discover how WVU professor Duncan Lorimer revealed a mysterious new type of radio signal called Fast Radio Bursts. What causes these bursts? Where do they come from? Suggested for middle school and up. Presentation conducted via Zoom—see schedule for additional shows. Register to attend.

May 23

PRE-ORDER FOR PICK-UP ONLY Morgantown Farmers Market
Market Place pavilion, 415 Spruce Street, Sat. 8:30 a.m.–noon., morgantownfarmersmarket.org
Support our farmers with purchases of locally grown produce, eggs, meats, cheeses, baked goods, and more. Review the website for pre-order and pick-up procedures. 

May 24–30 

Purchase, Post, and Tag to Win Week 4
Downtown and Wharf District, Sun.–Sat., facebook.com/downtownmorgantown
Post about your downtown and Wharf District purchases May 24–30 and be entered to win one of two $50 gift cards—establishments to be announced on May 24. See Facebook page for details.

May 29

Girls’ Night In Pajama Party Fundraiser
Online, Fri., 6:30–8:30 p.m., Monongalia County Child Advocacy Center 
Instead of the planned Girls’ Night Out fundraiser, support children and families in our community with a Girls’ Night In. Live auction, trivia, and more. Donations are appreciated and may be made via the Facebook page.

Tropics Summer Luau
Tropics Restaurant and Bar, 2500 Cranberry Square, 304.291.5225, Fri. 6:30–9:30 p.m., @tropicswv on Facebook
Get out for some of the hottest outdoor entertainment of the season on the Best of Morgantown best deck in town. The annual summer luau includes live Hawaiian music, hula dancers, and everyone’s favorite—Fire Knife Dancers. Enjoy an authentic Hawaiian buffet and kick your summer off island style. Call to reserve. $30, children to age 12 $15

May 30

PRE-ORDER FOR PICK-UP ONLY Morgantown Farmers Market
Market Place pavilion, 415 Spruce Street, Sat. 8:30 a.m.–noon., morgantownfarmersmarket.org
Support our farmers with purchases of locally grown produce, eggs, meats, cheeses, baked goods, and more. Review the website for pre-order and pick-up procedures. 

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