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Join the City of Bluefield and the City of Bluefield Parks and Recreation Department for a week of events to celebrate Beaver Graham Week.

The rivalry between Bluefield High School in the City of Bluefield, West Virginia and Graham High School in the Town of Bluefield, Virginia dates back to 1911 and welcomes visitors from near and far for a week of fun, festivities, and reunions. This year's game is set for kick-off at 7:30pm on Friday, August 26th with the Lemonade Festival the following day (Saturday, August 27th). 

This year's Beaver Graham Week will feature a 5k Race, Shriner's Carnival, Golf Tournament, Pep Rally, Parade, Tailgating opportunities, and "Legends of the Rivalry" film and discussion. This page is dedicated to sharing information on things to do in our city during this week.

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  • Aug 20, 7:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Chamber of Commerce, 619 Bland St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    The race begins at 9am at the Chamber of Commerce of the Two Virginias and will end in Bluefield, VA at New Graham Pharmacy. Top male and female runner will receive a $100 cash prize!
  • Aug 20, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Craft Memorial Library, 600 Commerce St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Catch a re-run at Craft Memorial Library! They will be playing formerly broadcasted games all week long.
  • Aug 22, 12:00 AM – Aug 28, 11:50 PM
    #MyBluefield Things to Do Page
    If you're looking for restaurant recommendations, ways to kill time, or unique places to visit... look no further than our Things to Do page!
  • Aug 22, 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM
    Craft Memorial Library, 600 Commerce St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Free Make & Take School Spirit Crafts for family fun
  • Aug 23, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
    Near the TailYard, 617 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Fun for families and all ages! August 23-27. Open from 4pm-10pm Tuesday-Thursday, 4pm-12am Friday, and 11am-12am on Saturday.
  • Aug 24, 10:00 AM
    Fincastle Country Club, 1000 Country Club Dr, Bluefield, VA 24605, USA
    **Registration ends August 19th -- must register at the Bluefield FitRec** $400 per team of 4 players. Total score from either Bluefield teams or Graham teams will win!!
  • Aug 24, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Granada Theater, 537 Commerce St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Join us for this *FREE* event to review game highlights from previous years and a discussion about the history of the rivalry. Reunion event to follow. Concessions will be available for purchase.
  • Aug 25, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Former Big Whiskey BBQ, 610 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Relax and catch up with friends! Beer, wine, and spirits are available for purchase in the former Big Whiskey BBQ. Tuesday through Thursday 4pm-10pm; Friday 4pm-Midnight; Saturday 12pm-Midnight. Hosted by the RailYard. We ID.
  • Aug 25, 6:00 PM
    South Street to Chicory Square, 499 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    The Beaver Parade will start on South Street in Bluefield, WV and end in Chicory Square in the Downtown Commercial Historic District. Followed by the "Meet the Beavers" Pep Rally.
  • Aug 25, 6:30 PM
    Chicory Square, 499 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
  • Aug 26, 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
    Mitchell Stadium, 1880 Stadium Drive Bluefield, WV 24701
    FREE Tailgating Spots! All spots must be reserved at the Bluefield Fitness & Recreation Center or online at www.cityofbluefield.com under "Your Government>Parks & Rec>Online Registration/Facility Rentals>Facility Rentals". NO ALCOHOL PERMITTED!
  • Aug 26, 7:30 PM
    Mitchell Stadium, 1880 Stadium Dr, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Why "Graham Beaver" and not "Beaver Graham"? Graham High School (Bluefield, VA) is "Home" this year while Bluefield High School (Bluefield, WV) is away. Please see the "Tailgating at Mitchell Stadium" event for tailgating information. Gates open at 4pm.
  • Aug 27, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    Craft Memorial Library, 600 Commerce St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Free Make & Take Crafts for the family with Craft Memorial Library
  • Aug 27, 11:00 AM – 11:59 PM
    Raleigh Street (Downtown Bluefield, WV), 617 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Join the City of Bluefield & Chamber of Commerce for vendors, music, and great food set up along Raleigh Street in downtown Bluefield. There is no admission charge to this event. Visit the details page for a schedule or visit the individual event listings for additional information.
  • Aug 27, 11:01 AM – 7:00 PM
    Chicory Square, 499 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Singer-Songwriter and Bluefield native Matt Deal will be DJ-ing and performing throughout the day LIVE in Chicory Square.
  • Aug 27, 12:00 PM
    Chicory Square, 499 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Join the Bluefield Dance Theater for a live performance in Chicory Square!
  • Aug 27, 2:00 PM
    Chicory Square, 499 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Join the Starz Performing Arts Academy for a live performance at Chicory Square!
  • Aug 27, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    The Granada, 537 Commerce St, Bluefield, WV 24701, USA
    Join us as we celebrate the Granada Theater's One-Year Anniversary! The EnVision Party Band is a dynamic and professional stage show. They perform a wide variety of musical styles including Motown/Oldies, R&B, Beach, Pop, and Dance. You're sure to get on your feet and rock the night away.
For vendor information, please contact the Chamber of Commerce of the Two Virginias at 304-327-7184 or coctwovirginias@gmail.com

Events

Tailgating Map for Beaver Graham Game

Tailgating spots must be reserved ahead of time under the "Facility Rentals" tab at www.cityofbluefield.com. For questions or concerns, please call

(304) 325-5707 Option 1 | Alcohol is prohibited

 
 
 

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