ALBRIGHT - join Friends of the Cheat on May 5-6 to celebrate the 23rd annual Cheat River Festival, at the festival grounds off W.Va. 26, just north of Albright, about 30 miles from Morgantown.
Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. May 5 and at 11:30 a.m. May 6, with a lineup of music both days.
Pre-order your tickets online through May 4 at http://cheatfest.org/tickets. Pre-sale tickets cost $5 for May 5 and $15 for May 6. Kids 12 and younger are admitted for free.
Tickets may also be purchased in Morgantown at Black Bear Burritos (downtown and Evansdale locations), Morgantown Brewing Co., Power Yoga Morgantown and Phoenix Bakery, and in Kingwood at Brew Ha Ha Cafe.
Tickets will be sold at the gate from $10 on May 4, and $20 on May 6. Camping is not included in entry, but Teeter's Campground and Cheat Canyon Campground are a short walk from the fest site. Glass Bottles and pets are strictly prohibited.