Arts and Entertainment

Create Your State

Ars Creo – Community Theatre
Ars Creo was created in 2009 by Zack Merritt and Ashleigh Gill. The group is composed entirely of volunteers with a simple dedication to the art of theater. These individuals seek to serve as an outlet of creative force for those in the community (and surrounding communities) who have an interest in any of theater’s many facets, while also providing a rare opportunity for those in their communities to experience original, high quality art at no charge. It is an example of the power of a small group of talented individuals to change their society by joining forces in creativity, dedication, and selfless artistic passion. 

The Common Ground Band plays a wide variety of music including old and new country, oldies, bluegrass and southern rock.  Their song catalog covers the hits throughout the decades so you’re sure to hear an old favorite with which to sing along! See them live at Rail Road Days October 24 from 2-4 pm!Common Ground 1

The Ritz Theater has recently been remodeleld and reopened, providing a venue for movies, plays, and music. Follow the link to find out what’s happening this week at The Ritz,

The Otter & Oak is a General Store & Art Gallery

showcasing the work of over 40 local artists in a beautifully restored building in Historic Downtown Hinton

Hinton Railroad Museum
206 Temple Street Hinton, WV 25951 • (304) 466-6100

Hinton Railroad Museum opened May 26, 1991 with many artifacts of the C & O Railway. Looking for a gift for a railroad buff, visit our gift shop. Admission is free, we operate on donations only. Located at 206 Temple Street in Hinton’s Historical District. Sponsor of Railroad Days held the third and fourth weekends of October.

Hinton has a number of artists who living and working in the area, practing a variety of styles and mediums.

Carl Thompson- Stained Glass Artist
offers stained glass classes for info contact

Nancy O’Farrell- Pottery and Jewelry

Kay Payne- Watercolorist

Austin Persinger- Absurdist Paintings and Illustration

Phyllis Campbell Whitley- Photographer and Writer

Keith Adkins-Photographer and Musician

 Photography- Curt Messer

 Maria Madariaga – Fiber Arts

The Cross Country Band – Country Bluegrass Gospel

Debra J. Clark- Painted Slates

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