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  2015 Dinners -- updated March 25, 2015

Due to bad weather or a lack of ramps, some dinners have been canceled or had date changes in the past. So please contact them if you are traveling a long distance.

Wild Wonderful Bluegrass, Sports, and Ramps Bingo, Buckhannon, WV
March 7. Doors open at 1:30. Buckhannon Moose Lodge, 25 N Kanawha St. Benefits Inspiring WV, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Buckhannon WV that encourages middle school students to develop the entrepreneurial mindset. They are serving ramp burgers!


Buckhannon Eagles 4357, Buckhannon, WV
April 4. Noon until the food runs out. The annual ramp dinner at the Buckhannon Eagles Club will be held at the club on West Virginia Route 20 North. The menu will consist of ramps, raw and cooked, beans, white and brown, cornbread, ham, fried potatoes, with or without ramps, pickled eggs and applesauce. Takeout will be available. The cost will be $15 for all you can eat. For more information, call 304-472-4858.

Berea, WV
April 18. 2 p.m. to the food is gone. A family style ramp dinner at the South Fork Grange, 15 miles south of Pennsboro. This is a very popular dinner, so come early and come hungry. The cost is $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for children under 12 yrs. The menu includes ramps, ham, potatoes, soup beans, corn bread, applesauce, horseradish pickles, cake and coffee or tea.

Faith Gospel Church, Parkersburg, WV
April 18. 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Back after taking a break last year! Directions: Go to South Parkersburg, and take Gihon Road to 1228 Lost Pavement Road. Faith Gospel Church is 1 1/2 miles out Lost Pavement Road, on the right. Price: $12.00 per person, $8.00 for children 11 years old & under. All you can eat! Menu includes: Ham, Fried Ramps, Fried Potatoes, Fried Potatoes with Ramps, Ramp Salad, Soup Beans, Corn Bread, & Dessert. For more info call (304) 481-3867 or visit our website.

Pickens, WV
April 18. 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. American Legion Hall. Ramps, ham, cornbread, beans, fried potatoes, applesauce, cole slaw, and dessert. Sponsored by Pickens Post 122 American Legion. $12 for adults, $5 for children under 12. 304-924-5813.

Shortline Ramp Festival, Pine Grove, WV
April 18. Byrd Center and Park. 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Activities include a traditional ramp dinner prepared by the Pine Grove VFD, Ramp Taste Off, flea market, vendors and craft bazaar. Follow on facebook for updates!

77th Annual Feast of the Ramson, Richwood, WV
April 18. Confirmed date from website. Past year's info: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Richwood High School. West Virginia's oldest Ramp Feed. 77 years! There will be live music, entertainment, an Art and Craft Show (in the Red Gym and the High School Gym 9:30 A.M.to 4:00 P.M.), ramp dinner, and Our Second Annual Ramp Recipe Contest! Please check the Chamber's web site for advanced tickets. Order by April 10th. $13.00 Adults, $6.00 children under 12. (Will be $15.00 and $7.00 for children at door). For info 304-846-6790 or .

21st Annual Benefit Dinner, Buckhannon, WV
April 24. 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Upshur County Public Library, Tennerton Rd.


Camp Caesar Ramp Dinner, Upperglade, WV
April 25. Tentative date! Last year's info: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Price to be determined. Take outs available at door. Our menu includes: Fried Potatoes, Eggs, Bacon, Ham, Brown Beans, Ramps, Cornbread, dessert and drinks. Location: Camp Caesar Dining Hall. Route 20 North of Cowen in Upperglade, WV. Phone: 304-226-3888.

Fifth Annual Ramp Dinner, Colliers, WV
April 25. Tentative date! Last year's info: 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Fifth year for this dinner in northern panhandle! Olde St John's Episcopal Church at the intersection of St John's Rd and Eldersville Rd. (Rt. 27). We will have Ramps with Bacon and Potatoes, Beans and Corn Bread. Additions to that will be Ham, Hot Dogs, Ramp Dogs, and Ramp and Sausage Sandwichs with sweet onion and mustard grain marmalade.

We will have drinks and desserts as well and hopefully a few raffle baskets. We are a very small, beautiful church, over 200 hundred years old. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year so please come see what the stink is all about!! This might be the only ramp dinner in this area. For info call (304) 527-4746.

7th Annual Ramp & Rails Festival, Elkins, WV
April 25. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 315 Railroad Avenue in the Town Square next to the Elkins Depot. Come out to the Seventh Annual Ramps & Rail Festival! We will have a fun-filled day of live music, 40+ vendor booths, kids games, a silent auction, raffles and TONS of ramp-filled foods! Vote for your favorite ramp recipe! For more information call the Elkins Depot Welcome Center at 304-635-7803 or .

Helvetia Ramp Dinner, Helvetia, WV
April 25. Enjoy ramps, ham, fried potatoes, soup beans, coleslaw, applesauce, and cornbread with desserts and beverages. Times and cost will be announced later. A square dance with music by the Helvetia Star Band follows.

Bomont, WV
May 3. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The 51st annual event at H.E. White Elementary, 501 Bomont Road. Cost is $10 per adult. Menu: Ramps, ham, fried potatoes, green beans, corn, pinto beans, white beans, corn bread, rolls, and dessert. For any questions contact PTO officers: Melonie 304-951-2487, Jessica 681-205-4642, Angie 304-548-7730.

26th Annual Ramp Dinner, Springfield, WV
May 3. Starts at noon.Confirmed date. Past year's info: Noon until the food is gone. The Springfield Valley VFD will have a ramp dinner at the Springfield Fire Hall on Springfield Grade Road. Menu: Meatloaf, Ham, Fried Potatoes with and without eggs, Brown Beans, White Beans, Corn Muffins, Salad, Raw and Sauted Ramps, and yes we even have cake. Everything served with and without ramps. Adult $12, children under 10 $6. For info call the Springfield Fire Dept., 304-822-3007.

Mathias, WV
May 16. Probable date! Past year's info: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m Jenkins Chapel Annual Ramp Dinner. From 259 South, take Howards Lick Road to Jenkins Hollow. For more information, contact the Hardy County CVB at 304-897-8700.

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