CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta brings a host of free activities to the city's streets and waterfront Thursday through Saturday.
Starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, the Texaco Country Showdown contest comes to the main stage. Closing out the event is Point Pleasant native Chase Likens, an "American Idol" Top 24 contestant this season, who takes the main stage 8:30 p.m.
Other events include an 11 a.m. Saturday parade, followed by a car show and fireworks following the Likens show. For a full schedule, visit www.pointpleasantregatta.org.