The free monthly downtown Charleston ArtWalk runs 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 22 galleries and businesses. New participants this month are White Oak Photography and Gigi's, both located at 200 Hale St.
Featured artists include Ian Bode at Romano and Associates, 230 Capitol St.; Kelly Bryant at Tony the Tailor, 822 Virginia St.; Staci Leech-Cornell at Taylor Books Annex Gallery, 226 Capitol St.; Sonja Adkins at Gallery Eleven, 1025 Quarrier St.; Max Kunsli, Stray Dog Antiques, 219 Hale St.; and Emily Roles at Art Emporium, 823 Quarrier St.
For more information and a venue map, visit www.charlestonartwalk.com.
The Arts Council of Kanawha Valley will hold its first Arts Social from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the River City Youth Ballet, 4110 McCorkle Ave. S.E. The free event is a way for people in the arts community to meet, mingle and collaborate with other like-minded individuals.
Beverages and snacks provided. Call 304-807-ARTS or visit www.artskv.org.
John Lilly concert
Country/Americana musician John Lilly will perform Friday as part of the Live at the Alban concert series at the Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. The show begins at 7 p.m., and tickets are $10. It's the second in the concert series, which features intimate, mostly acoustic shows by West Virginia artists. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com.
Quilt Day at the Culture Center
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History will hold Quilt Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Culture Center. The free event includes hands-on demonstrations, the Sesquicentennial Quilt and Juried Quilt Exhibition in the Great Hall and historic quilt displays in the West Virginia State Museum.
The Sesquicentennial Quilt, featuring state icons like Camden Park and Standstone Falls, was created by 72 quilters from across the state; each county is represented by at least one square made from Civil War-era fabric donated by Andover Fabrics of New York City.
For more information, contact Renee Margocee at 304-558-0240.
'Charlie Brown' auditions
The Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans, will hold auditions for the musical 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Six older teens and adults are needed to play Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder, Patty and Snoopy.
Those auditioning should bring 16 bars of music for singing auditions. Selected readings from the script will be available for cold reading.
Performance dates October 18-20 and 25-27. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com.
Mountaintop removal documentary
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W., will roll out the red carpet for the world premiere of the environmental documentary "Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story" at 7 p.m. Saturday. A Q&A with the filmmakers follows.