Hurricane's Arts and Thoughts Studio, 3818 Teays Valley Road, will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. There will be an artist's gathering at 4:30 p.m. and, throughout the day, children are invited to paint ornaments for patients for St Mary's Medical Center.
Call 304-760-8714 or visit www.artsandthoughts.com.
Feast of Carols
The Charleston Baptist Temple, 209 Morris St., presents its annual Feast of Carols concert at 5 p.m. Sunday. The free performance is followed by a reception with refreshments. Call 304-346-9627.
Children's sewing workshop
Children ages 6-11 can learn the basics of sewing and make a stuffed toy for themselves in a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at the St. Albans Public Library, 602 4th St. Call 304-722-4244 or visit www.kanawhalibrary.org.
'God of Carnage' cast
Charleston Stage Company has cast its upcoming production of the dark comedy "God of Carnage." The four-person show, directed by Geoff Coward, will star Rob Boone, Bethany Cline Greg Harpold and Kim Javins. Performances are Jan. 17-19 and 24-26.
FestivALL art fair applications
Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair, to be held June 29-30. The juried fair is dedicated to fine arts and fine craft. The early deadline, with reduced fees, is Feb. 1; the final deadline is March 1. For the application packet, visit www.festivallcharleston.com or contact Betty Rivard at bettyriv...@yahoo.com or 304-364-8972.
'Mountain Stage' shows
The Feb. 3 "Mountain Stage" concert with Kathy Mattea has already sold out. Tickets are now on sale for two other Charleston shows: Jan. 27 with Calexico, Camper Van Beethoven, Bonnie Prince Billy and Bahamas and Feb. 24 with Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale, Corb Lund and other acts to be announced.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 at the door. They're available through Taylor Books, www.mountainstage.musictoday.com and 800-594-8499.
Also, advance tickets for a Jan. 20 Morgantown show with Robert Earl Keen, Shelby Lynne, Rhett Miller and Black Prairie are available for $18 through Ticketmaster. At the door, they will be $23.