"MOUNTAIN STAGE": 7 p.m. Advance tickets $18, day of the show $23. Featuring Mike Doughty, Charlie Mars, Jeffrey Foucault and A City On A Lake. WVU Creative Arts Center, Morgantown. Call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
MAC FRAMPTON'S "FANFARE FOR THE AMERICAN HERO": 3 p.m. Adults $35, full-time college students $10, 18 and younger $5. Presented by Charleston's Community Music Association. Riggleman Hall, University of Charleston. Call 304-744-1400.
SIXTH ANNUAL CHARLESTON CHOIR FESTIVAL: 3 p.m., St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 900 Washington St. E. Participating choirs sing two selections representing their church's denomination: Canaan United Methodist Church, Charleston Baptist Temple, Emmanuel Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, St. George Greek Orthodox Church, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Timothy Lutheran Church and St. Mark's United Methodist Church. Admission is free, but a collection will be taken to benefit the Davis Child Shelter. A reception follows. Contact Larry Stickler at stick...@marshall.edu or call 304-343-2115.
"SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE": 1, 3 and 4 p.m., Clay Center ElectricSky Theater. Film only tickets, $7.50 for adults; $6.50 for children. With gallery and planetarium the ticket prices are $14.50 for adults and $12 for children; $2.50 for members. The film tells the tale of Sir Ernest Shackleton's incredible 1914 journey in the frigid South Pole. Call 304-561-3562 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
26TH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING BENEFIT DINNER TO AID THE HOMELESS: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., St. George Orthodox Cathedral, Charleston. Cost is $30 per person; children younger than 10 attend free. Proceeds support the YWCA Sojourner Shelter for Homeless Women and Families. Features the traditional Thanksgiving feast and live music. For tickets, call Wanda Crooms at 304-340-3553 or online at www.ywcacharleston.org.
KANAWHA TRAIL CLUB HIKE: 12:30 p.m., Wild Rock New River Gorge. Meet at 12:30 p.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets. Regroup at Adventures on Gorge-Class VI. The hike is approximately 4 miles on a loop with good footing, moderate hills and views of the gorge.
FISHING RODEO; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Cato Park Swimming Pool, 200 Baker Lane, Youth no charge; ages 16 and older, $10. Sponsored by WV Indoor Clean Air Program and is a tobacco-free event.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: Bridge Road Shops. Weekend includes trunk shows, food tastings, music, art shows and holiday gift and decorating ideas. Visit http://www.bridgeroad.org for details and times.
"RICHARD III" AUDITIONS: 2 to 4 p.m., The Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Auditions for Shakespeare's "Richard III." Production dates are Feb. 22-24 and March 1-3, 2013. Marlette Carter will direct the show. Parts are available for nine men, five women and two children, ages 8-12. Auditioners may bring a prepared classical monologue, but selected readings also will be provided. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com.
OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Animal Care Associates, 840 Oakwood Road. Featuring a raffle, door prizes and refreshments. Monetary donations will be accepted to make up care packages for American Military Canine Units serving in the Fob Shank regions of Logar Providence, Afghanistan. Drop off or mail contributions to Animal Care Associations Inc. A list of items to include in the care packages for the dogs, as well as their handlers, is available in the office or by calling 304-344-2244. Contribution deadline is Nov. 25.