The Back Seat Serenaders play a FOOTMAD-sponsored concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W.
The evening will consist of "unusual, twisted mountain tunes and all sorts of mostly wacky old-time songs from the '20s and '30s, sung in two- and three-part harmony." Instruments include a jaw harp and musical saw.
Suggested donation is $10. Call 304-415-3668 or visit www.footmad.org.
Cruzin on the Plaza runs Friday through Sunday in Huntington's Pullman Square area. Hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
In addition to the car show, activities include a barbecue from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, a concert by The Esquires from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and a scenic road tour through Cabell County from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.
There will also be children's activities and appearances by Allan Morris as Ernest T. Bass. The General Lee will be on display.
Old-time gospel concert
An informal concert featuring traditional/old-time gospel songs and original compositions will be held at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at South Charleston First Presbyterian Church, 502 Second Ave. Performers are John Lilly, Bill and Becky Kimmons, Dock Cutlip, Kate Long, Sara Cottingham, the Presby Pickers and Teri Hayes.
People of all -- or no -- faiths are welcome. The church congregation will bring covered dishes to be served around noon. Call 304-744-2333.
W.Va. Music Hall of Fame benefit
A garden party benefiting the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame runs 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Café Cimino in Sutton. Performers include Julie Adams & Josh Barrett, Marium Bria, The Carpenter Ants with Bob "Elvis" Brunner, The Davisson Brothers (in a mostly acoustic set), Vince Farsetta, John Lilly & Robert Shafer, Casey Litz, Ashley McMillen and Bob Shank.
There will be a buffet. Tickets are $50 (partially tax deductible). Call 304-342-4412 or email wvm...@gmail.com.
Clay Center free for military
Tuesday through Labor Day, all active-duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families will receive free gallery admission to the Clay Center thanks to the Blue Star Museums program, a partnership between Blue Star Families and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Additionally, they will be admitted to planetarium shows for $2 and giant-screen films for $3.
Participants must present a Geneva Convention common-access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card.
The discount is valid for up to five immediate family members. Restrictions may apply to special exhibits.
For more information, call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
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