Drum corps live film
See the world's most elite marching music ensembles in "DCI 2013: Big, Loud & Live 10" beginning at 6:30 p.m. today at Nitro Stadium 12. The five-hour-15-minute event broadcasts the Drum Corps International World Championship Prelims live from Indianapolis.
Tickets are $18. Call 304-769-0405.
Brew Skies Festival
The 2013 Brew Skies Festival at Canaan Valley State Park runs from 3 p.m. to midnight Friday and from 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday. It features 28 bands on two stages, all of whom are West Virginia-based or have ties to the state, except the headliners: J. Roddy Walston and The Business, Luella and The Sun, The Pimps of Joytime and Grayson Capps.
There will be craft beer sales from state breweries, plus local artisan booths and a children's area. Tickets are $50 for the weekend or $30 daily. Admission is free for ages 14 and under.
Call 304-463-4500 or visit www.brewskiesfestival.com.
The Charleston Light Opera Guild will close its production of "Chicago" at the Civic Center Little Theater this weekend. Remaining performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $20 for the show, which Gazette reviewer Andrea Bond said is "a real killer -- every bit as fun as the shootings and stabbings gleefully carried out by the showgirls in the musical."
Call 304-343-2287 or visit www.charlestonlightoperaguild.org.
Children's Theatre auditions
Children's Theatre of Charleston will conduct auditions for its production of "Seussical The Musical Jr." from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the CTOC workshop, 1007 Bigley Ave. Roles are available for boys and girls ages 8 to 18.
You may register for an audition slot at www.ctoc.org, but it is not required. Registrants should come 20 minutes early, to complete registration and prepare for a small dance routine.
Performance dates are Oct. 10-13.
Visit the website or call 304-346-0164 with questions.
The Pretty Penny Café in Hillsboro will host its second annual Reggae SunFest beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday. Performers at the family-friendly event are Lazy Man Dub, the Shawn Owen Band, I-Vibes and DJ Charlan.
Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door; children 12 and under are admitted free. Call 304-653-2646 or visit www.prettypennyfood.com.
Jim Scott will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. The singer/composer/guitarist/activist will perform a concert of his jazz and world music-influenced songs, which celebrate peace, justice and the earth.