The Alban Arts Center will hold auditions for "Dracula" at its building, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans, at 11 a.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Roles are available for six men ages 20-60 and two women ages 20-40. Scripts will be available.
Performance dates are Feb. 14-16 and 21-23. For more information, including a character list, visit www.albanartscenter.com. Call 304-721-8896 with questions.
Charleston Christmas parade
Charleston's annual Christmas Parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at Court and Washington streets. It continues on Court to Virginia Street, then east on Virginia to Capitol Street and north on Capitol to Washington Street. Call 304-344-5075.
Live at The Alban
Live at The Alban presents a special Christmas benefit show with Matt Poff and Friends at 3 p.m. Saturday at The Alban Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. It follows the city's Christmas parade, which starts at 1 p.m. and runs along 6th Avenue to Main Street.
Admission is $10, a nonperishable food item or a new, unwrapped toy. Donations benefit Toys for Tots and Christ's Kitchen. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com.
Chuck Biel will host an ambient music showcase at 8 p.m. Saturday at the WVSU Economic Development Center, 1506 Kanawha Blvd. W. The free event features John Marshall and Dave Roberts, followed by Chuck Biel's "Duende" as well as artwork by Mark Wolfe and Nik Botkin. Call 304-720-1401.
Charleston Civic Chorus
The Charleston Civic Chorus will perform its free winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Charleston Baptist Temple, 209 Morris St. The program includes Bach's "Psalm 117" and Daniel Pinkham's "Christmas Cantata," accompanied by a Mountain State Brass Band quartet, as well as seasonal works by Eleanor Daley, Craig Courtney, Howard Helvey, Dan Forrest, Ola Gjeilo and Carl F. Mueller.
A special event showing of Noel Coward's "Private Lives" from London's West End shows on the big screen at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Regal Nitro Stadium 12. It was pre-recorded at the Gielgud Theatre and also features an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience with cast and crew, plus a special celebrity featurette exploring Coward's allure.
Tickets are $15. Call 304-769-0405 or visit www.regmovies.com.